Fresh-Pak Chilled Foods has partnered with the Department of Chemistry at the University of Leicester to set up a centre of excellence for food technology.
Matrix Design, which develops, builds and installs robotic automation systems, will open a factory in South Elgin, Illinois.
Imagenet, the graphics services division of Coveris, has acquired Rivendell Europe for an undisclosed sum.
Ogilvy & Mather Group Hong Kong has partnered with Pizza Hut to create a box that turns into a movie projector using a smartphone.
Tri-Star Packaging's Oval Eco Street Bowl, which is made from unbleached bagasse – compostable sugar cane pulp – has won Gold in the Casual Dining Show Innovation Challenge 2016.
New product development remains an essential component of Graphic Packaging’s organic growth strategy, according to Michael Doss, president and CEO, discussing the company’s Q4 2015 financial results.
Parmentine has partnered with Greiner Packaging to launch an on-the-go potato snack in France.
Graphic Packaging International will invest $20m to expand its manufacturing facility in the City of Staunton, Virginia, US, creating 43 jobs.
Dow Chemical Company has partnered with Nordmeccanica to bring several technologies to market in 2016, for faster commercialization of adhesive systems.
Færch Plast has launched a ‘Modular Packaging’ range of lightweight, stackable containers for the airline industry.
Sirane has partnered with distributor, Elkay Plastics, to launch its Ready. Chef. Go! bags in the US, following success of its ‘grab and go’ over-the-counter cooking bag programme.
The Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) and its new president Dick de Koning of PACKZ, has made changes to its Advisory Board.
Pro Mach has acquired Stork-Texwrap to expand its secondary packaging product line.
IoPP (the Institute of Packaging Professionals) has recognized TricorBraun packaging consultant Mary Slaga with a Lifetime CPP (Certified Packaging Professional) Certification.
Ardagh Group has partnered with Dutch watermark company FiliGrade to enter the digital age, offering smart interactive print on its metal packaging.
Sabert Corporation has agreed to acquire Kalman Packaging, a North Carolina based manufacturer of thermoformed plastic hinged food containers, for the bakery/supermarket sector.
The European Plastics Industry represented by EuPC and PlasticsEurope, and the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), have announced the winners of the first edition of the European Plastics Innovation Awards 2016.
FKuR Kunststoff, Oerlemans Plastics and BK Pac have joined forces to promote bio-based plastic as a sustainable alternative for film packaging for food.
M. Holland Company, a distributor of thermoplastic resins, will acquire Able International Corp. and Tril Export Corp., both headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with the transactions expected to close...
Silgan Holdings metal food can plant in Iowa, US, will start commercial production in the first half of 2016.
Nonni’s Foods, North America, has relaunched its packaging for its Biscotti biscuits, to more prominently display images of fresh almonds, walnuts, dark chocolate, real caramel and toffee.
VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland) has filed a patent for a bio-based mineral oil barrier film and is looking for partners to commercialize the technology.
‘CPG manufacturers are desperate for innovation that drives both top and bottom line growth, and at the same time, consumers are pressuring them to deliver more value’, according to Thomas...
UNI Packaging has invested £1.5m ($1.4m) in its St. Helens, Lancashire manufacturing site, including a Titan SR9-DT Dual Turret Slitter, to increase its UK market share in the short run,...
Graphic Packaging International’s Global Innovation Centre (GIC) has hosted 50 customer visits, cut 30,000 samples on its Zund plotters and over 2,500 colour mock ups on its Roland digital UV...