Amcor Rigid Plastics has expanded its extrusion blow molded PP bottle capacity in the Midwest, Southwest, and Canada in response to strong market demand for packaging for food and nutritional supplements.
Amcor said strong performance across the board in its flexible and rigid packaging divisions fuelled a 14% profit increase in the first half of the year as recent acquisitions of Ball and Alcan continued to reap rewards.
Restructuring costs at Amcor's PET plastics and flexible packaging
divisions have contributed to a decline in first-half net profit,
though the Australia-based company expects an improvement in the
second half, despite the impact...
Amcor has introduced a new shaped VB 375ml can for Carlton &
United Breweries in Australia. The can was commissioned for the
launch of a limited edition series to celebrate the cricket
internationals being held there.
Leading juice manufacturer Pampryl has become the first French
producer to adopt aseptically filled multi-layer PET for its
ambient-stored 100 per cent fruit juices. The new packaging, from
Amcor PET Packaging Europe/Asia, also marks...
Dairy Crest, the largest dairy food company in the UK, has become
the latest company to choose Amcor FlexCan from Amcor Flexibles for
its new diced cheese product. Dairy Crest is using the patented
innovative flexible container for...
Amcor PET Packaging has launched the Rebound line, which the
company claims sets a new standard for hot-fill polyethylene
terephthalate (PET) bottles. The new line has been developed to
offer improvements to aesthetic and functional...
Australian beverage packaging provider Amcor, which recently spent
A$3 billion (€1.67bn) to buy Schmalbach in Germany, has just spent
A$135 million on a single burner glass plant near South Australia's
Barossa Valley, marking...