caps & closures

03 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Open Farm Pet Food became the first pet food participant in TerraCycle’s reusable and refillable Loop packaging platform. In select markets, consumers can purchase Open Farm Freeze-Dried... Read More
03 Jul 2020
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
26 Jun 2020
--- In packaging news this week, SIG began offering Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI)-certified aluminum across all of its packs as standard throughout Europe. SIG is the first in the industry to obtain certification to... Read More
26 Jun 2020
--- An Australian-developed technology suite called eBottli has launched with the potential to defend the wine export industry against the booming global trade in counterfeit wines. eBottli delivers a suite of new tracking and... Read More
24 Jun 2020
--- To preserve the active ingredients in premixed vitamin waters, US-based Karma Water has employed cap technology that releases the nutrients in the drinks moments before consumption. Karma Cap ensures that the nutritional... Read More
19 Jun 2020
--- In packaging news this week, a Hoffmann Neopac and Thyssenkrupp Rasselstein collaboration unveiled the RecyCan – a 100 percent recyclable and recyclable steel-based tinplate solution. Ideal for a variety of premium... Read More
12 Jun 2020
--- Aptar Pharma has announced that its portable, patented PureHale respiratory device is the delivery system behind Blairex Laboratories’ new Breathe Free Essentials brand, sold exclusively on Amazon. This marks the first... Read More
27 May 2020
--- The KHS Group has invested €20 million in modernizing its headquarters in Dortmund, Germany. In a bundle of measures underway since 2015, the global provider of filling and packaging systems for the beverage industry... Read More
26 May 2020
--- Packaging and décor materials player Toppan Printing has developed a paper tube-pouch that reduces the use of plastic in cosmetics, toiletries and pharmaceuticals by over 50 percent. Moreover, the paper-based... Read More
22 May 2020
--- This week in packaging, Smurfit Kappa signed a commitment to align its CO2 reduction target with the Science Based Target (SBT) initiative. SBT will validate that Smurfit Kappa’s CO2 target is aligned with the Paris... Read More
13 May 2020
--- In the midst of navigating COVID-19 hurdles, US-based Dunkin’ Donuts continues on its environmental sustainability path by removing approximately one billion foam cups from the waste stream annually. To achieve this,... Read More
11 May 2020
--- German jam brand Garten Freund by Schwartau welcomes the spring season with a new special edition packaging design, depicting regional fruit, flowers and butterflies, created by design agency Hajok. Containing a packet of... Read More
08 May 2020
--- This week in packaging news, DS Smith published its new Circular Design Principles to help companies design reuse and recyclability into their packaging. A DS Smith study found that confusion over recycling contributes to... Read More
30 Apr 2020
--- COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of industry events but German packaging and bottling machine manufacturer Krones has kept its doors wide open – virtually. From 28-30 April, Krones has welcomed visitors to its... Read More
24 Apr 2020
--- This week in packaging news, Smurfit Kappa equipped Fée Nature with its BIB 700 automatic machine to package the company’s seasonal birch sap. Meanwhile, Syntegon has a host of novel packaging systems for powder... Read More
23 Apr 2020
--- SIG is set to supply 15 aseptic filling machines for one of Europe’s largest greenfield projects in the field of UHT milk, spearheaded by Hochwald, one of the largest German dairy cooperatives. The aseptic... Read More
26 Mar 2020
--- Advancements in Near-Infrared (NIR) detectable carbon-free black pigment technology has afforded black plastics a new lease of life in a marketplace demanding increased recyclability. Carbon-free pigments enable... Read More
26 Mar 2020
--- Urth Organic’s new packaging boasts a greener profile as the line now includes wooden caps and tops. The green colored containers with the wooden additions reflect the purity of ingredients within the formulations,... Read More
24 Mar 2020
--- In collaboration with PackagingInsights, Innova Market Insights has unveiled its Top Packaging Trends 2020, with “The Language of Environmental Sustainability” identified as this year’s leading trend. FMCG... Read More
20 Mar 2020
--- In packaging news this week, recycling giant Viridor was sold to US global investment firm KKR for £4.2 billion (US$4.9 billion). The deal is widely regarded as one of the most significant transactions in the UK... Read More