Archive

Each edition of Film and Sheet Extrusion will be kept on-line for at least 12 months, building into a valuable information resource. Click on the links below to view the relevant magazines free of charge.

July/August 2017

  • Special features:
  • Bioplastics
  • Shrink films
  • Bag production
  • BOPET Film preview
  • Masterbatch
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June 2017

  • Special features:
  • Thermoforming
  • Printing technology
  • Blown film dies
  • Plastics pouches
  • Smart packaging
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May 2017

  • Special features:
  • BOPP film
  • Waterproof membranes
  • Materials handling
  • Barrier films
  • Palletisation films
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April 2017

  • Special features:
  • Agricultural films
  • Flat die design
  • Film winders
  • Chinaplas preview
  • Plastics recycling
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March 2017

  • Special features:
  • Thermoforming
  • Gauge control
  • Film additives
  • Interpack preview
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January/February 2017

  • Special features:
  • Bioplastics
  • Wear management
  • Medical plastics
  • Computer simulation
  • Plastics regulation
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December 2016

  • Special features:
  • Polymer foams
  • Melt filtration
  • Static management
  • Film recycling
  • K2016 review
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November 2016

  • Special features:
  • Sheet developments
  • Thermoforming innovation
  • Building applications
  • Active packaging
  • K2016 show review
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October 2016

  • Special features:
  • Polyolefin additives
  • BOPET films
  • Analysis: coffee capsules
  • Multi-layer films
  • K2016 machinery preview
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September 2016

  • Special features:
  • BOPP film
  • PVC plasticisers
  • Market analysis
  • K2016 materials
  • K2016 downstream
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July/August 2016

  • Special features:
  • Bioplastic developments
  • Collation films
  • Converting machinery
  • Masterbatch innovations
  • K2016 visitor guide
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June 2016

  • Special features:
  • Thermoforming innovations
  • Pouch packaging
  • Drupa 2017 review
  • Blown film dies
  • PVC recycling
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May 2016

  • Special features:
  • Films for photovoltais
  • Barrier technology
  • Waterproof membranes
  • Materials handling
  • Chinaplas review
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April 2016

  • Special features:
  • Agricultural films
  • Palletisation markets
  • Winding technology
  • Chinaplas preview
  • Die developments
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March 2016

  • Special features:
  • Thermoforming innovations
  • Additives for films
  • Process control
  • Laboratory extruders
  • Polymer testing
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January/February 2016

  • Special features:
  • Bioplastic developments
  • Polyolefin resins
  • Medical packaging
  • Testing and QC
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December 2015

  • Special features:
  • Foamed applications
  • Static management
  • Recycling and granulation
  • Melt filtration
  • Polymer distribution
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November 2015

  • Special features:
  • Market update: Latin America
  • Flat die developments
  • Roll coating
  • Masterbatch innovations
  • Construction applications
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October 2015

  • Special features:
  • Photovoltaic applications
  • Extrusion technology
  • Performance polyolefins
  • Multi-layer films
  • Polymer markets
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September 2015

  • Special features:
  • PVC plasticizers
  • BOPP technology
  • Die developments
  • Downstream equipment
  • Market analysis
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July/August 2015

  • Special features:
  • Trends in stretch and shrink film
  • Thin-wall packaging developments
  • Innovations in barrier films
  • Reviewing the latest bioplastics
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June 2015

  • Special features:
  • New thermoforming technologies
  • Advances in stand-up pouches
  • Biaxial film developments
  • Innovative printing techniques
  • Italian machinery news from Plast
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May 2015

  • Special features:
  • Innovative photovoltaic systems
  • Advances in waterproof membranes
  • Developments in control systems
  • Focus on materials handling systems
  • Chinaplas 2015 show highlights
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April 2015

  • Special features:
  • Recycling agricultural film
  • The latest flat die technologies
  • Reel benefits: new film winders
  • Lab extruders for film and sheet
  • Plast 2015 exhibition preview
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March 2015

  • Special features:
  • Medical materials and applications
  • NPE 2015 exhibition highlights
  • Additives for polymer films
  • Developments in thermoforming
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January/February 2015

  • Special features:
  • Developments in bioplastics
  • NPE 2015 exhibition preview
  • Materials testing and quality control
  • Polyolefins for film and sheet
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December 2014

  • Special features:
  • Developments in plastics recycling
  • The latest melt filtration systems
  • Bag-making and converting equipment
  • Masterbatch for film & sheet applications
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November 2014

  • Special features:
  • Developments in sheet materials
  • Analysing global polymer trends
  • New investments in BOPP capacity
  • The latest construction applications
  • Focus on static control systems
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October 2014

  • Special features:
  • The latest PVC plasticisers
  • New additives for poyolefins
  • Advances in retortable packaging
  • Higher output extruders
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September 2014

  • Special features:
  • Developments in foamed sheet
  • Innovations in blown film dies
  • Focus on photovoltaics
  • New downstream equipment
  • Africa: land of opportunities
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July/August 2014

  • Special features:
  • Developments in thermoforming
  • Agricultural films - market trends
  • New sources for bioplastics
  • Latest barrier film technologies
  • Controlling film and sheet thickness
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June 2014

  • Special features:
  • Developments in photovoltaics
  • Ultrasonics boost film sealing
  • Shifting to solventless printing
  • Latest biaxial film technologies
  • New machinery for stretch films
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May 2014

  • Special features:
  • Focus on waterproof membranes
  • Developments in film winders
  • Thin-wall packaging applications
  • Clarifying agents for PP sheet
  • New materials handling systems
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April 2014

  • Special features:
  • New ideas for agricultural film
  • Recycling PET for sheet production
  • Developments in flat die designs
  • Interpack exhibition highlights
  • Markets for European machinery
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March 2014

  • Special features:
  • Analysis of global PE film markets
  • Medical materials and applications
  • Latest in thermoforming technology
  • Materials testing and quality control
  • What to see at Chinaplas 2014
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January/February 2014

  • Special features:
  • New developments in bioplastics
  • Innovations for film recycling
  • Picking perfect polyolefin grades
  • Sorting out plastics waste
  • Making the most of mineral fillers
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November/December 2013

  • Special features:
  • K2013 exhibition highlights
  • The latest screenchangers
  • Bag-making and converting
  • Masterbatch developments
  • European market trends
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October 2013

  • Special features:
  • The film and sheet extruders' guide to K
  • Developments in sheet applications
  • The latest in polymer recycling
  • Opening up opportunities in India
  • Stretching the limits with BOPP
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September 2013

  • Special features:
  • Top tips for energy management
  • Making more efficient machines
  • K 2013: new machinery and equipment
  • Focus on additives for polyolefins
  • Innovations in multilayer films
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July/August 2013

  • Special features:
  • Optimising foamed PE sheets
  • Rigid film and sheet market analysis
  • Developments in blown film dies
  • What's new in downstream equipment
  • Getting ready for the K 2013 exhibition
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June 2013

  • Special features:
  • Barriers for boosting shelf life
  • Bioplastics: the renewable revolution
  • Focus on thermoforming trends
  • Control and instrumentation
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May 2013

  • Special features:
  • Applications in photovoltaics
  • Focus on biaxial film technology
  • Developments in printing equipment
  • Chinaplas 2013 exhibition highlights
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April 2013

  • Special features:
  • Waterproof membranes
  • Thermoforming developments
  • Stretch film update
  • Materials handling
  • Polymer distribution
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March 2013

  • Special features:
  • High-performance polyolefins
  • Innovations in agricultural film
  • Cost management for processors
  • Raising the bar in flat die design
  • Focus on construction applications
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February 2013

  • Special features:
  • Medical materials and applications
  • Trends in pallet stretch and shrink film
  • Measuring gas permeation rates
  • Novel sources of mineral fillers
  • New developments in thermoforming
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December 2012 / January 2013

  • Special features:
  • Selecting melt filtration systems
  • Bag making and converting equipment
  • Granulators and recycling systems
  • New markets for sheet extruders
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November 2012

  • Special features:
  • The latest trends in BOPP film
  • Focus on multilayer packaging
  • Advances in extruder technology
  • Researching biodegradable plastics
  • Adding value to polyolefins
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October 2012

  • Special features:
  • Focus on foaming technologies
  • Analysing trends in the labels market
  • Growing interest in thermoforming
  • Developments in blown film dies
  • The latest downstream equipment
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August/September 2012

  • Special features:
  • Increasing barrier performance
  • Developments in bioplastics
  • Control and instrumentation
  • Focus on stretch and shrink film
  • Laser alignment for extruders
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June/July 2012

  • Special features:
  • Plastics in photovoltaic systems
  • Market trends for heavy duty sacks
  • Europe's leading PE film extruders
  • Water cooling for blown film lines
  • Developments in oriented films
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May 2012

  • Special features:
  • Trends in thin-wall packaging
  • Direct extrusion for film and sheet
  • Pest control additives for plastics
  • Developments in geomembranes
  • Plast 2012 exhibition preview
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April 2012

  • Special features:
  • New trends in agricultural film
  • Developments in flat dies
  • What's new in polyolefins?
  • Chinaplas exhibition preview
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February/March 2012

  • Special features:
  • Go West: NPE exhibition special
  • Medical materials and applications
  • Adding value with masterbatch
  • Materials testing and quality control
  • European polymer demand trends
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December 2011 / January 2012

  • Special features:
  • Market trends for multi-layer film
  • Sheet applications that save energy
  • The latest recycling technologies
  • New developments in melt filtration
  • Interplastica and PlastIndia previews
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