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...
Graham Packaging, which postponed last year's initial public
offering because of weak market conditions, has reformulated the
offering, cutting the size by 22 per cent and raising the estimated
Graham Packaging Company, a worldwide provider in the design,
manufacture and sale of customised blow-moulded plastic containers,
has announced that it is to sell stocks in its wholly-owned
subsidiary, GPC Capital to a maximum value...