caps & closures

06 May 2021
--- SIG has revealed it will launch tethered caps for its beverage cartons in Europe in the second half of 2021 in advance of the July 2024 deadline set by EU regulations. As part of the EU’s Single-Use Plastic Directive... Read More
04 May 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
03 May 2021
--- Garçon Wines has secured investments of £670,000 (US$929,000) to fund its launch of a multinational cleantech packaging business arm for wine, spirits and other beverages, operating alongside its wine wholesale... Read More
30 Apr 2021
--- Unilever’s deodorant brand Degree has developed an antiperspirant for people with visual impairment and upper limb motor disabilities. The UK trial of Degree Inclusive is expected to commence in August. “Once... Read More
29 Apr 2021
--- Scholle IPN is announcing its bag-in-box packaging for water has passed the Association of Plastic Recyclers’ “PE Film and Flexible Packaging Critical Guidance” (FPE-CG-01) testing, which evaluates the... Read More
27 Apr 2021
--- More stringent consumer and legislative environmental sustainability demands are driving rapid change in the personal care and cosmetics packaging sector, with big players pledging to go “green.”... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- SIG has published its Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report for 2020, detailing the progress on its “Way Beyond Good” roadmap to “put more into society and the environment than it takes out.”... Read More
02 Apr 2021
--- Hoffmann Neopac (Neopac) has developed a dropper tube for direct, precision administration of Streuli Pharma’s novel vegan vitamin D formulation. Neopac’s signature Polyfoil tube provides effective barrier... Read More
26 Mar 2021
--- South Korean start-up Real Water has developed a reusable bottle cap that filters out microplastics from water. The cap can be attached to standard water bottles with 10 mm openings, with a 7 mm variant to be completed in... Read More
24 Mar 2021
--- Aluminum beverage cans are the most recycled beverage package in the world, according to Resource Recycling Systems (RRS). In its most recent analysis, RRS established the global weighted average recycling rate for aluminum... Read More
22 Mar 2021
--- Dutch startup Sav-Ty is releasing a patented closure cap that allows consumers to reseal beverage cans. The company asserts its invention will enable aluminum cans to compete with PET and glass bottles as packaging for... Read More
12 Mar 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Elopak’s reduced-plastic Pure-Pak Imagine carton hit retailer shelves, with FrieslandCampina among the early adopters. Meanwhile, Avery Dennison Smartrac launched Circus Pro and Circus Pro... Read More
05 Mar 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Smurfit Kappa’s Vitop facility in Alessandria, Italy, became “the first” plant in the Bag-in-Box industry to gain ISCC Plus certification, giving the company license to... Read More
04 Mar 2021
--- Greiner Packaging is releasing a refill bottle for liquid sprays, such as household cleaning products. The bottle can be used for multiple refill doses and replace four conventional spray bottles and trigger sprayers for... Read More
04 Mar 2021
--- Lyvecap is launching its first sports nutrition product, a probiotics cap system called Strong. The system packs 200 billion colony-forming units (CFUs) from eight scientifically crafted strains into one cap taken daily,... Read More
02 Mar 2021
--- Lindal Group is partnering with Alternative Packaging Solutions (APS) to develop a globally patented continuous dispensing system called miniMist. The solution is a reusable dispensing system which is applied onto a screw... Read More
26 Feb 2021
--- Innova Market Insights is revealing its Top Packaging Trends 2021 in collaboration with PackagingInsights, with “Home Delivery Haven” identified as the year’s leading trend. As much of the world perseveres... Read More
12 Feb 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Graphic Packaging International (GPI) launched a paperboard packaging range that protects and preserves fresh produce at a time of heightened hygiene concern, and joined the Ellen MacArthur... Read More
29 Jan 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Greiner Packaging and Cardbox Packaging released a smart folding cardboard spoon as the EU transitions from single-use plastic cutlery. Meanwhile, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation introduced five... Read More
28 Jan 2021
--- US-based PakTech, a producer of recycled packaging handles and automated application equipment, is releasing a child-resistant cap for THC beverages. Branded PakLock, the cap is made from 100 percent recycled high-density... Read More