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Hemanth Kumar

Top ten packaging equipment manufacturing companies

Packaging equipment is constantly going through evolution and transformation to suit the applications and sustainability requirements of diverse industries, including food & beverage, pharmaceuticals, agriculture and automotive. Packaging Gateway lists the top ten packaging equipment manufacturing companies based on their innovation, technology and product lines.

Top ten packaging companies in 2020

The rising demand for online goods has increased the need for more packaging to support the needs of retailers and consumers. Sustainable and environmental-friendly packaging is also high on the agenda of top packaging manufacturers and their customers. International Paper Company continues to be perched at the top in 2020 in terms of revenues.

Unilever commits to cut virgin plastic packaging by 50%

Multinational consumer goods company Unilever has announced that it will half its use of virgin plastic packaging by 2025.

Samsung Electronics develops 3D chip packaging technology

South Korean multinational electronics company Samsung Electronics has developed a 12-layer 3D Through Silicon Via (TSV) chip packaging technology.

McDonald’s unveils fresh plastic packaging changes for UK menu

McDonald’s UK & Ireland has announced that it will phase out single-use plastic lids from its McFlurry ice cream range and replace plastic packaging for salads with cardboard containers.

Coca-Cola to use 100% recycled bottles for three beverage brands

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) plans to sell three of its beverage brands in bottles made from 100% recycled plastic (rPET) as part of its plastic packaging goal.

Avery Dennison introduces rPE solution for labelling

Global display graphics and packaging materials producer Avery Dennison has introduced facestock made from recycled polyethylene (rPE) as a sustainable solution for the labelling industry.

NanoPack’s antimicrobial film increases shelf life of fresh cherries

An EU-backed project, known as NanoPack, has exhibited the ability of its antimicrobial film to enhance the shelf life of fresh cherries.

Cascades Sonoco opens new production line at Birmingham plant

Cascades Sonoco has unveiled a new production line of innovative, eco-friendly packaging at its facility in Birmingham, Alabama, US.

Canada to implement plain tobacco packaging regulations from November

The Government of Canada’s new plain and standardised packaging regulations for tobacco products will come into effect on 9 November.