Food packaging
RSS

Image

Vanee Foods adding hot-fill line


September 15, 2014 1:55 pm ET

Vanee Foods Co. expects to have a new hot-fill bottling line operational at its Broadview, Ill., facility by the end of this month.

Image

Coveris makes another flexible packaging buy


August 22, 2014 9:34 am ET

Coveris Holdings is continuing its rapid acquisition pace, this time picking up flexible print specialist Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Ltd. to boost its European offerings.

Image

Faerch Plast doubling capacity in UK


August 20, 2014 9:42 am ET

R. Faerch Plast A/S, one of Europe’s leading producers of plastic containers for the food industry, is set to double production capacity in the United Kingdom by early 2015 following the planned installation of an additional extrusion line and ...

Image

ViskoTeepak buys remaining stake in meat packaging supplier Vista


July 7, 2014 3:33 pm ET

ViskoTeepak’s acquisition of Vista International Packaging LLC, in one sense, was more than four decades in the making.

Image

Dow pushes new waste reduction initiatives with 100 percent PE pouch


June 27, 2014 2:48 pm ET

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics is introducing a handful of new products and initiatives in Argentina this year aimed at recycling and waste reduction, including a standup pouch for liquids made for the first time from 100 percent polyethylene.

Image

Pilot project seeks to bring multi-material pouches into recycling, reuse stream


June 19, 2014 12:23 pm ET

The new purple "Energy Bag" program is aimed squarely at multi-material pouches and other plastics that typically aren't recycled.

Image

China's Huasheng builds new factory


June 17, 2014 1:26 pm ET

Chinese plastic container and film manufacturer Guangdong Huasheng Plastics Co. Ltd. said it is building a new facility in Fujian province to meet growing demand within China and investing in European equipment to upgrade.

Image

Coveris buys UK maker of plastic-lined food packaging


June 16, 2014 3:36 pm ET

Coveris Holdings is extending its reach in the United Kingdom through the acquisition of St. Neots Packaging Ltd., a company with products that include plastic film-lined food packaging.

Future looks bright for stand-up pouches


June 4, 2014 11:42 am ET

A consulting group says stand-up flexible packaging, which is being adopted world-wide for a variety of uses, has a current global demand of 80 billion units.

Charter NEX begins plant expansion


May 30, 2014 10:29 am ET

A blown film extrusion company in Wisconsin is laying the groundwork, literally, for an expansion that could eventually double the plant's production capacity.

Upcoming Plastics News Events

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

October 27, 2015 - October 29, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - New York - 2015

More Events

Newsletters

Select from the list below to subscribe to customized Plastics News e-mail news alerts. Check the options you wish to receive.

View samples of all eNewsletters »

More Newsletters