Support grows for globalising EU's carbon trading scheme
Special Edition: Climate change
With most world leaders now in consensus that something must be
done to tackle climate change, the EU's carbon trading scheme
is starting to look more attractive as the prototype of a
New PET faster and cheaper to mould, says manufacturer
A new polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin on the market is being
promoted as faster and cheaper to mould.
Food safety remains a priority for industry
Meeting and contributing to increased EU measures on food safety
remains a priority for the industry, according to policies outlined
by the bloc's industry association.
Portable gas detector improves plant safety
An upgraded sensor, which can detect up to four gases
simultaneously, could reduce waste while improving plant safety,
claims its manufacturer.
Pallietisers speed up process for PET
A new generation of palletisers for empty PET bottles meet the
industry's need to speed up the process, claims its manufacturer.
Rexam to sell glass business to Ardagh
Ardagh Glass today announced an agreement to buy Rexam's glass
container business for €660m.
Workshop to identify emerging food safety risks
Ways to identify emerging food safety risks will be at the heart of
an upcoming workshop organised by the UK regulator and the EU food
safety agency next week.
Oxygen-scavenging PET gets the all clear
A newly developed clear monolayer polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
with an oxygen-scavenging barrier can now be used for packaging
ketchup after gaining regulatory approval in the US this month.
Titanium PET bottles take the pressure
A new titanium-based polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin allows
soft drink manufacturers to produce clearer bottles faster.
Banknote security transformed for food safety
Cutting-edge technology could slash counterfeiting and tampering
risks as ArjoWiggins, a leading banknote manufacturer, branches
into food security and brand protection.
Lamp coating contains broken glass and vapours
A new coating for fluorescent lamps helps contain glass and vapours
when broken, its manufacturer claims.
Adhesive developed for air-blown labels
A new hotmelt adhesive on the market has been specifically
developed for cool-temperature,air-blown label dispensing, a system
particularly in used in food packaging.
Products emphasise automation, safety
One of the world's biggest packaging conferences ended yesterday,
with suppliers vying to draw new business with a bevy of new
Pepsi may have to comply with changes in UK recycling legislation
The UK's Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
is revising packaging regulations, leading to speculation that the
Pepsi corporation will have to comply with UK recycling laws
regarding packaging waste.
Metal screen frames speed up filtering process
Using screen frames made from metal in filtering food ingredients
speeds up the production process, according to Rotex.