| PET materials | Lucozade Ribena Suntory | Uxbridge | United Kingdom
Lucozade Ribena Suntory is racing ahead with recycled bottles on course
- Lucozade Sport will be sampled in 100% recycled bottles in all future race events beginning with the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon
- Closed-Loop recycling initiative in operation at VMLM with Lucozade Ribena Suntory recycling all collected plastic back into bottles
| Bottle developments | Retal Group | Vilnius | Lithuania
Bespoke software creates virtual bottle
Investment in advanced CAD software means RETAL can create precise bottle simulations without incurring the cost or time of prototyping.
| PET materials | Reliance Industries | Mumbai | India
rPET Application Example: Raymond launches Ecovera in collaboration with Reliance Industries
Raymond’s Ecovera, powered by Reliance’s R|Elan™, will redeem 1 million PET bottles from landfills.
| Sustainability | FrieslandCampina | Amersfoort | Netherlands
FrieslandCampina at Plastic Summit talks
On April 5th, our CEO, Hein Schumacher visited a group of European politicians and company representatives in Brussels. He came to discuss ambitions and potential challenges around circular innovations with regards to plastics in Europe. Dutch and French state secretaries Stientje van Veldhoven and...
| Sustainability | Specta | Kostroma | Russia
PET recycling - “Clean Country” is a responsible attitude
Specta became a member of «Clean Country» Association uniting organizations with a responsible relation to a high-level waste recycling. The decision on the membership was made by the Association Council at a meeting that took place on March 18.
| Analytics | Ceresna | Constance | Germany
Solid growth: Ceresana analyzes the global market for rigid plastic packaging
Convenience products and delivery services are stirring up the market for plastic packaging: “Sales of highly processed foods, ready meals, and ready-to-eat meals are growing considerably” says Oliver Kutsch, CEO of the market research company Ceresana. “Manufacturers are dealing with a complex...
| Caps & Closures | Aptar | Crystal Lake,IL | United States
New tethered closures
Aptar Food + Beverage launches range of tethered closures that comply with single-use plastic regulation recently adopted by the European Parliament
Aptar’s new tethered closures have been designed to meet the requirements of the new European regulation called “Single-Use Plastic” (SUP), recently adopted by the European Parliament on March 27th, as well as the AB 319 California legislation in the USA.
| Blow Moulding & Coating | SMI | San Giovanni Bianco | Italy
Oval containers that get noticed. Find out the advantages of the preferential heating
Manufacturers of detergents, cleaners, cosmetics, sauces and condiments are more likely to use non-cylindrical containers, that are practical to handle and widely customizable in terms of shape, size and look.
| Business function | Berlin Packaging | Chicago, IL | United States
Berlin Packaging continues european expansion with acquisition of Verrerie Calvet in France
Berlin Packaging, the largest full-service supplier of glass, plastic, and metal containers and closures, announced today the acquisition of Verrerie Calvet, a packaging supplier strategically located in Aimargues, France, the heart of Southern France’s food region. Verrerie Calvet brings extensive...
| Business function | logoplaste | Cascais | Portugal
Logoplaste appoints new Group CEO
Logoplaste today announces the appointment of Gerardo Chiaia as the Group’s new CEO. Roberto Villaquiran, Logoplaste’s current CEO, will be leaving his position for family reasons, and to pursue other activities.
| Bottle developments | ALPLA | Hard | Austria
Alternative to Plastic Packaging
ALPLA and BillerudKorsnäs to join forces to pioneer paper bottles for a sustainable future
Plastic packaging solutions provider ALPLA and paper packaging materials‐ and solutions provider BillerudKorsnäs today announced that they will embark on a joint venture. They do so with the vision to develop a fully biobased and recyclable paper bottle.
| Filling technology | GEA | Düsseldorf | Germany
GEA VIPOLL’s ALL IN ONE monoblock filler receives two Packaging Awards of Excellence in Australia
At its AUSPACK conference on March 27, 2019, the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA) selected the best packaging innovations and products of the year.