Packaging, industrial, continuous-extrusion, accumulator-head, injection-blow, stretch-blow, EPET, foam, sandwich co-injection—the blow molding news was wide ranging at K 2019. Consumer packaging, beverage bottles, jerrycans, drums, automotive parts—all were in evidence among the blow molding exhibits at K 2019 in October. Special technologies on display included foams, barrier co-injection, and digital printing on blown bottles. There was also growing emphasis on remote monitoring and data acquisition from blow molding operations. In addition to the details presented below, see our K Show preview in September and Keeping Up items in September and November for additional news from companies such as 1Blow, Agr International, FlexBlow, Jomar, Kautex, Nissei ASB and ST Blowmoulding.   Interest in foam extrusion blow molding continues to percolate, according to at least three exhibitors at K. Kautex emphasized a three-layer “green” bottle blown from sugarcane-based HDPE from Braskem, which had a core layer of foam comprised of 70% PCR from the same biobased PE. Using Kautex’s ReCo3 coextrusion technology on a KBB60D all-electric machine with seven parisons, the 39 g bottle had a co...