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Aluminum Accelerates Circularity in Beverage Industry

May 12, 2022

Infinite Recycling Makes Aluminum the Material of Choice for Beverage Brands and Stadiums By Sara Axelrod, Director of Sustainability, Beverage Packaging North and Central America at Ball Corporation The impact of the climate crisis is growing every day, and governments, businesses, and consumers alike are looking for innovative ways to minimize their environmental footprint. Amidst…


Amcor Introduces Technology to Improve Beverage Bottle Sustainability and Consumer Experience

May 6, 2022

Known for its role in developing technology that delivers more sustainable bottles, Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP) is announcing ahead of National Packaging Design Day the creation and launch of PowerPostTM. By actively displacing the vacuum in the container after filling, PowerPost technology delivers a bottle nearly one-third lighter with 30% energy reduction and 30% carbon…


Golden Grail Tech Beverages Launches Resealable Lids

April 12, 2022

Golden Grail Technology is gearing up to launch resealable lids for Spider Energy Drink. They will be one of the first in the industry to utilize this revolutionary packaging.  The Company plans to utilize this feature for the large tall boy 16oz can package. The Company has taken into consideration that the energy drink category…


Steeped Coffee Showcases National Roasters and Features Red Bay Coffee Founder at Specialty Coffee Expo

April 7, 2022

Steeped Coffee is showcasing many of its 350 craft roasting partners at the Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston, April 8 – 10, 2022. Features include a meet-and-greet with Red Bay Coffee founder, Keba Konte, on Saturday, April 9, from 1 – 2:30 PM EST. Red Bay Coffee and other top coffee brands will demonstrate their…


Syntegon Introduces New Packaging Machine for Coffee

February 3, 2022

Syntegon Technology is expanding its portfolio for coffee packaging machines with the PMX packaging machine for ground coffee and whole beans. The machine can be used for different packaging formats thanks to fast format changes and full-corner-sealing. A modular concept enables manufacturers to react fast to changing market requirements and customer needs. At the same…


The Benefits of Lightweighting

November 24, 2021

By John Brown, Vice President of Global Marketing at Selig Group Reducing plastic impact With less than 10 percent of plastic packaging at present recycled[i], many companies are looking for ways to reduce the amount of plastic used in their product packaging. Lightweighting – the reduction of the overall amount of any material in a…


The World’s Most Sustainable Plant Milk Company Debuts New Look & Updated Packaging

October 20, 2021

JOI, the rapidly growing clean label food company, is further shaping the alternative milk category with the announcement of its brand refresh and shift to 100 percent sustainable packaging. With the mission of empowering consumers to take control of their plant-based ingredients by providing sustainable, whole food solutions that they can feel good about, JOI…


Rapid Launch of a New 1-Liter Bottle on a Guinean Line Thanks to Sidel Remote Services

October 12, 2021

Nouvelle Brasserie de Guinée (Braguinée) reached out to Sidel for help with the remote tuning of its packaging line to produce 1-liter bottles for its carbonated soft drink (CSD) brands “Planet”, “Bubble Up” and “American Cola”. In just three days, Sidel’s multi-expertise team from around the world were mobilized to guide and empower the customer,…


Jabil Packaging Solutions Announces Lightweighting Innovation

October 11, 2021

Jabil Packaging Solutions recently announced its new beverages innovation: A lightweight, innovative carafe-style closure for PET bottles to eliminate the tamper-evidence seal liner and incorporate a molded in, visible tamper-evidence band.   Jabil is the first to market with a visible tamper evidence band, and one of the first with a linerless plug seal. The benefits these features provide:   …


Coffee Pod Convenience Without the Landfill Guilt: Introducing the Home-Compostable Coffee Capsule, Co-Developed by Jabil and Prosol

September 20, 2021

Jabil Packaging Solutions (JPS), a division of manufacturing solutions provider Jabil Inc., announced a significant advancement in coffee pod sustainability with the launch of its home-compostable coffee capsule for single serve espresso brewers. This high-barrier coffee capsule improves on existing solutions by eliminating the need for a plastic or foil pouch that is sometimes required to preserve…


Announcing OneCircle’s Latest Partnership with New Reseller “Canada West Winery Supplies”

August 26, 2021

Canada West Winery Supplies is proudly announcing that it will be joining the KeyKeg® family, blending shared passions for quality of service, innovation and sustainability. By adding the KeyKeg® and UniKeg® to its product range, Canada West Winery Supplies can capitalise on the growing demand for one-way kegs within the Canadian winery community. Located in the…


Fabrizia Spirits Vodka Soda Packaging Honors the Company’s Italian Roots

August 23, 2021

Fabrizia Spirits was founded with a respect for “the old country” and the delicious Sicilian lemons that grow there. A 2003 trip to Italy turned out to be life-changing for owner Phil Mastroianni, who believes the old saying, “you don’t know where it is you’re going until you know where you came from.” After discovering…


Action Packaging and Signature Flexible Packaging Completes Acquisition of Chromatic Productions, Inc. and Appoints John Attayek as CEO

July 29, 2021

Signature and Action Flexible Packaging (“SAP”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Chromatic Labels (“Chromatic”) and appointed John Attayek as CEO. SAP specializes in printing, conversion and supply of rollstock, pouches, and bags used for flexible food and consumer packaging applications. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, Chromatic provides flexible packaging, shrink sleeves and labels…


Aptar Food + Beverage Partners With REBO For Launch of Smart Reusable WaterBottle

July 1, 2021

Aptar Food + Beverage, a global leader in innovative dispensing solutions for more than 25 years, announces its partnership with REBO to offer a reusable water bottle that uses technology to help people stay hydrated, while helping to collect tossed away plastic bottles that end up in the environment. Aptar has reportedly committed to increase the amount…


Labatt Packaging

Labatt USA Transitions to More Sustainable Packaging With Ring Carriers Made of Recycled Content

June 24, 2021

Labatt Blue and Labatt Blue Light recently rolled out new recycled and photodegradable green plastic carrier rings – Hi-Cone RingCycles™. They replace the plastic rings found on its six packs, which are imported from Canada. Starting immediately, Labatt Blue and Blue Light 16-ounce six-packs will contain the eco-friendly carriers and will be available throughout all…


Nestlé Unveils Perrier Water Bottles Created by Ground-Breaking Recycling Technology

June 24, 2021

Nestlé has unveiled prototypes for its Perrier® water bottles based on a novel recycling technology. The bottles were produced as part of the Carbios global consortium to support the industrialization of an innovative technology that allows plastic to be endlessly recycled while maintaining properties that are virtually equivalent to virgin plastics. The consortium members include L’Oréal, Suntory…


Sip into Summer with American Vintners’ New Seasonal Wine Collection

June 11, 2021

American Vintners was born out of a passion for wine, a commitment to quality and an innovative spirit. The company’s portfolio of high-quality, award-winning brands includes everything from mouthwatering Moscatos to bold bourbon-barrel reds. There’s something for everyone and every occasion. And its one-of-a-kind seasonal collections make it easier than ever to celebrate anytime, anywhere…


Nestlé Develops Two New Packaging Innovations for Vittel Natural Mineral Water Bottles

June 8, 2021

Nestlé has developed two new packaging innovations for its Vittel® natural mineral water bottles. The novel water bottles are designed to function just like traditional plastic bottles but with much less plastic. The first innovation is the Vittel® GO system which consists of a reusable hard protective case designed to hold 50-centiliter refills of Vittel natural mineral water that are…


Producing the Post-COVID Cup: Packaging Equipment Innovations Delivering Quality and Speed

June 2, 2021

By Nate Smith, Innovation and Senior Manager at R.A Jones From creamy, spreadable cheeses to ready-meal soups to premium pet food blends, the average consumer’s fridge is no stranger to cup packaging and its suitability for diverse lifestyles and occasions. A single-serve yogurt, for example, may be thrown into a lunch bag and taken to…


New Sinamics G115D Distributed Drive System Specifically Designed For Conveyor Applications

April 23, 2021

With its new Sinamics G115D, Siemens is introducing a new, compact and powerful drive system specifically designed for horizontal conveyor applications. The drive system comprises the motor, drive and gearbox in one unit and is offered in two versions — wall-mounted and motor-mounted. The Sinamics G115D drive system is characterized by a robust design with…