Caps & Closures

A secure flip bottle cap has been launched by RPC Massmould for Highland Spring bottled water. more

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Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, the injection moulding machinery company, is working on child-proof and anti tamper closures that remain accessible to the elderly and infirm. more

11 Jan 2018 12:11 Industry News

Clariant has launched a new range of colour masterbatch designed for caps and closures on bottled water packaging. more

24 Nov 2017 14:34 Materials

A flip sports cap closure by RPC sticks at 180 degrees when open, and retains the tamper proof seal preventing waste. more

23 Oct 2017 11:18 Industry News

Belgian moulder Miko Pac turned to in-mould labelling experts Verstraete for its project with Unilever Magnum. more

2 Oct 2017 11:44 Industry News

Raepak has completed a development project to make a cap to dose for all viscosities. more

13 Sep 2017 12:07 Industry News


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A manufacturer of LDPE re-closable zippers has rebranded the range in order to promote the sound and sensation benefits offered by the products. more

30 May 2017 12:05 Industry News

Closing the gap on pharmaceutical counterfeiting

Kevin Heap of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag UK, explains how specialist medical and pharmaceutical closure moulders are using the latest injection moulding precision techniques to keep one step ahead of counterfeiters to protect trademarked brand integrity. more

21 Mar 2017 09:33 Guest Blog

UPM Conveyors has developed a new system designed for faster cooling of multi-impression closures. more

20 Mar 2017 09:43 Machinery

The award, run jointly by the Worshipful Company of Horners and the BPF, has expanded its entry criteria to celebrate and recognise a broader range of plastic packaging. more

15 Mar 2017 16:49 Industry News


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A stand-alone conveying system by UPM brings four cap production tasks together for beverage closure line. more

1 Feb 2017 16:59 Machinery

To respond to increasing demand for higher performance and convenience in the beverage industry, RPC Obrist Madrid has launched a new 38mm closure specifically developed to be compatible with aseptic filling lines. more

12 Dec 2016 11:41 Industry News

Husky says its first day exhibiting at K 2016 brought a “tremendous response” to its new products and system solutions from visitors. more

21 Oct 2016 07:50 K 2016

Husky Injection Moulding Systems will launch its next generation system for high output beverage closure moulding, HyCAP4, at K 2016. more

12 Sep 2016 11:58 K 2016

A new granulator installed at a plastic caps and closures manufacturer could achieve energy savings of between 10 and 20 percent, thanks to the use of a system in conjunction with the equipment. more

14 Jul 2016 16:49 Industry News

A custom-designed, multiple-part closure has been manufactured for a premium perfume brand to give its latest fragrance a luxury finish. more

3 Mar 2016 16:12 Industry News

Premium bathing brand, Champneys, has been relaunched in new packaging thanks to a collaboration with M&H Plastics. more

2 Dec 2015 11:06 Industry News

Consumers are being given the opportunity to mix their own drink with the launch of a novel new cap design. more

5 Aug 2015 11:25 Machinery

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is demonstrating nine machines, including one with which the company will attempt to beat the world speed record for production of water bottle caps. more

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At the recent Caps and Closures conference in Amsterdam, Gwalia Packaging Group, the South Wales-based closure and container manufacturer, presented its latest product innovations for ‘ease of opening’ for elderly people. more

16 Dec 2014 12:56 Industry News