All news articles for July 2018

Pretium Packaging manufacturers plastic containers and closures. Photo: Pretium Packaging.

Pretium Packaging acquires Cox Container

By Jenny Eagle

Pretium Packaging has acquired Cox Container, which manufactures high-density polyethylene (HDPE) containers for food, beverage, dairy and industrial applications.

Accessibility advocates are calling for these plastic straw bans to be flexible and not so absolute. Pic: ©GettyImages/jon11

Disney to eliminate plastic straws from all locations

By Beth Newhart

The Walt Disney Company has announced it will be the latest major corporation to cut down on plastic waste by phasing out single-use straws, joining the ranks of Starbucks and McDonald’s. Disney will phase them out of its global theme parks by 2019.

The good news: growth in brand Heineken. The bad news: below-average margins in Brazil Pic:Getty/bizoon

Heineken: ‘Economic conditions are expected to remain volatile’

By Rachel Arthur

Heineken champions the performance of brand Heineken, with volume up 7.5% and the promising roll-out of non-alcoholic Heineken 0.0. But the company reported lower operating profit margin across the business in HY2018 and has cut its guidance for full-year...

Package Printing Gets Personal

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Package printing gets personal

By Tom Egan, vice president, industry services, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies

Beverage package designs aim to move, motivate and resonate with consumers on deeper levels; writes Tom Egan, vice president, industry services, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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