New, recyclable PET thermoformed food containers inhibit tampering while visibly alerting consumers and retailers of “unauthorized” access
April 19, 2013
Especially designed to incorporate safety and sustainability in one package, Placon’s new Crystal Seal Tamper-Evident plastic thermoformed food containers are 100% recyclable with a patent-pending feature that helps minimize the potential of food tampering. The Tamper-Evident containers by Placon, a leading North American designer and thermoformer of custom and stock packaging, are available now in seven grab-and-go sizes from eight to 64 ounces.
The company also acquires IntegRex(r) PTA Technology License for use in Corpus Christi M&G PTA-PET construction project.
April 19, 2013
M&G Group, announces that it has signed a Licensee Agreement with Alpek, S.A.B. de C.V. (Alpek) for IntegRex(r) PTA technology. The technology will be used in the construction of M&G's previously announced 1,200,000 MT per annum PTA plant at Corpus Christi, Texas.
Fetzer Vineyards and Zipz knock it out of the park with new package
April 1, 2013
Starting on April 1st, Opening Day, Major League Baseball fans can zip, sip and root for their home team. Beer, the long preferred beverage at baseball games, will see major competition as Mendocino County wine pioneer Fetzer and industry newcomer Zipz launch a unique new product in select North American stadiums.
The M&G Group, one of the three leading producers in the Americas of PET for packaging applications, announces that it has signed a one billion dollar engineering, procurement and construction contract with Sinopec Engineering Co., Ltd. for the turnkey construction of the world’s largest single line PET plant with a capacity of 1 million tons per year, integrated with the largest western world’s single line PTA plant with a capacity of 1.2 million tons per year. The plan will be located in Corpus Christi, TX.
That first sip of cold beer from an aluminum can or a bottle tastes great, doesn’t it? But don’t you wish there was a convenient way to keep that can colder, longer? Commodore Plastics has the answer with its new Labec® foam label stock, and is targeting both large and small breweries.
A next-generation liquid dispensing and delivery system featuring a collapsible rigid liner inside a bottle will be changing the way sensitive chemicals and other products are delivered. Known as BrightPak, the system is the brainchild of ATMI, Inc., a leader in packaging solutions for specialty liquid materials.
Continuing to expand and enhance its food packaging lines, Placon, a top US thermoformer of custom and stock food containers, retail and medical device packaging as well as recycled PET materials, announces that it is currently rolling out its new anti-fog lid technology on its entire line of PET cold deli food packaging products.
The August issue of Packaging Strategies reveals our annual Top 100 Food and Beverage Packaging Companies and the trends that have come up during the year. Also in these pages, you will find feature articles on a toy packaging trend that’s a big hit, color management, an adhesive solution that left a frozen foods processor chilled out, how flexographic printers can help with sustainability, produce packaging trends, and more.