Recyclable Materials

Dairy Dialog podcast 48: Kezzler and the Carton Council

Dairy Dialog podcast 48: Kezzler and the Carton Council

By Jim Cornall

This week’s Dairy Dialog podcast features two guests. The first is with Kezzler’s Per Christian Myklebost, talking about the company’s traceability and consumer engagement partnership with Dutch dairy company FrieslandCampina on the dairy cooperative’s...

Nampak expansion creates 20 jobs

Nampak expansion creates 20 jobs

By Jim Cornall

Nampak Plastics Europe, a UK producer of plastic packaging, has announced plans to open a new plastic bottle manufacturing plant in Stirling, Scotland.

ACCC will not oppose Pact’s acquisition of Power Plastics

‘Pact will face competitive constraint from other manufacturers’

ACCC will not oppose Pact’s acquisition of Power Plastics

By Jenny Eagle

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Power Plastics by a subsidiary of Pact Group Holdings.

APPE developed the new technology for its DeepGrip bottles in partnership with Sidel

APPE battles HDPE bottles with ‘radical’ PET launch

By Ben Bouckley

APPE insists that a ‘technological advance’ now allows it to produce large size polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles with recessed handles, and challenge blow-moulded HDPE rivals with a ‘significantly lighter’ alternative.

Dairy UK calls for recycling revolution

Dairy UK calls for recycling revolution

By Ben Bouckley

Trade body Dairy UK has urged plastic suppliers to undertake a ‘recycling revolution’ by supplying dairy producers with more recycled plastic, as it unveiled a new industry target of a using a minimum of 30% recycled plastic in milk bottles.