Nova Chemicals commissions new injection molding unit in Canada

Nova Chemicals has commissioned a new injection molding unit and an advanced lab at Nova Chemical’s centre for performance applications in Calgary, Canada.

Posted by on 11 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

Atlantic Packaging to acquire paperboard converting facilities in US

US-based Atlantic Packaging has agreed to acquire three paperboard converting facilities from International Paper for an undisclosed amount.

Posted by on 11 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

Bemis to divest Pressure Sensitive Materials business for $170m

Flexible packaging specialist Bemis Company has agreed to divest its global Pressure Sensitive Materials business MACtaC to US-based private equity firm Platinum Equity, in a $170m deal.

Posted by on 10 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

KM Packaging introduces eco-friendly bagging systems

KM Packaging Services has launched the new, eco-friendly Unisold produce bagging systems for packaging fresh produce.

Posted by on 10 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

SunOpta to increase beverage packaging capacity in US

Canada-based beverage producer SunOpta is planning to expand its aseptic processing and packaging operation in Modesto, California, to cater to increasing consumer demand.

Posted by on 9 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

Ecotech opens PET recycling plant in London

Ecotech London has opened a new PET recycling plant in Rainham, East London, in order to provide an eco-friendly alternative to virgin PET.

Posted by on 9 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

Macfarlane acquires materials distributor Network Packaging

Protective packaging specialist Macfarlane has acquired UK-based distributor Network Packaging in a £7.5m deal.

Posted by on 8 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

Pro Mach acquires automated bottle unscrambler Pace Packaging

Packaging machinery company Pro Mach has acquired automated bottle unscramblers and orientors Pace Packaging for an undisclosed amount.

Posted by on 8 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

August's top stories: Vitro secures $950m contract, Sonoco to acquire Weidenhammer

Philip Morris International plans to sue the UK Government if it goes ahead with the implementation of the proposed law that requires plain packaging for cigarettes, while the US FDA has tightened gluten-free labelling rules. Packaging Gateway wraps-…

Posted by on 8 September 2014 | 5:58 am

Alupro rolls out aluminium incinerator bottom ash protocol

The UK’s Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) has rolled out a new protocol that provides packaging recovery notes (PRNs) for those recovering aluminium packaging from incinerator bottom ash (IBA) for recycling purposes.

Posted by on 7 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

Firestone Walker selects Domino laser printers for beer packaging

Domino Printing has been selected by Firestone Walker Brewing Company to ingrate two of its advanced continuous inkjet and laser printing solutions into the latter’s three main production lines of cans, kegs and bottles of pale ales and barrel-aged b…

Posted by on 7 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

New SuperLock barrier packaging containers from RPC Superfos

SuperLock, the barrier packaging solution from RPC Superfos, which claims to ensure efficient storage and a shelf life of up to 24 months for food products, is now available from RPC Containers Blackburn.

Posted by on 4 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

Sanner to debut AdPack desiccant pillow packs at CPhI Worldwide

Sanner is set to launch the new AdPack product family for protection of moisture-sensitive pharmaceuticals at the forthcoming CPhI Worldwide exhibition in Paris, France.

Posted by on 4 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

Alvey Group Release Worldwide Exhibition Dates

Alvey Group have released worldwide exhibition dates and would like to extend a warm welcome to you to join them.

Posted by on 4 September 2014 | 9:17 am

Gissler & Pass starts expansion and upgrade of Rodenberg facility

Customised packaging and display solutions manufacturer Gissler & Pass has started construction of a new building at its facility in Rodenberg, Germany.

Posted by on 4 September 2014 | 7:53 am

Crown designs new beverage cans for Shirley Temple’s classic soda

Crown Beverage Packaging North America has designed new beverage cans for the relaunch of classic non-alcoholic cocktail, the Shirley Temple Soda Pop.

Posted by on 3 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

Nescafe and TerraCycle partner to recycle coffee capsules

Nescafe's Dolce Gusto team has collaborated with recycling company TerraCycle to develop a solution to recycle used coffee capsules.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

EcoCortec develops marine biodegradable film and bags

Croatia-based specialist packaging producer EcoCortec has developed marine biodegradable film products, a move that will help in mitigating the worldwide problem of marine litter.

Posted by on 2 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

Europe recycled 65 billion PET bottles in 2013 says Petcore Europe

Figures from European non-profit trade association Petcore Europe reveal that Europe recycled approximately 65 billion PET bottles in 2013.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

Ergis to expand PET film production capacity

Polish plastic film producer Ergis will launch a second PET film production line and acquire a new plastic packaging line in southern Poland.

Posted by on 1 September 2014 | 6:00 pm