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Americas: Ampac unveils ultra high barrier film technology

Ampac’s Flexi FoilFree HB is a new ultra high barrier film technology that when incorporated in a laminate can achieve moisture, oxygen and vapor...

Americas: Crown’s JV in Brazil offers 550ml beverage cans

Crown Embalagens Metálicas da Amazônia S.A. (Crown Brazil) is offering a 550ml beverage can that drink brands can use to leverage this culture of...

Americas: BioAmber to begin operations in Canada-based bio-succinic acid plant

BioAmber, an industrial biotechnology company producing sustainable chemicals, has initiated commissioning activities for its 30,000 MT capacity bio-succinic acid plant located in Sarnia, Ontario,...

Americas: Husky offers barrier solution as a module of HyPET HPP5

Husky Injection Molding Systems announces the beginning of a phased launch approach of its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) preform barrier module, built on the HyPET...

Europe: H.B. Fuller releases adhesive that removes PSA labels on returnable bottles

H.B. Fuller has launched a new water-based pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) FulltakT SE 8301. Formulated using proprietary polymer technology, it helps beverage producers efficiently remove...

Europe: Flexible packaging to outdo traditional materials, finds report

The global flexible food packaging market for retail packed food is set to reach close to 800 billion pack units in 2018, as consumers...

Asia Pacific: Clariant exhibits active healthcare packaging solutions in China show

Clariant will exhibit its line of desiccant canisters and bags, moisture resistant composite closures (bottles), oxygen inhalation agents and oxygen barrier bottles, and other...

Asia Pacific: ÅR Packaging, Indonesian company to produce packages

ÅR Packaging Group AB and PT Maju Jaya Sarana Grafika have signed a partnership agreement to manufacture, procurement, sell and market in Indonesia packages...

Europe: UNI Packaging packs London’s coffee blend in pouches

Coffee roaster, Purssells London, is getting pouches for its specialty blends from flexible packaging group, UNI Packaging. Launched last year, Purssells has six roasts that...

Asia Pacific: Authority did not find cause for alarm on using nanotechnology in food

FSANZ has published two reports on the use of nanotechnology in food additives and food packaging. The reports have reviewed the evidence on nanoscale silicon...