One-piece closures dominating beverage market, says AMI
One-piece closures are dominating the European food and beverage
closure production market fuelled by cost reduction and light
weighting initiatives, according to plastic market analysts, AMI.
Packager toasts Euro PET wine potential
Plasmax, a manufacturer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle
coatings, says that while it has not yet made its latest size
applications available in Europe, it expects growing potential for
the product within the bloc.
Safer, smarter, simpler: the future of packaging
Food packaging will in the future have to offer more protection,
greater flexibility and be simpler to produce, according to trends
identified by Oman-based packaging group Octal.
Wrapper revamped for faster water packaging
Packaging firm Standard-Knapp claims that its integrated tray
packing and shrink wrapping system for water bottles now operates
at speeds of up to 70 trays per minute.
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.
Jar packaging boosted by trend for sweet-shop style candies
The trend for individually sold confectionery is boosting growth at
UK packaging firm RPC Containers.
Device cuts oxygen measurement time in half
A new device cuts oxygen measurement time in half for barrier
polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles, according to the
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.