Food packaging firm ILPA said its ‘leased’ takeover of fellow Italian company AMP Film and Packaging would allow it to become self-sufficient in the production of rPET with an annual capacity of around 10,000 tons.
The European Printing Ink Association (EuPIA) has issued updated guidelines relating to the non-food contact surface of food packaging materials and articles, to take account of recent EU regulatory changes.
German firm Weilburger Graphics claims to have developed a ‘radical innovation’ in the film laminating adhesive field, after launching a product especially designed for food packaging and odour sensitive products.
LyondellBasell, a supplier of rigid and flexibile food packaging material, has cited a slump in demand for polyethylene as the reason for the temporarily idling of two of its low density polyethylene (LDPE) plants in the UK and France.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is turning over the
regulation of a new type of pesticide-impregnated food packaging to
the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a simplification of the law
that will treat the chemicals as...