The development of a clear monolayer polyethylene terephthalate
(PET) with an oxygen-scavenging barrier could be the impetus
companies need in deciding whether to make the conversion to
plastic containers from glass or metal.
There's an all out battle for supremacy in the UK glass container
market, with upstart Quinn Glass attempting to muscle its way over
Ardagh Glass, the number one producer in the country, reports
A transatlantic trade dispute over genetically modified food will
come to the fore over the next 10 days in Montreal, Canada, where
government, civic and business representatives are gathering for a
second round of international negotiations...
Small-time Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar has beaten US beer giant
Anheuser Busch for the right to sell its beer under the Budweiser
brand in Cambodia, after winning an appeal in the country's Supreme
Court, reports Chris Mercer.
Italy-based chemical group Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi (M&G) is
constructing a new high-performance PET plant in South America,
warning that the commodity market is becoming seriously
oversupplied, writes Anthony Fletcher.
US-based Intermec Technologies has named Global Food Group (GFG) to
supply its RFID requirements as part of an authorised partner
programme - a step that should see it increase its presence in the
supply of RFID solutions for food...
Rexam Glass' recent €15 million investment in its glassworks at
Dongen, the Netherlands, means that energy consumption (per tonne
of glass) from the improved furnace will be within 10 per cent of
the best performing glass furnaces...