PlasticsEurope has announced the creation of a new Plastics Packaging Circular Economy Group at K 2016 to contribute to Europe’s Resource Efficient Circular Economy ambition. more

Oct 23, 2016 10:51 AM K 2016

UK-based plastics manufacturer, Aquapak Polymers Limited, has unveiled a major new green plastics technology that it says has the potential to transform mainstream packaging applications. more

Sep 23, 2016 9:03 AM Materials

RPC Promens new ‘Politainer’ packaging solution is said to deliver materials savings of up to 75 percent compared to rigid containers. more

Sep 9, 2016 3:23 PM Industry News

An injection moulded, polypropylene jar from RPC Bramlage has been chosen for the latest product from specialist hair care manufacturer, Schwarzkopf & Henkel. more

Aug 30, 2016 2:00 PM Materials

Creative packaging manufacturer, Aegg, has invested €1.4million in a process to produce injection moulded 140ml brimful capacity plastic pots for a dessert range, available in supermarkets throughout the UK. more

Aug 8, 2016 4:58 PM Industry News

The food industry needs to do more to ensure its supply chain is using the right material to avoid contamination later in the process, warns a UK rubber supplier. more

Aug 5, 2016 11:07 AM Industry News

A Somerset-based thermoformed packaging specialist has been awarded the ‘Supplier of the Year’ award by a leading UK food manufacturer. more

Aug 5, 2016 10:49 AM Industry News

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag says the company has got off to a “great start” in the first six months of 2016, thanks in part to strong sales of all-electric machinery. more

Aug 5, 2016 10:08 AM Machinery

Starbucks could soon become the first major high street chain to test new recyclable coffee cups in its UK outlets. more

Jul 25, 2016 9:43 AM Environment

An Israeli start-up company that develops biodegradable films is set to launch a new range of sustainable packaging to the UK market. more

Jul 20, 2016 12:22 PM Materials

Milacron has confirmed the sale of its first ‘Klear Can’ production system, the first-to-market clear plastic can that allows brand owners the opportunity to provide consumers a window into the ingredients inside. more

Jul 19, 2016 9:42 AM Industry News

RPC Promens Innocan has launched a range of PET containers aim at the edible oil sector, which they say offer a variety of benefits for both manufacturers and consumers. more

Jul 15, 2016 3:06 PM Materials

A newly designed plastic bottle is opening new market opportunities and cost saving benefits for a company that traditionally uses glass for its products. more

Jul 14, 2016 1:56 PM Industry News

A custom-designed, squeezy PET bottle is helping the UK’s number one sauce brand to stand out from competitors with more label space and ease-of-use. more

Jun 29, 2016 2:00 PM Industry News

DuPont Advanced Printing (DuPont) has launched a new anti-counterfeiting film that it says is “revolutionary” in terms of enhanced security for packaging applications. more

Jun 27, 2016 2:00 PM Materials

RPC Bebo Plastik’s pioneering in-mould label thermoforming (IML-T) technology has been recognised in the European Thermoforming Parts Competition 2016. more

Jun 27, 2016 10:00 AM Industry News

RPC Group has agreed to buy British Polythene Industries (BPI) for £261m as it looks to gain a foothold in the European polythene films market. more

Jun 9, 2016 3:28 PM Industry News

Fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, has added a new range of vented pyramid packs to its Freshware portfolio of rPET products. more

Jun 3, 2016 12:21 PM Industry News

Plastics packaging manufacturer, Faerch Plast, has announced that it has been granted a European patent for its MAPET II recyclable mono material for meat, poultry and fish. more

May 31, 2016 4:01 PM Materials

UK-based Petainer, a specialist in high performance and sustainable packaging, has recruited Brett Lamont as its new Sales Director, Distribution. more

May 19, 2016 12:24 PM Industry News

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