Kavli food group has partnered with injection molder RPC Superfos and IML label manufacturer, Verstraete IML, to redesign its cheese spread packaging.
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.
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.
The Soley Biotechnology Institute, a non-profit research facility in Turkey, has come up with a method it says can increase cheese shelf life from three to 10 times.
Performance Packaging has redesigned and relaunched PouchPop after a design fault led to the packaging material splitting at the curve of the feeding straw.
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.
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).
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.
Imagenet, the graphics services division of Coveris, has acquired Rivendell Europe for an undisclosed sum.
Graphic Packaging International will invest $20m to expand its manufacturing facility in the City of Staunton, Virginia, US, creating 43 jobs.
The mayor of the Norwegian coastal municipality of Fræna, Tove Heno, used an axe at the official opening of TINE’s Elnesvågen dairy, which runs with 100% renewable energy.
Stora Enso is investing approximately €63m to improve its competitiveness in China and Sweden in the Consumer Board and Biomaterials divisions.
Scholle IPN, which makes bag-in-box, pouches and filling equipment, claims it has launched the world's first pre-made, sterilized spouted pouch system for aseptically-processed products.
Dow Chemical Company has partnered with Nordmeccanica to bring several technologies to market in 2016, for faster commercialization of adhesive systems.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Power Plastics by a subsidiary of Pact Group Holdings.
The Barton Group of New York has partnered with Multivac to create a Stand Up SqueezyStraw Pouch.