Alert: Packaging World now enhanced for the iPad and iPhone. Watch a quick video preview

Additives adhesives coatings inks

News
|

EC loosens plastic food-contact rules

The European Commission (EC) agreed in principle to reduce the amount of toxicological testing required for plastics additives in food packaging. The reason?
E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
42 Best Package Designs
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!
Feature Article
|

interpack 96: more reasons than ever to go

The world's largest packaging trade show, interpack 96 in Dsseldorf, adds more conferences to its May agenda. But new equipment and machinery from around the world is still the big attraction.
Supplier News
|

Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Quantum Chemical Co. (Cincinnati, OH) has selected Polymerland (Huntersville, NC) to sell its Petrothene® polyethylene resins.
Added in the middle of last year, Tree Top?s PP closure includes a liner made of foamed PP and EVA copolymer. The materials sol
Feature Article
|

Cap and liner top Tree Top's switch to PET

Changing from glass to heat-set PET boosts sales of apple juice and cider by 60% on 1-gal bottles. PP closure and EVA liner provide tamper-evidence and eliminate labor-intensive cap inspection.
Materials Product Brief
|

Nylon resins

AlliedSignal Plastics (Morristown, NJ) will present its latest developments in Aclar® moisture barrier films, Capran® cast polyamide films and OxyShield(TM) family of high-oxygen barrier films.
Bags for Green Giant frozen vegetables explain how foods high in certain vitamins ?may? reduce risk of cancer. While the foods?
Feature Article
|

Food fight!

The FDA wants to make it easier for food packs to carry health and nutrition statements. Meanwhile, industry continues to press for even greater latitude for claims.
Materials Product Brief
|

Injection-molding resin

BASF (Mount Olive, NJ) has introduced a medium-impact polystyrene (MIPS) resin that offers over 25% improved gloss versus nor-mal-finish MIPS.
Materials Product Brief
|

New high-pressure resins

Three new high-pressure PE resins have been formulated by Mobil Polymers (Edison, NJ) specifically for blow-molding, sheet and foam applications. LYA-003 is intended for LDPE blow-molding applications such as squeezable or sports bottles.
Materials Product Brief
|

Anti-fog film for produce

A new anti-fog film from Roplast Industries (Oroville, CA) enhances shelf presence for fresh-cut produce, including spinach, salad kits, cole slaw and celery.
Materials Product Brief
|

Metallic ribbons

QuickLabel Systems (Warwick, RI) has developed metallic thermal-transfer ribbons made with resin-based ink formulations. Compatible with most coated paper label stocks, with high smudge-and scratch-resistance, says the company.

Pages

Subscribe to Additives adhesives coatings inks

Newsletters

Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST
PACKAGE DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.