Ganten, the largest exporter of bottled water in China, has proposed a solution utilising food-grade PET for disposable packaging. It claims that this approach will greatly extend shelf life and make the product safer and more environmental-friendly. In this way, people can
Newamstar, will comprehensively coordinate the production and maintenance processes of customers, continue to provide advanced technology output and high-quality production lines including blowing-filling-capping combi, improve efficiency and production capacity, promote environmental protection, and work with customers to create the best solution and
Riedel has partnered with SIG to relaunch its CoolBest fruit juices in SIGNATURE PACK, an aseptic pack 100% linked to plant-based renewable materials. The carton packs in 500ml, 1,000ml and 1,500ml are mainly composed of FSC certified paperboard made from wood, a
General Mills is focusing on ‘restructuring actions’ in its yogurt business and closing a facility in Carson, Calif. The company also reaffirmed its end-of-year financial targets at an investor conference in New York. The General Mills fiscal year ends in May, and
The basis of success for any manufacturer, regardless of industry, is to stay ahead of the competition. In other words, make a product, and do it better and faster than the others—and repeat. Given this, it’s only natural that manufacturers seek the
In 2015, Finnish dairy cooperative Valio was the first company in the world to start using plant-based cartons. It announced that by the end of 2018, all components of its gable top milk, sour milk, cream and yogurt cartons sold in Finland
The fault diagnosis expert system created by Newamstar for the beverage packaging production line not only brings more guarantees for the operation of the customer’s packaging production line, but also promotes the development of the industry’s overall equipment level. With the rapid
Digimarc and HP have partnered to provide a Serialized Global Trade Item Number (SGTIN) for individual packaging items, meaning two otherwise identical units of the same product are uniquely identifiable, making it possible to track and trace for brand protection and product
Indorama Ventures is expanding its plastic manufacturing and recycling capabilities with the purchase of new facilities in the US and Germany. In separate deals, Bangkok-headquartered Indorama has bought Invista Resins & Fibers’ PET manufacturing facility in Gersthofen, Germany, as well as a PET
Alpla and Texplast have intensified their PET recycling partnership by adding a new €4.5 milllion extrusion line at Texplast’s Wolfen site in Germany, which will increase the recycling capacity for food‐safe PET regranulate by 15,000 tonnes each year. The new line will
Successful coffee players will combine discovery, experience, long-term purchasing and rapid product innovation, all across a wide range of distribution points.
Entering its eighth decade in business, Portuguese juice company SoNatural is available in more than two dozen countries around the world: and now the United States is finally one of them. The high pressure processed (HPP) juice maker this month announced the
Carlsberg is introducing its new ‘Snap Pack’: which replaces plastic wrapping on six packs by instead gluing the cans together. Championing it as a ‘world first’ for the beer industry, Carlsberg says it will reduce the amount of plastic used in multi-packs
Total Corbion (a joint venture between Total and Corbion) has announced the start-up of its 75,000 tons per year PLA (Poly Lactic Acid) bioplastics plant in Rayong, Thailand. The facility will produce Luminy PLA resins from renewable, non-GMO sugarcane sourced locally in
Siemens and GEA are collaborating on a Module Type Package (MTP) digitalization project where processes can be changed with little effort, modules can be added or removed, and production quantities can be adapted. With MTP, manufacturers can respond to market demands at
Smaller can sizes, less packaging material and eco-friendly manufacturing practices are all trends to watch in the beverage industry. BeverageDaily was at Pack Expo last week to find out what’s hot and what’s not in the industry this year. The Association for
Dropcap the popularization of the “ideal measure” has led to advice such as “Increase font size for large screens and reduce font size for small screens.” While a good measure does improve the reading experience, it’s only one rule for good typography.
With more consumer trends leaning toward health and wellness, convenience channels have had to evolve beyond unhealthy, processed CPGs. Packaging innovations are allowing for a longer shelf life, making it possible to sell better-for-you foods out of small shops and vending machines.
Filigrade says it is carrying out final tests of watermarks on plastic bottles in Q1, 2019 and has partnered with a French company, which will build the first watermark bottle processing machine. Speaking at the recent AIPIA (Active & Intelligent, Packaging Industry
DuPont Water Solutions will open a Reverse Osmosis (RO) production line in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in early 2019. The facility will manufacture, distribute and supply Filmtec Reverse Osmosis Elements to the Saudi Arabian market and meet demand for membranes