Sidel honoured for eco-packaging concept AYA at World Food Innovation Awards 2020

For their latest eco-friendly packaging design concept AYA, Sidel has been awarded with the prestigious World Food Innovation Award (WFIA) in the category “Best Drink Packaging Design”. With the prizewinning AYA design, Sidel has developed a comprehensive “End to End” packaging alternative for still water, covering all angles from 100% recycled

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Smithers forecasts global packaging market to reach $1.05 trillion in 2024

Smithers latest market report, ‘The Future of Global Packaging to 2024’ forecasts the global packaging market value will increase from $917 billion in 2019 to $1.05 trillion by 2024, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.8%. Asia is the largest market of world packaging consumption, followed by North America

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Worldwide acclaim for reduce-reuse-recycle principle

High accolades go to an innovation developed especially for the circular economy. The patented stand-up pouch from Werner & Mertz and Mondi has been chosen to receive the prestigious WorldStar Packaging Award in the “Household” category. “The highly innovative 100 percent recyclable pouch leapfrogs sorting and recycling hurdles on the way

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IFU  Juice  Conference  2020 – Juice in Africa

In 2020, IFU will hold its Regional Juice Conference in Stellenbosch/Cape Town, South Africa. The conference will be on 19 and 20 of May 2020 held in conjunction with the South African Fruit Juice Association (SAFJA) and combined with their annual meetings. The two days conference will cover topics about the

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OneCircle increase the Scandinavian footprint with two new resellers

OneCircle, the global leader in PET kegs, has announced two new partnerships which will increase its footprint in Scandinavia and the Baltics, as part of its reseller strategy and global growth plans. The new partners, Caldic and Norway’s biggest brewing wholesaler and retailer Craft & Co, will now sell OneCircle’s market

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Clearlake Capital acquires Pretium Packaging

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Clearlake”) in partnership with management announced that it has acquired Pretium Packaging (“Pretium” or the “Company”) from Genstar Capital. Pretium is a leading full-service designer and manufacturer of rigid packaging solutions for specialized applications. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered

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Clariant ColorForward 2021 palette yearns for human contact, searches for authenticity

The colour experts at Clariant ColorWorks have identified four societal trends that can be expected to influence consumers in the next few years. ColorForward 2021, the 15th edition of the annual Clariant colour forecasting guide for the plastics industry, recognises that genuine human contact is actually becoming a luxury in the

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KHS China to build new plant and service center in Kunshan

In 2008, KHS entered the China market with its first representative office in Beijing. Following the opening of its headquarters in Shanghai in 2014, KHS now intends to build a new plant and service center in Kunshan, enabling the company to respond more quickly to the local market. Kunshan’s deputy city

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German Packaging Award goes twice to Recyclate Initiative Projects

Mainz-based detergent manufacturer Werner & Mertz wins in the categories sustainability and new material: Two innovations from Werner & Mertz – a completely recyclable stand-up pouch and the first cosmetic bottle of 100 percent recyclates from the Yellow Bag – won accolades from the German Packaging Award jury. Both were developed

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