News: Beverages

17. July 2019 | Economy

Krones adjusts its earnings outlook for 2019

Umsatz steigt um 4,4 % auf 3,85 Mrd. Euro. Das Wachstumsziel von 4 % wurde somit erreicht. According to Krones, the uncertain macroeconomic developments, like the unsolved trade conflict between China and USA, as well as the discussion about the sustainability of PET-Packaging, more

16. July 2019 | Recycling

Milk packaging 100 % recyclable by 2025

The New Zealand based dairy company Fonterra is committed to making all its packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025. The cooperative also aims to stop more

12. July 2019 | Packaging technology

Bosch: Packaging Technology sold

Übernahme-Vereinbarung zwischen CVC Capital Partners und Bosch ? vorbehaltlich kartellrechtlicher und anderer Genehmigungen Bosch plans to sell its packaging machinery business in Waiblingen, Germany, to a newly established company managed by CVC Capital Partners. According to the latest information, the company will more

16. May 2019 | Recycling

This cup offers (almost) unlimited pleasure

Cupforma Natura Solo With Cupforma Natura Solo, Stora Enso introduces a renewable paperboard for paper cups. According to the manufacturer, this material is suitable for hot and cold drinking cups, as well as for ice cream packaging. It is produced without a more

30. April 2019 | Recycling

Nestlé and Veolia join forces for recycling

The Swiss-based food group Nestlé and the French resource management company Veolia will start a collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with a particular emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. Projects more

29. April 2019 | Recycling

Another supplier to offer grass paper labels

Grass paper labels Another service provider has added grass paper as a sustainable material to its portfolio. AstroNova from Dietzenbach, Germany - European headquarters of AstroNova, USA - now offers grass paper labels in its Product Identification division. It is said to more

29. April 2019 | Marketing

Clear PET bottles for Brazilian milk

Clear PET bottles for Brazilian milk In Brazil, leading dairy brand Letti has adopted transparent one-liter PET bottles for its Lettico A2 fermented milk products. These custom containers, made by global packaging company Amcor, more

17. April 2019 | Recycling

Molecular scissors for plastic waste

MHET-Moleküle aus PET-Kunststoff docken an einer aktiven Stelle im Inneren der MHETase an und werden dort aufgespalten According to a publication in the Open Access journal Nature Communications, a team from the University of Greifswald and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, both Germany, has now deciphered the structure of an important enzyme (MHETase) more

09. April 2019 | Packaging technology

Schubert surpasses sales mark for the first time

Seit 2018 ist Schubert in China, dem drittgrößten Exportmarkt für deutsche Nahrungsmittel- und Verpackungsmaschinen, vertreten Gerhard Schubert GmbH, based in Germany, will continue its growth course in 2018. With an increase in sales of 7.3 % and sales of EUR 211.5 million, the toploading packaging machine manufacturer was once more

01. April 2019 | Packaging technology

Heuft: Striving forwards for 40 years

Das erste Patent: Die Multisegment-Fließweiche Delta-FW für die treffsichere stehende High-Speed-Ausleitung von fehlerhaftem Leer- und Vollgut On 1 April 1979, with just twelve skilled people he knew, Bernhard Heuft started operations in Burgbrohl, Germany. In the meantime more

01. April 2019 | Recycling

Yes to beverage cans made from steel

#lovesteel The World Steel Association (worldsteel) aims to draw the attention of consumers, packaging and beverage manufacturers to steel as a packaging material for beverage cans. Thus, the association launched the global #lovesteel campaign more

01. April 2019 | Recycling

Collection and sorting is the way forward

Since 1993, the entire PET (PolyEthylene Terephthalate) value chain has been ready to industrially recycle PET, to an extent that the PET recycling companies have always been in overcapacity in the EU. Ambitious recycling targets have more

27. March 2019 | Recycling

Recyclability acknowledged

FreshSafe PET North America’s Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has officially acknowledged the recyclability of KHS’ FreshSafe PET technology according to its Critical Guidance criteria. Using more

21. March 2019 | Recycling

Producing sustainable pouches

SI 280 Machinery manufacturer Volpak has developed a technology to operate with recyclable materials. According to the company, machines such as the SI 280 or the new more

19. March 2019 | Economy

O-I with 60 million euro investment in France

O-I beer bottles US-based glass company Owens-Illinois has announced a major investment to expand capacity at its Gironcourt, France, glass plant. According to the manufacturer, the commitment more

18. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Are bio-plastics a savior?

Organisches Recycling von biologisch abbaubaren Kunststoffen Plastic materials are the most hottest topic at the moment, whether because of the waste discussion or the increasing attempts to reduce them as packaging. Nevertheless, bio-based and more

18. March 2019 | Recycling

Bio-based additive enhances design possibilities

Hostatint A-100 ST At the European Coatings Show (ECS) in Nürnberg, Germany, specialty chemical company Clariant will introduce a natural based alternative for safer, hard-working printing inks for food more

15. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Monobloc with multifunction

Mini-Monobloc According to US-based machinery manufacturer Filamatic, monobloc liquid filling systems are going through a renaissance. „It’s a challenging, but exciting time for equipment manufacturers,“ says more

14. March 2019 | Recycling

Plastics recycling: Used PP becomes virgin-like PP

PP Recycling US company PureCycle Technologies jointly with Milliken and Nestlé aim to move forward with plans to open the first plant to restore used polypropylene (PP) plastic to 'virgin-like' quality. This plant will more

14. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Turkish packaging company new GPA member

PrintPark in Istanbul/Türkei ist das neueste Mitglied der Global Packaging Alliance (GPA) The new partnership extends the Global Packaging Alliance's reach in the Middle East, one of the most important growing markets. The Turkish packaging more

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