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PLA bioplastics for demanding applications

Total Corbion PLA will be exhibiting at the Chinaplas trade fair from 24th - 27th April in Shanghai. On display will be a number of partner applications based on Luminy PLA resins from Total Corbion PLA.

Olives enjoy the LongLife containers

A leading producer of processed and packaged olives has selected the LongLife container from RPC Superfos to pack its full range of products.

Nanjing ziquan installs second Sidel complete hot fill PET line

Nanjing Ziquan, one of China’s leading co-packers, has turned again to Sidel to increase its hot fill production capacity of Mizone, a functional drink brand particularly popular in China and packaged in PET, for which consumption is growing.

Lidl targets 20% savings on plastics by 2025

German supermarket chain targets 20% savings on plastics by 2025 and declares full recyclability of packaging for own brands.

Closure helps to secure bottled water image

The Secure Flip next-generation sports cap from RPC Massmould is being used across a number of PET bottles for Highland Spring, the Number 1 UK natural sourced bottled water brand.

McDonald's to eliminate foam packaging

McDonald's to eliminate foam packaging from their global system by the end of 2018.

Krones wins 2017 Energy Efficiency Award

The energy-self-sufficient brewery proves persuasive for the expert jury and the general public.

Saying luxury in more ways than ever

The face value of a label is just one part of a consumer’s impression of a bottle or package.

Südpack acquires Seville Flexpack Corporation

Südpack Verpackungen GmbH und Co. KG, one of Europe’s leading providers of flexible packaging solutions, has recently acquired the Seville Flexpack Corporation, based in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

Klöckner Pentaplast completes acquisition of LINPAC Group

The Klöckner Pentaplast Group, announces the successful completion of the acquisition of LINPAC Senior Holdings Limited and its direct and indirect subsidiaries.

Cosmo Films upgrades its anti-fog film for wider applications

Cosmo Films, a leading manufacturer of speciality BOPP films, has come up with an improvised anti-fog film with excellent cold & hot anti fog properties.


interpack 2017 full of product launches, press conferences and innovation everywhere.

Kiefel to acquire Austrian Mould & Matic Solutions

Kiefel GmbH of Freilassing, Germany – part of the Brückner Group based in Siegsdorf, Germany – intends to acquire a 100% share in Mould & Matic Solutions GmbH

Global demand for food containers to rise

World demand for food containers will increase 4.5 percent per annum to $139 billion in 2017, according to Freedonia report.

New plastic for intelligent packaging

Packaging that alerts consumers to food which is starting to go off is being developed by researchers at Strathclyde.