Italian blow molding machinery maker SIPA SpA has developed a 5-gallon PET water cooler bottle with an integral handle, also made of PET. SIPA is promoting the PET bottles as an alternative to polycarbonate water cooler bottles, which have come under fire for use of bisphenol A. SIPA makes machines to produce the preforms and blow mold bottles.
The annual recap of top trends and future outlook for the plastics caps & closures market features interviews with industry thought leaders and Bill Wood’s economic forecast of trends in growing end markets. You will also gain insight on trends in caps design, materials, machinery, molds & tooling and reviews of mergers & acquisitions.Learn more
This report highlights the impact of shale-based natural gas on the North American plastics market and features an in-depth analysis of production trends in the United States during 2013 and a forecast for 2014 and beyond.Learn more
This in-depth report analyzes economic and market trends, legislative/regulatory activity impacting supply and demand, business opportunities and threats, materials pricing, manufacturing technology, as well as growth strategies being implemented by thermoformed packaging companies.Learn more