caps & closures

06 Oct 2022
--- Microban International is launching LapisShield, a non-heavy-metal technology designed to integrate antimicrobial functionality into water-based coating formulation. The technology inhibits bacterial growth by up to 99.99%,... Read More
06 Oct 2022
--- Huhtamaki is launching Icon, a 95% renewable bio-based paper-based packaging solution for ice cream containers and lids, enabling recycling in communities with paper product recycling programs across the US. A connected... Read More
04 Oct 2022
--- Gatorade has launched a Gx bottle that tracks personalized hydration needs and indicates to athletes when to drink with a light-up cap. The bottle is an addition to their Gx range, designed for athletes to fulfill their... Read More
26 Sep 2022
--- ChoosePlanetA is launching The Good Cup, an environmentally sustainable single-use paper cup that eliminates the need for plastic lids. The cup has a foldable built-in lid made from 100% certified home compostable paper and... Read More
23 Sep 2022
--- The balance between premium shelf appeal and increased environmental sustainability was a key theme at London Packaging Week. We spoke to leading packaging suppliers for the cosmetics and personal care industries during the... Read More
19 Sep 2022
--- United Caps and Mimica have partnered to debut a new closure technology, Touchcap, for food waste reduction. The cap works with a specialized gel that never comes into contact with the food product, yet changes the cap... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- Aluminum beverage packaging has seen an upward trend this year and is a main theme at this year’s Drinktec trade show in Munich, Germany. At the show, Trivium showcased its aluminum beverage bottles for various... Read More
08 Sep 2022
--- Bayer Consumer Health is partnering with an open innovation services company Yet2 to work with external technologies to solve its latest environmentally sustainable packaging innovation challenge. In turn, this will help... Read More
07 Sep 2022
--- Household packaging is experiencing a shift toward more environmental sustainability, minimizing packaging material and developing recyclable, refillable and reusable packaging solutions. PackagingInsights explores the... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- Cupex is expanding its range and starting series production of its reusable lid branded Comfort. With a raised lid profile (“dome”) and a large, oval drinking opening, the solution is particularly suitable for... Read More
10 Aug 2022
--- Anomatic and Novelis are introducing evercycle Cosmetics, a new alloy certified by SCS Global Services to contain 100% recycled aluminum. The alloy comes as consumer-packaged goods brands face new legislation to enhance and... Read More
08 Aug 2022
--- Frugalpac is providing Greenall’s – the Original London Dry Gin – with its paper-based Frugal Bottle. Greenall is one of the first major gin brands in the UK to launch in paper bottle format, reducing its... Read More
05 Aug 2022
--- Bericap is exhibiting ClipAside, a tethered cap closure solution providing enhanced user convenience, climate friendliness, and weight and material reductions at the Drinktec trade fair in Munich, Germany, this September.... Read More
04 Aug 2022
--- SP Group is launching the “first” high-barrier recyclable, retortable solution for vacuum packing, branded PP HB Ecotop. Consisting of a top film and base web for vacuum packing, the product has been primarily... Read More
04 Aug 2022
--- Scientists in South Korea have demonstrated that harmful endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), including phthalates and bisphenol A (BPA) found in consumer packaging, may damage the mammalian liver and cause metabolic... Read More
15 Jul 2022
--- The European Commission (EC) has imposed a fine collectively totaling €31.5 million (US$31.5 million) on metal packaging giants Crown and Silgan for participating in a cartel that broke EU antitrust laws through sales... Read More
15 Jul 2022
--- Amcor Rigid Packaging is introducing samples of spirits bottles made of recyclable PET that meet the newly-approved US Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) sizes. The six new bottles were developed to maximize ease of use in customer... Read More
14 Jul 2022
--- Zume and Transcend Packaging, which claims to be Europe’s first major producer of paper straws, are joining forces in a multi-million dollar deal to replace billions of pieces of plastic with molded fiber alternatives.... Read More
11 Jul 2022
--- Tetra Pak is testing a fiber-based barrier to replace the aluminum layer in its cartons for improved climate impact and recyclability. The “industry-first” technology is currently on shelf for commercial consumer... Read More
08 Jul 2022
--- Chanel is launching its makeup powder, Les Beiges Maxi Poudre Belle Mine Ensoleillée, in food-grade recycled PET (rPET) packaging by Texen. The packaging supplier says the 10 cm x 10 cm compact packaging remains... Read More