Demand from elderly consumers and students for consumer packaging that is lighter in weight and easy to carry has led to a move away from breakable glass, according to Esterform...
Thanks to labor efficiency, boosted productivity, and greater flexibility, robotics play a larger role in processing and packaging lines than ever.
Budweiser is launching a limited edition ‘trophy’ aluminum bottle in 40 countries worldwide this year in honor of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) has dismissed claims packaging contributes to waste and says the message is misleading because more resources are used in creating a product...
One aseptic technology leader says a consumer taste for natural foods and beverage, and longer shelf life, rank among factors driving sustained growth.
Food packaging innovation has delivered major breakthroughs in streamlining food processing and distribution, and providing consumer convenience and choice.
Eagle Packaging is teaming up with its sister company, WeighPack Systems to bring to market automatically loading stand-up pouches into trays and cases.
Cereplast, a manufacturer of bio-based, compostable plastics for packaging and other applications, has filed for bankruptcy.
Norwegian food manufacturer Fjordland is launching a ConviTray with a range of ready meals this week.
Quality and safety testing outfit Intertek has expanded its range of laboratory capabilities for gauging fitness of film and flexible polymer packaging.
The Full-wrap Label Consortium is making progress on challenges associated with recovery and recycling the shrink labels found on PET beverage and food containers.
Packaging group Charapak will widen its product range with the acquisition of Derby-based Octopus Collation Solutions.
General Mills has paid tribute to Shirley Temple - who featured on its packaging and promotions - after the actress died last week aged 85.
Pregis and Sonoco have announced plans to boost prices on their protective packaging products by as much as 12%.
German company Actega DS believes that breweries and soft drinks makers are only now becoming aware of the potential material savings that low gauge ‘crown corks’ or bottle tops can...
Tetra Pak has launched its latest packaging development, the Tetra Brik Aseptic 250 Base Crystal carton, after a "successful field test" by Chinese dairy giant Mengniu.
An increase in raw material prices can be tackled with New Product Development (NPD), according to film manufacturer KM Packaging.
Data from the Food and Drug Administration adds weight to packaging industry claims of BPA’s fitness as a food-contact material.
An oxygen absorber and carbon dioxide emitting system for use in packaging has been backed by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Demand for polystyrene, and its base product styrene, will see a rapid increase in emerging countries in the coming years, according to market research institute Ceresana.
Organic baby food maker Green Monkey is suing its former packaging producer, Aperio, after a product recall.
China and India will be big growth areas for the plastic film and sheets industry, says a report by Markets and Markets.
Chicken producer GNP has launched packaging that puts natural boneless, skinless breast meat in convenient portions.
Toray Plastics (America) has launched a metallized BOPP film designed to lock out oxygen and moisture on flexible food packages.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Greek yogurt brand Ehrmann MIXIM is hitting shelves in specially formed containers that aim for the heart.