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Europe: RPC opens foam modeling studio

RPC has built a purpose-built foam modelling studio that will enable its designers to rapidly make mock-ups of packs in order to test and...

Europe: Preventing mineral-oil migration into food

While consumers can do very little to prevent mineral-oil components - MOSH and MOAH - residues, the food industry has responded by introducing minimization...

Americas: PepsiCo advances on to 100% sustainable palm oil

A Pepsico report disclosed that 89% of the palm oil it expects to use during 2017 has been traced to the mill level, up...

Americas: Bosch to demostrate granola bars packaging at show

Bosch Packaging Technology will showcase a new customer project to produce and package granola bars on a fully integrated bar system, from mixing to...

Americas: SunOpta sells equipment to discontinue unit

SunOpta will sell equipment used in the production of flexible, re-sealable pouches from its Allentown, PA facility to Skjodt-Barrett for US$2 million. The company...

Asia Pacific: Multi-plane imager for faster checkout

Zebra Technologies Corp offers the MP7000 multi-plane one or two dimension (1D/2D) imager for grocers, discount chains and warehouse clubs to accelerate checkout lines. The...

Europe: Crown honors three facilities for sustainability achievements

Crown Holdings honored three of its facilities for outstanding sustainability achievements from 2015 to 2016. First introduced in 2012, the biennial Chairman’s Sustainability Awards...

Europe: Refresco buys producer of beverages for US$1.25B

Refresco, an independent bottler of beverages for retailers and brands in Europe and the US, has acquired the bottling activities of Cott for US$1.25...

Americas: Bosch launches Biscuit on Pile system at show

Bosch Packaging Technology will launch its flexible Biscuit on Pile packaging system for plain, sweet and savory biscuits in North America at Pack Expo,...

Americas: Sonoco buys Clear Lam for US$170M

Sonoco has acquired Clear Lam Packaging, a family-held developer and manufacturer of flexible and forming plastic packaging films, for approximately US$170 million in cash. Founded...

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