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Blow molding machinery maker opens first plant in Taiwan


October 1, 2014 1:27 pm ET

Taiwanese equipment maker Kin Precision Industry Co. Ltd. has opened a 2,000-square-meter, 25-employee factory in Taichung, Taiwan, with an eye to conquering new markets.

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Speaker: Many issues can affect multi-cavity molds


October 1, 2014 2:02 pm ET

There are several conditions necessary across all cavities of a multi-cavity mold to ensure that all parts are produced the same. These include identical steel, thermal/cooling, process and material conditions.

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Nucleation offers solution to shrinkage in HDPE closures


October 1, 2014 1:57 pm ET

For caps producers, nucleation can provide a practical solution to eliminate shrinkage variations in high density polyethylene beverage closures. Nucleating agents can be utilized to help processors control the process.

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Brown signs California's plastic bag ban into law


September 30, 2014 1:38 pm ET

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) made it official today: plastic bags are banned across the entire state of California.

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Teens put a cap on watery ketchup


September 30, 2014 1:57 pm ET

Whether you spell it ketchup or catsup, use it on burgers or fries, or prefer Heinz or Hunt's, there is one universal problem for the ages: That watery stuff that comes out of the bottle at the beginning of the pour.

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Amcor planning more growth in Asia


September 30, 2014 10:24 am ET

Flexible packaging firm Amcor Ltd. is rapidly expanding its presence in the Asian market. The company's top official in the region said it will soon announce plans for a new plant.

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Uflex to build large flexible packaging plant in western India


September 30, 2014 10:01 am ET

Flexible packaging company Uflex Ltd. is planning a major new plant in the western Indian state of Gujarat.

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Malaysia's Scientex investing in PE, BOPP film capacity


September 30, 2014 9:51 am ET

Flexible packaging manufacturer Scientex Bhd, based in Malaysia, is planning investment of 300 million Malaysia ringgits ($91.4 million) over three years to expand its polyethylene and biaxially oriented polypropylene film production capacity, as...

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Sigma's Packworx center geared at helping customers solve problems


September 29, 2014 3:41 pm ET

Sigma Stretch Film has opened a training center to help customers find the best solution to using the packaging films.

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Clariant extends reach into Asia with acquisition


September 29, 2014 9:54 am ET

Clariant International Ltd. is buying VitaPac (HK) Industrial Ltd., a Hong Kong-based company which produces desiccant packets for the healthcare packaging market.

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