Six public health and environmental organizations have filed a lawsuit against the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concerning a petition restricting the use of perchlorate in food packaging.
Hot on the heels of Campbell Soup Company’s announcement that it is switching to BPA-free lined cans by 2017, Del Monte Foods, has revealed this week it is converting to...
Comments have been flooding in from consumer groups and industry associations following the announcement that Campbell Soup Company will switch to BPA-free lined cans by 2017.
Solegear Bioplastic Technologies (Solegear) has agreed to acquire Ex-Tech Plastics for $1.33m.
CSP Technologies will acquire Maxwell Chase Technologies, a producer of absorbent and non-absorbent packaging for the food industry.
Ashland will debut its Purekote 23589 coating that can be used safely in food packaging applications regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at Dscoop, Texas, (April 14-16).
The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Global Closure Systems (GCS) by RPC Group for €650m ($714.6m).
The plastic packaging industry must close ranks to avoid the ‘force majeure’ tensions in 2015 says Roland Roth, president, German Plastics Packaging Association (IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen).
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.