KPS Capital Partners (KPS) will acquire Anchor Glass Container Corporation and its affiliates (Anchor Glass) from Ardagh Holdings USA.
Novelis will launch what it claims to be ‘the world's first commercial use of evercan’, a recycled content aluminum sheet for beverage cans.
Tetra Pak is relocating its UK and Ireland headquarters and 60 employees from Wrexham, in Wales, to Chester Business Park next month.
Ardagh Group has agreed to sell six of its nine glass container manufacturing plants in the US to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that its $1.7bn proposed acquisition of Saint-Gobain Containers could harm competitors who make glass containers to package beer and spirits.
Denmark’s National Food Institute (NFI) has said it considers it ‘unwise’ to replace bisphenol A (BPA) with any of five compounds it studied until more data is available.
A producer specializing in Tetra Pak aseptic-packaged foods and beverages has opened its doors on an automated facility designed to boost efficiency and cut energy usage.
Technological advances means there is still room for the next generation of lightweight caps and closures to offer further savings on cost, according to plastic manufacturer Borealis.
Putting premium wines in cartons will help consumers accept the packaging, says Tetra Pak, as it predicts continued growth in the sector.
Tetra Pak released its 2013 net sales today announcing a 3.5% growth and a 15% rise in capital equipment, which saw more than 580 filling machines installed globally, led by a demand in Greater China and Central and South America.
Beverage brands can blur the lines both within the category and steal outside cues to create novel products such as beer-flavored ice cream that arrest the consumer’s attention, according to Mintel.
A Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) funded study insists that design principles in the home are as important as behavioural change in encouraging European consumers to recycle more.
GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) has announced McDonald’s USA has joined its How2Recycle program.
Rexam today began building a new $190m plant in Switzerland that will ultimately incorporate three lines for the company's specialty Slim and Sleek beverage cans.
A waste product from making paper could yield an alternative to bisphenol A (BPA) and be market ready in the next few years.
More favorable consumer attitudes are leading European spirits brands to invest in smaller-sized bottles, says Mintel analyst Jonny Forsyth, a move he claims is helping ‘democratize’ gift buying in the segment.
Ardagh glass melting operation has partnered with SE Big Blue Danish energy group to capture excess heat from its factory and use it to warm more than 1,000 homes in the area.
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has backed a proposal to strengthen the existing harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) of bisphenol A (BPA).
Beverage brands using sophisticated process technologies including aseptic and HPP should better communicate the advantages that they lend, says one world renowned packaging expert.
CPS International is exploring the way aseptic and other processes have a mutual reliance on packaging and the impact it has in the market.
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