caps & closures

29 Feb 2024
--- New York-based Nounós Creamery is launching a new probiotic strained yogurt packed in Greiner Packaging’s K3 cup. The cardboard wrap on Greiner Packaging’s K3 cardboard-plastic combination provides... Read More
23 Feb 2024
--- This week in industry news, ProAmpac announced it is showcasing its frozen food packaging portfolio at this year’s American Frozen Food Institute Convention. Meanwhile, machine-learning robotics manufacturer Osaro... Read More
16 Feb 2024
--- This week in industry news, Coveris expanded its base in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) by acquiring S&K Label. Furthermore, Carbios and De Smet Engineers & Contractors (DSEC) collaborated to construct the... Read More
14 Feb 2024
--- Giflor is unveiling a multicolor flip-top closure system for the cosmetic and personal care packaging market. The new “Ring” closure, which has a design patent and an innovation patent, contains a circular-shaped... Read More
30 Jan 2024
--- The World Bank has issued a seven-year US$100 million Plastic Waste Reduction-Linked Bond. The bond, aimed at financing projects in Ghana and Indonesia, introduces an innovative approach by tying financial returns to the... Read More
29 Jan 2024
--- The year has begun with national deposit return scheme (DRS) launches, investments in plastic processing, health and sustainability launches, new greenwashing legislation and plastic bans, and delays in other policy areas.... Read More
26 Jan 2024
--- UBQ Materials has announced its new Sustainability Product Portfolio of bio-based materials to reduce the environmental impact of packaging, supply chains and logistics. Each product line features “unique” and... Read More
23 Jan 2024
--- Sacma is expanding its B.Life range with B.Life Gaia, offering a renewable and compostable alternative to packing hot products. The new bags combine FSC-certified grass paper with a NatureFlex cellulosic inner liner from... Read More
17 Jan 2024
--- Traditionally viewed for functionality and aesthetics, packaging’s environmental impact is now at the forefront of the industry. Companies are redefining practices to align with sustainability goals, emphasizing... Read More
08 Jan 2024
--- Rottneros, a global supplier of market pulp, has invested in Blue Ocean Closures and become a co-owner of the Swedish start-up, which develops proprietary fiber-based screw caps and other packaging materials. Lars Sandberg,... Read More
11 Dec 2023
--- As 2023 draws to a close, Packaging Insights looks back at the biggest developments of the year, from the US$20 billion Smurfit WestRock merger and UN Global Plastic Treaty negotiations to the US government’s pledge to... Read More
08 Dec 2023
--- This week in industry news, Multivac Group broke ground for a new production factory, which is intended for manufacturing parts and handling spare parts logistics in Wolfertschwenden, Germany. Mondi boosted its range of... Read More
17 Nov 2023
--- Attorney General Letitia James has filed a lawsuit against PepsiCo for harming consumer and environmental health with its single-use plastic packaging. The New York Office of the Attorney General (OAG) found that single-use... Read More
15 Nov 2023
--- As one of Europe’s largest exporters of bottled water, the Italian mineral water industry is expected to grow over the next five years, boosted by Italians reportedly consuming more bottled water per capita than any... Read More
10 Nov 2023
--- Packaging industry associations and experts are dismissing the findings of a recent report showing that PET beverage bottles cannot be 100% recyclable or recycled, as commonly claimed, and that companies making these claims... Read More
03 Nov 2023
--- This week in industry news, Smurfit Kappa published its trading update for the first nine months of this year, and LyondellBasell acquired partial equity ownership of the joint venture between Agilyx and ExxonMobil.... Read More
02 Nov 2023
--- The common claims of “100% recyclable” or “100% recycled” made on PET beverage bottles are usually misleading or false, according to recent research by ClientEarth, ECOS (Environmental Coalition on... Read More
01 Nov 2023
--- Creating new packaging formats for dairy solutions remains vital for shifting market demands. We speak to SIG and ProAmpac about the latest trends for dairy packaging, led by environmentally conscious materials, on-the-go... Read More
27 Oct 2023
--- Sensoplast presented tamper-evident and child-resistant closures and droppers by pat assemblies, measuring cups or inserts for dosing syringes at CPhI in Barcelona, Spain, October 24-26. Patients can take pharmaceutical... Read More
12 Oct 2023
--- Dymapak, a global manufacturer of child-resistant packaging solutions, has launched its “Squeeze and Turn Tin,” a fully curbside recyclable consumer packaged goods (CPG) solution. The Squeeze and Turn Tin extends... Read More