caps & closures

29 Mar 2019
--- In packaging news this week, Nespresso issued an invitation to other portioned coffee manufacturers to join its recycling program, paving the way for a global recycling scheme for aluminum coffee capsules. In other... Read More
22 Feb 2019
--- In packaging news this week, Sealed Air has expanded its Asia Pacific presence with the acquisition of MGM, a printing and laminating flexible packaging specialist headquartered in the Philippines. In another big business... Read More
08 Feb 2019
--- The first ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics was announced in January 2018, but one year on, what impact has this had on the European plastics value chain? PackagingInsights reports from the Petcore Europe Conference 2019... Read More
08 Jan 2019
--- Packaging trends in 2018 were dominated by sustainability action, largely fueled by rising anti-plastic sentiment. It was a year that saw widespread bans on single-use plastic items, the announcement of The New Plastics... Read More
29 Nov 2018
--- Australian family-owned winery De Bortoli Wines has won the inaugural Winery Innovator of the Year trophy at the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London this month. The winery was recognized... Read More
13 Nov 2018
--- Consumers are more mindful of their health and nutraceutical products have become aspects of an everyday diet. This, coupled with a faster pace of consumer living has spurred a number of packaging innovations for... Read More
12 Nov 2018
--- Creators of the Karma Push Cap Technology, Karma, have formed a collaboration with Aptar Food + Beverage, a global specialist in dispensing, sealing and active packaging solutions, to deliver instant-mix technology to a... Read More
12 Oct 2018
--- Specialist heat seal pre-cut lids manufacturer Chadwicks – a UK member of the Clondalkin Group – has produced a set of “eye-catching” lids for a new range of gin and vodka infused ice cocktails from... Read More
10 Oct 2018
--- Aptar’s new sport cap called UNO 38mm is a one-piece closure made of PP designed to suit the requirements and performance of the flip-top design and to provide the option of translucent or opaque colors. UNO provides... Read More
05 Oct 2018
--- Ardagh has announced the launch of Kahlúa Espresso Martini in Nitro Cans. The Nitro Can is the ready-to-drink (RTD) packaging solution for nitro beverages which was launched in late 2016 to capitalize on the nitro... Read More
03 Oct 2018
--- Talkin’ Things and CSI (Closure Systems International) have introduced the Talkin’ Cap – the world’s first NFC (Near Field Communication) technology implemented inside a cap closure designed for mass... Read More
19 Sep 2018
--- Premier Protein shakes will now feature FSC-certified – meaning the materials used have been responsibly sourced – Tetra Pak cartons and a re-sealable plant-based cap derived from sugarcane. Consumers are ever... Read More
07 Sep 2018
--- Coca-Cola Amatil – one of the biggest beverage producers in the Asia Pacific region has launched the SyLon Sports closure, a custom solution for new Powerade bottles. The closure has improved recyclability as all three... Read More
23 Aug 2018
--- International manufacturer of caps and closures United Caps and Braskem, a leading Brazilian petrochemical company, have announced a new collaboration aimed at delivering “Greener” bio-sourced plastic caps and... Read More
13 Aug 2018
--- Plastic closures manufacturer BERICAP is set to exhibit their latest product innovations at FachPack in Nuremberg, including the BERICAP DIN 60 TAP, a safe and convenient time-effective capping system for industrial... Read More
02 Aug 2018
--- The Europe-wide Falsified Medicines Directive 2011/62/EU coming into force in February 2019 requires all pharmaceutical manufacturers to mark their prescription medicine packaging with a serial number and an additional... Read More
31 Jul 2018
--- Aptar Pharma, part of the AptarGroup who globally supply dispensing and sealing solutions, has made strides in the packaging for pharmaceutical space with its Ophthalmic Squeeze Dispenser being approved by the French... Read More
26 Jul 2018
--- Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, together with APK, are leading the way in taking the next step to increase the sustainable benefits of multilayer food packaging... Read More
24 Jul 2018
--- Sports nutrition specialist Arranti has launched Chamber Pouch, a stand-up flexible gusset pouch with up to three separate chambers, offering an ideal solution for selling combinations of two or more products that are... Read More
23 Jul 2018
--- Kolibri Drinks has collaborated with glass packaging specialists Beatson Clark to design and launch a customizable bottle which enables consumers to control the amount of sugar in their drink. Consumers squeeze in as much or... Read More