FDA extends oxygen scavenging pack uses
A manufacturer of high barrier oxygen scavenging materials says it
plans to extend the products applications in food and beverage
packaging after receiving approval from the US Food and Drug
Process recycles PET into food-contact plastic, claims company
A US-based company yesterday claimed to have developed a process to
turn recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) into
plastic that can be used to package foods.
Water vending machine uses RFID to track bottles
Healthy, environmentally friendly and delivered in a minimum time
period - a new water vending machine uses radio frequency
identification (RFID) to hit all the market trends.
Lightweight PET bottle targets water market
A new lighter weight polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle for
water targets beverage companies that want to cut down on
Amcor launches monolayer plastic packaging for milk
Amcor recently announced the launch of its single layer plastic
bottles, meeting demands for quality products that are also good
for the environment.
Glossy polyethylene offers alternative to PET
Moulded packaging made from a combination of new high density
polyethylene (HDPE) and a colour masterbatch boosts glossiness by
200 per cent compared to competing products, the manufacturer
PET resin improves clarity, cuts energy costs says manufacturer
A new polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin is designed to offer
better bottle clarity alongwith reduced production costs, its
Rexam opens PET bottle sale
International packaging group Rexam will look to sell its PET
bottle facilities in Central and Eastern Europe as part of its
plans to focus on more globally recognised products like plastic
Valves designed for PET moulding operations
A new series of pneumatic valves solves many of the problems unique
to polyethylene terephthalate (PET) stretch-blow molding
operations, according to the manufacturer.
Amcor uses oxygen-scavenging PET for wine
Amcor has taken out a license to bottle wine using Constar
International's oxygen-scavenging polyethylene terephthalate (PET).
PET recycling rates increase across EU
European post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) collection
recycling rates reached 796,000 tonnes in 2005, a 15.1 per cent
increase over the previous year, according to a trade association.
Rectangular bottle targeted at hot fill beverages
A rectangular polyethylene terephthalate (PET) container for hot
fill beverages offers increased strength and packs at a greater
density, claims its manufacturer.
Machine automates PET bottle packaging
A stand-up bottling machine allows beverage companies to automate
the handling and unloading of polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
Nestlé adopts Alcoa shrink labels for Canadian market
Nestlé has launched a range of milk products in Canada, packaged in
Alcoa Flexible Packaging shrink labels.
Label technology from Alcoa
A prototype label for PET bottles has been developed by packaging
giant Alcoa. The label features cutting edge technology that could
open up a number of new packaging design possibilities.
Amcor PET Packaging has launched the Rebound line, which the company claims sets a new standard for hot-fill polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles.
Tropicana adopts innovative packaging
Tropicana Products has begun packaging its Pure Premium orange
juice in a new wide-mouth 1.75-litre polyethylene terephthalate