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Europe: Caldic acquires silicone factory

Caldic has acquired RoRe Technologies in July 2014 and has relocated to the Caldic plant in Lyon, France. Caldic says acquiring this factory will contribute...

Europe: Stora Enso to open biomaterials innovation center next year

Stora Enso will concentrate its new biomaterials business development in an Innovation Centre that will be located in the Stockholm area in Sweden. The...

Europe: Institute finds EFSA’s BPA safe level high

After having examined the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) new health assessment of bisphenol A (BPA), the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark,...

Europe: Unilever releases wood fiber sourcing policy

Unilever releases a new supplier policy as part of the action to halt deforestation where more packaging – including wooden ice cream sticks –...

Europe: Agr manages crystallinity of PET bottles

Agr International, a company in the field of PET bottle material distribution management, said it is commercializing the technology for PET bottle crystallinity management. The...

World: Survey finds consumers in developing markets favor green packaging

In a global survey of 6,000 consumers from 12 countries, more than three-quarters claimed that environmentally sound packaging has an influence on the beverage...

Europe: Crown exhibits packaging possibilities at show

Crown Aerosols and Specialty Packaging Europe showcased light emitting diode to packaging at Packaging Innovations in London, UK from September 16 to 17, 2015. It...

Asia Pacific: Avantium, Mitsui to offer biobased chemicals for packaging

Avantium signed an agreement with Mitsui & Co to commercialize 100% biobased chemicals furan dicarboxylic acid (FDCA) and polyethylene Furanoate (PEF) in Asia. As part...

Americas: Ashland releases food packaging coating with matte finish

Ashland has developed Purekote 23589, a coating that can be used safely in food packaging applications regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The...

Europe: Beatson Clarke wins award for glass design

Beatson Clark has won the glass design category at the Glass Focus 2016 Awards for its bespoke bottle design for STORY Drinks range of...

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