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PP bottles, PET film boast PCR content

Colgate-Palmolive's Murphy's oil soap has been in translucent blow-molded polypropylene bottles for years, and the New York-based firm had no desire to switch.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

The New Resina Corporation (Brooklyn, NY) was formed when Ed Hunt and Chuck Lask purchased the assets of Resina Automatic Machinery Co.
Under conditions prevalent in many repulping operations (120?F, ?10?F, near neutral pH), the addition of Mead?s repulpable wet-s
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Making performance paper greener

Mead joins list of papermakers to develop processes permitting recovery of troublesome paper packaging. Repulpable wet-strength board could be a major boost to paper recovery.
Schering-Plough got into pressure-sensitive labeling in a big way when it brought suncare product labeling in-house. Rotary p-s
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Coppertone's new label is a clear winner

Schering-Plough decided to bring in-house new p-s labeling of its suncare products. Along with special labels, the company needed labeling equipment-and also machine vision and ink-jet printing.
Above: Gary Kulling, plant manager at CPC?s new plant inspects bottles destined to become Coastal Unilube (above, right). At CPC
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CPC takes over bottlemaking for Coastal Unilube

Continental Plastic Containers (Norwalk, CT) recently opened its 16th bottle plant (15th in the U.S.). This one's in West Memphis, AR, and it produces high-density polyethylene containers for Coastal Unilube.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Hoechst Celanese Corp. (Somerville, NJ) announced plans to double its production of packaging resins at five North American chemical plants.
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Versatile vinyl clearly a winner

Innovation played the key role in this year's Vinyl in Packaging Awards competition. Some winners were decidedly "green" as well.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Phillips Plastics Recycling Co.(Bartlesville, OK) entered the second phase of a plant expansion that will double its capacity to produce post-consumer resin from recycled HDPE bottles.
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LLDPE-type resin

Quantum (Cincinnati, OH) has formulated a new LLDPE-type tie-layer resin that has good adhesion to EVOH, nylons, ionomers, PE and ethylene copolymers in coextrusion applications.
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New resin

The Soft Touch package from Kranson Industries (St. Louis, MO) contains Catalloy process resins for a texture described as being a cross between a bar of soap and rubber.

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