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Three key issues facing the protective and transit packaging market

Three industry trends are providing incentives for innovation and are creating new opportunities and threats for players in the global protective transit packaging business.

Sidel launches the versatile Aseptic Combi Predis

Sidel introduces the versatile Aseptic Combi Predis, a new solution that can produce aseptically both still beverages and carbonated soft drinks in PET bottles.

High-performance for the packaging industry

At the Interplastica 2018, to be held in Moscow, ARBURG will present a high-speed thin-wall application for the packaging industry


 Simple and minimalist with great complexity

In the world of packaging it is sometimes complicated to achieve something that looks simple, minimalist and elegant. The paperboard cartons for Jimmy Choo’s L’EAU is a clear example of this. Its colour is pale pink apart from the brand and the fact that it is an eau de toilette.

Krones wins 2017 Energy Efficiency Award

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

What’s next for the rigid plastic packaging market?

New study tracks market opportunity for rigid plastic packaging as it is challenged by flexible formats and growing concern over sustainability.

Alpha Packaging targets European expansion

Alpha Packaging acquires Dutch plant from Graham Packaging Company. St. Louis-based PET and HDPE bottle maker sees purchase of Etten-Leur facility as platform for broader European growth

Krones’ Innovation Lab officially inaugurated

One year after moving into the premises in Regensburg’s TechBase and successful completion of its first projects, Krones AG’s Innovation Lab was officially inaugurated in October 2017.

New filling and closing machine from Bosch

Bosch Packaging Technology introduced the latest addition to its AFG series. New filling and closing machine AFG 5000 - Output of up to 480 vials per minute.

Direct Print Powered by KHS certified and fully recyclable

Innovative technology which is fully recyclable: the first digital Direct Print Powered by KHS printing process for PET bottles has now again been certified by the European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP).

World premieres and digitalisation solutions

Krones impresses the beverage and liquid-food industries

Build, maintain and improve performance with Sidel Group Services

At Drinktec 2017, the world’s leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry, the Sidel Group showcased how its Services portfolio can help to reach Achieving and maintaining optimum performance over the lifetime.

Interplas Back on Top for British Plastics Industry

After three action-packed days at Interplas 2017, the UK’s largest and leading plastics industry event is being hailed as a resounding success by exhibitors who took part in the triennial showcase for the British plastics industry.

Solvay partners with Husky to develop Verian HBP

Solvay partners with Husky to develop Verian HBP - an advanced high barrier polyester enabling a new generation of sustainable packaging solutions.

More than 76,000 visitors - drinktec 2017 smashes all the records!

With over 76,000 visitors from more than 170 countries, drinktec has chalked up the best-ever result in its 66-year history and surpassed all expectations.