Nestlé USA will shift a majority of its US to Puerto Rico shipments from the Port of New York and New Jersey to JAXPORT (Jacksonville Port Authority) in Jacksonville, Florida.
Capri-Sun is expanding its presence in China, announcing a partnership with Reignwood Group that will give it the necessary sales and distribution muscle.
From purchasing a $20m triplex laminator and rotogravure press to building a composite can facility in Malaysia and opening an Innovative Packaging Solutions (IPS) R&D centre, Sonoco shared details about...
Food and beverage companies are increasingly turning to automation technology as they transition to Industry 4.0, according to B&R Automation.
Smurfit Kappa trade union members have announced plans for a four-day strike, from April 17-21, in an escalation of an earlier 48-hour walkout (April 1-2), over the dismissal of two...
A boycott has broken out in Canada urging consumers not to buy beer manufactured in cans by Crown Holdings.
The Wrigley Company is constructing a $63m plant in Kenya, which global president Martin Radvan calls an ‘important early step’ in realising a strategic commitment to Africa.
Multivac has spoken out about the transatlantic free trade agreement TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) between the European Union and the US, claiming it would welcome the deal.
Swiss company, Object Solutions has opened a branch in Chicago, to expand its activities in the US, to meet a growing demand for specification and recipe management software for the...
Tetra Pak has opened a 4,000m² warehouse for finished products in Gornji Milanovac in Serbia, as part of a €11.9m two-year investment programme, creating 38 jobs.
Mondelez Brazil has introduced rounder packaging for its Philadelphia cream cheese, to spoon out the contents more easily.
ABB Automation has seen increased demand in its robots from food manufacturers from 2011-2013, significantly in automation for packaged meat.
Barry-Wehmiller has acquired Hema, an independent subsidiary of Sidel and has expanded Design Group in Texas with the addition of three engineering offices, to complement its existing facility in Dallas. ...
The beverage can remains a ‘novel’ form of packaging in India, according to manufacturer Rexam. But having seen a 72% increase in sales volume in 2014, the company predicts the...
WPO (World Packaging Organization) will have its first meeting of 2015 during IPACK-IMA – Packaging & Processing Exhibition (May 19-21), in Milan, Italy, coinciding with World Expo.
Smurfit Kappa trade union members have voted to strike tomorrow (March 24) at a plant in Northampton, following claims of dismissal.
Ahlstrom, fiber-based materials company, has announced a 7% price increase on its masking tape materials produced by the Food and Medical business area.
Anthesis Group consultancy firm, whose clients include Coca-Cola, Tesco, Arjo Wiggins and Reckitt Benckiser, has acquired TEP, in the UAE.
Equipment suppliers have opportunities to develop smart and safe machines as major food firms move into Africa, says the head of Danish Food Tech Group.
Visitors were primarily interested in coating and laminating, slitting/rewinding, control/ test/measurement, flexo and gravure printing at ICE Europe 2015, according to organisers Mack Brooks Exhibitions.
Bizerba, weighing, slicing, and labelling technologies, has acquired the food sector of Luceo.
The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Constantia Flexibles by the French investment company Wendel.
Owens-Illinois European Group (OIEG) has been awarded more than $455m for Venezuela's expropriation of two plants; in Los Guayos and Valera, in a tribunal organised by the International Centre for...
Tetra Pak has filed an application with Vancouver City Council to build a 3,315 square foot and a 1,780 square foot facility to expand its factory for additional manufacturing equipment.
Sonoco and Smurfit Kappa Group have expanded their reach in South America with Sonoco to acquire a majority interest in Graffo Paranaense de Embalagens (Graffo) in Brazil and Smurfit Kappa...