Dow Plastics (Midland, MI) plans to become a leading supplier of PP by committing to metallocene development for PP products, licensing of SPHERIPOL process technology for PP manufacturing, and new plant construction.
Clinton Packaging (St. Louis, MO) has introduced a family of wide-mouthed flint glass containers in 278-, 330-, 388-, and 550-ml sizes. These stock containers are available with 82-mm twist-off closures.
Russell-Field (Bellwood, IL) and Van Leer Metallized Products (Franklin, MA) have formed a strategic alliance where Russell-Field will add Van Leer's conventional and HoloPrism® holographic metallized paper to its established substrate lines.
Dorner Manufacturing Corp. (Hartland, WI) has released a 6-page brochure introducing the "LPZ" adjustable-angle low-profile conveyor for a variety of materials handling and plastic injection molding applications.
RBU/RBS reheat machines for stretch/blow molding of PET and PP containers are available from Bekum (Williamston, MI). RBU 225 and 445 use technology that stretch/blow molds preforms into clear, glass-like containers for juice, water and milk products.