All articles by Divya Tirumalaraju

Divya Tirumalaraju

Amcor records rise in year-to-date net income

Amcor has reported a year-to-date net income of $684m for the nine months ending 31 March, a 58% increase from $433m in the same period of last year.

Smurfit Kappa reports 6% increase in revenue in Q1 2021

Packaging giant Smurfit Kappa Group has announced underlying revenue growth of 5% to €2.27bn in Q1 2021 compared with the same period of 2020.

SAGE Automation to increase container deposit system production

Australian technology and engineering company SAGE Automation will manufacture an additional 30 smart container deposit systems called Semi Auto Return Terminals (ARTs) to meet the demand for recycling solutions that can help decrease the country’s landfill.

IDC forms alliance to address aseptic packaging in foodservice market

International Dispensing Corporation (IDC) has formed the Alliance for Aseptic Foodservice (AAF) to support aseptic packaging production across the foodservice industry.

European Aluminium reports 73% recycling of beverage cans

European Aluminium has reported an overall recycling rate of 73% for aluminium beverage cans in Europe, indicating a 1.6% increase compared with 2014.

UK trade bodies urge government to oppose new recycling proposals

A new investigation conducted by Greenpeace Unearthed has shown that supermarket, food, drinks and packaging trade bodies urged the UK Government to oppose new European Union (EU) ‘polluter pays’ proposals to promote recycling.

New UK poll finds millennials least likely to recycle

A new poll carried out by Serco’s Environmental Services business and its research partner Future Thinking in the UK has found that millennials are the least likely age group to recycle.

Yarza Twins use HP technology for new Smirnoff bottle design

UK-based Yarza Twins has partnered with Hewlett-Packard (HP) to use the new HP SmartStream D4D technology to create vodka brand Smirnoff’s new limited edition bottle.

EcoCortec to build new VpCI films and bags plant in Croatia

EcoCortec is set to build a new facility in Beli Manastir, Croatia, to develop VpCI film and bag packaging.

UPM Raflatac and Mus Verpakkingen test new film for labelling

UPM Raflatac has partnered with Dutch metal packaging supplier Mus Verpakkingen to test the new RafBio PE material as a sustainable alternative for labelling of cans.