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Shipping Delays

Shipping Delays

Shipping Delays   We all know current import and export shipping delays are prevalent, but did you know how extreme these issues are?   Here are a few examples of the issues caused by shipping delays (sourced from Kathrine Rich of NZ Food & Grocery...

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Virgin PET and Recycled PET

Virgin PET and Recycled PET

Virgin PET and Recycled PET (Plastic Material) Many fast-moving consumer goods are switching from using virgin PET (recycling code #1) plastic to recycled PET instead. With the constant changes happening within the plastic industry, we wanted to help you break this...

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How To Select The Correct Trigger Sprayer

How To Select The Correct Trigger Sprayer

Finding the correct trigger sprayer for your unique application does not need to be tricky. We have put together a simple 6 step checklist to help you make the right choice.   Step 1. What’s the liquid type: The first consideration for any potential trigger...

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Manufacturing Innovation, a Key Driver in Sustainability

Manufacturing Innovation, a Key Driver in Sustainability

If you haven’t been living under a rock, you’ll be aware of the major environmental pressures many industries and their products have been and will be facing for the foreseeable future. You will also probably have realised then, that businesses who embrace the need...

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If We Banned Plastic

If We Banned Plastic

If we banned plastic tomorrow, what would that mean? What would the world look like?   Can we have a world without plastic? Well, we use plastic in a lot of products, often more than you can fathom from a few moments of thought. Within the office where this blog...

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Art Deco: SHE’S A DECO DARLING

Art Deco: SHE’S A DECO DARLING

WAIPAK – PRODUCING FOR RECYLABILITY Hawke’s Bay based, Waipak NZ Ltd one of New Zealand’s leading plastic manufacturers has been producing a wide range of injection and blow moulded products such as bottles, food packaging, caps & closures plus many other plastic...

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Visy Visit

Visy Visit

Words from Catherine Cater, our Sustainability and Communications Lead I was lucky enough to pay a visit to the Visy MRF in Auckland. To say I was shocked from the outset is an understatement. The first thing we saw was the incoming recycling pre sorting and it was...

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Injection Moulding – What is it?

Injection Moulding – What is it?

This blog outlines the process of Injection Moulding, but if you are doing your research you will come across the flowing processes too: • Rotational Moulding• Extrusions• Blow Moulding• Thermoforming• Compression Moulding Each process differs greatly and your...

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Circular Economy: An Overview

Circular Economy: An Overview

  What is a Circular Economy? Right behind ‘Covid 19’, ‘circular economy’ is a buzzword that is gaining power. But what does it mean and why is it such a hot topic? The definition of a circular economy is, ‘an economic system aimed at eliminating waste and the...

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Why Choose PET (#1 Plastic) to Package your Product

Why Choose PET (#1 Plastic) to Package your Product

Why PET plastic bottles? Plastic has quickly become the enemy so we thought we would highlight why our customers continue to use our PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) products more commonly known as #1 plastic to package their product – aside from the obvious price...

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