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Solutions for plastic waste come with collaboration


February 24, 2015 1:26 pm ET

UPDATED — Multiple levels of the plastics industry will need to work together to find innovative solutions to the issue of plastic waste, according to a panel of industry experts at the 2015 Plastics News Executive Forum.

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Aussie packaging giant's profit prompts share buyback


February 17, 2015 2:58 pm ET

Australian-based global packaging giant Amcor Ltd. will conduct a US$500 million share buyback after posting a healthy post-tax profit of US$321.3 million for the six months to Dec. 31.

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Recycling Partnership coalition kicks off its initial curbside project


January 22, 2015 3:51 pm ET

The Recycling Partnership's inaugural effort to boost curbside recycling around the country kicked off this week in Columbia, S.C.

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Delia to take over as CEO at Amcor


January 22, 2015 10:27 am ET

There will be a leadership change at the helm of Australian packaging company Amcor Ltd. starting in July.

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Amcor buys Chinese flexible packaging plant


December 18, 2014 1:47 pm ET

Australian-based global packaging company Amcor Ltd. is buying a Chinese flexible packaging business for 211 million RMB (US$31.4 million).

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Amcor unveils hot-fill PET jars that accept metal lug closures


December 17, 2014 8:47 am ET

Amcor Rigid Plastics has developed hot-fill PET jars that accept metal lug closures — which the company claims is a first for food packaging.

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Barex closure fast tracks barrier film alternatives


November 11, 2014 1:53 pm ET

UPDATED — Australian packaging company Amcor Ltd. is developing its own films that do not use Barex resin in the wake of an announcement its Barex supplier will close its Lima, Ohio factory early next year.

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PET bottles, flasks and an HDPE cooler take top honors in blow molding


October 23, 2014 2:39 pm ET

The Society of Plastics Engineers' Blow Molding Division presented awards to packaging innovations like triangular bottles, flask containers for Jack Daniels, an industrial products line a game table and a giant ice cooler.

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Packaging specialist Amcor hits sustainability goals ahead of schedule


October 23, 2014 11:15 am ET

Global packaging company Amcor Ltd. has achieved its waste reduction goals two years ahead of schedule, according to the company's new sustainability report.

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New Amcor, Method project taking sustainability to a platinum level


October 16, 2014 11:28 am ET

Amcor Rigid Plastics will have a bottle production operation within a factory which is aiming to be the world's first LEED platinum certified manufacturing facility in its industry.

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