CSB-System Edeka Südwest Fleisch, Rheinstetten

CSB-System partners with German meat processor

02-Sep-2014 - CSB-System International has partnered with meat processing factory, Edeka Südwest Fleisch in Rheinstetten, Germany, to install its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software that maps material and information flows.

A fatal industrial accident occurred on Sunday

Worker dies at International Paper US plant

02-Sep-2014 - A 58-year-old worker has died at one of International Paper's US plants.

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Flexible plastic packaging for chilled processed food is on the rise in Turkey

02-Sep-2014 - Ready meal trays are still not available in Turkey after an unsuccessful launch in the mid-1990s but flexible plastic packaging for chilled processed food is on the rise.

EyeSee eye tracking results

Smurfit Kappa launches online shopping eye-tracking tool

01-Sep-2014 - Smurfit Kappa has partnered with EyeSee, a technology company, to launch an eye-tracking tool which helps food manufactures look at the impact of their disruptive shelf-ready packaging, which is designed to stand out.

Sol is a key brand for Heineken's Mexico subsidiary Cuauhtemoc Moctezuma (Adam Jones/Flickr)

Crown says $1.22bn Heineken packaging buy will boost Mexico presence

01-Sep-2014 - Heineken plans to sell Crown Holdings its Mexican packaging business Empaque for $1.225bn to boost its balance sheet and focus its efforts on brewing and selling beer.

The Real Yorkshire Pudding Company hires a Vulcan

The Real Yorkshire Pudding Company hires a Vulcan

01-Sep-2014 - Interactive Coding Equipment (ICE) has installed a Vulcan print and apply labeller at the Real Yorkshire Pudding Company.

Tetra Pak, trends, packaging, sustainability, edible packaging,

Tetra Pak: 5 Global Emerging Trends

01-Sep-2014 - Tetra Pak analysts Anna Larsson, Bettina Scatamachia and Kristina de Verdier look at five global emerging trends – and what this means for food packaging. 

Robert Mann Packaging, BRC, fibreboard

Robert Mann Packaging makes the 'A' grade

01-Sep-2014 - Robert Mann Packaging has received its second consecutive ‘A’ grade from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standards for Packaging and Packaging Material. 

Huhtamäki Oyj acquires Interpac Packaging for $9m

Huhtamäki Oyj acquires Interpac Packaging for $9m

01-Sep-2014 - Huhtamäki Oyj has acquired folded carton packaging manufacturer, Interpac Packaging in Auckland, New Zealand.

Green Endeavor CEO: Eco-friendly cleaning is the least complicated approach at tangibly making a difference... It's mind boggling it hasn't been done sooner'

Green Endeavor CEO: I’m an eco-industrialist; upscaling ‘green’ is simple

29-Aug-2014 - Bakers can take simple steps to go green by switching to eco-friendly cleaning products and it's surprising it hasn't happened already, says the CEO of Green Endeavor.

Perry-McCall Meredian Bioplastics USA $70m plant

Perry-McCall partners with Meredian Bioplastics on $70m plant

29-Aug-2014 - Perry-McCall has partnered with Meredian Bioplastics after starting construction on a $70m manufacturing facility in Bainbridge, Georgia, US, due for completion in December this year.

HPC Compressed Air Systems Kryosec refrigerant dryer

HPC Compressed Air Systems launches Kryosec refrigerant dryer

29-Aug-2014 - HPC Compressed Air Systems has launched a Kryosec refrigerant dryer range to operate on compressed air flow rates from 0.35 to 4.5 m³/min (12.3 to 159cfm) and in applications with ambient temperatures up to +50ºC.

Prolamina Totani stand-up pouches

Prolamina: ‘More CPG companies are moving away from rigid containers’

29-Aug-2014 - Prolamina has expanded its stand-up pouch production with a $1m custom-made Totani BH80 machine as it claims more CPG companies are moving away from rigid containers.

The Lund factory

Tetra Pak to close packaging factory in Sweden axing 250 jobs

28-Aug-2014 - Tetra Pak will close a packaging factory in Lund, Sweden, due to come into effect in February 2015, axing 250 jobs.

Tetra Pak tank 'eliminates' post-processing ESL milk bacteria growth

Tetra Pak tank 'eliminates' post-processing ESL milk bacteria growth

28-Aug-2014 - Tetra Pak has developed technology that "eliminates" the risk of bacteria growth in extended shelf life (ESL) milk between processing and packaging.

Funley's Super Crackers

Funley’s Delicious launches on-the-go packaging

28-Aug-2014 - Funley’s Delicious health snacks is re-launching its Wholly Granolly and Super Crackers to appeal to on-the-go consumers in September.

Last year's winner Guala Closures’ Verso spout

Entries are open for Alufoil’s Trophy 2015 competition

28-Aug-2014 - Entries are open for the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) Alufoil Trophy.

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Constantia Flexibles: ‘In the long term Russia will be an attractive market for flexible packaging’

28-Aug-2014 - Constantia Flexibles has released its first half results for 2014 but admits the market is still highly fragmented.

Nutrition information labelling exemptions are causing confusion

Small brands play catch up with food labelling rules

27-Aug-2014 - Small brands are reacting to food labelling changes more slowly than larger peers and risk a last-minute scramble to meet Food Information for Consumers (FIC) Regulation requirements, according to GS1 UK.

Storopack acquires CleanPak Products

Storopack acquires CleanPak Products

27-Aug-2014 - Storopack protective packaging has acquired CleanPak Products in Tampa, Florida.