Japanese company Riken Vitamin has introduced a new range of high safety Plasticizers, which it says is in response to international concerns over claims that the material is a recognised...
An analysis of the plastics industry suggests that the versatility and flexibility of the material is still of great benefit to packaging firms despite high raw material costs.
Konarka and Evident have formed a nanotech alliance to develop novel materials that could in the future power 'intelligent' forms of packaging.
Russian natural sauce producer Sostra believes a high quality production technique called 'hot bottling' has led directly to the success of its expanded premium product range, yet high pricing may...
Tetra Pak has developed a flexible new packaging concept to help liquid dairy producers achieve cost-effective processing and better brand recognition.
Sherwood Technology is working with Siegwerk Group in order to market a new range of inks produced using the coding, marking and printing solution DataLase.
An innovative 'bag in box' solution has been developed for a Danish sauce manufacturer to ensure that customers enjoy maximum yield with the minimum amount of wastage.
An innovative new plastic layered packaging system that includes plastic pallets has been developed in New Zealand.
Toray Plastics claims that its new PET label film gives label converters the opportunity to achieve superior silicone adhesion performance, to streamline processing and to tap new markets.
Unilever Best Foods Netherlands has installed a packaging system that combines cartoning with an automatic product feeding system to handle the special pack design of its Becel (Flora) pro. active...
UK supermarket giant Sainsbury's is slashing the amount of packaging used on its own brand Easter Eggs in repsonse to growing pressure on the food industry to cut back on...
Israeli firm Dania Plastic Parts is set to launch two new upgraded versions of its Jumping Pourer concept at Interpack 2005.
A new plastic additive made from corn, designed to make plastic bottles more rigid and stronger than ever before, has been developed, writes Anthony Fletcher.
A Cadbury Trebor Bassett division in the UK has installed a package coding management system (PCMS) to accurately control pack coding at two production sites.
Russian brewer Pikra has installed a new bottling line which will allow it to produce beer in aluminium cans for the first time - a move calculated to help it...
Sidel claims that its latest generation of packaging equipment can boost PET packaging line performance and cut bottle-blowing costs by up to 20 per cent compared with its SBO Series2 equipment.
Researchers in the US have discovered a novel method of changing the chemical characteristics of carbon nanotubes, which could have implications for future packaging applications.
Packaging firm Ilapak is targeting cheese processors with an innovative range of packaging solutions at this year's Interpack show in Dusseldorf.
Alcoa Closure Systems (CSI) has introduced X-Tech, a new interactive closure system training course available for carbonated soft drink (CSD) bottlers facing extreme temperature cycling conditions.
Italian packaging group PFM is set to present a number of new packaging innovations at Interpack 2005 next month.
Lantech claims that the patented self-threader forming head on its new shrink-wrapping machine delivers perfect lap seals without the need for adjustment.
Three firms represented by UK-based packaging machinery distributor Partners in Packaging are set to unveil their latest innovations at the forthcoming Interpack 2005 event.
Mr Krispers rice chips are having a makeover to try and give the packets a more modern up-market feel, writes Philippa Nuttall.
DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers and its Security & Solutions business has launched an effort to position itself as a worldwide leader in providing security-related products and services for packaging...
Biopolymers, increasingly seen as a highly promising development in the plastics industry, will be on special display at Interpack 2005, writes Anthony Fletcher.