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Finished coils of aluminium sheet will be used in beverage can markets

Novelis opens ‘World first’ $258m aluminium recycling plant

Grand opening: from left to right:   Erwin Mayr, President Novelis Europe, Michael Stecher, Plant Manager Nachterstedt, Reiner Haseloff, First Minister of Saxony-Anhalt, Phil Martens,  CEO Novelis and Steve Clarke, VP Operations, Novelis Europe Photo credit Novelis

Novelis has opened a $258m aluminium recycling centre next to its rolling mill in Nachterstedt, Germany.

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EU Commission overturns Propapier ruling despite opposition from Smurfit Kappa

The European Commission has decided a German measure authorising investment to Propapier for the construction of a paper mill in Eisenhüttenstadt, Brandenburg, Germany, is in line with EU state aid rules.

Australia

Pipis on the MAP thanks to Asia’s demand for cockles

Innovations in packaging have allowed a newly formed Australian seafood company to expand their business to national and international markets.

APR looks to solve full wrap shrink sleeve label issues

The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR), a trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry in North America, has released the Final Report of its Sleeve Label Working Group with recommendations on what the packaging industry can use to mitigate the impact of sleeve labels on recycled PET bottles.

Global Industry News

Food Safety recall round-up 26 September - 2 October

Recalls: Pathogens, plastic and cadmium levels from FoodQualityNews.com

This week in the recall round-up gallery  the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to Belgium, Greece,Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Ireland.

Mondelēz plans $90m biscuit factory in Bahrain from ConfectioneryNews.com

Mondelēz International intends to construct a plant in Bahrain to keep pace with demand for key brands such as Oreo in the Middle East in Africa.

Tetra Pak urges 'world view' to address dairy supply and demand imbalance from DairyReporter.com

The "traditionally domestic focused" dairy industry must adopt a "world view" to ensure increasing global consumer demand does not outstrip milk supply, says Tetra Pak.

‘Space might taste like raspberries’: Grey Goose partners with Virgin Galactic spaceflight from BeverageDaily.com

Grey Goose vodka has announced its official partnership with Virgin Galactic, the first commercial passenger flight into space. 

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Sidel edible oil PET glass packaging

PET packaging pounces on traditional glass territory: Sidel eyes up edible oils

Sidel sees growth in the edible oils market as a ‘huge opportunity’ for its PET packaging business...

EU legislation packaging & packaging waste directive
EuroPack Summit celebrates 10th anniversary

EU legislation on packaging & packaging waste top of the agenda

EuroPack kicked off the 10th anniversary of its summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week with Europen (European...

And the winner is… ProCarton/ECMA Awards 2014

And the winner is… ProCarton/ECMA Awards 2014

Shelf ready packaging for mints, a Gelato Box and Reber Advent calendars with cartonboard were some of...

MAI Danone ECMA ProCarton Awards

Where is the ‘Muda’? MAI and Danone call for ‘innovation environment’

Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) was a buzzword at the ECMA/ProCarton Conference in Sorrento, in Italy, this week...

Tetra Pak, trends, packaging, sustainability, edible packaging,
Edible food packaging, funny designs and unexpected materials

Tetra Pak: 5 Global Emerging Trends

Tetra Pak analysts Anna Larsson, Bettina Scatamachia and Kristina de Verdier look at five global emerging trends...