Corona trials plastic-free six pack rings
Beer brand Corona will be introducing its plastic-free six pack rings for testing in Mexico this year, as part of its mission with Parley for the Oceans to provide the industry with eco-friendly packaging.
Hinterkopf acquires impact-extrusion press licence from Schuler Pressen
Production of the Schuler Pressen GmbH range of impact-extrusion presses used for the manufacture of aluminium monobloc aerosol cans and tubes has been licensed to production line experts Hinterkopf GmbH.
ADF & PCD PARIS 30 – 31 Jan 2019 – There’s still time to register
It is not too late to register for the 2019 ADF & PCD Exhibition in Paris 30 -31 Jan. The ADF&PCD Paris exhibition is Europe's premier expert event for aerosol and cosmetic packaging, where the leading suppliers of aerosol, dispensing and cosmetic packaging from different sectors present their innovations to the industry.
Select Metal Litho Greenville Awarded First “SpecMetrix Certified’’ Plant Designation
Independent metal coating and decorating leader, Metal Litho and Laminating, LLC dba Select Metal Litho Greenville, has secured the advanced designation as a SpecMetrix Certified facility based on their demonstrated commitment to the highest level of film weight quality and control.
Health and Eco-Savvy Millennials Boost Sales for Canned Wine
According to the wine market advisers and analysts, BW 166, sales of canned wine grew 43 percent in the US from June 2017 to June 2018, and data from Nielsen, the global information and measurement company, showed canned wine is a $45 million business. Forbes also found that canned wine looks to become a huge trend in 2019.
Berlin Packaging Opens New Mega Warehouse in California
Berlin Packaging, a leading supplier of plastic, glass, and metal containers and closures, has announced the opening of its newest mega-warehouse in Ontario, California. Strategically located near the busiest seaport in the United States, the adjoining Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and with easy access to I-10 and I-15 highways, the 231,000-square-foot Ontario mega-warehouse strengthens Berlin Packaging’s operations in Southern California, complementing the company’s existing almost 100,000-square-foot facility in Santa Ana.
Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint Adds to its MetalPremium Blanket Family
The MetalPremium RBC blanket, which is used exclusively on MetalStar 3 printing presses with RBC (Rapid Blanket Change), is now also available as a splined version for presses with a tension bar. The MetalPremium TFC (Thermoplastic Film Carrier) is available for MetalStar 2 and MetalStar 3 presses without RBC.
MPMA Respond to DEFRA’s Resources and Waste Strategy
DEFRA recently released its Resources and Waste Strategy for England, in which it seeks to redress the balance in favour of the natural world. “Our goal is to move to a more circular economy which keeps resources in use for longer – for that to happen, we must all reduce, reuse and recycle more than we do now,” said Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Canned Ready-to-Drink Nitro Cold Brew Coffee from PJ’s of New Orleans
New Orleans based PJ’s introduces its first RTD canned Nitro Cold Brew Coffee, now available at all PJ’s Coffee locations across the US.
PJ’s Nitro Cold Brew Coffee infuses nitrogen gas into its classic cold brew, creating a creamy, stout-like effect—with zero calories.