OCME, which works with Heineken and Coca-Cola, has launched the Advance range - faster palletizers and shrink wrapping machines.
Coca-Cola has designed secondary cardboard packaging that can be turned into smartphone virtual reality viewers.
Scholle IPN, which makes bag-in-box, pouches and filling equipment, claims it has launched the world's first pre-made, sterilized spouted pouch system for aseptically-processed products.
Dow Chemical Company has partnered with Nordmeccanica to bring several technologies to market in 2016, for faster commercialization of adhesive systems.
The General Court of the European Union has dismissed a request by The Coca-Cola Company (Coca-Cola) to register a contour bottle without fluting as a Community trademark.
Bonds Confectionery has expanded its standalone product range launching Sour Marshmallow Clouds.
Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has partnered with Barbadillo to install NFC (Near Field Communication) OpenSense flexible tags on its rare sherry in ‘smart bottles’.
Ball Corporation will stop production at its Weirton, West Virginia, flat sheet production and end-making plant by Q1, 2017.
For consumers and retailers, metalized pouches are a fantastic prospect but for manufacturers they pose a different challenge – that of product inspection.
A four-year European project to look at the development of multifunctional bioplastics (bio-based, compostable and biodegradable) for packaging has come to an end.
New Mill Capital Holdings and Tiger Capital Group, have acquired Printpack's flexible packaging, printing and tamper-evident label manufacturing facility in Fredericksburg, Virginia, US.
Grolsch has updated its packaging in the UK, in an effort to convey the brand’s heritage while appealing to modern drinkers.
The Barton Group of New York has partnered with Multivac to create a Stand Up SqueezyStraw Pouch.
Færch Plast has launched a ‘Modular Packaging’ range of lightweight, stackable containers for the airline industry.
Kellogg says it has a ‘huge opportunity’ to grow its snacks business in North America through smaller formats and new retail channels.
Sirane has partnered with distributor, Elkay Plastics, to launch its Ready. Chef. Go! bags in the US, following success of its ‘grab and go’ over-the-counter cooking bag programme.
‘There are two reasons why businesses change their packaging: as a strategy to increase sales or to try and cut costs.
Pro Mach has acquired Stork-Texwrap to expand its secondary packaging product line.
IoPP (the Institute of Packaging Professionals) has recognized TricorBraun packaging consultant Mary Slaga with a Lifetime CPP (Certified Packaging Professional) Certification.
Kellogg has said it was in the process of changing its Australian breakfast cereal packaging before a row broke out over its use of the country’s health labeling system.
LoeschPack showcased its FCB F-Series, which can pack up to 1,500 chocolate bars in hot sealable film at a speed of over 80 metres a minute, at ProSweets recently.
The European Plastics Industry represented by EuPC and PlasticsEurope, and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), have announced the winners of the first edition of the European Plastics Innovation Awards 2016.
Printpack, a US flexible packaging converter, will invest $25.7m to expand its manufacturing operation in Newport News, Virginia, despite closing its Fredericksburg plant last June.
SilverFox Innovations has agreed to pay Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) $1.1m settlement for misappropriating trade secrets.
UK business Great Food Affairs is expanding its Slabs crisp brand – which claims to be four times thicker than standard crisps - with a single-serve range.