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Krones, Inc: Blow-molding machine

Krones' MouldXpress Advanced reduces the change-over time for molds in their Contiform stretch blow-molding machines, improving the availability levels of the machine.
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New PET for extrusion blow

Ron Schotland talks with Packaging World editor Pat Reynolds about a new polyester that makes it possible to extrusion blow mold PET containers that have an integral handle.

2 packaging developments worth watching

A ‘new’ PET and augmented-reality packaging—they’re coming down the packaging pike.
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Make collaboration a 2010 theme

A newly developed lubricating material greatly reduces time spent on maintaining blow molds at Nestlé Water. A close buyer/supplier partnership made it possible.

European study confirms what we already know--enough already--green is here to stay!

Nine countries across Europe confirm that there is a “big move” to sustainable packaging solutions. Why is this even news any more?
Sustainability upgrade for milk in PET
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Sustainability upgrade for milk in PET

A world’s first: The French dairy company LSDH is launching a lightweight PET bottle for shelf-stable UHT milk. ‘Dry’ sterilization saves significant amounts of water.
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Plastic Technologies' Dr. Brady receives Lifetime Achievement Award from SPE's blow molding division

Dr. Thomas E. Brady, and founder of Plastic Technologies, Inc. (PTI), was recently awarded the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Society of Plastic Engineers’ (SPE) Blow Molding Division. The award is presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional contributions to blow molding technology.
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Rexam PLC: Sustainable drug oval and CR closure


French dairy employs new dry decontamination technology

LSDH claims they are first in the world to launch PET bottles for Ultra High Temperature (UHT) milk, reducing bottle weight and saving on chemicals and water.

Key Baby introduces BPA-free infant care line

 Infant care product manufacturer Key Baby, LLC introduced its Weil Baby line of baby bottles, sippy cups, nipples, pacifiers, and accessories made with Tritan™ EX401, a new-generation copolyester resin from Eastman (, as well as in glass.


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