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Biodegradable solutions for packaging of liquid dairy products


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Bandera gets ready for Plast 2018 - The trade show goes to the factory

Preparationsand arrangements are in full swing at the Bandera workshops in Busto Arsizio(near Varese, Italy), for the build up of Plast 2018, to be held at FieraMilano, from May 29 to June 1, 2018.

Throughoutthe whole fair period, the visitors of the manufacturer’s booth will be able toeasily reach its R&D centre, The House Of Extrusion, thanks to speciallyarranged shuttles, and see the specially dedicated extrusion lines for thesectors of flexible packaging and converting, as well as for thermoformed rigidand FFS packaging, which will be shown running.

In detail,the company’s facility will host:

- afive-layer blown film extrusion line for the processing of polyolefins with thePOD technology, ensuring hourly outputs higher than 1000 kg and a useful filmwidth of 2600 mm;

- anextrusion line for rigid PET, PP and PLA film, featuring a gross output ratehigher than 1200 kg/h, useful film width of 1450 mm and thickness rangingbetween 0.14 and 1.5 mm;

-components of complete extrusion lines specifically intended for agricultureblown film and geoliner blown film for civil and industrial applications;

- the newFDA approved PURe Unit dedicated for rigid PET food films.

Bandera’ssolutions for packaging and converting will be focused more than ever onminimizing power consumption and reducing packaging thickness and weight. AtPlast 2018, the Varese-based company will also underline its effort to promotean increasing use of recyclable and/or biodegradable materials, a commitment inwhich the Italian company plays the role of forerunner in many applications, andwill exhibit its Industry 4.0 software implementations. Finally, the day ofJune 1 will be dedicated to the theme of customer care.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research, technological development and demonstration (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° [606350].

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