The latest addition to the market leading Millad NX 8000 product range, the ECO clarifying additive not only produces the fully transparent material known as NX UltraClear™ PP, which yields durable end products with superb, glass-like clarity, but addresses the growing trend for greater sustainability among brand owners, converters and consumers
Food & Beverage Packaging News
ADF&PCD Paris, the world’s leading dedicated event for the aerosol, dispensing, perfume & cosmetic packaging community, is to return in January 2020 alongside a brand new show, PLD: Packaging of Premium & Luxury Drinks. This will create a new forum for packaging creators to share ideas and inspiration, and to source new suppliers and products from each other’s markets.
As an alternative to plastic jars, Neville and More has now extended the popular range of Simplicity Glass Jars which are ideal for a range of products in the beauty, health and food markets. Neville and More's Simplicity Glass Jar range now includes 13 different standard sizes, all available from stock.
The AIP is pleased to advise that the Semester 1 intake is now open for 2020 Master of Food & Packaging Innovation with applications closing 30 November 2019. The Master of Food and Packaging Innovation is an inter-disciplinary degree that explores food processing, entrepreneurship and innovation in product and packaging design at an advanced level.
Avery Dennison has officially opened its expanded production facility at the Rodange plant in Luxembourg, completing a $65 million project to strengthen its European manufacturing footprint. The expansion incorporates a state of the art, multi-capability coater, additional slitter capacity, a new packaging line and an automated warehouse.
Trays from Bebo, a Berry Global company, are playing a key role in supporting Quorn Foods’ widely-publicised and highly-successful move to eliminate more than 297 tonnes of black plastic packaging from its supply chain. In addition to the change in material, Bebo has also worked on the further lightweighting of the trays.
Pregis LLC, a leading protective packaging materials and automated systems manufacturer, has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. The alliance has a $1.5 billion investment goal over the next five years to help end plastic waste in the environment.
Huhtamaki has entered into an agreement to acquire the majority of Everest Flexibles, a privately-owned flexible packaging manufacturer in South Africa. With the acquisition Huhtamaki will expand its flexible packaging manufacturing footprint into South Africa, thereby further strengthening its emerging market position. The product range and customer portfolio of Everest are complementary to those of Huhtamaki.
During this harvest period, for those who are wondering about the waste generated from the grape processing, Favini tells the story of the life cycle of grapes from vineyard to paper.