News: Beverages

04. January 2019 | Economy

Indorama Ventures to acquire Invista’s HVA Polymer Asset

Indorama Ventures plans to acquire Invista Resins & Fibers more

21. December 2018 | Recycling

New technology recovers more glass for recycling

Die Autosort Color ermögliche es, Glas zu extrahieren und werthaltig zu nutzen, das sonst nicht in den Recyclingprozess gelangen würde Although glass waste is collected separately in many countries, a significant amount of recoverable glass nevertheless remains mixed-in with more

19. December 2018 | Recycling

UK: Facing new strategy in waste recovery

According to a policy paper published by the Department for Environment & Rural Affairs in December 18, 2018, businesses and manufacturers in more

19. December 2018 | Recycling

Closed-loop programme for plastic beer kegs started

First Mile To overcome the plastic beverage kegs mostly ending up in landfill, First Mile have teamed up with KeyKeg and OneCircle to create a circular programme in the UK. Within this programme, more

12. December 2018 | Events

A passionate Dresden Packaging Conference

Dresdner Verpackungstagung This was already the 28th time that the packaging industry met for the Dresden Packaging Conference of the German Packaging Institute (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut; dvi). This year's motto more

05. December 2018 | Recycling

Renewable and biodegradable straw developed

Lösungen aus Bioverbundstoffen wie Deckel, Verschlüsse und Trinkhalme aus erneuerbaren Materialien ergänzten als Zusatzprodukte das Verbraucherkartonsortiment As the EU is forcing a ban of single-use plastic products such as straws the finnish companies Stora Enso and Sulapac, a start up that produces more

03. December 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Germ-free PET bottle awarded

Beraza KHS has presented its award for innovative bottle designs for the second time running. The German manufacturer of filling and packaging systems for the beverage, food and non-food industries launched the project last year together more

27. November 2018 | Packaging materials & packs | Innovation

FibreForm now becomes a beer bottle

Green Fibre Bottle BillerudKorsnäs celebrates the tenth anniversary of FibreForm. It's almost exactly ten years ago, that the paper company had an exclusive agreement with an Italian manufacturer providing a stretchable paper technology more

19. November 2018 | Marketing

Packaging design as distinguishing feature

Die Packung hat die Form einer Flasche und biete alle ökologischen Vorteile einer aseptischen Kartonpackung Consumers look for healthy and ecologically sustainable alternatives on store shelves. For this reason more

16. November 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

New decorations to boost beverage brands shelf presence

MirrorGloss / Reactinks / Emprint Crown Bevcan Europe & Middle East, a business unit of Crown Holdings debuted several decorative finishes at BrauBeviale. According to the manufacturer, the more

16. November 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Convenience – it's also a question of the closure

Convenience What does beverage production have to do with demographic change? How do you manage the balancing act between product safety and the “to-go mentality”? And how can consumers be more

15. November 2018 | Recycling | Innovation

The next step in the field of reusable beverage crates

Fillbee At this year's BrauBeviale, DS Smith Plastics Bilzen, Belgium, introduced Fillbee, a returnable four or six pack that can be designed for any shape of bottle. The packs fit more

07. November 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

66 percent lower environmental impact confirmed

An ISO-conformant lifecycle assessment (LCA) by the Institut für Energie und Umweltforschung (Institute for Energy and Environmental Research; IFEU) in Heidelberg, Germany, confirmed that the “SIGnature Pack” from SIG shows significant reductions more

06. November 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

Multimaterial caps for luxury spirits

Multimaterial caps for luxury spirits Seram and Guala Closures jointly have designed a new range of corks for luxury spirits. This range combines elements such as wood, alcantara and real feather more

01. November 2018 | Recycling

First water bottles with 100% PET recyclate

rPET bottle Berlin-based startup “share” is – by its own account – the first beverage producer in Germany to sell its water in PET bottles made of 100 percent recyclate. With its Bottles & Shapes consultancy program, German machinery more

30. October 2018 | Economy

Krones reduces forecast

Krones: Strong 4th quarter Despite higher revenue, machinery manufacturer Krone' key earnings figures for the first nine months of 2018 were down on a year earlier. Thus, the company is reducing its revenue and earnings forecast. Due to rising costs of goods and more

29. October 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

A new generation of stretch film

Signiflex-Pro Apeldoorn Flexible Packaging (AFP) has introduced a new micro-layer stretch film special for partners. It is marketed under the name Signiflex-Pro. This film reportedly offers an more

27. October 2018 | Recycling

Food-grade finished packages made of recycled plastic

Co-CEOs Joseph Ross (links) und Robert Daviduk (rechts) im neuen Werk in Vernon im US-Bundesstaat Kalifornien rPlanet Earth, a new company dedicated to closed-loop recycling of post-consumer plastics, is able to sort, clean and purify recycled PET (rPET) to produce high quality more

26. October 2018 | Packaging materials & packs

A lot of business in Monaco

Luxe Pack Monaco 2018 According to its organizers, this year's edition of Luxe Pack Monaco at the beginning of October has generated a larger business volume than ever before. 9,280 visitors attended the more

24. October 2018 | Recycling

Sustainable ink for printed beer labels

Die Bierflaschenetiketten werden in Zukunft mit Cradle-to-Cradle-Druckfarbe gedruckt Following its sustainability strategy the danish brewery Carlsberg purchases the ink for their printed beer labels from more

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