SPE Thermoforming Quarterly®

Second Quarter 2018

2018 European Thermoforming Conference Report

Over 240 attendees from more than 20 countries arrived in Rome this May for the 11th European Thermoforming Conference hosted by the SPE European Thermoforming Division (ETD). Major themes included the application of Industry 4.0 to thermoforming processes and circular economy initiatives in Europe…

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Second Quarter 2018

Multilayer EVOH/HDPE Packaging in Processing and Performance of Recycled HDPE

The objective of the study was to investigate if multilayer EVOH/HDPE rigid packaging material, which is a percentage of the post-consumer recycling stream, can be effectively sorted with the HDPE stream and decontaminated back to food grade approved for use as Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR)-HDPE into food packaging applications…

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