22 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, DuPont unveiled its new DuPont Liveo Pharma Bottle Closures for sealing threaded glass and plastic bottles and containers. Also, BillerudKorsnäs released an upgraded version of its Pure... Read More
19 Oct 2021
--- Astellas Pharma has begun using sugarcane-derived polyethylene as 50% of its raw material for creating pharmaceutical blister packs. The company says the move represents “the world’s first use” of biomass... Read More
15 Oct 2021
--- Molson Coors Serbian plant run by its subsidiary Apatinska Pivara Apatin has invested in a KHS Innofill Can DVD can filler and revamped two glass lines. Apatinska Pivara Apatin has used KHS-engineered technology by KHS for... Read More
15 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Graphic Packaging secured all mandatory regulatory approvals to acquire fiber-based packaging manufacturer AR Packaging in a US$1.45 billion cash deal. Meanwhile, Crown joined the Ellen MacArthur... Read More
13 Oct 2021
--- Nestlé subsidiaries in France have been accused of failing to communicate the removal of bisphenol A (BPA) from metal food packaging. The French competition authority (General Rapporteur of the Autorité de la... Read More
13 Oct 2021
--- Crown is joining forces with Velox to provide beverage brands with game-changing digital decoration technology for straight wall and necked aluminum cans. The technology creates greater brand design options with running... Read More
04 Oct 2021
--- Tecnocap has begun manufacturing metal closures for packaging with BASF’s biomass balanced plasticizer, Hexamoll Dinch BMB. The Italian-based metal packaging manufacturer is using the non-phthalate plasticizer for... Read More
04 Oct 2021
--- Sports nutrition supplement specialist Gnarly Nutrition is transitioning to tin-coated steel cans, eradicating all plastic tubs from its products. The US-based company says the move is a first for environmentally sustainable... Read More
30 Sep 2021
--- Costa Coffee is trialing a reusable cup scheme powered by blockchain across 14 stores in Glasgow, Scotland, which will “inform a future UK-wide rollout.” The “BURT” (Borrow, Use, Reuse, Take Back)... Read More
27 Sep 2021
--- Camvac is unveiling a high-barrier metalized machine-direction orientated (MDO) polyethylene (PE) film primarily aimed at the food and converter markets, including chips packaging and similar end-uses. The MDO PE film is... Read More
24 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Phononic presented a portable cooling and freezing solution for perishable goods, delivering “unmatched” cold chain integrity to meet “explosive demand for cold chain solutions... Read More
17 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, the HolyGrail 2.0 digital watermark recycling enhancement project revealed it has validated its first prototype detection sorting unit, with a more than 95% ejection success rate. Meanwhile,... Read More
16 Sep 2021
--- PepsiCo is spearheading pep+ (“pep positive”), a refocusing of the company’s key strategic sustainability targets, including prioritizing chickpeas, plant-based proteins and whole grains, while reducing... Read More
14 Sep 2021
--- KHS has installed two new canning lines for Carlsberg China in what it says is an advancement for environmentally sustainable packaging in the country and an example of how project implementation can be carried out under... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Tesco is launching a reusable packaging initiative in partnership with TerraCycle’s global Loop program, debuting in ten of its UK stores. Featuring a range of 88 reusable F&B, household and beauty products, the... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Sainsbury’s has become the first UK retailer to label its own brand aluminum coffee pods as recyclable. The supermarket stresses that despite popular misconceptions and confusion, aluminum coffee pods can be recycled... Read More
01 Sep 2021
--- Tesco has chosen global reverse vending specialist Tomra as its beverage container collection infrastructure supplier in Slovakia. Some 140 reverse vending machines will roll out across the supermarket chain to enable... Read More
01 Sep 2021
--- A new global packaging company called Eviosys has been formed, manufacturing steel and aluminum food packaging for hundreds of international and regional food and consumer product customers. Eviosys – which derives... Read More
31 Aug 2021
--- Dr. Sheffield’s is packaging its fluoride-free charcoal toothpaste in aluminum metal tubes in a bid to support toothpaste packaging recyclability rates and reduce plastic pollution. Although recyclable plastic tubes... Read More
24 Aug 2021
--- The Single-Use Materials Decelerator (SUMD), a group of foodservice companies, waste managers, non-profit and civil society organizations, has developed an online tool for evaluating the impact of food packaging on... Read More