Deals this week: ITC Packaging, Versarien, Braskem

1 June 2018 (Last Updated July 20th, 2018 09:18)

ITC Packaging and Verstraete have collaborated to design an in-mould label (IML) for Dulcesol's soup brand Naturcrem.

ITC Packaging and Verstraete have collaborated to design an in-mould label (IML) for Dulcesol’s soup brand Naturcrem.

The new labelling solution features an oxygen barrier that prevents the soup from coming into contact with oxygen, which improves the product’s shelf life.

The label also improves the aesthetics of the packaging and can withstand the pasteurisation process.

Based in Spain, ITC Packaging is a rigid packaging solutions provider, while Verstraete is a Belgium-based manufacturer of mould labels.

“Allied Glass has designed a new bottle for Manchester Gin’s range of products, including Signature gin, Raspberry Infused, Wild Spirit and Overboard.”

Dulcesol produces and distributes pastries, bakery products and cocoa creams.

Versarien has collaborated with an undisclosed manufacturer to develop alternative solutions for packaging.

The two companies will focus on the development of rigid materials for blow-moulded bottles and examine a number of formulations consisting of polymeric packaging materials. Parameters such as cooling time, recycling potential and shrinkage of the formulations will be evaluated.

Based in the UK, Versarien is an advanced materials engineering group, while the undisclosed manufacturer is a European producer and distributor of private label consumer products.

Braskem has developed a new packaging solution for Scotts Canada’s Scotts Turf Builder.

The packaging solution was developed in collaboration with Scotts and Peel Plastic Products, a flexible packaging solutions provider.

The new design features a bio-based flexible and sustainable packaging that utilises Braskem’s ‘I’m greenT’ polyethylene (PE) biopolymer, which is also known as green plastic.

Based in the US, Braskem is a manufacturer of thermoplastic resins and polyolefins, while Scotts Canada is a provider of lawn care products, including fertilisers, spreaders, mulches and grass seed.

Allied Glass has designed a new bottle for Manchester Gin’s range of products, including Signature gin, Raspberry Infused, Wild Spirit and Overboard.

The new customised bottle features a honeycomb label design featuring an image of a bee. It is also embossed with the text ‘Made in Manchester’.