Coca-Cola Announces Change To Its Bottles

Coca-Cola Great Britain has revealed an update to the style of the bottles in a bid to prevent littering and boost recycling. In a design move which is reported as being the first for any major soft drinks company, Coca-Cola drinks will soon have attached caps. By early 2024, it is hoped…

Bottled Up frustration For PET In The Face Of COVID-19

One of the effects of the coronarvirus pandemic is that consumer behaviour in terms of buying and consuming goods has changed in line with restricted supplies and access to retail sites.  Alongside this, typical trends in on-the-go purchases have evaporated, none more so than in beverage consumption.  PET resin is…

Europe Faces Challenges In Meeting Plastic Bottle Recovery Target

The European recycling industry is going to miss a 2025 target for recycling PET bottles unless there is a reversal of the slowing growth rate in recycling, according to a new study by ICIS. The study also found evidence that bottle-deposit schemes are working better as an incentive than market…

100 Percent Recyclate: KHS & Startup Share Develop Unique PET Bottle

Berlin startup Share is the first beverage producer in Germany to sell its water in PET bottles made of 100 percent recyclate. With its expertise from the Bottles & Shapes consultancy program, the KHS group supported the company by helping to design and develop the bottle in a very short…

Sidel Group Acquires PET Engineering

On October 11, the Sidel Group concluded the acquisition of PET Engineering Srl, further expanding the company’s portfolio of packaging solutions. “With packaging increasingly playing a key role in any marketing mix, we are confident that Sidel and PET Engineering’s complementary strengths in packaging design, qualification and blowing process will…

KHS Wins Award For Environmentally-Friendly Packaging With Nature MultiPack

At this year’s FachPack trade show in Nuremberg, Germany, the KHS Group was presented with the Green Star Packaging Award for its innovative packaging system. Nature MultiPack, which holds cans together with dots of adhesive, won in the Product category. The Green Star Packaging Award honors environmentally-friendly packaging and recycling…

Krones Filipinas Welcomes New Managing Director

Krones Filipinas Inc. announces the arrival of Jojo Mendoza, in the company’s position of  Managing Director. Jojo brings to his new role, a wealth of business management experience from over 17 years in the food and water industry sector where he specialised in process technologies within the food and water…

Global Aseptic Packaging To Grow By 16 Percent By 2022

The world market for aseptically packed products amounted to 152 billion litres in 347 billion packs during 2017, according to the new Global Aseptic Packaging report from leading food and drinks consultancy Zenith Global Ltd and packaging experts Warrick Research Ltd. Volumes have risen by 2.7 percent a year since…
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