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Asia Pacific: BASF to add R&D building, facilities in China with €90M investment

BASF has broken ground on the second phase of its Innovation Campus Asia Pacific at its Pudong site in Shanghai, China. The €90 million (US$120.90...

Europe: KHS launches line heater for PET bottle material savings

The beverage industry wants ever lighter polyethylene terephthlate (PET) bottles that also remain stable and ensure the quality of their products. KHS has thus launched...

Europe: Petainer presents webinar on polyethylene terephthalate kegs

Petainer will present the free webinar ‘Evolution of the Keg’ on September 10, 2014 at 3pm UK time/10am New York. The online session will provide...

Europe: Metal cans are lightweight, attractive on shelves, Crown tells FNI

On June 24, 2014, Crown Holdings released its 2013 Sustainability Report that showcases the environmental benefits of steel food cans and celebrates the culture of...

Americas: Landaal Packaging Systems expands US facility with more than US$5M

Landaal Packaging Systems is planning a major expansion of its Delta Containers Division in Bay City, Michigan, US. The company offering corrugated, point of purchase...

Americas: Amcor Flexibles develops bread bag made of renewable PE

Amcor Flexibles has partnered with Hovis to develop the new Hovis Seed Sensations bread bag made with predominantly renewable polyethylene (PE). These bread bags are...

Europe: IMCD to distribute more Wacker’s products in Germany, SEE, Poland

IMCD N.V. will on August 1, 2014 extend its current Wacker portfolio to include HDK pyrogenic silica products in Germany. It has entered an agreement...

Europe: DS Smith extends cardboard pallet pooling solution in region

DS Smith is extending its KAYPALMR corrugated pallet offer in Europe. Launched in France nearly three years ago, the cardboard pallet pooling solution is exclusively...

Asia Pacific: Manroland Sheetfed to open new subsidiary in India

Manroland Sheetfed GmbH has established a subsidiary in India. Manroland Sheetfed India Pvt is based in New Delhi with local offices in Mumbai and Chennai. Neeraj...

Europe: Region to recycle plastics as China rejects more waste shipments, says analyst

China no longer wants to be the world’s dumping ground for plastic waste, according to research from information provider IHS. As a result, recyclers in...
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