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ACE UK looks back at 10 year recycling milestone

From uniting big name packaging manufacturers to setting up standardized collection regimes and opening a reprocessing plant in 2013, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) is celebrating 10 years of recycling beverage cartons.

Ardagh takes ‘sensory experience’ to the next level with thermo ink tailored messages

Ardagh Group is expanding its thermochromic ink portfolio with the launch of Reveal Impact cans which change color and reveal a hidden message for promotional activities.

Pretium Packaging launches PET container with integrated handle

Pretium Packaging has launched the SureHandle, a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) container with an integrated handle. 

Bramley & Gage launch ‘ultra-premium’ gin in sleek black bottle

Bramley & Gage has launched an ultra-premium 6 O’Clock Gin in a black limited edition bottle.

RPC opens foam modelling studio to test packaging

RPC Design team has opened a purpose-built foam modelling studio for designers to make mock-ups of packs to test and modify them before they are released on the market. 

PPC top paperboard packaging trends

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has revealed its top trends in folding carton and rigid box design, following entries for the 2017 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition.

Coca-Cola HBC net sales grow 5.7% despite ‘softness’ in Russia and Nigeria

Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (HBC) 2017 half-year financial results saw net sales revenue grow 5.7% despite ‘softness’ in Russia and Nigeria, CEO, Dimitris Lois, said today.

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Health-conscious millennials turn to zero-calorie drinks

'As consumer tastes change and people become more health conscious, brands need to think of innovative ways to remain attractive to buyers. 

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WaveGrip launches multi-colored carriers for shelf-appeal and brand differentiation

WaveGrip has launched multi-colored carriers in Noir (Black), Tangerine (Orange), Envy (Green) and Fury (Red) to create further on-shelf impact and brand differentiation. 

Sonoco to close one of its US factories this year

Sonoco will close its Boone, South Carolina factory in October, axing 35 jobs.

SunOpta to sell packaging machinery to Skjodt-Barrett for $2m

SunOpta has signed an agreement to sell equipment used in the production of flexible, re-sealable pouches to Skjodt-Barrett for $2m.

PepsiCo goes one step further to improve recycling rates across the US

PepsiCo has joined The Recycling Partnership to address a continued shortfall in US recycling rates. 

Aventics PET bottle tech adjusts pre-blow molding in real time

Aventics is responding to a trend towards more complex PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) bottle shapes and smaller batches with a PET bottle formation that can be controlled and adjusted during the blow molding process.

Thinfilm partners with Barbadillo to deploy NFC tags on Spanish wine bottles

Thinfilm has partnered with Barbadillo to deploy near field communication (NFC) tags on 126,000 bottles of Spanish white wine brand, Castillo de San Diego.

Essentra Packaging to consider plant closure after $4.4m operating loss

Essentra, which makes beverage, dry foods and dairy packaging, has entered a consultation process to close a factory in Newport, Wales, affecting 150 jobs.

Nestlé’s innovation platform HENRi@Nestlé marks one year anniversary

From initiating portion control advice on biscuits, alternative green packaging for Nestlé Waters and promoting Nespresso’s sustainability efforts - HENRi@Nestlé celebrates its one-year anniversary this month.

Nestlé seals 5-year deal with Netherlands logistics firm

Nestlé has partnered with Kuehne + Nagel logistics company to store its chocolate, coffee and culinary products over the next five years.

Liquid paperboard sees growing demand in ‘alt-milk’ products

Demand for liquid paperboard (LPB) is dependent on a few segments but there is scope to expand into new areas, according to Smithers Pira.

La Colombe Coffee Roasters launches single-use ground coffee in a can

La Colombe Coffee Roasters and Crown Beverage Packaging have launched the MiniVault, pre-portioned ground coffee in a single-use can.

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Ardagh Poland redesigns Łomża Brewery beer bottle

Ardagh Group Poland has created a sleek bottle for Łomża Brewery’s Jasne beer.

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