All news articles for October 2012

Clear clamshell wins consumer packaging vote

Dispatches from Pack Expo

Clear clamshell wins consumer packaging vote

By Rod Addy

Clear plastic clamshell packaging won the consumer vote in a recent eye tracking survey conducted for materials manufacturer Klockner Pentaplast, results of which  it revealed at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.

Lactalis agrees to acquire Slovenian dairy processor

Lactalis agrees to acquire Slovenian dairy processor

By Mark Astley

Lactalis has agreed to acquire a majority stake in leading Slovenian diary processor Ljubljanske Mlekarne – a move the French dairy giant hopes will strengthen its position in South East Europe.

The JDBP is part of Unilever's 'Partner to Win' initiative, which encourages closer ties with key suppliers - such as FrieslandCampina.

Unilever and FrieslandCampina expand sustainability partnership

By Mark Astley

Unilever and Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina have expanded their existing sustainability partnership with a pledge to co-operate on development and innovation while promoting sustainable production, packaging, and logistics.

Bosch launches flow wrapper at Pack Expo

DISPATCHES FROM PACK EXPO 2012, CHICAGO

Bosch launches flow wrapper at Pack Expo

By Rod Addy

Bosch Packaging Technology is slashing waste and boosting shelf life with the introduction of a new flow wrapper at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.

PTI's Veripac 410/BL

DISPATCHES FROM PACK EXPO 2012

PTI showcases packaging solutions at Pack Expo

By Rod Addy

PTI Inspection Systems is displaying a range of packaging solutions, including packaging machinery and testing systems, at trade show Pack Expo in Chicago.

Parmalat confident as LAG acquisition hearing begins

Parmalat confident as LAG acquisition hearing begins

By Mark Astley

Parmalat has voiced confidence that “nothing wrong was done” in relation to its May 2012 intra-group acquisition of Lactalis American Group (LAG) – just hours after court proceedings surrounding the deal began in Italy.