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The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association has announced the appointment of Tony Brealey, managing director and co-owner of Reabrook Ltd, as Chairman of the association. more

Following the launch of Retran® in January Bell are delighted to report that almost all of their customers have switched to this recycled form of clear packaging. more

Smurfit Kappa has worked with an artist on two eye-catching and creative installations in the Netherlands and Scotland. more

Highlights this week focus on Sonoco’s new sustainable SquareCan, the story behind Cocoon’s design for a limited edition beer can and Schur’s thinnest high-barrier film. more

Choosing the ‘Tube of the Year’ was again on the agenda at the recent General Assembly meeting of etma, the European tube manufacturers association. more

Sustainable technology company Anellotech recently achieved new milestones at its TCat-8® pilot plant in Texas, thereby progressing its 100% bio-based bottle collaboration with global consumer beverage company Suntory. more

Cabka-IPS will be presenting selected products from its product range of transport and storage solutions at FachPack in Nuremberg Hall 7, booth 224. more

Sustainable packaging solutions will be at the heart of Sonoco Europe’s booth at this year’s FachPack trade show. more

An innovative aid for pharma products from Multivac, the latest unique sealant technology from Velcro, and Borealis shares a solution addressing its vision for a circular plastics economy. more

Ampacet, a premier global provider of specialised polymers, services and solutions, has introduced FauxFoilTM, innovative technology for molding applications that offers an alternative to conventional vacuum metallization more

Zanders will be presenting its latest proprietary product at FachPack 2018, a natural barrier paper called Zanbarrier NGR. more

At CPhI Worldwide (9 to 11 October 2018, Madrid), August Faller presents its solutions in response the main challenges facing the sector: more

Tesco is the first supermarket in the UK to offer canned water in its portfolio. The brand CanO Water, started two years ago in London, has been stocked in 700 Tesco stores from 30th July. more

With adhesive applications carried out by hand, it is not always easy to make the bonding process safe and efficient. more

Amcor and Bemis have announced that their respective boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which Amcor will acquire Bemis in an all-stock combination. more

BERICAP will be presenting its innovations at FachPack trade fair in Nuremberg from 25 to 27 September 2018. more

Selig launches an innovative new induction liner that is EU compliant for fatty food contact at FachPack 2018. In addition, the company will showcase a wide range of innovative, consumer convenient induction cap sealing technologies. more

RPC Envases Madrid has become the first supplier to L’Oréal Europe to produce bottles incorporating post consumer recycled (PCR) HDPE polymer. more

Mondi will present several innovations that fulfil packaging trends and the growing demand for sustainable solutions at three major industry events this September and October. more

Jowat will attend this year’s FachPack to present its portfolio of high-performance PO hot melts for the bonding of cartons, trays and folding boxes. Offering a 360° service concept, Jowat caters to the entire value chain. more

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