Processing & Packaging

ADM loses faith in bioplastic JV on cost and demand anxieties

ADM loses faith in bioplastic JV on cost and demand anxieties

By Rory Harrington

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) said it is considering the future of its bioplastics operations as it terminated its joint venture with Metabolix and prepared to halt production of the PHA resin at the purpose-built US facility.

Niall Wall, FEVE president and Ardagh CEO

European glass sector toasts rising packaging demand

By Rory Harrington

An upswing in glass packaging production announced today has been fuelled by growing demand from consumers and brand owners as sustainability and quality benefits of the material continue to gain traction, said leading industry figure Niall Wall.

Competition watchdog scrutinizes Amcor takeover plans

Competition watchdog scrutinizes Amcor takeover plans

By Rory Harrington

The Australian competition watchdog confirmed it is probing Amcor’s proposed takeover of packaging company Aperio Group to see if the deal would damage competition in the domestic market.

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