Faerch Plast has claimed a first with its black crystalline polyethylene (CPET) material that can be detected by Near InfraRed (NIR) sensors enabling recyclers to sort the material in the plastic waste stream.
BASF, a major supplier of polymers and other chemicals for use in a variety of industries like consumer packaging, said that it is raising the prices for its paper and card board dispersions by up to 20 per cent with immediate effect.
Sun Chemical has increased the price of all packaging inks and
coatings by three to seven per cent this month, blaming rising
petrochemical costs that could affect the entire packaging industry
for the next couple of years. Simon...
US food giant General Mills is to increase wholesale prices on
several categories of foods in response to rising raw materials
costs. The increase is thought to be between two to nine per cent
on selected lines.