31 Mar 2020
--- DS Smith has developed special emergency provision boxes to meet increased demand for safer home delivery in the food retail sector as the global COVID-19 outbreak intensifies. In line with social distancing and... Read More
30 Mar 2020
--- Unprecedented times have forced the packaging industry into unparalleled action. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing major disruption to the global economy as human health takes priority, yet the essential role that packaging... Read More
21 Feb 2020
--- UK packaging group DS Smith’s pending sale of its Plastics Division to liquid packaging company Liqui-Box is expected to close shortly after clearing the US Department of Justice regulatory hurdle. Subject to the... Read More
03 Jan 2020
--- Global diversified packaging supplier Sonoco has completed the acquisition of Thermoform Engineered Quality and Plastique Holdings (together TEQ) from ESCO Technologies for US$187 million in cash. TEQ is a global... Read More
21 Nov 2019
--- Diversified global packaging company Sonoco has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Thermoform Engineered Quality and Plastique Holdings (together TEQ). TEQ is a global manufacturer of thermoformed packaging, serving... Read More
13 Nov 2019
--- European folding carton and flexible packaging supplier ÅR Packaging has acquired all outstanding shares in K+D AG and entered into an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares in rlc Packaging. The supplier... Read More
12 Nov 2019
--- At CpHI Worldwide 2019, glass and plastic pharma packaging producer Bormioli Pharma showcased several new packaging prototypes to address four key trends – usability, traceability, connectivity and sustainability. The... Read More
04 Oct 2019
--- In industry news this week, materials science company Dow announced the development of a new resin made with 70 percent recycled plastic, called Dow Agility CE. The solution is the first post-consumer recycled (PCR) product... Read More
26 Jun 2019
--- Amcor has teamed with British multinational pharmaceutical company GSK to develop an enhanced moisture barrier blister pack which protects its Pakistani market’s antibiotic against the hot climate. The global packaging... Read More
18 Jun 2019
--- Neopac and Streuli Pharma (Streuli) are simplifying vitamin D supplementation for children with the launch of a dropper tube, which enables a safer and more precise administration of doses. Streuli manufactures the oil based... Read More
17 Jun 2019
--- Clariant Healthcare Packaging has launched a new selection of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compliant flat desiccant options for medical and diagnostic devices, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical powders, and other... Read More
09 May 2019
--- Bormioli Pharma has unveiled a new range of sustainable packaging solutions for the nutraceutical industry, spanning from bio-based solutions to fully recyclable options. The company launched the selection at Vitafoods... Read More
25 Apr 2019
--- Global plastic packaging supplier Amcor has taken a big sustainability stride with the launch of the AmLite Ultra Recyclable high-barrier laminate pack. It the first product made from the company’s landmark recyclable... Read More
06 Mar 2019
--- Near-Field Communication (NFC) and other connective packaging technologies are readying for full-scale deployments across multiple markets in 2019, industry experts are predicting. The increased cost-effectiveness and... Read More
20 Nov 2018
--- Pelican Biothermal, supplier of temperature-controlled packaging, is to partner with Wilpak Group International to offer its customers the option to utilize Wilpak’s thermal protection covers for the worldwide... 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
15 Oct 2018
--- Tekni-Films, a Tekni-Plex business, has introduced the super barrier coated (SBC) films SBC 240 as a performance and improved-cost alternative for 4- and 6-mil PCTFE laminations and cold formed foil for blister applications.... Read More
11 Oct 2018
--- rlc packaging group’s Mezym pharmaceutical packaging design has grabbed the European Carton Excellence Award 2018, presented by the two industry associations Pro Carton and ECMA. The Mezym folding carton for tablet... Read More
01 Oct 2018
--- Gummy vitamin brand vitafusion, manufactured by Church & Dwight, has become the “first in the vitamins category” to use recycle friendly shrink-film labeled packaging in the US. Launched this year, packaging... Read More
20 Sep 2018
--- Gerresheimer, a pharma and healthcare packaging provider, is expanding its services to offer surface finishing of plastic packaging for ophthalmology and rhinology products with irradiation. As part of this move, the company... Read More