In Japan, Showa Aluminium Can Corporation is to make an innovative
move to start production of aluminium bottles for beverages by
remodelling one of the existing aluminium can production lines at
its Hikone Plant.
Krones, the German equipment provider, has said that since
launching its bottle pockets in 1992 it has produced some ten
million - of which the current design is now said to have maximised
homogeneity and efficiency.
Torraspapel has extended its range of labelling solution in an
effort to muscle in on the ever-growing market for PET bottled
water. The company's new Creaset LWS paper range is said to offer
beverage manufacturers a harder wearing...
Production of multi-layer containers has begun at RPC Verpackungen
Kutenholz, for a range of polypropylene condiment bottles
incorporating a waved shaping - a configuration that is
traditionally challenging to produce.
UK glass specialist Rockware has introduced a striking new bottle
for Wasdale Water. The 330ml and 1-litre containers are sprayed
with a distinctive purple coating and use a striking black label,
which is said to convey premium quality.
Trouble is brewing between Ontario's dominant beer retailer and a
small-city brewer over the use of 1970s-style "stubby" bottles,
following the launch of a nostalgia marketing campaign for its Red
Pepsi Bottling Group, the largest maker of Pepsi-Cola drinks, said
on Tuesday its third-quarter profit rose, meeting expectations, as
strong results in Russia helped offset lower-than-expected volume
in the United States and Spain.