April 30, 2019

An interview with Jelle DenDauw of ESTL Belgium. How do you fasten a thousand coke bottles on a lorry so that they remain standing, even if the driver has to brake or swerve suddenly? It’s...

April 25, 2019

Recently I attended the 2019 Stretch and shrink film conference in Barcelona. Good to spend two days with fellow industry partners to learn and discuss. Common practice at this conference is to start with AMI...

April 18, 2019

Have your ever seen those images of hundreds of bottles of beer (or soft drinks for that matter) lying around the highway after a traffic incident? So have we! Every now and then those traffic...

April 16, 2019

As consumers, we take it for granted that all products available in the supermarket are safe. We do not often consider the potential risks of the products and their packaging. We buy and consume, but...

March 18, 2019

‘Truck turns over after nearly losing cargo’, ‘Truck loses entire cargo on roundabout’, ‘Truck ends up in ditch.’ Anyone reading these headlines probably does not realise that these accidents were probably caused by improperly secured...

March 14, 2019

This is award is given to products that best meet the requirements of sustainability. According to the jury of the NRK (Dutch Rubber & Plastic Federation), Katan-Ex Biobased stretch film has the so-called 'X-factor'. They...

March 12, 2019

At AFP, we are always interested in sustainable developments in plastics. Someone who is also concerned with this is Christiaan Bolck at Wageningen University and Research. Bolck is responsible there for the applied research in...

March 12, 2019

In 2019, AFP is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Fifty years in which a great deal has changed. From 1-layer extrusion coating to more than 50 layers in our top product Katan-Ex stretch film. Fifty years...

February 14, 2019

Choosing the right stretch film does matter! For a company working as cost-efficiently as possible it is essential to minimise the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Investing in stretch film contributes to achieving this aim....

January 25, 2019

A possible reconstruction This story starts 20 years before the establishment of AFP. It’s 1948. The United States sees the opening of the first supermarket, where customers themselves take their groceries from the shelves. Even...