Mauser Group and its partners have joined forces to form a company called Mauser Packaging Solutions to deliver sustainable packaging services.

The companies involved in the partnership include BWAY, National Container Group (NCG) and Industrial Container Services (ICS).

Based in Oak Brook, Illinois, US, the new entity combines the innovation and history of BWAY and Mauser with the global recollection and reconditioning packaging solutions of ICS and NCG to deliver metal, plastic, fibre, and hybrid packaging products for various applications, including food, beverage, pharmaceuticals, personal care, chemicals, and paints.

The sustainable packaging solutions offered by the new company also include intermediate bulk containers, cans, pails, bottles, and drums.

PepsiCo Inc has signed a multi-year supply agreement to buy sustainable packaging from a joint venture facility established by Loop Industries Inc.

PepsiCo will also incorporate the Loop™ PET plastic recycled material solution into its product packaging by 2020, under the agreement.

Loop’s PET plastic technology helps convert waste PET and polyester fibre, including PET plastic bottles and packaging of any colour, carpet, and clothing to produce US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved food-grade packaging.

Based in Montreal, Canada, Loop Industries offers sustainable plastic resin and polyester technology.

“The partners will introduce an innovative stick pack laminate, which eliminates the risk of microbial contamination and avoids preservatives.”

Global packaging solutions provider Amcor has entered a partnership with Pylote to offer innovative packaging solutions for liquid pharmaceuticals.

The partners will introduce an innovative stick pack laminate, which eliminates the risk of microbial contamination and avoids preservatives.

Headquartered in France, Pylote provides cleaner and eco-friendly consumer products for customers in the pharmaceutical, food, cosmetic, and industrial markets.

Honeywell has been selected to upgrade Sappi Austria Produktions’ paper mill in Gratkorn, Graz-Umgebung, Austria.

The company will refurbish server virtualisation, process visualisation, and cybersecurity technologies at the paper mill to improve the product quality and production efficiency, while also reducing the cost.

The paper mill will feature four Experion PMD automation systems, four Experion MX quality control solutions, two ProCoat CD actuators, and a Secure Media Exchange gateway.

The facility will be installed with an Experion Virtualised Solution platform, which will help monitor the paper mill’s operations from a remote location.