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Anellotech progresses bio-based PET bottle technology

Sustainable technology producer Anellotech has moved closer to making a 100 per cent bio-based plastics bottle a reality after completing the first shipment of...

Fire at Mexico PTA plant increases pressure on PET resin market

The struggling PET resin production markets in Europe and the Americas are likely to take another hit after a devastating fire at Alpek’s Altamira...

Recycling groups launch global definition of ‘plastics recyclability’

In an effort to provide a consistent metric to guide the efforts of sustainability for plastics in the Circular Economy, two recycling organisations have...

W. Amsler relocates to ‘Plastics Corridor’

Canadian machinery maker W. Amsler is to relocate its headquarters and manufacturing operations to Bolton, Ontario later this summer. The new location - designed...

Hat-trick of deals for Carolina Color

Carolina Color Corporation has continued its acquisition spree with the purchase of Chroma Corporation, a producer of specialty colour and additive concentrates for packaging...

Kellogg Company makes leadership changes

In order to drive the company's growth strategy in the North American and European regions, the Kellogg Company has appointed Chris Hood as president...

Alpla building Ohio plant by early 2019

Rigid plastics packaging converter Alpla is to build a plant in Dayton, Ohio (USA) and create at least 50 jobs by the time it...

Bring back scheme targets the beauty products sector

Beauty products retailer L’Occitane en Provence is partnering with TerraCycle to enable consumers to bring the packaging from any brand of beauty and skin...

Half century for shrink sleeve machinery maker

Described by its president as a classic story of the "American dream", shrink sleeve machinery maker PDC International is celebrating 50 years in the...

Nestlé plant to be powered with clean energy

Nestlé Waters North America has signed a purchase agreement with the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) that will provide 100 per cent of the...