A new testing protocol that determines whether film packaging is compatible with the current recycling infrastructure has been developed by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR).
Month: August 2020
Analyzing data within the packaging sector does not have to be rocket science. If you work with the correct production metrics and KPIs, it can be pretty easy to understand what is failing and what can be improved at your factory.To help you get that, PackIOT and Packaging 360 have developed a Free Guide to help you understand which are the most appropriate metrics to use in your factory.
One of the challenges of incorporating recycled content into the product design is preserving the end product’s mechanical performance properties. It is imperative to educate stakeholders of effective solutions to use and upcycle waste plastic streams. Kraton’s styrenic block copolymers show excellent recyclability, enabling recyclable end product design, increase of post-consumer resin (PCR) content and repeated reuse of recycled plastics across a wide range of applications.
Braskem, the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers in the world, today announced the launch of its new INSPIRE polypropylene (PP) grade designed to replace polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in consumer packaging applications such as ready-made meals at grocery stores and fast casual restaurants when higher temperature resistance is needed.