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PACK EXPO 2014 expected to set attendance records

PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, predicts 2014 will set some new records for PACK EXPO International and the debut of Pharma EXPO.
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Tekni-Plex to acquire closure liner and seal manufacturer

Packaging and tubing products manufacturer Tekni-Plex, Inc. has agreed to acquire the assets of Tech-Seal Products, Inc., the company revealed on Thursday.
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Robotic Packaging Solutions

Delfi, used for feed placing into primary packaging, and Paloma, used for placing into primary or secondary packaging, are vision-guided solutions that feature GD33 Delta robot in open frame design.
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Open-mouth Bag Filling System

The TOPLINE 2000 from Haver Filling Systems, Inc. is ideal for packaging free-flowing granulated products into pre-fabricated open-mouth bags.
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EU chemical industry voices concern over proposed new packaging requirements

The additions to the legislation introduced by the European Parliament's Environment Committee go beyond what was initially planned, potentially putting processors and packaging companies under significant pressure to comply.
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EU plastic waste in decline

The amount of used packaging that ends up in landfills or being burned without any energy recovery is decreasing thanks to improved recycling and higher recovery rates.
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Unipetrol launches new resin for improved packaging transparency

Czech refinery and petrochemical raw materials producer Unipetrol RPA says it has developed a new type of resin that significantly boosts the processing performance of thermoformed rigid packaging.
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US plastic film demand expected to grow

According to the latest predictions from The Freedonia Group, demand for plastic film is set to increase in the United States at an average annual rate of 1.9 percent to 16 billion pounds by 2016, reaching a total market value of $19 billion.
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Exposure to BPA associated with heart, kidney disease in children, study finds

Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical still found in aluminum cans, appears to be associated with a biomarker for higher risk of heart and kidney disease in children and adolescents.
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Demand for recycled plastics grows in North America

Canada managed to increase the amount of packaging and other plastic products recycled in 2011 by almost a quarter compared to figures from 2010, a recent report from recycling solutions provider Moore Recycling Associates has shown.
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