Rigid Packaging

The project MIPLASCOE, framed within the call Innterconecta, seeks to recover the wastes generated in the orange juice sector productive activity through the extraction of different monomers by microbial fermentation and synthesis of biopolyesters. more

SABIC is reinforcing its activities in the plastics caps and closures (C&C) market. At the Plastic Closures Innovations Conference in Berlin on May 22-24, the company is discussing its new Caps & Closures Industry segment. more

Gary Buchalter, Innovations Director, RPC bpi protec, warns against demonising plastic packaging and writes about the potential benefits plastics packaging can have to cut food waste. more

The food-safe MB12 packaging helps customers to eliminate mineral oil migration with a sustainable solution. more

Stora Enso is launching its wood-based biocomposites, DuraSense™ by Stora Enso. This is another major step on the group’s journey to replacing fossil-based materials with renewable solutions. more

Since March of 2018, the organic ground coffee „COFFEE³“ has been on store shelves. The specialty of COFFEE³ is that the ground coffee is available in an InlineCan. more

The global movement to highlight the enduring environmental and potential health impacts of plastics has kick-started wide-ranging programmes to reduce use and improve recyclability of single-use plastics more

Specialist additive and masterbatch manufacturer Colour Tone has launched a new generation of competitively priced near-infrared (NIR) detectable masterbatches to satisfy brand owners ‘end of life’ recyclability concerns. more

Industry leader FUCHS Lubricants is to unveil a new smaller Lube Cube as the company continues to move away from plastic packaging. more

StackTeck Systems Ltd., a global manufacturer of multi-cavity, high-volume production molds for packaging, thin-wall packaging, closures, medical, and mold bases, will be showcasing four of its precision, high-tech molds more

Garçon Wines has launched their wine bottle design, manufactured by award-winning RPC M&H Plastics in the UK. more

A new report from industry consultants, AMI Consulting published in April 2018, is a comprehensive deep-dive analysis of the global High Barrier Rigid Plastic Packaging. more

During the next edition of Hispack fair 2018, that will take place in Barcelona from the 8th to the 11th of May, Capsa will introduce its latest innovations in packaging, as well as its novelties for ecommerce. more

Brands are faced with highly visible evidence that a ‘recyclable’ pack isn't always recycled. Significant efforts are being made to ensure that single-use packaging ends up in a recycling stream rather rather than in our seas – writes Tracy Sutton. more

Tetra Pak aims to launch a paper straw that is suitable for its portion-sized carton packages before the end of the year, as part of a broader programme to help address the issue of plastic straw waste. more


Creative director in the packaging design department of Y&R BCN, Julie Asschenfeldt talks to Tim Sykes about designing packaging as part of a wider communication with consumers in a world undergoing digital transformation more


Packaging specifications: for some technologists it’s an administrative bane; for others there's a systematic pleasure in outputting the perfect piece of documentation. Richard Beckett of Oriflame makes the case for the value of a good spec. more

42 businesses, including major food, drink and non-food brands, manufacturers and retailers right through to plastic reprocessors and packaging suppliers, sign up to a world-first pact. more

Ernst REINER GmbH & Co KG, producer of mobile marking devices, expands its ink range by yellow ink. more

How can the natural cider production process be emphasised using sustainable and distinctive on-shelf packaging? more

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