Deals this week: RPC Bebo, Aptar, Sonoco

20 April 2018 (Last Updated April 19th, 2018 11:27)

RPC Bebo has partnered with Marbach to develop a thermoformed screw closure system named Turner for pet foods and several food-to-go applications such as ice cream, snacks and sweets.

RPC Bebo has partnered with Marbach to develop a thermoformed screw closure system named Turner for pet foods and several food-to-go applications such as ice cream, snacks and sweets.

The new packaging solution comprises a cup, lid and lidding film, which is sealed on the cup’s seal flange to cover the lid’s surface.

The packaging is also suitable for car cup holders due to its lightweight design, while its ability to withstand modern on-the-move lifestyles enables it to be also suitable for carriage in a rucksack, baby changing bags or school bags.

Both based in Germany, RPC is a packaging solutions provider while Marbach is a tool producer.

Aptar Food + Beverage has partnered with Cheer Pack North America (CPNA) to launch a pre-made no-spill spouted pouch solution in the North American market.

The no-spill spouted pouch features Aptar’s SimpliSqueeze® valve technology integrated into the squeezable CHEER PACK® spouted pouch.

The pouch is specifically created for beverage packaging applications such as juice, flavoured water, and drinkable yogurt.

“The agreement will enable pharmaceutical shippers to lease ThermoSafe’s PharmaPort 360 containers directly from Cathay Pacific Cargo.”

Aptar is an innovative dispensing solutions provider for the beauty, personal care, and food and beverage markets, while CPNA is a manufacturer of pre-made spouted pouches.

Both the companies involved in the transaction are based in the US.

Sonoco‘s temperature assurance packaging division Sonoco ThermoSafe has signed a partnership agreement with Cathay Pacific Cargo for the leasing of the PharmaPort 360 temperature-controlled bulk shipping container.

The hybrid technology used in PharmaPort allows it to operate on battery power for longer times and provides precise, long duration temperature control, eliminating the need for refrigerated trucks.

US-based Sonoco designs and manufactures temperature assurance packaging solutions, while Cathay Pacific Cargo is a Chinese air cargo carrier.

The agreement will enable pharmaceutical shippers to lease ThermoSafe’s PharmaPort 360 containers directly from Cathay Pacific Cargo, as well as allow Cathay to add another container solution to its Pharma LIFT portfolio.

Grolsch has selected DS Smith Plastics to develop a beverage crate made from post-consumer waste for its beer brand Kornuit.

Along with the new Kornuit glass bottle, the new crate is part of Kornuit’s new brand design.

Grolsch is a Netherlands-based brewery, while DS Smith is a UK packaging company.