29 Sep 2023
--- The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) is funding the development of a robot at a California material recovery facility (MRF) owned by Caglia Environmental that sorts single-stream recyclables. Designed by AI and robotics... Read More
28 Sep 2023
--- Coca-Cola and Blue Ocean Closures are jointly testing the applicability of fiber-based closures. The Swedish environmental sustainability start-up is marketing a fiber-based packaging screw cap that is bio-based and... Read More
26 Sep 2023
--- South Dakota State University, US, has used spent coffee grounds (SCG) to create biodegradable plastic for food and pharmaceutical packaging applications. The films were characterized for their color, thickness, moisture... Read More
25 Sep 2023
--- Luxury glass packaging products, especially for alcoholic beverages, were highlighted at this year’s London Packaging Week (September 21-22), UK, with companies presenting customized, lightweight, embossed and... Read More
22 Sep 2023
--- This week in packaging, Aluminium Deutschland warned that the German aluminum industry is “still in crisis mode” amid supply and pricing concerns. Also, DS Smith announced Amazon Web Services as its cloud... Read More
22 Sep 2023
--- At the ongoing London Packaging Week, Packaging Insights sat down with David Katz, founder and chairman of Plastic Bank, to delve into the organization’s approach to tackling plastic pollution and poverty. Katz sheds... Read More
31 Aug 2023
--- Avery Dennison (AD) will launch AD LinrSave and AD LinrConvert – the “first generation” of decorative linerless label solutions enabled by patented micro-perforation technology at Labelexpo Europe 2023 in... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- This year’s Pack Expo trade show in Las Vegas, US, is gearing up to launch the “largest show since its inception” next month (September 11-13) with over 2,000 global exhibitors set to showcase the... Read More
22 Aug 2023
--- UK-based soft drinks manufacturer Britvic is installing a Gateshead Energy Company (GEC) heat recovery system at its Beckton site in London, where the company produces 2,000 drinks per minute, including popular beverages... Read More
09 Aug 2023
--- Glenlivet Speyside single malt scotch whisky is launching The Glenlivet Twist & Mix Cocktails, a new line of premium, ready-to-serve, whisky-based cocktails. The line uses a twist cap to mix a burst of cocktail... Read More
28 Jul 2023
--- This week in industry news, GEA provided Heineken with a low-carbon heat network. Meanwhile, the Constantia Flexibles plant in Turkey passed the ISCC Plus audit, and Duravant acquired PPM Technologies from Stonehenge... Read More
26 Jul 2023
--- Packamama and international cooperation The Wine Society are collaborating to spread eco-flat wine bottles made of recycled PET (rPET) throughout the society members’ product ranges to reduce carbon emissions. The... Read More
24 Jul 2023
--- Belgian technology company Zetes is providing champagne producer Maison Burtin with digitalized traceability solutions through automated processes using new label printing, application and picking technologies. The project... Read More
17 Jul 2023
--- Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP) and Ron Rubin Winery are launching “the first” premium wine packaged in a 750 mL bottle in the US made from 100% recycled PET (rPET) plastic, branded Blue Bin. As PET-based wine... Read More
17 Jul 2023
--- The most efficient way to manage glass waste is to establish a reuse economy at scale, according to Paul Gabie, CEO at packaging technology company Eco Spirits. As glass is one of the largest sources of waste and carbon... Read More
13 Jul 2023
--- Coca-Cola and eight of its leading bottling partners have created a sustainability-focused venture capital fund. The $137.7 fund will target investments in packaging and decarbonization to reduce the beverage giant’s... Read More
12 Jul 2023
--- US consumers are failing to correctly dispose of compostable packaging due to ineffective on-pack labels, even when they have home access to curbside organic collections. Closed Loop Partners is urging policymakers to... Read More
30 Jun 2023
--- The Massachusetts’s Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy is demanding the expansion and modernization of the state’s Bottle Bill program by raising the bottle deposit rate and including... Read More
29 Jun 2023
--- Crystal Head Vodka has adorned its signature skull bottle in multicolor splatters creating a limited-edition “Paint Your Pride” bottle in honor of this Pride month. The 750 mL skull shape is made to... Read More
28 Jun 2023
--- Amcor Capsules and Aludium are marketing aluminum for use in screw caps with more than a 50% reduction in carbon footprint compared to primary aluminum sold in Europe. Compared to primary aluminum produced in China, the... Read More