Investigations have begun after a contract worker suffered a ‘severe trauma’ and died while working on a stationary crane on NOVA Chemicals PE1 (polyethylene) expansion plant in Joffre, Alberta, Canada.
Tetra Pak has debuted its latest version of its Tetra Top package, more than 80% of which comes from plant-based materials, in the US with JUST Water.
Tetra Pak will have delivered 200bn packages labeled with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) logo by the end of April 2016.
Australian global packaging company Amcor has announced an agreement to acquire Alusa, the largest flexible packaging business in South America, for $435m.
Canadian company NOVA Chemicals has teamed up with Tetra Pak to supply a polyethylene resin for the Tetra Evero Aseptic, the world’s first aseptic carton bottle.
Tetra Pak’s revenues reached €11.9 bn ($13.5bn) in 2015, a rise of 7.5% on the previous year.
Serac has gone one step further with its Agami thermoforming technology by printing a bottle out of pre-printed polystyrene (PS) or polypropylene (PP) sheet reels.
Tetra Pak has acquired Laude, which designs, develops and manufactures plastic moulds for hard and semi-hard cheese.
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Performance Packaging has redesigned and relaunched PouchPop after a design fault led to the packaging material splitting at the curve of the feeding straw.
Mitsubishi Electric Europe has opened a Factory Automation (FA) centre in Italy and an FA satellite centre in South Africa, to provide automation product services to Southern Europe and Africa,...
DSM’s new Pack-Age is a moisture-permeable cheese membrane that can be used to pack and preserve natural crust cheeses.
International Swedish packaging and production company Tetra Pak recently announced that the world’s largest capacity food processing homogenizer is in operation with its first customer.
Elopak has chosen a new ERP (enterprise resource planning) system as part of a business improvement project.
Coperion, a subsidiary of Hillenbrand, has relocated its North American operations from Ramsey, New Jersey, to three locations; Pitman, New Jersey, Wytheville, Virginia and Houston, Texas.
Nampak Plastics Europe, a UK producer of plastic packaging, has announced plans to open a new plastic bottle manufacturing plant in Stirling, Scotland.
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging, Kirchberg, has reached a breakthrough in thinner sleeves after a two year R&D investment.
Sarana Karya Utama, (Sakatama) in Indonesia, has installed a CFA1224-36 high-speed filling machine from SIG Combibloc for beverages.
BASF and Avantium have signed a letter of intent to establish a joint venture (JV) for the production and marketing of furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) and polyethylenefuranoate (PEF).
Promasidor Nigeria Ltd (Promasidor), which manufactures powdered milk, food seasoning and packaged tea leaves, has applied for a $25m loan to modernize its plant in Lagos, Nigeria, to start operations...
The plastic packaging industry must close ranks to avoid the ‘force majeure’ tensions in 2015 says Roland Roth, president, German Plastics Packaging Association (IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen).
Kiefel, part of the Brückner Group, will acquire Mould & Matic Solutions, part of Haidlmair Group.
Nestlé has commissioned Egemin Automation to install a fully automated storage and material handling system at its factory in Biessenhofen (Bavaria) for baby and infant food.
Imagenet, the graphics services division of Coveris, has acquired Rivendell Europe for an undisclosed sum.
‘For a major Wisconsin-based dairy products company, a progressing cavity pump handled the difficult task of transferring sweetened condensed milk out of flash coolers – solving a 25-year old pumping problem.