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Improved MWV Shellpak Renew ‘smaller and safer’
Friday, August 16, 2013 by Targeting materials savings and improved child-resistance, MeadWestvaco Corp (MWV) is launching Shellpak Renew with Optilock technology, the latest design in its adherence...

TerraCycle initiative saves 500,000 baby food pouches from UK landfill
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by Working in conjunction with packaging recycling organisation TerraCycle, baby food brand Ella’s Kitchen has passed the mark of 500,000 baby food pouches diverted from landfill in the...

Linpac Project LIFE super-lightweight trays to compete with FFS
Thursday, July 25, 2013 by New developments in the lightweighting of tray and film solutions by Linpac Packaging will allow the company to begin competing against the inline thermoforming (Form, Fill, Seal)...

Proseal ups beef products packaging speeds for Dovecote Park
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 by The installation of three GT2 traysealer machines from Proseal has helped to double packaging throughput for a range of beef burgers and meatballs at Yorkshire-based beef...

BioBoard project aims to replace PE coatings in packaging
Monday, May 27, 2013 by A new EU-funded initiative, BioBoard, is under way to develop a sustainable coating system based on the renewable raw material derived from protein-rich agrofood waste.

PPS Glengoyne pack highlights whisky quality
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 by Professional Packaging Services (PPS) is producing the packaging for Ian Macleod Distillers’ Glengoyne 21 Year Old Highland single malt whisky.

International Beer Awards highlight packaging success
Thursday, May 16, 2013 by The winners of the International Beer Awards were announced at a gala event held on the evening of 14 May in Prague, Czech Republic.

Planglow goes to extremes with Natural Pot
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 by Targeting the catering sector, Planglow has launched the sustainably sourced 12-ounce Natural Pot with a choice of two matching lids, designed to hold very cold and very hot foods.

Beverage carton kerbside collection hits 50% ‘landmark’ in UK
Sunday, May 12, 2013 by The proportion of local authorities in the UK collecting beverage cartons at the kerbside for recycling has reached the “landmark” level of 50%, according to the Alliance for...

Atlantic Zeiser launches Digiline Compact short-run coder
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 by Atlantic Zeiser has launched an entry-level personalisation and coding system, Digiline Compact, for use in printing and encoding variable data.

Unilever in SIG carton pack soups move
Monday, April 29, 2013 by Unilever has selected packs from SIG Combibloc to pack a range of its Unox soup brand traditional soup range in 1-litre aseptic carton packs for the first time.

Elopak first UK gable top aseptic carton line goes into production
Monday, April 22, 2013 by The first brand to roll off Elopak’s new gable top carton filling line, which opened in Wales in March, will be the relaunched Cracker Drinks juice range.

Tetra Pak growth despite ‘tough’ 2012
Friday, April 12, 2013 by Tetra Pak has announced an increase of 4.3% in comparable net sales for 2012 compared to 2011, reaching €11.16 billion globally.

NVC targets web retail packaging knowledge gap
Monday, April 01, 2013 by A lack of knowledge about packaging could present a threat to the “sustainable future of internet-based retail in the coming years”, according to Michael Nieuwesteeg, managing director...

Sonoco Mexico expansion to meet ‘tremendous growth’
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 by Sonoco Protective Solutions is to open a new manufacturing facility in Mexico to meet growing demand for its moulded foam products, in an investment worth “up to US$10.5 million”.

Beatson ‘two-caps’ jar design saves costs for spice company
Thursday, March 14, 2013 by Glass containers manufacturer Beatson Clark has produced a bespoke spice jar, which can be used with two different types of cap, for Belgian spice brand ISFI.

KM Packaging ovenable pouches launch extends Superguard range
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 by KM Packaging Services has launched Superguard Oven, a new line of ovenable films in its Superguard range.

New Vision for Elizabeth Shaw Easter egg packs
Monday, March 11, 2013 by Packaging design and management company New Vision Packaging has supplied luxury chocolate brand Elizabeth Shaw with its “most environmentally friendly Easter Egg box to date”.

KCC sugar cane fibre food trays ‘step change’
Monday, March 11, 2013 by KCC Packaging has developed a biodegradable fibre barrier tray, produced using sugar cane by-products, that it describes as: “Potentially the single biggest step change in reducing...

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