Constantia Flexibles, Nestlé, Heinz and Cosmo Films will talk about the latest developments in raw materials and film technology for BOPP film manufacturers at the AMI BOPP conference from June 23-25 in Berlin, Germany.
CSB-System has partnered with Freshway Foods to monitor its raw materials and ingredients throughout the process chain, to control costs, increase efficiencies, maintain quality and provide full traceability.
The Packaging and Films Association (PAFA) has called on all companies in the polymer industry to work together through a difficult period of stable or falling prices of polyethylene to find a way to avoid sudden shocks in the market.
Blendhub Corp, a food powder ingredients company, has launched an IT Excellence Center specializing in MES (Manufacturing Execution System) and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) software for food production plants.
Perforating potato cells can soften the raw material, reducing fry times, lowering fat uptake and creating a more uniform end chip product, says the CEO of a firm specialized in Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology.
Bioplastics, sustainability, and energy efficiency are set to take centre stage at this year's K! fair, which organisers claim will be the "biggest and most international" for the plastics and rubber industries.
European flexible packaging converters are struggling to come to terms with the emergence of Amcor as the region’s major player following its takeover of Alcan, said a new report from PCI Films Consulting Ltd.
The struggling economies of Southern and Eastern European countries marred the sales figures of CSM’s bakery supplies division over the last six months, which growth from the UK and Germany could not offset.
The European adhesives industry said rising raw material costs triggered by a supply shortfall in the chemical sector is one reason behind its own price rises, as it seeks to response to customer concerns.
Day-to-day operations of UK-based packaging giant Linpac will not be affected by the decision of a private equity firm to sell its stake in a debt-restructuring deal, FoodProductionDaily.com understands.
A life cycle assessment (LCA) of the bag-in-box packaging format underlines its strong environmental credentials and endorses it as an alternative to conventional packaging formats for wine and liquid foods, claims a European supplier of this type of...
The recent contraction of raw material supplies to the food industry, that arguably tipped the delicate balance in the cereal supply chain, may have created a climate for better 'partnership building', suggests the UK's Home Grown Cereals...
Dutch bakery supplies business CSM has announced that it will cut 200 jobs from its workforce across Germany, France and the US in the next two months in response to plummeting sales and falling consumer confidence.
Paper and plastic packaging supplier, Pactive Corporation, said that its third quarter (Q3) income from overall operations was $53m (€41m) - down $6m (€4.6m) on last year - reflecting higher raw material, energy, logistic and operating costs.
Finnish packaging manufacturer Huhtamaki plans to carry out a
restructuring programme over the next two years in order to improve
efficiency and cost base, especially in its rigid packaging