caps & closures

22 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, DuPont unveiled its new DuPont Liveo Pharma Bottle Closures for sealing threaded glass and plastic bottles and containers. Also, BillerudKorsnäs released an upgraded version of its Pure... Read More
15 Oct 2021
--- Molson Coors Serbian plant run by its subsidiary Apatinska Pivara Apatin has invested in a KHS Innofill Can DVD can filler and revamped two glass lines. Apatinska Pivara Apatin has used KHS-engineered technology by KHS for... Read More
15 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Graphic Packaging secured all mandatory regulatory approvals to acquire fiber-based packaging manufacturer AR Packaging in a US$1.45 billion cash deal. Meanwhile, Crown joined the Ellen MacArthur... Read More
13 Oct 2021
--- Elopak is acquiring Naturepak Beverage Packaging, a leading gable top fresh liquid carton and packaging systems supplier in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The Norwegian liquid carton producer has signed a... Read More
08 Oct 2021
--- UFlex is joining forces with flexible packaging manufacturer Mespack and custom injection molding innovator Hoffer Plastics to develop easily recyclable polypropylene (PP)-based hot-fill pouches with material-reducing spout... Read More
08 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Weetabix announced 92% of its packaging is now completely recyclable, while the company is also on track to reduce its packaging carbon footprint by 20% in the next year. Meanwhile, Holland &... Read More
07 Oct 2021
--- Natural Mineral Waters Europe (NMWE), UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe (UNESDA) and Zero Waste Europe are urging the EU to develop a legal framework for setting up an efficient Deposit Return System (DRS) for beverage packaging.... Read More
04 Oct 2021
--- Tecnocap has begun manufacturing metal closures for packaging with BASF’s biomass balanced plasticizer, Hexamoll Dinch BMB. The Italian-based metal packaging manufacturer is using the non-phthalate plasticizer for... Read More
24 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Phononic presented a portable cooling and freezing solution for perishable goods, delivering “unmatched” cold chain integrity to meet “explosive demand for cold chain solutions... Read More
17 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, the HolyGrail 2.0 digital watermark recycling enhancement project revealed it has validated its first prototype detection sorting unit, with a more than 95% ejection success rate. Meanwhile,... Read More
08 Sep 2021
--- Pharmaceutical packaging has seen a boom in demand and innovation throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, with lockdown restrictions and increasing hygiene concerns compounding this already complex field of packaging. The demand... Read More
07 Sep 2021
--- India has become the first Asian country to launch a plastics pact. The Plastics Pact for Asia brings together WWF India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with a shared goal to make all plastic packaging... Read More
03 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts unveiled a limited edition box design in celebration of Día de Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead. Meanwhile, Dow CEO Jim Fitterling and LyondellBasell CEO... Read More
02 Sep 2021
--- Sidel has equipped Romanian mineral water bottler Apemin Tusnad with its complete PET line for carbonated and non-carbonated bottled products. Running at 18,000 bottles per hour, the Combi SF300 solution enables Apemin... Read More
25 Aug 2021
--- Portable food box innovation RingPack has secured a European patent and is now ready for market entry. The packaging design is distinguished by a novel lid that converts into a handle, facilitating convenient handling and... Read More
24 Aug 2021
--- Elopak is unveiling a more environmentally sustainable aseptic carton branded the Pure-Pak eSense. The new carton is the same shape as the consumer-friendly Pure-Pak Sense Aseptic carton, with the “e” standing... Read More
20 Aug 2021
--- TriMas Packaging has revealed it will be introducing tethered caps to the market by the end of 2021. The products will feature a new screw and flip concept with a self-locking hinge, ensuring food protection, facilitating... Read More
19 Aug 2021
--- SIG has revealed that its second state-of-the-art production plant for aseptic carton packaging in China is now up and running. The Swiss aseptic systems and solutions provider has identified Asia Pacific as a major growth... Read More
18 Aug 2021
--- Veolia research has found 83 percent of businesses asked are not aware of the impending UK Plastic Packaging tax, with less than a year until the legislation comes into force. The UK government has released draft legislation... Read More
17 Aug 2021
--- Pact Group, Cleanaway, Asahi Beverages and Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), forming a joint venture to build and operate a new PET recycling facility in Australia.... Read More