Berlin Packaging has acquired Vivid Packaging claiming the deal makes it the largest US packaging supplier in its class.
Beverage portion sizes are decreasing due to consumer concerns about sugar and calorie intake and plant-based alternatives to dairy products are finding a ready market with consumers, according to SIG Combibloc.
Ardagh Group North America, a division of Ardagh Group has launched a proprietary beer bottle for O’Fallon Brewery.
Crown Holdings has been supporting local and international brands with packaging designs to mark Singapore’s 50th birthday (SG50) this year.
Pollard Boxes has partnered with Bernadine Tay on its Quinteassential tea range to create packaging that 'whistles' when a brew is ready.
Crown Metal Packaging Canada will reportedly close a factory in Chatham, Ontario, in October this year, according to the Chatham Daily News.
How can designers create packaging that’s fresh, original and relevant to today’s consumers – without losing the company’s established branding?
Laboratory testing simulates the conditions light-weighted PET bottles have to endure throughout the supply chain, meaning any issues can be rectified before the product is used in the market. Once a bottle is released, addressing problems can be very costly, warns Sidel.
Consumer preferences in beer are shifting away from heavy glass packaging to lighter aluminium cans and PET bottle formats, says North American brewing giant Molson Coors.
Rexam says its Q2 2015 financial results are in line with expectations, and claims ‘although the Ball offer is taking some of our time, we continue to manage the business focused on our strategic priorities’.
Korean producer Haitai Beverage has launched two ‘Sunkist’ smoothies in SIG Combibloc combiblocMini 200ml cartons.
Rexam has made a Board change following the announcement David Robbie, CFO, has been diagnosed with a serious illness.
Tetra Pak has partnered with JUST Goods to launch JUST Water in Tetra Top, a carton bottle made from 50% paper.
SIG Combibloc has launched its smallest carton pack 80ml into Indonesia for the first time.
Progress continues on capital projects to serve an increased demand for specialty containers and metal beer packaging in Northern Mexico as well as cost optimization initiatives in China and US beverage end manufacturing, according to Ball Corporation as announced in its 2015 Second Quarter Earnings results.
The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Verallia by Apollo Management of the US. Verallia is formed by a group of companies that manufactures and supplies glass bottles and jars for the food and beverage industries worldwide.
Ball Corporation says it is closing one of its oldest North American beverage packaging plants because it ‘competes against plastic, glass and metal packaging in a highly competitive market’.
Tri-Seal, a division of Tekni-Plex has developed a laminated aluminum foil/foam barrier liner to replace tin/Saran barrier liners commonly used for ROPP (roll-on, pilfer-proof) screwcaps for wine.
Four former Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) employees have been found guilty by a Colorado jury of stealing trade secrets from the company, which makes cans turn blue when a beverage is cold.
Deutsche SiSi-Werke Betriebs (SiSi), which owns the pouch shape design trademark of Capri-Sun juice, has filed a lawsuit against Faribault Foods in the US for allegedly selling and distributing flavored drinks in similar pouches.