| Business function | RECycling of Used Plastics Limited | Peterborough | United Kingdom
Use of black plastic in UK packaging continues to drop
RECOUP has released the 2020 update to its Black Plastic Packaging Forum report, updating figures and guidance around the use of black plastic in packaging in the UK. The report, produced as part of RECOUP’s Black Plastic working group, estimates that black packaging used in the UK has dropped from…
| Business function | Agr International | Butler, PA | United States
Agr: Coronavirus Update
In many production facilities, Agr's equipment fulfills a key role in ensuring that containers meet quality, performance and safety standards. In this challenging time, the company continues to work hard to support customers around the world in their endeavors to provide essential products, while…
| Business function | Henkel | Düsseldorf | Germany
Henkel donates around 50,000 liters of disinfectant
As part of its global solidarity program in the fight against the corona crisis, Henkel has announced that it will provide production capacities at short notice in order to produce disinfectants. Within just one week, the company converted a production facility at its Düsseldorf site and produced…
| Business function | S&P Global Platts | London | United Kingdom
S&P Global Platts to assess prices for US plastic PET bottle recycling
New US post-consumer PET bottle assessments add price transparency amid increasing market demand for recycled plastics - S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, today announced the launch of three new daily spot…
| Business function | Nestlé | Vevey | Switzerland
Nestlé highlights innovation, digitalization and sustainability in 2019 Annual Report
Nestlé published its Annual Report for 2019. The Annual Report contains Nestlé’s Annual Review including Creating Shared Value highlights. It also contains the Corporate Governance & Compensation Reports and the Financial Statements, which were first published on February 13, 2020, and remain…
| Business function | SIPA | Vittorio Veneto | Italy
Zoppas family supports the purchase of 15 intensive care units
The Zoppas family is close to those fighting the emergency of Coronavirus. Through the companies Società Acqua Minerale San Benedetto S.p.A., Irca S.p.A. and Sipa S.p.A., has supported the purchase of 15 intensive care units for the hospitals located in the region.
| Business function | Ring Container Technologies | Oakland, TN | United States
Finding PET packaging solutions through a collaborative approach
There are many unmet consumer needs and areas for improvement in the pet packaging space. Ring Container previously discussed the prominent pain points of this industry, and walked through potential opportunities.
| Business function | Krones | Neutraubling | Germany
Facts & Figures
Krones plans to pay a dividend of €0.75 per share for 2019
- Krones publishes 2019 Annual Report and confirms preliminary figures.
- Consolidated revenue up 2.7% in 2019 to €3.96 billion. Order intake, at €4.08 billion, up 3.2% year-on-year.
- EBT margin is 1.1% (previous year: 5.3%). EBT margin of 2.8% without one-time effects in line with guidance of around…
| Business function | Arca Continental | Monterrey | Mexico
Arca Continental recognized for its commitment to quality
Arca Continental received the 2020 National Quality Award, which is granted by the Mexican Ministry of the Economy and managed by the Institute for the Promotion of Total Quality, for the company’s commitment to continuous improvement and excellence.
| Business function | Indorama Ventures | Watthana, Bangkok | Thailand
Indorama Ventures aims to grow PET recycling business
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, announced its full year and fourth quarter 2019 financial results as follows.
| Business function | Krones AG | Neutraubling | Germany
Facts & Figures
Krones achieves full-year growth target for 2019
- Despite difficult overall economic conditions, consolidated revenue increased in 2019 by 2.7% to €3.96 billion.
- Order intake, at €4.08 billion, was up 3.2% year-on-year.
- Profitability affected by high personnel costs and one-time expenses for restructuring and impairments. The EBT margin is 1.1%…
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