Keyword: Food Packaging


Lotte Ineos to Build Third VAM Plant in Korea

08.02.2023 -

Lotte Ineos Chemical, a joint venture of South Korea’s Lotte Chemical and UK-managed Ineos, has announced plans to increase overall production capacity for vinyl acetate...


LyondellBasell Progresses German Advanced Recycling Plan

23.11.2022 -

LyondellBasell (LYB) said it is moving ahead with engineering for a commercial scale advanced plastics waste recycling plant it intends to build at its Wesseling, Germany...


Modern day solutions for high speed and environmentally friendly disinfection of food and beverage packaging materials


To ensure that food products remain fresh and edible for as long as possible, strict hygienic conditions must be met, not only in terms of product quality but also during...


FDA Bans Three Toxic Food Packaging Chemicals

07.01.2016 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it will ban three perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) used in food packaging that have been linked to cancer and birth defects. The ban...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Corbion and Perstorp Develop Joint Product

03.09.2015 - Swedish speciality chemicals firm Perstorp and Dutch biotechnology firm Corbion have jointly developed a new lactide caprolactone copolymer for hot melt adhesives. The fully...


Kuraray Expands into Bio-based Barrier Materials

22.04.2015 - Japanese plastics and fibers group Kuraray is expanding into bio-based barrier materials with the acquisition of Australia-based Plantic, one of the leading global producers of bio...


Plastics Producers Call French BPA Report “Unrealistic”

09.12.2014 - PlasticsEurope, the organization representing plastics manufacturers, has slammed the French government's list of possible alternatives to bisphenol A as an "unrealistic...


DuPont to Lift Output of Ethylene Copolymers in Texas

19.09.2014 - DuPont is planning to invest more than $100 million in expanding output of ethylene copolymers output at its Texas plants over the next three to four years. Without providing...