Unilever launches technology to reduce plastic in bottles

Multinational consumer goods company Unilever has announced the launch of MuCell technology for extrusion blow moulding (EBM) which minimises plastic use by 15%.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Crown acquires Spanish food can manufacturer

US-based consumer packaging manufacturer Crown Holdings has completed the approximately €1.2bn acquisition of Spanish food can manufacturer Mivisa Envases.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Novelis expands drinks can sheet capacity at German facility

Hindalco Industries subsidiary Novelis has announced the commissioning of a new €15m aluminium slitting and packing line at its joint-venture facility in Neuss, Germany.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Cadbury India designs new packaging for chocolate products

Mondelēz International subsidiary Cadbury India has introduced new packaging for its Dairy Milk products in chocolate, fruit and nut, crackle and roast almond flavours.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Manish Packaging-Specialised Packaging Films

Manish Packaging is one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of specialised packaging films, used worldwide by converters and printers for renowned manufacturers of leading confectionery, bever...

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

KHS unveils pouching machine for food industry

German filling and packaging equipment manufacturer KHS has introduced a new pouching machine available in fill and seal (FS) or form, fill and seal (FFS) formats.

Posted by on 21 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

MMBC to launch recycling programme in British Columbia

Non-profit organisation Multi-Material British Columbia (MMBC) has announced plans to launch a new recycling programme for packaging and printed paper in British Columbia (BC), Canada.

Posted by on 21 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Cremer-Counting Machines and Packaging Lines

Cremer Speciaalmachines B.V. is a Dutch company which is specialized in developing and manufacturing product counting and packaging systems. Since its foundation in 1949, Cremer has become the leadin...

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

BERHALTER-Die-Cutting Systems

The name BERHALTER is synonymous with the production of innovative and customised die-cutting systems. 50 years of experience, ongoing further development and the constant adjustment of our company's...

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Sonoco to construct Malaysia can manufacturing plant

Packaging services provider Sonoco will invest approximately $20m to build a composite can manufacturing plant for the packaging of snacks in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

LifeCycle selects Cardia to develop compostable bin bags

LifeCycle Products has selected Australian renewable packaging products manufacturer Cardia Bioplastics to deliver $65,000 worth of compostable bag and waste management products for the company.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Metallized Labelling for Lurpak

When leading dairy producer Arla Foods wanted to update the Lurpak® Spreadables packaging, they were looking for three things: protection, sustainability and shelf appeal.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

EuroCommerce raises concerns over costly plastic bag alternatives

European retail and wholesale representative EuroCommerce has raised concerns about the effect on profits of EU legislation to replace plastic carrier bags used for fruit and vegetables.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

Companies develop automatic big-bag-filling system

Finland-based packaging automation solutions provider Erkomat has developed a new fully automatic big-bag-filling system in collaboration with Thrace Polybulk.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

BERICAPValve on French Honey

It is now more than a year since BERICAP first launched the BERICAPValve dosing valve on the market.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 10:51 am

Fast and Accurate Inspection for all Printed Components

Scan-TVS is an inspection system designed for the complete inspection of proofs, labels, cartons and press sheets.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 9:10 am

Proofware: Cloud-Based Brand Packaging Inspection

Proofware is the first all-in-one, cloud-based packaging inspection suite.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 9:10 am

Scan Wet-ink: Wet Ink Roll Scanner

Traditional inspection techniques cannot effectively scan wet ink. The mechanisms within the unit are will absorb or smudge the ink during scanning operations.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 9:10 am

FlexCart™ Liquid Dosing System

FlexCart is the latest generation proprietary liquid dosing system from ColorMatrix.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 8:39 am

Spanish Sweets and Lollipops Wrapped in Fast BOPP Film

Innovia Films' fast sealing, Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) film is being used by a Spanish confectionery manufacturer to individually wrap its range of lollipops and sweets.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:34 am