Processing & Packaging

PreScouter has identified 11 companies which offer smart packaging technologies. Photo: PreScouter.

PreScouter research report

‘Which smart packaging technologies are readily available in 2018’

By Jenny Eagle

Amcor’s MaXQ digital system, EVRYTHNG and ScanTrust Internet of Things (IoT), Smartglyph and MagicAdd are just some of the technologies identified by PreScouter research, which has led to readily available smart packaging in 2018.

Boomerang eliminates plastic waste and creates a sustainable solution for single-use beverages.

New sustainable beverage tech could eliminate plastic bottles

By Beth Newhart

North Carolina-based Clear Water Manufacturing has launched a machine that can filter, fill and cap more than 300 bottles of water per one-hour cycle on-site at any location, including campuses, hotels, stadiums or in retail spaces.

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Coca-Cola production affected by CO2 shortage

By Rachel Arthur

Production of Coca-Cola in the UK has been affected by a shortage of carbon dioxide with ‘temporary pauses on some production lines’. However, the company says has been no disruption to supply to date.

Highland Spring's new 'eco bottle'

Highland Spring trials 100% rPET bottle

By Rachel Arthur

Natural source water brand Highland Spring is trialing a 100% rPET bottle in the UK, and will use the trial to gain insight into consumer perception of recycled plastics.

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