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Menasha Corporation awards $6 Million in grants to nonprofits

In celebration of its 175th anniversary, Menasha Corporation, a sustainable corrugated and reusable plastic packaging manufacturer and supply chain services provider for over 2,500 leading global brands in North America, is granting $6 million to non-profits in 2024, of which nearly $4 million will be donated to organizations in the Fox Valley where Menasha Corporation was founded.…


Bunting acquires TD Wright

Bunting, a global leader in magnetic solutions, has acquired TD Wright, a premier manufacturer of magnetic printing cylinders. This acquisition, effective immediately, marks a significant expansion of Bunting’s product range, particularly in the printing sector. Recognised for manufacturing the original adjustable tapered shaft for the metal decorating industry, TD Wright’s flagship ENOCTM System revolutionised the…


Greek olive oil brand looks to aluminium packaging

A Greek olive oil firm is to distribute its produce in aluminium cans with reusable caps. Neolea said the containers, to be rolled out worldwide over the next 18 months, were “exceptionally sustainable”. The dishwasher-safe ‘fresh cap’ is designed to protect the quality of the oil, help control its pour and ensure freshness. Neolea chief…


Vedanta Aluminium CEO John Slaven appointed Vice-Chairman of International Aluminium Institute

Vedanta Aluminium  CEO Mr. John Slaven as been appointed as Vice-Chairman of the International Aluminium Institute(IAI). In this capacity, Mr Slaven will spearhead global initiatives aimed at fostering the sustainable transformation of the aluminium industry and promote the critical role of aluminium in enabling the energy transition to a zero-carbon modern world. Established in 1972,…


Recycling of aluminium packaging hits 68% in 2023

According to annual data published on the National Packaging Waste Database by the Environment Agency, * the UK’s aluminium packaging recycling rate hit an impressive 68% in 2023. A record-breaking 162,357 tonnes were recycled nationwide, including more than four in five beverage cans (81%). Despite a rapidly growing domestic market, aluminium packaging collected through kerbside,…

INX - Bakery 2023 Contest Winner

Voting this week for the Colored By INX Can Design Contest

Voting has begun for the fifth annual Colored by INX Can Design Contest. An independent group of judges selected the five finalists. Each design can be viewed online and voting will conclude this Friday, May 24. The winning entry will be announced via the INX website and social media platforms on May 29. Public voting…


DTE celebrates growth with expansion into new HQ

DTE has relocated into a new state-of-the-art headquarters on the outskirts of Reykjavik, a move that it says marks a significant new growth phase. The company, a deep-tech innovator in the real-time analysis of molten metals, can now rely on new and enhanced facilities that provide ample space to expand production and accommodate the company’s…


DeSpray signs multi-million contract with Australian ARRG Waste

Dutch based DeSpray Environmental have signed a long-term multi-million contract with the Australian based ARRG Waste for DeSpray aerosol recycling systems at the IFAT exhibition in Munich. This is the first time in DeSpray’s history that its 100% aerosol recycling machines will be shipped to Australia and the Asia Pacific. With this multimillion-dollar order, DeSpray…


Hitejinro recalls 1.24 mln cans of FiLite beer after semisolid substance found

Hitejinro Co., has been recalling 1.24 million cans of its FiLite beer after a semisolid substance was found in the product, a company official said. Hitejinro began to receive complaints of the substance in the beer cans from its customers in late April. Of the 1.24 million cans affected, 1.18 million cans were already recalled,…

Repro Free: 01/02/2024 Pictured at today's launch of Ireland's Deposit Return Scheme. Picture Andres Poveda

Over 100m bottles and cans returned under new scheme

An average of 2.37 million drinks containers are being returned each day under the Re-turn deposit scheme. The number of bottles and cans being returned each day shows the acceptance and effectiveness of the scheme, the company overseeing the machines has said. More containers are being returned each day in May than were returned in…

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