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Egyptian PET plant to restart under Thai-Indian JV

Thai producer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) Indorama Ventures Limited (IVL) has, through its joint venture (JV) with India's Dhunseri Petrochem, agreed to buy a 540,000-tonne...

Novolex to acquire US sustainable packaging producer

US-based Novolex, which credits itself as the North American leader in packaging choice and sustainability, will acquire The Waddington Group from Newell Brands in...

Sustainable technology company achieves operating breakthrough

US-based Anellotech has completed two weeks of continuous operation of its seven-storey tall TCat-8 pilot plant in Texas, which is producing benzene, toluene and...

Partnership aims to convert waste into virgin grade material

A food packaging system has been developed by a collaboration of three companies that targets the conversion of PET waste into virgin grade material....

Swedish takeover of UK-based Biopac

Biopac, a provider of sustainable disposable food packaging founded by entrepreneurs Mark Brigden and Eric Graham, has been acquired by Swedish packaging company Duni for...

McDonald’s sets sustainability goal for 2025

Fast food giant McDonald's has committed to manufacturing all of its packaging from  renewable, recycled or certified sources by 2025 and recycling it in every...

Partnership to provide PET kegs for Japanese beer market

PET packaging provider Petainer, machinery firm KHS Japan and materials supplier Mitsubishi Chemical have announced a three-way partnership to introduce one-way PET beer kegs...

KKR to buy Unilever’s Spreads unit for $8bn

Private equity firm KKR has agreed to purchase the global Spreads business of Unilever for €6.8 billion ($8bn) on a cash-free, debt-free basis. The...

Coca-Cola to install solar plant in Ghana

The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana (TCCBCG) and CrossBoundary Energy have signed a deal for the installation of a 1.33 MWp solar power plant...

Petainer brews up Brazilian distribution

PET packaging provider Petainer has confirmed N/Pack do Brasil Ltda as a new distributor for its petainerKeg range of one-way PET kegs in Brazil. Part...