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By establishing a joint venture called PET Recycling Team Targu Mures, Alpla and companies Ecohelp and UPT are investing in the construction of a recycling plant for PET

The Alpla Group, the global packaging solutions and recycling specialist, is investing in the construction of a recycling plant in Targu Mures, Romania as part of a joint venture with its partners. The plastic granulate recycled there in the future will come from PET bottles collected from household waste and will be...

At Moldplast 2021, an electric Allrounder 470 A with 1,000 kN clamping force and Gestica control system will produce a box and clip for storing face masks

Arburg will be in Batalha at Moldplas 2021, Portugal's largest trade fair. At its stand 3B05 in Hall 10, the company will present innovative injection moulding technology, efficient automation, and a wide range of digital products and services. A fully automated and digitally networked Allrounder will produce ready-to-...

Functional Barrier Paper substituting plastic packaging

Mondi, global leader in packaging and paper, has won three awards for sustainable packaging at the Austrian Green Packaging Star Awards. The annual Green Packaging Star Awards recognise environmentally-friendly packaging and recycling solutions, as well as packaging-related improvements in operational processes in...

A two-day eSports tournament under the auspices of Ziehl-Abegg was a success

Ziehl-Abegg staged an international eSports tournament. Employees of the motor and fan manufacturer organized the two-day online event and at the company headquarters in Künzelsau provided a commentary on the action-packed showdown via live-stream. The favourites ultimately prevailed in the “Royal eSports Masters”. The...

Completed monopiles awaiting transport and installation

Following the approval of all relevant authorities, BASF has today successfully completed the purchase of 49.5% of the offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid from Vattenfall. The closing of the transaction, originally expected for the fourth quarter of 2021, was completed earlier than planned. According to the...

SIG’s second state-of-the-art production plant for aseptic carton packaging in China is now up and running

SIG’s second state-of-the-art production plant for aseptic carton packaging in China is now up and running. Despite challenges posed by the pandemic, the large-scale project has been successfully implemented, once again demonstrating SIG’s ongoing commitment to engineering excellence and sustainability leadership. The...

Clariant to continue Beraca’s contributions to Brazilian social and economic development of local communities

Clariant has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 70 percent in Brazilian Personal Care Specialties company Beraca from the founding Sabará family. Clariant has held a 30 percent stake in the company since 2015. The purchase price will not be disclosed. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals and is...

Dr Irma Silva Zolezzi, Head of Nestlé’s research hub in Singapore presents in local labs

The R&D center in Singapore has been playing a key role in developing innovative products and technologies for South East Asia and beyond for both Nestlé's retail and out-of-home business. Based on in-house expertise, Nestlé scientists ensure that products are tailored to local consumer preferences, taste and...

The packaging and recycling specialist Alpla plans to acquire all the shares in Wolf Plastics. The competition authorities are currently examining the proposal

The Alpla Group, the global packaging solutions and recycling specialist, is purchasing the Wolf Plastics Group to expand its product portfolio and sees growth potential in Central and South-Eastern Europe. In acquiring all the shares in the packaging manufacturer Wolf Plastics Group based in Kammern, Austria, Alpla...

Jairo Rodriguez

With effect from 1 July 2021, Jairo Rodriguez has assumed the managing directorship of the two subsidiaries, Multivac Centroamérica y Caribe (Costa Rica) and Multivac Dominicana (Dominican Republic), as well as the management of the branch offices in Guatemala and Panama. Jairo Rodriguez had been working at Multivac in...