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Tetra Pak bottles up

Tetra Top, a packaging system provider within the Tetra Pak group , has recently launched the Carton Bottle - a new packaging concept that is said...

Aluminium bottling

In Japan, Showa Aluminium Can Corporation (SAC), a subsidiary of Showa Denko K.K. (SDK), is to make an innovative move to start production of aluminium...

Rexam bottles up

Rexam Glass has teamed up with Ty Nant Spring Water to produce the packaging for the Welsh company's new clear glass bottle. The new brand...

Tennent's gets bottled

One of Scotland's leading lager brands, Tennent's Lager , has undergone a radical makeover with a new bottle manufactured by Rockware Glass and new graphics for...

Krones hits Ten million bottle pockets

Krones, the German equipment provider, has said that since launching its bottle pockets in 1992 it has produced a record number of ten million. Krones ,...

Labelling for bottled water

Torraspapel has extended its range of labelling solution in an effort to muscle in on the ever-growing market for PET bottled water. Bottled water consumption...

Amcor invests €70m in bottle plant

Amcor is building a second glass furnace on its existing wine bottle facility in Gawler, South Australia, in a move that will double its current...

Ball to market new bottle can in North America

Ball, Daiwa Can Company and Mitsui have entered into an exclusive agreement for the sales and distribution of Daiwa's New Bottle Can beverage container in...

Wavy bottling

Production of multi-layer containers has begun at RPC Verpackungen Kutenholz, for a range of polypropylene condiment bottles incorporating a waved shaping - a configuration that...

Bottle design aims to improve appeal

UK premium packaged spirit brands Red Square has sharpened its consumer image with a new design implemented across a range of serving sizes and decoration...

Distinctive bottling for English water

UK glass specialist Rockware has introduced a striking new bottle for Wasdale Water. The 330ml and 1-litre containers are sprayed with a distinctive purple coating...

Graham Packaging develops ergonomic PET bottle

In the US, Graham Packaging has revealed its latest PET offering in the form of a 64oz moulded bottle for Sunsweet prune juice designed to...

Canadian brewers battle over bottling rights

Trouble is brewing between Ontario's dominant beer retailer and a small-city brewer over the use of 1970s-style "stubby" bottles, following the launch of a nostalgia...

Pepsi Bottling to Buy Canada's Kitchener

Pepsi Bottling Group, the world's largest bottler of Pepsi-Cola drinks, said on Wednesday it plans to buy family-owned Kitchener Beverages of Ontario, further expanding its...

Pepsi Bottling finalises Pepsi-Gemex purchase

The Pepsi Bottling Group , the world's largest maker and distributor of Pepsi beverages, said today that it has commenced cash tender offers in the United...

Pepsi Bottling profits rise

Pepsi Bottling Group, the largest maker of Pepsi-Cola drinks, said on Tuesday its third-quarter profit rose, meeting expectations, as strong results in Russia helped offset...

Russian bottle plant steps up production

Turkish glass producer Anadolu Cam has announced an investment programme in its Ruscam glass bottle plant in Vladimir, western Russia, which aims to boost production...

New Irish bottling facility

Irish brewer Beamish & Crawford is to invest €7 million to replace its bottling facility which supplies the Irish market. According to a report in...

Bottle prototyping

Launched last year at Pakex, UK development company, MCP, claims it has introduced the world's first blow moulding machine designed specifically for the production of...

Coca-Cola mulls China bottling plants

Beverage giant Coca-Cola is considering building new bottling plants in several locations in some of China's poorer inland provinces, a company executive announced. Nick Moore,...

New bottling

In the US, Anheuser-Busch is launching new sloped shoulder bottles and secondary packaging for the company's super-premium beers, Michelob and Michelob Light. The new labels,...

Fastest bottling line in the world ?

Orlando Wyndham, the Australian bottling company, has commissioned what is believed to be the fastest wine bottling/packing/despatch system in the world to cope with increasing...

Mobile bottling

Journey Bottling Company LLC, the Californian-base wine bottler, has begun operating with two mobile lines. The facilities feature an extended array of services and the...

Coke streamlines German bottling

Falling demand, an unstable economy and internal politics had left Coca-Cola's German bottling interests in tatters. However, moves to streamline the operations are now taking...

Amcor enters bottle battle

Australian beverage packaging provider Amcor, which recently spent A$3 billion (€1.67bn) to buy Schmalbach in Germany, has just spent A$135 million on a single burner...

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