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Europe: Ardagh opens online sample store

Ardagh Group opens an online metal beverage sample store for brands to see and touch Ardagh cans and ends prior to making a formal...

Europe: Orbis displays containers, pallets in Germany

Orbis Corporation displayed products from its European bulk container and pallet lines at LogiMAT 2017 in Stuttgart, Germany from March 14 to 16. Based on...

Europe: Gualapack launches bio-based pouch

Gualapack has developed with Erdbär Freche Freunde's eco-friendly snack pouch for children in Germany. The premade multi-layer laminated pouch, with spout and cap, is mainly...

Europe: Linpac France recycles 100% of PVC waste

Linpac is recycling 98% of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) waste at its site in Pontivy, France. The remaining 2% PVC waste is sold to external customers...

Europe: RPC companies create bespoke ready meal packs

RPC Barrier Containers has created bespoke packs that resembles a traditional Tajine for French food manufacturer Soulié Restauration. The new design for Soulié Restauration’s ready...

Asia Pacific: Using solventless, water-based lamination adhesives

Preferences for lamination adhesives used in flexible food packaging, such as stand-up pouches (SUPs), wrappers and bags, are shifting away from traditional solvent-based products....

Europe: Maximizing shrink sleeve packaging operations

Shrink sleeve packaging is on the rise, primarily in the beverage industry, though it has also seen an increase in use in tamper-resistant packaging...

Europe: Emerald Kalama Chemical expands sodium benzoate factory

Emerald Kalama Chemical, a business group of Emerald Performance Materials, has entered the planning phase for a large scale expansion of Purox S sodium...

Americas: Cucumber snacks keep fresh in stand up pouch

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Grootegast has developed a stand up pouch for a new premium snack brand. The Minigustos label from Bayer is a premium brand...

Europe: Smurfit Kappa acquires barrier film maker

Smurfit Kappa will buy film producer Litbag to expand in Southern Europe. Litbag specializes in multi-layer ethylene vinyl alcohol barrier films for extended product shelf...

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