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Combination of high levels of raw material and energy prices and availability concern the European flexible packaging industry

01.04.2022 Energy and raw material prices were already on very high level but surged even further after the beginning of the war in Ukraine. Those increases combined with availability issues have serious financial impacts on the flexible packaging supply chain.
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SKZ

Wear protection on plastics processing machines: Symposium in Würzburg

21.02.2022 The renowned symposium “Wear and Wear Protection on Plastics Processing Machines” of the SKZ Plastics Centre on 5 and 6 May in Würzburg, Germany, will deal with the manufacturing processes of injection moulding, extrusion and compounding as well as the causes of wear attack on plasticising units, processing machines and tools. The conference will be chaired by Prof Dr Markus Lake from the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering.
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K 2022

Global plastics industry active for climate protection, circular economy and digitalisation

14.02.2022 At the start of the K year, it is once again evident that plastics and rubber experts are in agreement: K in Düsseldorf is the world's most important meeting place for the entire industry. Exhibitors from all over the world come to Düsseldorf to demonstrate the efficiency of the industry and to actively set the course for the future together with the visitors.
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Polysack

New appointments to the management as flexible packaging industry accelerates transformation

31.01.2022 Polysack (Tel Aviv, Israel), a world leading manufacturer of recyclable films for flexible packaging, has announced a raft of leadership appointments that are intended to support the company’s long-term growth strategy and intention to transform the flexible packaging films market.
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German plastics packaging association IK warns: record price jumps endanger production

07.01.2022 The extreme price pressure on electricity and gas as well as the persistently high raw material prices mean that one in four manufacturers of plastic packaging and films already has to turn down orders. For 2022, the industry expects a further sharp increase in electricity costs of 28%. Numerous companies see their existence threatened by this development. The industry is calling on the new federal government to provide urgent relief.
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BOBST

Measures to maximise product availability, announcement of new procurement decisions impacting equipment and spare parts pricing

02.12.2021 A wide range of factors, including rising material cost, freight transportation, supply-chain disruptions, and the tightening labour markets are impacting the packaging industry and all industry stakeholders.
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Bio-based coalition criticises EU methodology for LCAs favouring fossil-based over bio-based plastics

30.11.2021 In June, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission (EC) published its methodology for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) comparing the environmental impact of fossil-based to bio-based feedstocks for plastics production.
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Continuous raw material supply difficulties of great concern to European flexible packaging manufacturers

25.06.2021 The continuous difficulties of raw materials supply are creating a potential risk to the stable supply of food, pharmaceuticals, and medicals, which worries the members of Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE).
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No end in sight: prices for plastics rise to historic highs

09.06.2021 The unbroken price increase and the continuing shortage of many plastics continue to put pressure on manufacturers of plastic packaging. A recent fifth flash survey among the members of the German plastic packaging association IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen at the end of May shows how extremely tense the situation in the industry continues to be.
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Davis-Standard

New chair of SPE Technical Programmes, Extrusion Division

14.04.2021 Davis-Standard (Pawcatuck, Connecticut) has announced that Rich Kanarski has been elected to serve as a technical programme chair for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Extrusion Division.

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