Amcor Rigid Plastics USA LLC expands its specialty container business in Latin America with the acquisition of Colombia’s Plasticos Team S.A.S. from Team Foods Colombia S.A., a leading food producer in Colombia.
LINDAL Group, a worldwide leader in aerosol packaging, announced the acquisition of 15 acres of land, which will be used to build a new, state-of-the-art, 100,000-square foot production facility in Columbus, IN.
Held in conjunction with the Plastics Recycling Conference, KW Plastics and Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics presented their respective technical challenges of the package before being selected for the 2017 APR Plastics Recycling Showcase by the Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR).
Campbell Soup Company, Church & Dwight, Henkel, Nestlé Waters North America, RB, Unilever and Ocean Spray join How2Recycle label program; announcement made at sustainability event hosted by Walmart, which has encouraged brands to join the program.
Inspired by vintage barbering rituals, British brand Hawkins & Brimble is bringing a modern twist to the world of classic male grooming products with its latest range including Elemi & Ginseng Pre-Shave Scrub and Post Shave Balm.
ADF&PCD New York (Aerosol & Dispensing Forum, and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design), is accepting entries from brands and suppliers for its Innovation Awards. Winners will be announced at the trade show on September 6-7, 2017, at The Altman Building and Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan, New York.
The recycling of plastic wraps, bags and other film packaging grew 34 million pounds, or 3%, in 2015 to reach a minimum of nearly 1.2 billion pounds for the year. This marks the eleventh consecutive year of increases and the highest annual collection of plastic film since the survey began.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies you will find “The Latest Packaging Innovations Changing the Rules,” “The Future of Cannabis Packaging” and “OEE and a Multi-Metric Approach,” along with articles on beauty and alcohol social media influencers, batch vs. continuous and aseptic sterilization, challenger brands bridging ecommerce and retail, and a popular Michigan brewing company who has what it takes to tap into the community.