The plastic packaging industry must close ranks to avoid the ‘force majeure’ tensions in 2015 says Roland Roth, president, German Plastics Packaging Association (IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen).
Kiefel, part of the Brückner Group, will acquire Mould & Matic Solutions, part of Haidlmair Group.
Imagenet, the graphics services division of Coveris, has acquired Rivendell Europe for an undisclosed sum.
KISICO has partnered with Morphotonix to develop a hologram topped cap called the HologramCap.
Tri-Star Packaging's Oval Eco Street Bowl, which is made from unbleached bagasse – compostable sugar cane pulp – has won Gold in the Casual Dining Show Innovation Challenge 2016.
Graphic Packaging International will invest $20m to expand its manufacturing facility in the City of Staunton, Virginia, US, creating 43 jobs.
OCME, which works with Heineken and Coca-Cola, has launched the Advance range - faster palletizers and shrink wrapping machines.
Scholle IPN, which makes bag-in-box, pouches and filling equipment, claims it has launched the world's first pre-made, sterilized spouted pouch system for aseptically-processed products.
Dow Chemical Company has partnered with Nordmeccanica to bring several technologies to market in 2016, for faster commercialization of adhesive systems.
The General Court of the European Union has dismissed a request by The Coca-Cola Company (Coca-Cola) to register a contour bottle without fluting as a Community trademark.
Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has partnered with Barbadillo to install NFC (Near Field Communication) OpenSense flexible tags on its rare sherry in ‘smart bottles’.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Power Plastics by a subsidiary of Pact Group Holdings.
The Barton Group of New York has partnered with Multivac to create a Stand Up SqueezyStraw Pouch.
Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has partnered with Constantia Flexibles to deliver pressure sensitive labels using Thinfilm’s NFC (Near Field Communication) OpenSense technology.
Mocktail Beverages will soon see its brand expand, having inked a deal with United Natural Foods, Inc., according to the company’s founder.
‘There are two reasons why businesses change their packaging: as a strategy to increase sales or to try and cut costs.
The Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) and its new president Dick de Koning of PACKZ, has made changes to its Advisory Board.
IoPP (the Institute of Packaging Professionals) has recognized TricorBraun packaging consultant Mary Slaga with a Lifetime CPP (Certified Packaging Professional) Certification.
Ardagh Group has partnered with Dutch watermark company FiliGrade to enter the digital age, offering smart interactive print on its metal packaging.
The European Plastics Industry represented by EuPC and PlasticsEurope, and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), have announced the winners of the first edition of the European Plastics Innovation Awards 2016.
SilverFox Innovations has agreed to pay Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) $1.1m settlement for misappropriating trade secrets.
M. Holland Company, a distributor of thermoplastic resins, will acquire Able International Corp. and Tril Export Corp., both headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with the transactions expected to close...
Silgan Holdings metal food can plant in Iowa, US, will start commercial production in the first half of 2016.
Tetra Pak’s gable top, which was first introduced in Europe as Tetra Rex Bio-based last year, has been launched in the US and expects to deliver more than 100 million...
Sappi North America has expanded its LusterCote Packaging Line with heavyweight products available in 70lb, 80lb and 95lb for food packaging and labeling.