We talk insights, opportunities, new products, pain points and what’s next with the PET bottle specialists at Merrimack Valley Plastics, LLC (Methuen, MA), which has gained a solid foothold in HPP markets.
Container performance needs to evolve. Fortunately, with new advances in simulation techniques and improvements in material databases, “what if” scenarios can be accurately predicted without building additional molds or consuming valuable machine time.
The two companies will work collaboratively, with Fuseneo doing the creative work on the product while Big 3 Precision engineers the mold, offering a total product design, development and manufacturing solution.
Brands’ initiatives to lower the carbon footprint of packaging includes the growing use of recycled PET (rPET). A new analytical study considers what that means in the less common, more challenging applications for hot-filled foods and beverages.