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Brentwood Plastics blog

Polyethylene Price Increases after Harvey

The Truth About Coextruded Film Packaging

Is plastic from oil ? What is plastic made from ?

Green Wash - What is Green Wash Plastics ?

EPR Extended Producer Responsibility - You will pay, not producers

Designing for Recycling and Sustainability

" Gen 3 " Plastic Packaging

What Is Polyethylene?

Factors Determining Shelf Life

Fracking shale gas - how it affects price of plastic

Plastic Shortages

LLDPE Linear Low Density Polyethylene varieties

High Density HMWDPE Conundrum

Carbon in PE film

PE Resin in the Age of Madmen

Polyethylene Resin Factors of Production

Odor and Taste / Leachables and Extractables in Plastics

FDA Approved Packaging - what does it mean ?

Polyethylene Density

What is Regular Poly Film ? is an oversimplification

Why Recycled Plastic Content is not Always Practical

PE Film Make / Buy Decision

Metallocene VS EVA

Plastic Film Thickness Variation

PEVA film is not the only PVC substitute

Thicker plastic film is not always better

EVA and PEVA - be specific

PE film tin canning

BHT in Polyethylene Film

Melt Fracture in PE film

Visqueen  Construction Film

Developing Custom Plastic Films

Packaging Film Blame Game

Homopolymers, Copolymers and Terpolymers - easy as 1, 2, 3

Surlyn - sometimes there is no substitute

PE films - Why is PE film so inconsistent ?

PE Film Lead Time Factors

The Fine Art of the Sabotage Spec

Multilayer Packaging Lexicon

Creep in PE films

Buy American / Hire American ? - as if !

Packaging: Leading Economic Indicator

PE Film Industry Consolidation ?

Prime vs. Off Grade Plastic Resins

No Plastic Clean Enough

What is poly LDPE shrink film ?

What Plastic does not contain is most important

Plastic Film Property Trade-Offs

Yellow Dye Concerns, Lead Apathy

PVC replacement is complex

Timing is crucial to biodegradable plastics

Clear Polyethylene Film

Polyethylene Film Thickness vs. Polyethylene Film Yield

Barrier Films depends on the context

BPA free is irrelevant to most plastics

Plastics in-depth and insights


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