caps & closures

30 Jul 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Lyreco UK teamed up with TerraCycle’s Loop to trial reusable hand soap and hand sanitizers packaging formats in office spaces. Meanwhile, PolyREC welcomed Polyolefin Circular Economy... Read More
29 Jul 2021
--- The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has published a members survey revealing 60 percent of plastics companies have staff absent due to being “pinged” by the NHS COVID-19 app, with an average of 7 percent of... Read More
29 Jul 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly updated news feed for the coronavirus information and... Read More
26 Jul 2021
--- Alpla is reinforcing its research into fossil-based plastic alternatives by acquiring a minority stake in Slovak company Panara. Panara specializes in the development of fully bio-based and biodegradable plastics. Alpla says... Read More
23 Jul 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Sana Packaging introduced the cannabis industry’s “first” concentrate lid made entirely from “ocean-bound” and reclaimed ocean plastic. Meanwhile, Mars Wrigley... Read More
21 Jul 2021
--- Flexible packaging supplier Emsur Poland has passed an internal audit by Deutsche Pfandsystem (DPG), a deposit return scheme (DRS) for beverage bottles in Germany.
16 Jul 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Liquibox and WestRock teamed up to deliver an optimal e-commerce liquid format for beverage, liquid food and home care brands. Meanwhile, Syntegon Technology added a fully integrated, AI-enabled... Read More
15 Jul 2021
--- Natural Mineral Waters Europe (NMWE), the European Fruit Juice Association (AIJN) and UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe are urging the European Commission (EC) to provide the non-alcoholic beverage industry with “priority... Read More
15 Jul 2021
--- Alpla has equipped Vöslauer mineral water brand with a tethered cap for its 1 L bottles in Austria and Germany ahead of the EU’s 2024 requirements for all drinks caps to remain attached to bottles after opening.... Read More
14 Jul 2021
--- As COVID-19 social restrictions gradually ease, global consumers are returning to gyms and reengaging with more active lifestyles. The burgeoning nutritional powder and energy bar markets resulting from this trend require... Read More
09 Jul 2021
--- Heinz is introducing its first fully recyclable cap to its squeezable ketchup bottles. The cap arrives after eight years of R&D, involving more than 185,000 hours and US$1.2 million investment. Previous Heinz sauce... Read More
06 Jul 2021
--- Tubex Aluminium Tubes is launching the Monotube, a skin care packaging solution made entirely of recycled aluminum, which features a snap-off closure that can reseal the tube. First to try the new solution, Ren Clean... Read More
01 Jul 2021
--- Coca-Cola Great Britain is set to use 100 percent recycled PET (rPET) in all on-the-go bottles across its entire range starting this September. The move covers the entire portfolio of brands, including Coca-Cola Original... Read More
29 Jun 2021
--- Aptar Food + Beverage is partnering with REBO to offer a reusable water bottle using Bluetooth technology to help people stay hydrated. Using a sensor and a laser, the Bluetooth-embedded cap tracks the amount of water the... Read More
29 Jun 2021
--- Tetra Pak is investing €100 million (US$119 million) in expanding its Châteaubriant plant in France. The plant designs and manufactures caps with a special focus on the increased production of tethered caps. The... Read More
28 Jun 2021
--- Ardagh Metal Packaging is releasing a series of premium Nitro Can drinks, developed in collaboration with natural ingredient company Doehler. Nitro Cans use a nitrogen-infused widget that can mix drinks and replicate the... Read More
25 Jun 2021
--- In packaging news this week, BASF forged a collaboration with Pulpex and its global partners to develop proprietary, food-grade barrier technologies for the Pulpex paper bottle. Meanwhile, Mondi partnered with German... Read More
21 Jun 2021
--- AR Packaging has created a carton-based ice cream box with an integrated lid for Picard, saving 16.5 tons of plastic annually to support the French frozen food company’s plastic reduction goals. The box contains... Read More
16 Jun 2021
--- Long-term growth in the soups and sauces category has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with more consumers purchasing shelf-stable foods via e-commerce channels and preparing meals at home. Innova Market Insights... Read More
15 Jun 2021
--- Henkel is using Greiner Packaging’s easily-separable cardboard-plastic tubs for its Somat brand of detergent products. The solution contains 50 percent post-consumer recycled polypropylene (rPP) from end consumer... Read More