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Europe: Sports closure at drinktec 2017

Bericap will be introducing a two-piece sports closure, allowing a two-colour look with a transparent polypropylene shell and a coloured high-density polyethylene pourer section...

Europe: Perstorp’s bioplastics gets food contact approval

Perstorp has acquired food contact use approval for its Capa for bioplastics product grades 6500D and the new 6800D. The Capa 6800D for bioplastics extends...

Americas: Crown company releases pre-portioned ground coffee in a can

La Colombe Coffee Roasters and Crown Beverage Packaging North America release the MiniVault, a pre-portioned single-use can that delivers café quality ground coffee to...

Europe: Coca Cola rolls out sustainable packaging strategy

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) aims to for its Great Britain (GB) business unit to work with local and national partners to recover all its...

Americas: Sonoco’s berries package wins award

Dole GO Berries!, which utilizes Sonoco’s packaging, was awarded Best New Packaging as part of the Produce Innovation Awards at United Fresh 2017, an...

Americas: Orbis releases flame-retardant material for plastic pallets

Orbis​ Corporation launches Proliant, a fire-retardant plastic material for use in select plastic pallets. It is approved by Factory Mutual Research Corporation (FM) in meeting...

Americas: Corbion’s polymer additives get Halal, Kosher certification

Corbion has been awarded halal and kosher certification for variants of its Pationic polymer additives product line. Part of an extensive range, the portfolio...

Europe: Unilever, institute create process to reduce sachet waste

Unilever unveiled the CreaSolv process to recycle sachets that is inspired by an innovation used to recycle TV sets. Developed with the Fraunhofer Institute for...

Americas: Sonoco buys films company for US$170M

Sonoco inks a deal to buy 100% of the stock of Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., a family-held developer and manufacturer of flexible and forming...

Europe: RPC company designs butter tub to Kerry Foods

RPC Bebo adds to the butter and margarine sector with a 500 g tub for Kerry Foods. RPC Bebo's in-mold label thermoforming (IML-T) offers high...

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