Six months after its acquisition of Owens-Illinois' plastics unit,
Graham Packaging has reported a net loss of $11.5 million (€ 9.1
million) for the first quarter of this year, even though net sales
increased by 138 per cent...
New pre-designed metal closures for European manufacturers of jams
and honey have been developed by Crown Holdings. The company claims
that the concept will help companies achieve greater
cost-effectiveness while ensuring complete...
Packaging that reacts to its environment could help food
manufacturers preserve food for longer and help consumers to
recognise when a particular product has reached its sell-by date.
This, says one industry expert, is the future...
A new rectangular PET (polyethylene terephthalate) hot-fill bottle,
which allows for more efficient shipping, has been launched in the
US. This could prove to be a blessing for suppliers, as shipping
rates have risen 10 - 25 per cent...