caps & closures

11 Sep 2023
--- Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has announced an investment in “cutting-edge” carbon conversion research to create more environmentally sustainable packaging materials. The research will be conducted by... Read More
30 Aug 2023
--- Greiner Packaging is partnering with Nomadic Dairy, based in County Donegal, Ireland, for new recyclable packaging for the company’s protein and granola range. “Like our hero Yogurt & Oat Clusters range,... 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
25 Aug 2023
--- Austrian security labeling company Securikett is expanding its portfolio of tamper-evident sealing for packaging with screw caps. The new designs are intended to prevent product theft, such as illegal refills in reusable... Read More
24 Aug 2023
--- Oerlikon HRSflow is showcasing its new patent-pending stack mold for thin-walled packaging, developed for time, material and energy-saving injection molding. The polymer processing solutions provider is also presenting a... Read More
24 Aug 2023
--- Tesco is ditching the colored milk caps on the roughly 245 million milk bottles it sells each year. The removal of colors, traditionally used to delineate fat levels, will make the caps easier to recycle and help the... Read More
16 Aug 2023
--- Berry Global is integrating its M&H and PET Power businesses into a Europe-wide operation, Berry Agile Solutions. The portfolio will offer short lead times and enable low minimum order quantities to give customers fast... Read More
16 Aug 2023
--- As the diversification of ice cream and desserts continues to grow, so does consumer demand for more attractive, convenient and environmentally responsible packaging. Consequently, the market is witnessing higher demand for... 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
05 Jul 2023
--- Consumer packaging companies are experiencing end-market pressure to reduce plastic amid demands for more environmentally sustainable – often paper-based – solutions. This mega-trend is spurring innovation in... Read More
23 Jun 2023
--- This week in industry news, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners partnered with Sidel to transition to tethered caps and lighter bottles for its carbonated soft drinks (CSD) plastic bottles. Meanwhile, DS Smith announced it would... Read More
10 May 2023
--- Blue Ocean Closures, Stora Enso and Aisa have developed the “first ever” paperboard tube with a fiber-based closure consisting of more than 85% fibers. The achievement was officially launched at the ongoing... Read More
08 May 2023
--- Aptar CSP Technologies will preview two new technology innovations for the probiotics market at Vitafoods Europe (Booth J60), starting tomorrow in Geneva, Switzerland. The solutions draw on over 20 years of active material... Read More
19 Apr 2023
--- Bakery packaging is a segment focussed on balancing food shelf life with material reduction. Products that struggle to stay fresh, such as bread, require packaging technologies and materials that can extend their lifespan to... Read More
18 Apr 2023
--- Sweden-based Blue Ocean Closures, Swed-jam and the Research Institutes of Sweden are partnering in a research project to replace metal lids with fiber-based alternatives. The project is funded by Vinnova’s... Read More
17 Apr 2023
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) is calling on EU policymakers to make material recovery and biological treatment (MRBT) of mixed waste mandatory. The organization has found the method is cost-competitive with controversial,... Read More
10 Apr 2023
--- Major airlines, airports and caterers are warning that EU animal agriculture rules are hampering their ability to recycle packaging and food waste and meet sustainability targets. The current regulation requires that all... Read More
10 Apr 2023
--- A sustainability report is the essential tool in communicating corporate social responsibility goals and actions to any organization’s stakeholders, from employees to customers to financial institutions. Increasingly,... Read More
03 Apr 2023
--- KHS is launching a simplified stretch blow molder with in-built magazine for easier replacement of change parts and newly developed mandrel heads that can be removed more quickly to shorten bottle neck changeover time,... Read More
28 Mar 2023
--- ClearBags is reviewing this year’s spring packaging to discuss color themes and facilitated packaging usage. Spring packaging includes items like themed and shaped pouches, simple box bottoms and daily flap seal bags... Read More