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Americas: Liqui-Box wins award for technical innovation

Liqui-Box has received the Silver Award for Technical Innovation for its development and commercialization of the FlexAsept bulk food package from the Flexible Packaging...

Americas: Creative Edge Software releases 3D packaging design solution

Creative Edge Software announces the immediate availability of a major upgrade to the real-time three dimensional (3D) packaging design and visualization software, IC3D Suite. Created...

Europe: AkzoNobel unveils sustainable paper cup

AkzoNobel’s coatings technology EvCote Water Barrier 3000 – which itself is made from plant-based oils and recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles – have enabled...

Europe: Research finds the elderly feel helpless with retail packaging

Packaging on supermarket goods can leave ‘older’ consumers feeling powerless and vulnerable, according to a study carried out at the University of Portsmouth. Issues such...

World: Klöckner Pentaplast introduces PET multi-pack system for yoghurt at show

Klöckner Pentaplast will introduce its newly developed polyethylene terephthalate (PET)-based technology for yogurt packaging clikPET at Propak Africa 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa this...

Americas: Lidding film for cold dairy foods

Toray Plastics (America) releases LumiLid XL7W film, a white, easy-to-peel polyethylene terephthalate (PET) lidding film for use with refrigerated and frozen dairy foods that...

Europe: German companies develop technology to produce M/NFC, recyclable packaging material

German-based eco-businesses Zelfo Technology and Upgrading have carried out trial production of up-cycled wheat straw-based Micro and Nano Fibrillated Cellulose (M/NFC) packaging solution. The material...

Europe: Tetra Pak launches consumable for filling machines

Tetra Pak has launched a range of hot-melt adhesives and lubricants specifically formulated for use with its filling machines. The adhesives, developed in partnership with...

Europe: Huber Packaging Group to buy Crown’s tinplate packaging locations

Huber Packaging Group will acquire Crown general line tinplate packaging locations in Switzerland (Aesch), Finland (Helsinki), Great Britain (Liverpool) and France (Rouen), as soon...

Europe: RPC Barrier Containers dresses ready meals in casserole dish packages

RPC Barrier Containers is supplying a new thermoformed barrier plastic tray in the style of a casserole dish for leading French ready meal producer...

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