keyboard_arrow_upThe road to ending plastic waste in SA
keyboard_arrow_downThe road to ending plastic waste in SA

The South African Initiative to End Plastic Waste has already made important progress in its efforts to find workable solutions that will end plastic from polluting the environment.  According to Plastics SA executive director, Anton Hanekom, this Initiative was formed earlier this year and enjoys the support and active participation of the entire packaging value […]

keyboard_arrow_upPackaging will speak green at 2020 international sustainable packaging forum
keyboard_arrow_downPackaging will speak green at 2020 international sustainable packaging forum

FICO Foundation and Ucima (Italian Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Association) will come together in Bologna on 20 and 21 February 2020 to create an event of in-depth study on the theme of sustainability in the packaging supply chain. Packaging Speaks Green is an international forum dedicated to the development of sustainability and the circular economy in […]

keyboard_arrow_upSpanish acquisitions allow ALPLA to move into HDPE recycling
keyboard_arrow_downSpanish acquisitions allow ALPLA to move into HDPE recycling

ALPLA will further expand its recycling activities by moving into polyolefin recycling with its acquisition of two companies based in Spain. With two of its own PET recycling plants in Austria and Poland (PET Recycling Team) and joint ventures in Mexico and Germany, ALPLA has long been an established partner in the field of PET […]

keyboard_arrow_upUnilever’s Sustainable Living Plan cleans up at the Gold Pack Awards
keyboard_arrow_downUnilever’s Sustainable Living Plan cleans up at the Gold Pack Awards

Unilever made a clean sweep at the Gold Pack Awards 2019. The company bagged four gold medals in various categories, including the Judge’s Special Mention for the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan. The Gold Pack Awards recognizes and celebrates South African companies in the packaging industry who represent innovation and professionalism in packaging. Awards nominees were […]

keyboard_arrow_upSustainable packaging from the Paper Bottle Company
keyboard_arrow_downSustainable packaging from the Paper Bottle Company

Paboco, the paper bottle company, unites some of the world’s leading brands and experts in material, design and technology. The paper bottle project is perhaps the most important initiative in the packaging industry in our time. It is the start of a journey that will spark a movement of consumers across the world in our […]

keyboard_arrow_upOpen communication in pharma packaging serialisation
keyboard_arrow_downOpen communication in pharma packaging serialisation

OPEN-SCS and Werum IT Solutions successfully staged the OPEN-SCS plug fest at Werum’s headquarters in Lüneburg, Germany. The OPEN-SCS working group is partnered with the OPC Foundation to develop an open source standard covering the complete business transaction for the data exchange in pharma packaging serialisation. Compliance tested During the plug fest the interfaces between […]

keyboard_arrow_upA new vision for the packaging industry
keyboard_arrow_downA new vision for the packaging industry

SEA Vision will showcase its HarleNIR at PackExpo 2019. The largest trade fair in North America in 2019 is ready to host over 30,000 visitors from all over the world, for all the latest on the equipment, components, materials, and services relating to the packaging industry. Non-destructive monitoring HarleNIR is an integrated vision system, featuring […]

keyboard_arrow_upExpect more from BW Packaging Systems at Pack Expo
keyboard_arrow_downExpect more from BW Packaging Systems at Pack Expo

At Pack Expo Las Vegas, BW Packaging Systems, the packaging machinery arm of Barry-Wehmiller, will address some of the mega trends affecting the packaging industry in its own Educational Seminar Series in Booth C-1800. All five BW Packaging Systems companies—Accraply, BW Flexible Systems, BW Integrated Systems, Pneumatic Scale Angelus and Synerlink—will be present in Booth […]

keyboard_arrow_upGroninger to focus on cosmetics at PackExpo
keyboard_arrow_downGroninger to focus on cosmetics at PackExpo

At this year’s PackExpo, groninger will showcase how to master flexibility and efficiency in filling and closing machines. The German, family-owned company will give answers to the complex requirements of the cosmetics market. Pack Expo is the leading exhibition for packaging and processing technologies within the United States. It will be held from 23 to […]

keyboard_arrow_upTeqal introduces new Reflections jars for cosmetics
keyboard_arrow_downTeqal introduces new Reflections jars for cosmetics

Teqal Creative Packaging (Teqal) is a new manufacturer of rigid packaging for the cosmetics and personal care industry. The company was launched in February 2017 when Sean Kirkham (ex-Consupaq), his wife, Renee (also ex-Consupaq) and Dean Mitchel (seasoned tool maker) went into business together. They started small, operating out of premises at the Dube TradePort […]