New News information at Packaging Gateway New and updated information from News listed on www.packaging-gateway.com http://www.packaging-gateway.com/ en-us http://www.packaging-gateway.com/ New News information at Packaging Gateway http://www.packaging-gateway.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Jet Label acquires Canada’s United Label Company http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsjet-label-acquires-canadas-united-label-company-5882501 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsjet-label-acquires-canadas-united-label-company-5882501 Labels and printed tape producer Jet Label & Packaging has acquired United Label Company in British Columbia, Canada. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT DS Smith Plastics develops new retail-ready pallet for Tesco http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsds-smith-plastics-develops-new-retail-ready-pallet-for-tesco-5882542 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsds-smith-plastics-develops-new-retail-ready-pallet-for-tesco-5882542 British packaging company DS Smith Plastics’ Injection Moulded Products has developed a new retail-ready quarter pallet for UK-based retailer Tesco. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Sonoco completes Clear Lam Packaging acquisition for $170m http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newssonoco-completes-clear-lam-packaging-acquisition-for-170m-5882958 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newssonoco-completes-clear-lam-packaging-acquisition-for-170m-5882958 Sonoco has completed its previously announced its acquisition of flexible and plastic packaging films manufacturer Clear Lam Packaging for $170m. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Hollar & Greene selects Tosca’s RPCs for cabbage shipments http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newshollar-greene-selects-toscas-rpcs-for-cabbage-shipments-5881372 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newshollar-greene-selects-toscas-rpcs-for-cabbage-shipments-5881372 Hollar & Greene has announced a partnership for the use of Tosca’s reusable plastic containers (RPCs) to ship its cabbages from farm to retail stores. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Enaris introduces new specimen transportation bags http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsenaris-introduces-new-transportation-bags-5881042 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsenaris-introduces-new-transportation-bags-5881042 Medical product manufacturer Enaris has introduced new 95kPa specimen transportation bags designed to eliminate the risks associated with packaging failure and comply with IATA regulations. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Merck and Pfizer partner with Corning for pharma glass packaging project http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmerck-pfizer-partner-with-corning-for-pharma-glass-packaging-project-5881008 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmerck-pfizer-partner-with-corning-for-pharma-glass-packaging-project-5881008 Pharmaceutical companies Merck and Pfizer have collaborated with Corning for the development of ‘Corning Valor Glass’, a new pharmaceutical glass package. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT RPC Bramlage opens new facility in Slovakia http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsrpc-bramlage-opens-new-facility-in-slovakia-5879358 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsrpc-bramlage-opens-new-facility-in-slovakia-5879358 RPC Bramlage has opened a new production facility at Velky Meder in Slovakia to support the division’s customers in Eastern and Southern Europe. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT PureCycle Technologies opens new plant for plastics recycling in Ohio, US http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newspurecycle-technologies-opens-new-plant-in-ohio-us-for-plastics-recycling-5879793 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newspurecycle-technologies-opens-new-plant-in-ohio-us-for-plastics-recycling-5879793 PureCycle Technologies has opened a new facility in Ohio, US that will use polypropylene (PP) to produce recyclable plastic using technology developed by consumer goods company P&G. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Braskem partners with COOPFAM to provide organic coffee packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsbraskem-partners-with-coopfam-for-organic-coffee-packaging-5879338 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsbraskem-partners-with-coopfam-for-organic-coffee-packaging-5879338 Plastic packaging manufacturer União Plásticos has partnered with the Cooperative of Family Farmers of the Poço Fundo Region (COOPFAM) to provide renewable ‘I'm GreenT’ plastic in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT GLC to build cheese packaging plant in US http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsglc-to-build-cheese-packaging-plant-in-us-5878141 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsglc-to-build-cheese-packaging-plant-in-us-5878141 Great Lakes Cheese (GLC) and the City of Wausau in Wisconsin, US, have reached an agreement to build a new $55m cheese packaging plant in Wausau West Industrial Park. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: La Colombe Coffee Roasters, ABC Packaging Direct, Constantia Flexibles http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-la-colombe-coffee-roasters-abc-packaging-direct-constantia-flexibles-5877626 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-la-colombe-coffee-roasters-abc-packaging-direct-constantia-flexibles-5877626 La Colombe Coffee Roasters and Crown Beverage Packaging North America have reached an agreement to collaborate on the development of The MiniVault, a single-use recyclable can designed to extend the shelf life of coffee. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Supremex acquires Canada’s Stuart Packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newssupremex-acquires-canadas-stuart-packaging-5878305 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newssupremex-acquires-canadas-stuart-packaging-5878305 Packaging and specialty products provider Supremex has concluded the acquisition of Canada-based Stuart Packaging, which supplies eco-friendly folding carton packaging to the consumer market. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Shanghai Kangda New Materials, O2 Investment Partners, Truking Group http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmas-this-week-shanghai-kangda-new-materials-o2-investment-partners-truking-group-5876813 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmas-this-week-shanghai-kangda-new-materials-o2-investment-partners-truking-group-5876813 Shanghai Kangda New Materials has reached an agreement to acquire up to 30% stake in Chengdu BIK Technology from Liu Lan in a cash deal. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT ACE claims 66% of UK's local authorities collect beverage cartons for recycling http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsace-says-beverage-cartons-collection-for-recycling-hits-66-in-uk-5878165 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsace-says-beverage-cartons-collection-for-recycling-hits-66-in-uk-5878165 <p></p><p>The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) has released figures revealing that the proportion of the UK's local authorities collecting beverage cartons from the kerbside for recycling has increased to 66%.… Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Toray Plastics introduces two chlorine-free pet films http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newstoray-plastics-introduces-two-chlorine-free-pet-films-5876969 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newstoray-plastics-introduces-two-chlorine-free-pet-films-5876969 Toray Plastics (America) has launched its new chlorine-free, barrier-coated Lumirror MK61HB and PA1HB polyester films for flexible packaging applications. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT StandUpPouches and Avery to deliver online custom labels for CPG brands http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsstanduppouchesnet-avery-to-deliver-online-custom-labels-for-cpg-brands-5876557 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsstanduppouchesnet-avery-to-deliver-online-custom-labels-for-cpg-brands-5876557 ABC Packaging Direct’s StandUpPouches division has entered a partnership with Avery Product’s online printing service Avery WePrint that will allow emerging CPG brands to order custom-designed labels for their flexible packaging. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ardagh redesigns Lomza beer bottle http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsardagh-redesigns-oma-beer-bottle-5876574 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsardagh-redesigns-oma-beer-bottle-5876574 Van Pur-owned Łomża Brewery has introduced its Łomża Jasne beer in a newly redesigned bottle. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&S to reduce plastic usage in packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsms-to-reduce-plastic-usage-in-packaging-5875279 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsms-to-reduce-plastic-usage-in-packaging-5875279 UK-based retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has decided to reduce the amount of plastic used in its packaging for snack products, as part of its ‘Project Thin Air’ campaign. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT Bericap to introduce new plastic closures http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsbericap-to-introduce-new-closures-5875680 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsbericap-to-introduce-new-closures-5875680 Global plastic closures manufacturer Bericap is set to introduce its new tried-and-tested closure systems at this year’s drinktec event in Munich, Germany. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT La Colombe and Crown collaborate to launch new coffee can http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsla-colombe-and-crown-collaborate-to-launch-new-coffee-cans-5874722 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsla-colombe-and-crown-collaborate-to-launch-new-coffee-cans-5874722 La Colombe Coffee Roasters and Crown Beverage Packaging North America have collaborated to produce a pre-portioned single-use can, ‘The MiniVault’, which is said to extend the shelf life of coffee. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT