Virtual trials by Dassault Systèmes, Ardagh Group and EXXERGY on new coatings to significantly reduce the weight of glass bottles to start in January 2022, with anticipated product testing in summer 2022.
The glass container industry’s key indicators in North America remained generally stable between 2017 and 2018, with continued opportunities for growth in 2019 in the spirits, food and craft beverages markets.
Cartonboard converters are challenged to balance cost with creating a high-quality package that offers visual appeal while protecting its contents. For carton converters, lightweighting material is a simple solution to maximize sustainability while minimizing costs.
A new, lightweighted glass bottle with unique embossing designed for Cider Lubelski—the most popular Polish cider from brand owner AMBRA S.A.—was created by Ardagh Group and the Spiritus Movens Design Studio in Poland.
At PMMI’s Executive Leadership Conference in Miami mid-March, I got to hear from David Strauss, Nestlé USA’s head of packaging. He discussed some of the current trends impacting consumer packaging and the machines that create them.