Lightweight with a substantial effect

5.9 grams – The extremely low weight of the ShoulderFlex bottle was the deciding factor for this year’s jury of the German Packaging Prize in the “Sustainability” category. That is because the ShoulderFlex makes a crucial contribution towards reducing the carbon footprint of water bottlers by yielding material savings of up

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Building a sustainable PET bottle supply chain – The world’s first initiative for Bio-Paraxylene origin “Biomass to PET bottles”

Mitsubishi Corporation is pleased to announce that MC, Suntory Holdings Limited and Eneos Corporation have reached an agreement to build a supply chain for sustainable PET bottles derived from biomass *1 such as used cooking oil applying a mass balance approach*2 to allocate bio-based materials. The supply chain is as follows,

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Berry Global appoints Kevin Kwilinski as Chief Executive Officer

Berry Global Group, Inc, a leading supplier of packaging solutions for consumer goods and industrial products, announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Kevin Kwilinski as Chief Executive Officer of Berry, effective October 2, 2023. In connection with this appointment, the Board has elected Stephen Sterrett, Lead Independent Director,

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Sound sustainability credentials: KHS receives its first gold medal in the EcoVadis rating system

Sustainability achievements officially recognized: in the internationally influential EcoVadis rating system KHS has earned the coveted gold status for the very first time. Compared to the last audit from 2022, the Dortmund systems supplier to the beverage and liquid food industries has improved by 12 points to 71 out of a

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Recycled PET for India’s first 100 % rPET beverage bottle produced by Srichakra Polyplast on Starlinger equipment

Coca-Cola India recently launched its new 100 % rPET bottle for water – a significant milestone as it is the first time that a packaging made of 100 % recycled plastic is used for food or beverages in India. The food-grade rPET for the new bottles is produced by Srichakra Polyplast

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Envases wins at Fair-Inno-Pack 2023 with label-free yogurt drink bottle

In the Fair-Inno-Pack 2023 competition for innovative and sustainable packaging concepts held by Swiss dairy products manufacturer Emmi, the packaging manufacturer Envases was one of the finalists with its idea for a label-free yogurt drink bottle. By avoiding the usual plastic sleeve and instead imprinting the brand name directly into the

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The first premium wine bottle made from 100% recycled PET released in the United States

Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP) is excited to partner with Ron Rubin Winery for the launch of Blue Bin, the first premium wine packaged in a 750ml bottle made from 100% recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) plastic. PET allows Blue Bin’s bottles to have several environmental advantages when compared to traditional wine packaging,

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The Wine Society trials Packamama eco-flat bottles following packaging research

Following the publication of its Alternative Packaging for Wine report in May, The Wine Society has embarked on the second phase of its packaging trial. This week, four of The Society’s most popular wines, including its top-selling wine, The Society’s White Burgundy, will be released in rPET bottles in collaboration with

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Recyclable, metallised coatings for PET bottles

Singulus Technologies, a global provider of production technologies for the manufacturing of high-tech products, introduces metallised coatings that are claimed to be recyclable. Traditional metallised coatings often utilise non-recyclable materials and harmful substances, raising environmental concerns. Addressing this issue, Singulus Technologies has successfully produced metallised finishes on PET plastic that have

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Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Germany (CCEP DE) strengthens reusable containers business

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Germany (CCEP DE) is expanding its beverage portfolio in 1-litre refillable glass bottles by five beverage brands from September 2023 . In addition, CCEP DE is simplifying the filling of beverages in returnable large containers with immediate effect by introducing a new, uniform bottle design for each of

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