caps & closures

18 Jun 2024
--- Sweden-based supplement provider Great Earth is innovating in the industry’s packaging landscape, including refillable and recycled solutions. We sit down with the company’s CEO, Patrik Falk, to discuss how Great... Read More
05 Jun 2024
--- Amcor Capsules is working with champagne brand Moët & Chandon to develop a plastic-free foil made of aluminum and paper, branded Essentielle, to reduce the environmental footprint on bottle capsules and closures.... Read More
30 May 2024
--- Origin Materials and Bachmann Group have announced a strategic partnership to mass-produce PET caps and closures. In Bachmann’s existing European manufacturing facilities, Bachmann and Origin will operate the lines to... Read More
22 May 2024
--- Morrisons is rolling out coffee pod collection points in more than 350 UK stores in partnership with Podback, the pod recycling service. In an effort to make coffee pod recycling easier and accessible nationwide, the rollout... Read More
10 May 2024
--- This week in industry news, Suzano announced its Cerrado Project, the “largest single-line pulp mill in the world,” will be operational in coming weeks. Meanwhile, Amcor worked with personal care company Avon to... Read More
07 May 2024
--- Alpla and Refriango are securing the growing demand for high-quality beverages and bottled drinking water in Angola and the surrounding countries. The international packaging specialist and Angola’s beverage company... Read More
06 May 2024
--- Origin Materials and PackSys Global, a packaging machine producer for plastic closure slitting machines, are partnering to produce the “world’s first” PET cap and closure manufacturing system.... Read More
03 May 2024
--- This week in industry news, Sappi future-proofed its mill in Austria to adapt to digitalization and industry 4.0 needs. Meanwhile, SIG launched a spouted pouch system featuring in-line pouch sterilization and Carbios... Read More
03 May 2024
--- Starbucks is partnering with Podback to allow customers to pick up Podback’s free-of-charge drop-off recycling bags across all of its 1,250 UK coffee shops. The bags can be filled with used coffee pods and taken to one... Read More
01 May 2024
--- PulPac has joined the not-for-profit print and paper advocacy group Two Sides as a new member. The UK-based Two Sides campaign is a collaboration of companies from sectors including forestry, pulp and paper manufacturing,... Read More
26 Apr 2024
--- The Alliance to End Plastic Waste has published its first two “Solution Model” playbooks to improve the understanding of stakeholders across the plastic value chain about what is needed to drive systems change to... Read More
16 Apr 2024
--- TNT Group worked closely with perfume brand Binaurale to create “imaginative” caps for fragrance packaging. The shape of the caps are asymmetrical globes painted with a shiny finish, resembling the planet. The... Read More
15 Apr 2024
--- After almost five years of planning and research, environmental consultancy expert Paul Foulkes-Arellano and material sciences specialist Dr. Julia Freer Goldstein have published a new book on how industries like packaging... Read More
12 Apr 2024
--- Packaging trade show Empack in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, ended yesterday. Exhibitors presented their latest solutions, including filling machines, label technology, packaging solutions and automation processes. Among the... Read More
12 Apr 2024
--- This week in industry news, Right Coast Spirits Italian Ice became the first brand to be packed in O-I Glass’ Drinktainer. Meanwhile, SABIC announced the decommissioning of its naphtha cracker Olefins 3 and Berlin... Read More
10 Apr 2024
--- Reusable packaging is gaining momentum across the EU, according to Marcel Keuenhof, sustainable packaging expert at Planet Reuse. At Empack 2024 in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, April 9–11, Planet Reuse is presenting its... Read More
08 Apr 2024
--- The Global EPS Sustainability Alliance (GESA), an organization representing the expanded polystyrene (EPS) transport packaging industry, is launching a LinkedIn group discussion forum ahead of the fourth round of meetings of... Read More
03 Apr 2024
--- The pet food packaging market is booming, driven by pet owners increasingly considering their furry (or feathery) companions as family, according to industry experts. This so-called “humanization” trend... Read More
01 Apr 2024
--- March began with the British government backing Ineos’ Project One ethane cracker in Belgium, despite heavy opposition from environmental and legal rights organizations. Meanwhile, the Packaging and Packaging Waste... Read More
28 Mar 2024
--- The Council of the EU adopted the revision of the Waste Shipment Regulation earlier this week. The revised regulation aims to ensure less problematic waste flows to countries outside the EU, but environmental NGOs demand a... Read More