Swire Coca-Cola and ThaiNamthip form a north Asean bottling alliance

The Coca-Cola Company, Swire Coca-Cola Limited and ThaiNamthip Corporation Limited announced on February 9, 2024 they have entered into definitive agreements to form a strategic bottling alliance in north Asean (Association of South East Asian Nations), including Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. The companies will align the management, governance and growth objectives

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Krones intends to expand its portfolio into injection moulding with the imminent acquisition of Netstal

Krones is close to sign an agreement regarding the acquisition of 100% of Netstal Maschinen AG (Netstal) from KraussMaffei. Based in Naefels, Switzerland, Netstal is a leading supplier of injection moulding machines to the beverage market (PET preforms and caps) as well as to the medical and thin-wall packaging market. The

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Sidel introduces EvoFill PET – its new filler for water and still beverages

The compact new design offers enhanced hygiene and quality, while also improving sustainability and contributing to a reduced total cost of ownership. With the EvoFill PET, Sidel has taken a further step forward with its filling innovations. The space-saving filler can handle high production speeds of up to 90,000 bottles per hour

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Petcore Europe – Annual Conference 2024

The conference, being held in Brussels from 7-8 February 2024, will take place against the background of the finalisation of the EU’s landmark Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR). Day One will consider the impact that the regulation will have on businesses operating both upstream and downstream, with industry experts and

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Aseptic technology from Sidel implemented at Ferrarelle Società Benefit

Italian Ferrarelle Società Benefit partnered with Sidel to install its first aseptic line at the Boario plant to produce its product range of Vitasnella ‘Le Linfe’ functional water and teas. The bottler is one of the largest mineral water producers in Italy, well-known for its naturally sparkling water brands. “Boario”, “Vitasnella” and

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Chlorophyll Water launches 100% rPET bottles with Clean Flake technology

Chlorophyll Water has transitioned to bottles made from 100% rPET with Clean Flake technology. These rPET bottles are manufactured from food-grade PET which is recycled as per the technologies approved by the US FDA and European Food Safety Authority (Efsa) for food-grade recycled material and repurposed into new PET bottles. “As

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Krones records strong growth in first three quarters of 2023 and significantly improves profitability

After a successful first half of the year, the third quarter of 2023 also went well for Krones. Although the overall economic outlook has clouded over, the company’s international customers in the food and beverage industry continue to show high levels of market activity and willingness to invest. This reflects the

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Tamburlaine Organic Wines launched new brand in rPET bottles

Tamburlaine Organic Wines has launched a new brand in Packamama eco-flat wine bottles. The winery will now offer new Lizard Drinking branded organic wines in Packamama’s eco-flat bottles, which are made from Australian 100% rPET. The new Lizard Drinking brand will be available from Tamburlaine in Chardonnay and Shiraz varietals and

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Resilux and Inex close loop in UHT milk packaging

Resilux, known for sustainable packaging solutions, has joined forces with Inex, a frontrunner in authentic dairy products. Together, they made it possible to close the loop in UHT milk packaging. With the Rebirth series, they created a sustainable and circular solution in which white opaque milk bottles get reborn into new

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