Coding and marking specialist Linx Printing Technologies has launched its new returnable Linx Black bottling ink 1068 to enable the reuse of glass bottles used in the drinks industry. more

Tetra Pak has joined forces with global resource management company Veolia in a game-changing partnership that will enable all components of used beverage cartons collected within the European Union to be recycled by 2025. more

“Many people in the beverage industry are currently asking how they will become or remain competitive in the future,” says Andrea Kalrait, exhibition director BrauBeviale. more

Priority for fully recyclable PET bottles: when the German Packaging Law comes into effect on January 1, 2019, the new legislation will set down binding rules to increase recycling quotas. more

Ball is showcasing its latest innovations at BrauBeviale in Nuremberg, Germany, this November, responding to customer demand to continue developing eye-catching and exciting packaging. more

Targeting increasingly adventurous consumers, set on new discoveries and experiences, will be key to developments in the food and beverage industry in 2019. more

Petainer is launching its new 30L and 20L Slimline petainerKeg Hybrid kegs at this year’s Brau Beviale - Hall 4 / 4-137.  The new formats complement the standard 20L Hybrid which is already in use around the world. more

Elisabeth Skoda looks at key trends in area of closures and dispensing systems, and explores how key industry players are working to address challenges such as convenience, sustainability and connectivity. more

Around 150 participants gathered information about new and further developments in PET packaging systems at KHS Corpoplast's innovation event this year in Hamburg. more

pokito is a robust, British designed and manufactured reusable cup that can be collapsed before and after use and slipped into your pocket, handbag or briefcase. more

Elopak is taking a step forward with sustainable packaging and launching aseptic Pure-Pak® cartons made with Natural Brown Board. more

At All4Pack 2018, taking place in Paris from the 26th to 29th of November, Sidel and Gebo Cermex will present the advanced systems and innovative packaging solutions suitably developed for the food, home and personal care industries. more

A Q&A with Rob Day, CEO Tonejet, exploring the benefits of direct printing to cans and what lies behind the increase in demand. more

Metsä Board has announced that its revolutionary paperboard cup design, ‘Lidloc’, has been awarded the coveted ‘Red Dot’ for design excellence and creative achievement. more

SERAM and Guala Closures have combined their knowhow to design a new range of corks for luxury spirits. more

The latest in our Fachpack video series: Heuft's Product Manager Anton Diehl talks about the benefits of the company's unique pulsed X-ray technology, which allows to carefully and precisely check the integrity of product and packaging. more

At the Middle East’s biggest food and beverage processing industry event, taking place in Dubai from the 6th to 8th of November, Sidel and Gebo Cermex will present innovations that help liquid packaging manufacturers, co-packers and brand owners. more

Marsha Frydrychowsk, director of marketing services at Resource Label Group, explores how brand managers can make sure that they choose the right label face stock for their product. more



A new report addresses the risk of increased foodborne illness if the EU promotes reusable alternatives to single use food and beverage service packaging. more

A new film from the VDI Zentrum Ressourceneffizienz depicts an optimised sorting method depicts an improved sorting and processing method for valuable plastics, bringing the plastics life cycle full circle more

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