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World: Canadean predicts spices, healthy foods, fusion flavors trends in 2015

As the end of 2014 draws near, Canadean forecasts the top trends which will influence consumer behavior in 2015, and provides an insight into...

Americas: Researchers create sensors to detect gases, pollutants

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) chemists have devised a new way to wirelessly detect hazardous gases and environmental pollutants, using a simple sensor that...

World: Asia, US invest in creating market-ready bioplastics products, finds report

Bioplastics production capacity is set to increase from around 1.6 million tons in 2013 to approximately 6.7 million tons by 2018, according to the...

Asia Pacific: Japanese scientists develop rubber-like glass for high heat environment

Researchers from the Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a new form of ‘rubber-like’ glass that may have applications in high temperature or strongly...

Asia Pacific: Singapore institute, industry partners to create protective plastic food packaging

Singapore's Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) has signed an agreement with industry partners to develop and test a new packaging material from...

World: Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery to showcase injection molding solutions at Arabplast

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery will showcase its El-Exis SP machines for injection molding and plastics processing at Arabplast from January 10 to 13,...

Europe: RPC Emballages Moirans launches food-approved barrier solution

RPC Emballages Moirans has developed a new barrier solution for its range of blow molded containers up to 30 liters. RPC Protect provides a barrier...

Europe: Tetra Pak wins awards in Germany

Tetra Pak has received two awards at the World Beverage Innovation Awards ceremony during BrauBeviale 2014 in Nuremberg, Germany on November 12, 2014. Tetra Top...

Americas: Plastipak Packaging to acquire APPE for €360M

Rigid plastic manufacturer Plastipak Packaging has been selected as the successful bidder to acquire the APPE Packaging Division owned by La Seda de Barcelona...

Americas: Consumers value packaging in e-commerce order fulfilment, finds survey

With continued growth in e-Commerce, retailers need to take a closer look at their packaging for fulfilling online orders, according to new data from...
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