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U.K. recycler celebrates anniversary with 500 million green bottles

In one year, Continuum Recycling—a joint venture of Coca-Cola Enterprises and ECO Plastics—has processed half a billion bottles, doubling U.K.’s bottle-grade rPET supply.
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NOVA Chemicals: EPS resin with recycled content

If you have been looking for a recycled-content EPS resin, NOVA Chemicals’ newest expandable polystyrene resin, R625B, is a shape/packaging grade resin with 25% recycled-content.
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Milliken Chemical: Thermoforming PP

Polychim and Milliken take homopolymer PP performance for packaging applications to a new level.
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Perfecseal SkyBlue
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Perfecseal, a Bemis Co.: High-barrier blister film

SkyBlue is manufactured via a co-extrusion process as a symmetrical structure.
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Filmquest: Ultra low-gloss film

Filmquest’s Soft Touch Ultra Low Gloss CP-267 film has a dead matte surface that allows high definition graphics to be seen from any angle without the loss of clarity from reflected store lighting.
PolychimMilliken for web
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Milliken: Thermoforming polypropylene

Polychim, Milliken launch homopolymer PP for converting into packaging.
LubX® C high performance sliding material
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Sliding material for conveyors

Designed for the conveyor, material handling, and automation industries.
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Eastman Chemical : Low volatile pure monomer resin products

Eastman Chemical’s new line of low volatile pure monomer resins--Kristalex 5140LV, Kristalex 3115LV, Kristalex 3100LV, and Plastolyn 290LV--offer the same performance, color, and stability of the company’s well-known pure monomer product line while offering lower levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), as well as balance cohesion, melt viscosity, and mechanical properties of various polymers.
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Pregis Corporation: Protective packaging foam strips

Pregis’ Form-It customizable, self-adhesive polyethylene protective packaging foam strips cushion and protect a wide variety of products.
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Phoenix Technologies: Food-grade rPET resin

LNO w resin from Phoenix Technologies is a new food-grade, melt-extruded rPET pellet with good color and cost attributes that is suitable for ambient/cold/frozen applications, as well as personal care products.

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