Cortec Corporation has received trademark approval from the EU Office of Harmonization for its biobased and biodegradable rust preventative BioCorr.
‘There are two reasons why businesses change their packaging: as a strategy to increase sales or to try and cut costs.
The Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) and its new president Dick de Koning of PACKZ, has made changes to its Advisory Board.
Students at KSID Köln International School of Design present confectionery packaging and product concepts at the International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (ISM).
LoeschPack showcased its FCB F-Series, which can pack up to 1,500 chocolate bars in hot sealable film at a speed of over 80 metres a minute, at ProSweets recently.
The European Plastics Industry represented by EuPC and PlasticsEurope, and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), have announced the winners of the first edition of the European Plastics Innovation Awards 2016.
Printpack, a US flexible packaging converter, will invest $25.7m to expand its manufacturing operation in Newport News, Virginia, despite closing its Fredericksburg plant last June.
M. Holland Company, a distributor of thermoplastic resins, will acquire Able International Corp. and Tril Export Corp., both headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with the transactions expected to close...
Silgan Holdings metal food can plant in Iowa, US, will start commercial production in the first half of 2016.
Flex Films, which makes BOPET, BOPP, CPP and high barrier films for food packaging for clients including Bemis, Amcor, Constantia Flexibles and Huhtamaki, has launched a zero BOPET film for...
Morinaga America (MA) has redesigned packs for its entire Hi-Chew candy line as it looks to grow US company sales 400% in the next five years.
Bonds Confectionery will expand its Sweet Shop Favourites packs with the addition of Rhubarb and Custard to the range.
Entrepreneur, Glenn Stephens, MD, SHI Ltd, created a buzz with his ‘Great Bite’ shark-themed mints and packaging concept at ProSweets 2016, in Cologne, Germany.
The Illinois-based candy company, Ferrara, names NBA star James Harden the first brand ambassador for its sour gummy line, Trolli, launching Weirdly Awesome campaign across its social media channels.
Sappi North America has expanded its LusterCote Packaging Line with heavyweight products available in 70lb, 80lb and 95lb for food packaging and labeling.
Blendhub Corp. will host its first international event, the ‘Professional Network’ to coincide with Gulfood 2016, in Dubai, on February 24.
Astronaut André Kuipers, has opened a technology centre at Royal Duyvis Wiener’s HQ in Koog aan de Zaan, the Netherlands, claiming he wants to take Dutch cheese and chocolate on...
UNI Packaging has invested £1.5m ($1.4m) in its St. Helens, Lancashire manufacturing site, including a Titan SR9-DT Dual Turret Slitter, to increase its UK market share in the short run,...
LHT Consultancy and Eagle Vision are showcasing their Dirty Tray Vision system (DTV) at ProSweets 2016 this week, which can get rid of problems associated with poorly filled starch trays...
PWR Pack, which supplies robotic packaging to the food manufacturing industry, is expanding its production facilities as it moves into 3D grippers.
Non-sugary snacks, closely aligned with meal-replacement foods, are demonstrating strong growth, which signals a shift in a consumer mindset to one more focused on health, according to Bosch.
Hershey’s has launched its Chocotubs crunchy cookies with chocolate dip, in in-mould labelling (IML) packaging with labels from Verstraete IML, in Brazil.
From Crown’s LED lighting to give seasonal, limited edition, premium biscuits and confectionery a striking on-shelf appeal to Bosch’s WRF 600 Flex roller former for multilayer bars – we round up some...
Piedmont Candy has installed a pre-made pouch filling and sealing packaging machine supplied by Matrix Packaging Machinery, to launch a range of mini puffs.
Mondelēz International has installed novel chewing gum cooling tunnels at three global facilities via a partnership with 42 Technology and equipment supplier Gabler.