Eighteen people died in a fire at a vegetable packager in east China's Shandong province, local authorities have reported.
Metal Packaging Europe (MPE) has launched a recycling mark to communicate the value of the practice to consumers.
DuPont brought together executives from the Mintel Group, Macro Engineering & Technology, Brampton Engineering, Avure Technologies, and Kortec in a seminar at Pack Expo on packaging technology trends.
General Mills has developed a flexible package for chemically-leavened refrigerated dough that it claims is considerably cheaper than market options and ensures better baking quality.
Rexam tells BeverageDaily.com it is pursuing business in the dairy drinks segment and says one notable success to date was lemonade flavored milkshake MIO in Russia.
Sidel announced it has signed a partnership with Sayeed International, an industrial packaging company in Pakistan, at Gulfood Mannufacturing 2014, in Dubai.
Australian packaging company Zacpac has opened a $25m AUD ($22m USD) manufacturing facility in Stapylton, Queensland.
KHS CEO Matthias Niemeyer says the company’s digital direct printing system is ideal for technology driven co-packers as the company predicts the first PET beverage bottles made using its technology...
With Day Two of Brau Beviale in full swing, we worked in a whistlestop tour of the Crown BevCan Europe & Middle East stand, exploring the company’s Smartcan and Instant...
Snack manufacturers should run slower packaging speeds for improved efficiency, durability and product protection, says the sales director of CT USA.
Snack makers and suppliers will be under pressure to make fast changes across all packs once the FDA finalizes its ruling on the nutrition facts panel, but can suppliers keep...
Start-up Green Sheep Water hopes that using aluminum bottles to package its recently launched water will reduce the nearly 990 plastic bottles that Americans use every second that end up...
Asia, Africa and Latin America will consume an ever increasing share of liquid dairy products, according to Tetra Pak.
In late 2013 US beer brand Yuengling started shipping bottles in Tite-Pak, a solid fiber carton designed to reduce glass breakage, and Graphic Packaging says soft drinks brands could also benefit.
In this exclusive video shot at Pack Expo in Chicago we canter through PMMI’s 2014 Beverage Packaging Market Assessment – exploring slow growth for pouches, concerns about glass supply quality...
In this exclusive video shot at Pack Expo in Chicago, we talk about Dow’s Pack Studios laboratory integrates chemistry and engineering with user experience considerations to optimize package development for...
Flexible packaging firm Ampac has developed a pyramid-shaped snack pack that opens into a tray, creating a fun experience for snackers, its marketing VP says.
DuPont Packaging is calling for entries for its 27th Awards for Packaging Innovation, while Nestlé and Amcor Flexibles have joined an advisory panel for the programme.
Anchor Packaging has launched a three-compartment 9” to its Gourmet Classics line of hinged RPET Containers.
UFP Technologies has expanded its North American operations for molded fiber packaging by opening a 130,000 sq ft plant in El Paso, Texas, employing 80 staff.
BI-AX International is eyeing up opportunities for its Evlon biodegradable plastic film, which is made from corn, claiming the product is now comparably priced with petroleum-based products.
Gebo Cermex has launched a robotic removal system for fallen bottles at Pack Expo that it claims stop line disruption caused by increasingly unstable, lightweight primary packaging.
Didn't make it to Pack Expo in Chicago this week? Get a taster of the action with our exclusive gallery, which takes in technology and trends from processing and packaging...
Ilapak has announced plans to build an 80,000sq ft production facility in North West Arkansas, starting operations in January 2016.
Tetra Pak’s new CEO and president for USA and Canada tells BeverageDaily.com that the firm sees rich regional growth potential in added-value functional beverages.