SIG has reached agreement to acquire Visy Cartons Pty Ltd from VisyPak Operations Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Pratt Consolidated Holdings Pty Ltd, for AU$70m (US$48.2m), subject to customary conditions being met.
The recycling rate for beverage cartons in the EU28 rose to 49% in 2018: representing a small increase of 1% on the previous year, according to The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE).
Online sales represent less than 1% of alcohol’s total US sales, but it’s a fast-growing category that retailers are still trying to crack. A clean digital presence with simple navigation is key, experts say.
Third quarter results for Molson Coors Brewing Company this week revealed major restructuring plans for its North American business. Relocations and job cuts will occur in order to ‘revitalize’ the company.
With a rising scrutiny on the safety and quality of packaging, Bureau Veritas is encouraging packaging organisations to look at the latest requirements in the recently published BRCGS Packaging Standard.
Single-use foodservice packaging is increasingly being defined by the sustainability agenda, creating opportunities for innovative materials and formats that can match the performance of existing pack designs with a lower carbon footprint.
International packaging company Ball Corporation is bringing its recyclable aluminum cups to the Pepsi Center in Denver this fall, as an alternative to single use paper and plastic used for beer and soft drinks.