Processing & Packaging

IVL to acquire 74% of Medco Plast. Photo: IVL.

IVL to expand in East African PET packaging market

By Jenny Eagle

Indorama Ventures Ltd (IVL) will expand its portfolio in East Africa following the acquisition of a 74% share of Medco Plast from Middle East Glass Manufacturing (MEG) and the Samaha family.

The Kezzler team. Photo: Kezzler.

AIPIA World Congress preview

Kezzler takes IoP technology to China

By Jenny Eagle

Kezzler joined the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and Innovation Norway on a State Visit to China last month, as it welcomed incoming CEO Christine Akselsen.

AIPIA to partner with drupa 2020. Photo: drupa.

AIPIA announces drupa 2020 partnership

How packaging can help brands in a mobile commerce world

By Jenny Eagle

AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association) has partnered with drupa 2020, printing technology show, to host a Members’ Village as well as demonstrations and presentations about Active & Intelligent Packaging technologies and how...

The 2018 holiday cups have four designs using colors and patterns that evoke nostalgia for Starbucks' history.

Starbucks launches reusable cups for the holidays

By Beth Newhart

The holidays are officially kicking off at US and Canada Starbucks stores on November 2 with the return of its winter products, fresh seasonal designs and a new reusable cup.

Pic:getty/smartboy10

UK to introduce plastic packaging tax

By Rachel Arthur

The UK is planning to introduce a ‘world-leading’ tax on plastic packaging in 2022: applying to all single use plastic packaging that doesn’t include at least 30% recycled content.

Manufacturers are responding to demand for options at each distinct beverage opportunity throughout the day.  Pic: ©GettyImages/DuxX

Pack Expo: trend spotting

PMMI sees bright future for beverage packaging in North America

By Beth Newhart

Smaller can sizes, less packaging material and eco-friendly manufacturing practices are all trends to watch in the beverage industry. BeverageDaily was at Pack Expo last week to find out what’s hot and what’s not in the industry this year.

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