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Worldwide Four Side Flat Pouch Market to cross $ 8 bn by 2024

Worldwide Four Side Flat Pouch Market will surpass USD 8 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Changing lifestyle and inclination towards fast food will offer positive outlook for industry growth. Rising need of packaging specially for ready to cook food owing to the busy lifestyle of the consumers will support the industry growth. Factors such as convenience to carry, flexibility, strong sealing strength and vacuum finish are positively influencing the four side flat pouch market growth. In addition, cost effectiveness, maintaining freshness,…

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Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) Market to reach US$4.20 bn by 2024

Albany, New York, — The presence of a handful of companies at the top has rendered the global ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) market highly consolidated. According to Transparency Market Research (TMR). Over 80% of the global market was held by the top six companies in 2015. These were Mitsui Chemicals, LANXESS AG, Kumho Polychem, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, The Dow Chemical Company, and Lion Copolymer LLC. However, the market is witnessing a rising influx of local vendors, which is expected to intensify the prevailing competition in the forthcoming years. This…

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Global Cling Film Market Will Exhibit A CAGR Of 5.8% From 2018 To 2028

Leading restaurants across the globe as well as food and beverage stores are identifying the advantages associated with the use of cling film as more people are using them on a day-to-day basis. Most companies are manufacturing cling films and supplying these at wholesale prices to retail outlets, hence making these films available to end consumers at affordable rates. Intensifying urbanisation in emerging economies such as India and China has led to the growing adoption of on-the-go food products, especially by the working population. Cling films are extensively used as…

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Uflex transforms the Packaging for Rasna Fruit Powder Concentrate

One of India’s largest manufacturers and exporters of beverages – Rasna International wanted an absolutely alluring packaging for its fruit powder concentrate. With this straight-forward brief, Rasna tasked Uflex – a company with whom it has had an association for over two decades, to come up with a unique packaging solution.What Uflex in turn came up with is all set to take the brand to the next level of customer delight. An all new spouted profile stand-up pouch with side handle carrying Rasna Fruit Powder concentrate has pleasantly stirred up…

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Ascend to hike adiponitrile (ADN) capacity by 220 kilotons by 2022

Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, has announced plans for expanding its AND capacity through 2022. In total, Ascend will grow its ADN capacity by 220 kilotons (KT) by 2022 to meet increasing demand. Ascend completed its first expansion of 50KT at the end of 2017. An additional 40KT expansion will be completed by the end of 2018, with plans for an additional 180KT to be realized by 2022. “We are committed to supporting the growth of the nylon 6,6 chain, globally,” said…

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RadiciGroup exhibits complete plastics product portfolio and latest process developments at NPE

The North American market and the automotive industry, in particular, are strategic for RadiciGroup. That is why the RadiciGroup Performance Plastics Business Area – present in the USA since 1998 – has continued to invest in improving its production plants, increasing production capacity and ensuring prompt customer delivery of its innovative and sustainable portfolio of products available worldwide. RadiciGroup is participating in NPE2018, a plastics trade fair held every three years in Florida, which gathers together the major players in the plastics industry (about 65,000 visitors). At this event, RadiciGroup…

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Meeting of Plastic Bag Manufacturers and Traders

Telangana & Andhra Plastics Manufacturers Association has organized a meeeting of manufacturers and traders of plastic bags on Monday, 14th May, 2018 in Hyderabad. Mr. Paresh Anam, a leading plastic industry activist in the current discussions with the Maharashtra government, will be the chief guest. He will provide an update on the current scenario, the effects of the ban and possible solutions. Mr. Anil Reddy Vennum, Vice President (South) – All India Plastics Manufacturers Asssociation will be the guest of honour. He will brief the gathering on latest developments and…

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Low-halogen controlled colorants for warning in electric vehicles

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, caught the eye of China’s automotive industry at Chinaplas 2018 with its “warning orange” low-halogen controlled pigments for coloring high voltage components of electric and hybrid vehicles in line with latest regulations. As recommended by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE International) and The German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (ZVEI), orange has become critical color coding for identifying high voltage systems. China Highway & Transportation Standard QC/T 1037-2016 also stipulates eye-catching orange for high voltage cables in road vehicles. Clariant’s high chroma,…

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SONGWON in distribution agreement with Bodo Möller Chemie Russia LLC

SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd. announced today that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Bodo Möller Chemie Russia LLC. Effective from May 1, 2018, Bodo Möller Chemie Russia LLC will exclusively distribute SONGWON’s comprehensive range of polymer stabilizers in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine & Kazakhstan. Based in Moscow, Bodo M?ller Chemie Russia LLC is part of the Bodo Möller Chemie Group – a leading supplier of specialty chemicals for plastics, adhesives, coatings and other industrial sectors. “Selecting such an experienced partner signals another important step in developing SONGWON’s market position…

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Uflex becomes Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) certified Security Printer

In a big development, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has been certified by the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) as a security printer for printing MICR instruments for its member banks. Talking more about this achievement, Mr. G.P. Pathak – Vice President and Mr. Rakesh Khazanchi – Associate Vice President of Holography Business at Uflex Limited said, “To standardize documents related to Bank Cheques and Ex-Chequer’s Revenue Department, Security Printing for MICR instruments is mandatory. MICR stands for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition and requires special…

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