Tetra Pak analysts Anna Larsson, Bettina Scatamachia and Kristina de Verdier look at five global emerging trends – and what this means for food packaging.
Huhtamäki Oyj has acquired folded carton packaging manufacturer, Interpac Packaging in Auckland, New Zealand.
Tetra Pak will close a packaging factory in Lund, Sweden, due to come into effect in February 2015, axing 250 jobs.
Storopack protective packaging has acquired CleanPak Products in Tampa, Florida.
Cavitus has opened its first European office in Zug, Switzerland.
McDonald's and Kraft Foods have partnered to expand the manufacture, marketing and distribution of McDonald's McCafé brand in the US by packaging its signature coffee for sale in grocery stores...
Construction has begun on a Clariant masterbatches plant in Sydney, Australia, to open in the fourth quarter 2014.
Doug Dichting, former VP at Del Monte Foods, The Coca-Cola Company and Schweppes Beverages has joined Cavitus as president and opened an office in Atlanta, Georgia.
Tasma (Tatar Sensitive Materials) has launched an $8.3m food packaging film production line in Kazan, in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, to extend product storage and shelf life.
Vegware has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2014 Finance for the Future Awards in the SME category.
There has been mixed reaction to news of Russia’s import ban yesterday (7 August), with some associations shrugging it off, and others calling for action to be taken.
Indonesia’s poultry sector is fast transforming from a backyard industry to professionally managed and integrated production, according to figures released by Rabobank.
SIG Combibloc has started operations on a €40m extrusion line at its packaging plant in Brazil, to laminate unprocessed cardboard for carton packs.
Henkel India and The Comexi Group have partnered to open a training academy in Q4 for flexible packaging in India, Middle East and Africa.
A US district judge finds Kellogg guilty of unfair labor practices and grants an injunction to force an end to its Memphis lockout, nine months on.
ABB has opened a Regional Robotics Packaging Application Hub in Singapore.
Ishida Europe met the Queen at Buckingham Palace recently to celebrate winning this year’s Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.
An economic milestone occurs this year as China overtakes the US to become the world’s largest economy in purchase power parity, or PPP.
SMI Group has partnered with Datalogic to integrate its sensors in its bottling and packaging machines, which are delivered to F&B corporations including Carlsberg, Coca Cola, Danone, Heinz and Nestlè. ...
Patrick Doran, director and owner, Americk Packaging Group, hired former Coveris MD Christopher Hart as its CEO in July this year.
Sidel has partnered with Health Water Bottling (HWB) in Saudi Arabia to install two of its next generation Matrix PET lines, which will start operations in February 2015.
Faerch Plast has been appointed as the sole supplier of crystalline polyethylene terephthalate (CPET) trays for a UK frozen ready meal retailer and manufacturer.
Tetra Pak has completed a €65m upgrade for its packaging material plant in Ponta Grossa, Brazil, which will be ready for commercialization in September.
Americk Packaging Group has appointed Christopher Hart as CEO, effective July 1.
In an exclusive interview with FoodProductionDaily, Alfredo Fenollosa, technical head, Nestlé Asia, Oceania and Africa, tells us why the company is targeting Africa for the launch of its modular factory...