Seeing opportunity in Alcan's restructuring plans, UK's Esterform Packaging has acquired Petplas Packaging from the Canadian company.
Ulma Packaging, based in Spain, is attempting to hit the UK's medium-sized food processing market by releasing a number of new packing units in the country, including a modular thermo-forming...
A microwavable material, made of aluminum and polyester laminated to a paperboard base, will give food processors another option for their ready-to-eat fish products.
The Shanklin Omni shrink wrapping machine is built to be taken apart for cleaning and for adding other accessories, a key demand in the current food processing market.
Grenidea Technologies has received US certification for its food packaging, allowing multinational companies to use its biodegradable product in North America and Europe.
Microtrace has teamed up with a laser technology company to offer customers, including food processors, a covert system for brand protection and for tracking products.
In a bid to expand into the European market, Zip-Pak has purchased London-based Supreme Plastics' reclosables division.
Further consolidation in the packaging industry will occur after the European Commission approved Tetra Laval's planned acquisition of SIG Simonazzi.
A prototype of electronic-paper could be the future for radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and for intelligent packaging, according to the company developing the technology.
In a bid to gain a foothold in the growing flexible packaging market Markem has introduced two machines that transfer date coding using a thermal process.
A new kind of shrink process reduces the chance of food contamination and gives a closer fit of the product to the package, according to Multivac.
A UK food research centre has endorsed a new sensory testing procedure to help paper packaging firms meet EU standards on packaging components passing into the foods they wrap, writes...
A new rigid plastics packaging container features a reclosable watertight seal that prevents tampering with food and drink products, according to the manufacturer.
UK-based Stanelco has teamed up with a tray lidding machine manufacturer as part of the company's bid to crack the food packaging market with its radio frequency technology.
In merging Xsys Print Solutions in Germany with US-based Flint to create the world's second-largest printing ink maker, CVC Capital Partners says it will provide its global customers, includingglobal food...
Australian company Rheology Solutions says it has found a way of enhancing the bottling of 'stringy' and difficult to handle liquids, leading to a cleaner more efficient and cost-effective packaging...
A US packing company has turned to polyolefin films as an alternative to polyvinyl chloride (PVC) shink film used for food products.
SmartCrate is a collapsible, reusable container designed specifically for shipping bone-in-loin pork and beef meat.
Danish packaging company Superfos says it is expanding its packaging production in Poland as part of a focused growth strategy that targets all consumer packaging including food and drink products,...
With demand rising for flexible packaging, UK-based Roberts Mart is gearing up to increase the supply available on the market for food processors.
The use of colour on food packaging may soon tell retailers if a product has been tampered with or damaged.
Customers of Alcan's plastic bottle business have been put on notice that the company plans to sell the unit as part of an ongoing restructuring of its food packaging operations.
Axon has extended its tamper proof system to the fresh produce market, saying its seal will help keep prying hands out of packaged fruits and vegetables.
Lower sales and higher costs are cutting into profits at DS Smith's paper and plastic packaging businesses, but acquisitions in its corrugated packaging division helped lift overall results.
US demand for flexible bulk packaging will decelerate to 3.4 per cent per year, according to a forecast by Freedonia, a market researcher.