caps & closures

23 Sep 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
18 Sep 2020
--- In packaging news this week, CEFLEX, the collaborative initiative of a European consortium of companies representing the entire value chain of flexible packaging, strongly recommended transitioning flexible packaging to... Read More
09 Sep 2020
--- PepsiCo is trialling products encoded with invisible digital watermarks for more effective recycling. The technology is pegged as the “holy grail” that will make mechanical sorting more efficient.
28 Aug 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Micvac offered its support to the Swedish Environmental Research Institute’s (IVL) collaborative program to reduce food waste. The program aims to unite the value chain to identify food... Read More
27 Aug 2020
--- Japanese chemical and cosmetics company Kao Corporation (Kao) has developed the Raku-raku Switch, which dispenses a fixed amount of liquid contents with one light push. The pump dispenser alternative is designed for use with... Read More
21 Aug 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Heineken UK replaced the plastic ring on its multipack cans with cardboard alternatives, while Ardagh’s 16 oz cans featured in Adrenaline Shoc’s latest “performance... Read More
14 Aug 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Huhtamaki integrated LDPE recyclate into its laminated tubes while maintaining nearly identical structural integrity as the virgin LDPE alternative. The Finnish packaging specialist indicates... Read More
06 Aug 2020
--- Mondi Group has issued its H1 results flagging a dip in revenue from the same period last year. This was attributed to lower average selling prices across its key paper grades, offsetting good volume growth in Corrugated... Read More
31 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Crown debuted Twentyby30, a robust program that outlines twenty measurable environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals to be completed by 2030 or sooner. The program identifies five distinct... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Molson Coors has adopted Hi-Cone’s partially recycled plastic rings for its Coors Light six-packs, available at grocery outlets across Ontario, Canada. The RingCycles solution contains more than 50 percent recycled... Read More
23 Jul 2020
--- Innovia Kids is a drinkable probiotic supplement for children older than four-years-old. Launched by Sofar Americas, the US subsidiary of Italy-based Sofar, the supplement blends the LP-DG probiotic strain with essential... Read More
15 Jul 2020
--- Pakistani-based shakarganj has launched its goodmilk brand, an all-purpose UHT milk, in “Easy Pack” – Tetra Brik Aseptic Base Leaf with innovative Micro Injection Moulding (MiM) opening technology. MiM... Read More
13 Jul 2020
--- Carton packaging supplier Elopak has released its 2019 Sustainability Report. Notably, the company has seen an increase in the sales volume of FSC-certified cartons from 1 to 47 percent in the past decade. Moreover, the... Read More
10 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Danone mineral water brand evian introduced a 100 percent recycled and recyclable, label-free 400 ml bottle that will launch in France this month. The launch comes after the brand achieved carbon... Read More
08 Jul 2020
--- Australia-headquartered Amcor has published results from its latest research into consumer perceptions of environmental sustainability and packaging. The proprietary insights offer an understanding of evolving preferences,... Read More
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
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