Novelis has said it is undergoing a “heavy investment period” but added that the focus on key end markets will enable continued growth.
Brillopak has unveiled a robotic palletiser aimed at solving the challenges of supplying the retail sector for the fruit and vegetable packers.
Nestlé is implementing Ecodex, a web tool analyzing the environmental impact of its business across all its global operations, claiming it is more effective than standard life cycle analysis.
The American Bakers Association (ABA) has produced a guide to energy saving for industrial bakers that says costs can be significantly cut by making the right lighting choices.
The food and drink industry is tackling risks associated with volatile supply chains, such as recalls, through innovation, according to a joint research paper from Campden BRI and JLT Specialty....
The desperate need to improve supply chain efficiency was the core message of the Sustainable Foods Summit in San Francisco in the US, which ran from January 22-23.
More than three-quarters of Europeans believe that food and drinks contain chemical substances, according to a survey.
India's agriculture sector must be reformed if it is to double food production over the next five years, India’s president has told a conference in Delhi.
Russia is moving to ban US meat imports in the row over instances of contamination with ractopamine, a growth promoting chemical banned in Russia, with more contaminated consignments detected....
The use of full body sleeve labels on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles has become the “number one contaminant issue” facing industry, according to the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR).
Sonoco is to raise the price of paperboard tubes and cores, a week after announcing it will increase the cost of uncoated recycled paperboard.
US firm RM Foods has boosted profits by cracking down on data accuracy through implementing Sage ERP X3 enterprise resource planning software.
Higher recovery and recycling rates has seen a drop in the amount of used packaging sent to landfill or burned without energy recovery, according to EU data.
A number of packaging firms have entered into a consortium aimed at forming a joint public private partnership (PPP) with the European Commission.
Plastic absorbs chemicals for longer than previously thought while in the sea, according to a University of California Davis study.
A UK chilled produce distributor has secured six figure savings annually for the past two years by implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system across the business.
The Paper Packaging industry’s Environmental Council (PPEC) of Canada has successfully lobbied to change shipping rules for wine and liquor boxes as it claims the current test discourages the use...
RockTenn is to close a corrugated converting plant by the end of the month in Quebec, Canada, due to the sharp drop in demand for the products in the marketplace.
Brillopak has extended its range of in-line over conveyor pallet dispensers with the introduction of an all-electric model.
Bunzl has acquired three companies including their first acquisition outside of Brazil in South America.
The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced $10m funding to five projects that will develop technologies to convert biomass into advanced biofuels and bioproducts.
MWV has launched a packaging security solution that renders products useless until wirelessly unlocked at the point of sale.
UK charity Sustain aims to launch a campaign later this year designed to boost the amount of food waste being used for animal feed.
Recycling of postconsumer plastic increased by 24% in Canada last year, according to a new report.
The Packaging Council of New Zealand (PAC.NZ) has reported a 93% diversion rate of packaging waste from landfill in only the schemes second year.