28-Jan-2015 - Coveris Rigid has signed a £15m deal with Stiller Warehousing & Distribution spending £3m a year over the next five years to manage its premises in County Durham, UK.
27-Jan-2015 - Carlsberg tells BeverageDaily.com it hopes to have a viable wood fiber bottle by early 2018, and says it could help cut its fossil fuel dependence despite initially only forming a small part of its packaging mix.
27-Jan-2015 - Closure Systems International (CSI) has made some of its plastic closures available for metal beer can packaging.
27-Jan-2015 - Sidel has defended China when it comes to its reputation for being a ‘copycat nation’ copying manufacturer’s designs and machinery, to sell them to the F&B industry.
27-Jan-2015 - SICK sensor intelligence has partnered with PepsiCo on a fully automated loading system at Broek op Langedijk in the Netherlands.
26-Jan-2015 - RockTenn and MeadWestvaco (MWV) have joined to create a provider of consumer and corrugated packaging in a transaction with a combined equity value of $16bn.
26-Jan-2015 - The city of Columbia, South Carolina, has received a $300k grant to modernize its residential recycling program, thanks to a collaboration between The Coca-Cola Company, major packaging suppliers, packaging industry associations and a non-profit organization.
26-Jan-2015 - Sidel has succeeded for the third time in protecting its intellectual property (IP) for its spindle chain technology and patent US 6,125,996, in the US.
26-Jan-2015 - A’Safwah Dairy in Oman plans to launch its Elopak Obeikan 250ml mini Pure-Pak Diamond cartons in 2015.
26-Jan-2015 - ‘Concerns over food waste are likely to increase the demand for canned food because cans have a longer product shelf life,’ claims Dr Ulrich Roeske who became president of APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, this month.
25-Jan-2015 - The first US finding of avian influenza in a commercial poultry flock this year was reported by the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) on Saturday, January 24.
23-Jan-2015 - A new competitor has arrived on the ingredients-in-a-cap scene as Kansas-based Amerigo Labs brings a licensed bottle technology popular in Europe to the US market.
23-Jan-2015 - Five months after implementing a cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform from Plex Systems, it’s too early for Dominion Liquid Technologies (DLT) to have quantitative data on how the software is improving operating efficiency.
23-Jan-2015 - With a GDP of US2,243bn (2013) Brazil has the seventh largest national economy on earth and the second largest growth market worldwide after China, according to Multivac.
23-Jan-2015 - Manufacturers who previously relied on sealed aluminum foil or flow pack for chocolate bars can now use OPP hermetically folded and sealed die-fold packaging, according to Sapal, a Bosch Packaging Technology company.
23-Jan-2015 - Peter Vanacker, CEO of Treofan Group, has chosen to leave the company, much to the owners regret, standing down on February 28.
22-Jan-2015 - Reaction to the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA’s) decision that bisphenol A (BPA) does not pose a health risk at currently exposed levels has been flooding in.
22-Jan-2015 - The Global Aluminium Foil Roller Initiative (GLAFRI) has created a legal trade association called the Global Foil Association.
22-Jan-2015 - Taking the next step in its Salmonella Action Plan, the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has proposed new federal standards to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in ground chicken and turkey products and raw chicken parts.
22-Jan-2015 - Mettler-Toledo has launched an x-ray inspection system for tall and rigid containers to protect food safety and product integrity.