manufacturing

Packaging Innovations 2024 hosts Women in Manufacturing panel

On 22 February 2024, the Packaging Innovations exhibition in Birmingham hosted a Women in Manufacturing panel to discuss the gender…

Canmaker William Say & Co invests £850k in London factory

Fourth generation-owned canmaker William Say & Co has invested £850,000 in its three-acre London site, introducing new technology as part…

Canada’s government invests $1m in compostable bioplastics

SME BOSK Bioproducts has been awarded $1m in financial assistance for its bioplastics production by the Canada Economic Development for…

Latin America: flexible packaging sector thrives on economic upswing

The Latin America Flexible Packaging Market is on a growth trajectory, fuelled by economic development, rising disposable incomes, and increased…

Aluminium aerosol can industry seeks skilled workers amid global labour shortage

The International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Can Manufacturers (AEROBAL) has reported that its members' global shipments increased by 6% to…

Xampla and 2M Group of Companies awarded grant to scale biodegradable materials

Next-generation materials company, Xampla, has been awarded the Innovate UK Smart Grant to support scaled up manufacturing of its natural,…

Natural material company Xampla enters into European partnership

A new collaboration aims for Xampla’s natural materials to be manufactured at scale whilst leveraging the 2M Group of Companies’…

Formable cellulose-based packaging could replace single-use plastic

In a pilot-scale trial to find alternative raw materials for rigid plastic packages, the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has discovered…

Orbis expands Ohio manufacturing plant

Orbis Corporation, a global leader in re-usable packaging, has unveiled a significant expansion of its Urbana, Ohio manufacturing facility, strategically…

Inside the world’s biggest glass tableware manufacturing site

In the form of cups, plates, bowls and many other product types, glass tableware is an essential part of daily…