Resins

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Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is the global leader in thermoset resins. Hexion Inc.


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To help medical device manufacturers meet Unique Device Identification (UDI) rules as well as satisfy other marking needs, RTP Company has introduced laser-markable thermoplastic compounds.


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Recyclable pouches, clear barrier films and “clean” materials—that is, those without undesirable substances—stand out among the flexible packaging trends identified by experts at The Dow Chemical Co.


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The more-popular term for raw plastic packaging material emerged as the leader in our poll from the very start and has stayed there, albeit by a slimmer margin as more packaging professionals responded.


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The global market for bioplastics will grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 14.8% to become a $30.8 billion market by 2020, according to a new report, "World Bioplastics Market Opportunities and Forecast, 2014-2020," fro


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'Throwback’ green materials, mass-customized cans, ‘cannabusinesses’ and pouches and a packaging fable all drew high interest from the packaging community over the past month.

 


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Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Westchester, Illinois, we turn corn, tapioca, potatoes and other raw materials into a myriad of ingredients.

Chelsea Briganti, Loliware

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Loliware co-founder/co-CEO Chelsea Briganti introduces us to a new type of plastic, one that is made from biodegradable—and edible—materials.


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The Biobased Packaging conference (BioPAC), which took place mid-May in Amsterdam, was both informative and disappointing.


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Packaging is a key market for the company’s R&D efforts in bioplastics using PLA and, especially, its PHA polymers for use in existing products and to create entirely new products with enhanced functionality and features.


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Floreon’s patented polymer formulation yields PLA-based polymer blends suitable for thermoformed and injection-molded packaging that also show promise for film and blow-molding operations.

 


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On-going introductions and developments from vendors continue to provide brand owners with more and better options for improving the sustainability of their packaging.


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A new study conducted at Michigan State University,  East Lansing, MI, reports that the additives touted to promote the biodegradation of polyolefins and PET do not live up to their claims.

 


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These two news stories point to the continued expansion of bioplastics in conventional and atypical ways including a material from Sweden that provides added functionality to polymer blends across a broad range of biopolymers


To help medical device manufacturers meet Unique Device Identification (UDI) rules as well as satisfy other marking needs, RTP Company has introduced laser-markable thermoplastic compounds. The materials can be used for packaging as well as for...


Recyclable pouches, clear barrier films and “clean” materials—that is, those without undesirable substances—stand out among the flexible packaging trends identified by experts at The Dow Chemical Co. during an exclusive interview at Pack Expo Intl...


The more-popular term for raw plastic packaging material emerged as the leader in our poll from the very start and has stayed there, albeit by a slimmer margin as more packaging professionals responded. But the reasons why people prefer one term...


The global market for bioplastics will grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 14.8% to become a $30.8 billion market by 2020, according to a new report, "World Bioplastics Market Opportunities and Forecast, 2014-2020," from market intelligence...


'Throwback’ green materials, mass-customized cans, ‘cannabusinesses’ and pouches and a packaging fable all drew high interest from the packaging community over the past month.

 

The seasonal changeover on September 23 from summer to...

Chelsea Briganti, Loliware

Loliware co-founder/co-CEO Chelsea Briganti introduces us to a new type of plastic, one that is made from biodegradable—and edible—materials. Although initially targeted for foodservice packaging, Lolliware offers a taste sensation for many types...


The Biobased Packaging conference (BioPAC), which took place mid-May in Amsterdam, was both informative and disappointing.

It was informative because it illustrated many diverse ideas and potential roles of bioplastics in commodity packaging...


Packaging is a key market for the company’s R&D efforts in bioplastics using PLA and, especially, its PHA polymers for use in existing products and to create entirely new products with enhanced functionality and features.

 ...


Floreon’s patented polymer formulation yields PLA-based polymer blends suitable for thermoformed and injection-molded packaging that also show promise for film and blow-molding operations.

 

Bioplastic technology company ...


On-going introductions and developments from vendors continue to provide brand owners with more and better options for improving the sustainability of their packaging. We present four fresh options in this market, including film, paper, polymer...


A new study conducted at Michigan State University,  East Lansing, MI, reports that the additives touted to promote the biodegradation of polyolefins and PET do not live up to their claims.

 

The study, Evaluation of Biodegradation...


The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has written to 15 producers of plastic bags warning that “oxodegradable” and “oxo-biodegradable” claims may be deceptive and asking that the claims be withdrawn or that competent and reliable scientific...


These two news stories point to the continued expansion of bioplastics in conventional and atypical ways including a material from Sweden that provides added functionality to polymer blends across a broad range of biopolymers and a second for a...

Biome3D: The next generation of 3D printing filaments

The new Biome3D biodegradable material was designed specifically for use with 3D printers. Developed in partnership between Biome Bioplastics and...


Packaging has become far more than just a container or carrier of a product. In today’s competitive marketplace, cosmetic, personal care, food and other consumer product manufacturers depend on packaging to grab shoppers’ attention and...


Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is the global leader in thermoset resins. Hexion Inc. serves the global wood and industrial markets through a broad range of thermoset technologies, specialty products and technical support for customers in a...


By combining science with design and insights, Milliken tackles the issues and concerns of today. Every day, our community of innovators is invigorated by the challenge of finding creative ways to enhance people's lives and make the world around...


Over the years, we have become a trusted partner to our many suppliers and customers worldwide, and renowned for both the technical support we provide to our customers as well as the quality and precision of our products. It is due to the constant...


Amco Plastic Materials Inc. was founded in 1955 with a philosophy based on helping customers find solutions to problems and a commitment to continuous improvement and service. From that philosophy Amco has continued to grow and add diverse...


BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,600 employees in North America, and had sales of $18.5 billion in 2012. 

BASF is the world’...


Established in 1990, we began by supplying polyethylene (PE) bags to the garment and textile industries and BPPLAS started producing cast stretch film and plastic bags for industrial, commercial, logistic and warehousing usage ten years later....


Braskem is the world leader in the production of biopolymers. In 2010, the company introduced green polyethylene on the market, a product made from a renewable resource, sugarcane ethanol. It is a unique initiative in the world due to the...


DAK Americas is a fast growing company with core businesses comprised of Terephthalic Acid (TPA), PET Container Resins (PET) and Polyester Staple Fibers(PSF). DAK Americas is not only strong at its core, it is using its knowledge and experience to...


Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most...


Over the past year, Eastman has clearly articulated our responsibility to grow. We believe that our expertise in technical and commercial excellence lays a great foundation for the future. As we progress on our growth journey, we need to continue...


From Binzen, Germany to Ramsey, New Jersey in the USA to Pune, India: Glatt is present through its 14 companies and offices around the globe. Werner Glatt, the company founder, already entered the international arena in the 1960's and, with his...


INEOS is a young company. It has grown to become a leading chemical company with sales today of around $43 billion.

INEOS Group Jim Ratcliffe

Most of our employees have spent all their working lives in the chemical or oil industry....


INVISTA transforms daily life through its innovations in the nylon, spandex, polyester and specialty materials industries. You may find INVISTA's...


Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA) is a leading global producer of engineered polymers used to enhance the performance of products that touch virtually every aspect of our lives. The original inventor of styrenic block copolymer (SBC)...


Headquartered in Troy, Alabama, KW has built a reputation on a pioneering sprit for developing new markets and technologies to meet tomorrow’s recycling demands. Utilizing proprietary technology developed through years of in-house research, KW...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to Thursday, November 9, 2017

At MinnPack 2017, experience the newest packaging technologies and equipment first-hand, meet suppliers one-on-one and compare solutions side-by-side. 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to Thursday, November 9, 2017

Attend MD&M Minneapolis 2017 and find everything you need to design and develop the next generation of medical devices and equipment, including packaging solutions.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to Wednesday, November 8, 2017

ATX Minneapolis 2017 gives you direct access to knowledgeable suppliers, the latest technologies and networking opportunities. Plus it has access to five other related manufacturing events.