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19 April 2019
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Recycling of Cans and Environmental Responsibility Can Filling Experts
Beverage cans made of steel or aluminium can be recycled infinitely often with consistent quality.

Complete Lidding Solutions
The Primoreels System can be retrofitted to any machine, with our lids are suitable for any drink, food or dairy industry.

Improving Packaging Design Speed and Efficiency
Loacker has implemented Esko’s Studio, a unique set of tools for 3D packaging design made specifically for packaging artwork professionals.

Engineering and Consultancy Solutions
Elomatic, India provides engineering and consultancy solutions, starting from the initial idea through to commercialisation. 

Ten Reasons Why You Should Work With a Packaging Management Solution
Find out why brands, trade shops, converters and printers all over the world work with packaging management solutions such as Esko’s WebCenter.

Press Releases

Herti Gets BRC Certificate Renewed
Herti has passed the recertification by the BRC/IOP standard, gaining the highest grade 'A' in the High Hygiene category for the second year in a row. 

Chemicals Business of Uflex Certified with ISO 45001:2018
Upon completion of an extensive Occupational Health and Safety Evaluation,  the chemicals business of Uflex Limited has successfully migrated to ISO 45001:2018.

Special Effects for Can-Filling Processes
RHODIUS offers new, alternative ideas to improve the drinking experience. 

CLP Nominated in Innovation Technique at Packaging Awards 2019
CLP's articulating suction head in its CLP Pick and Place unit has been nominated in the Innovation Technique category of the Packaging Awards 2019. 

Toymaker Spin Master Creates Innovative Packaging with Esko’s Studio
Esko has released a new client testimonial from global toymaker Spin Master, highlighting the benefits of using Studio and how it has transformed the packaging design process for the company.

Features

The future of the packaging industry in India
The packaging industry in India is predicted to grow at 18% annually, with flexible packaging growing at 25% and rigid packaging at 15%. Packaging Gateway dives into this billion-dollar market to investigate the future of packaging industry in India.

IEA calls for UK deposit return scheme to be scrapped
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has called for the UK government to scrap its proposed deposit return scheme (DRS) due to high costs in a report by IEA head of lifestyle economics Christopher Snowdon

Coca-Cola to increase use of recycled plastic in Australia
Coca-Cola Australia and Coca-Cola Amatil have announced that they will increase the amount of recycled plastic they use as part of Coca-Cola’s commitment to solving the world’s packaging problem.

UK consumers prefer cardboard Easter egg packaging: Survey
A survey conducted by UK survey consultants Censuswide has revealed that 91% of UK adults would prefer to purchase carton or cardboard-packaged Easter eggs over plastic.

Ocean plastic: will more packaging companies take the plunge?
While environmental organisations slowly pick away at the plastic icebergs clogging up the ocean, companies on land are seeking to reintroduce the fruit of their hauls back into the supply chain. What are the current challenges involved in using reclaimed ocean plastic in packaging and will more companies move into the field in the future?

Projects

Gulf Packaging Manufacturing Facility
Gulf Packaging announced its plans to construct a new manufacturing facility in Alabama, US, in March 2019. The construction of the facility is currently underway and is expected to be completed by the end of 2019.

Gerresheimer’s Medical Plastic Systems and Syringes Facility, Skopje
Gerresheimer announced plans to build its first medical plastic systems and syringes manufacturing facility in Skopje, North Macedonia, in March 2019, as part of its growth strategy.

Owens-Illinois’ Reims Glass Bottles Plant Modernisation
Owens-Illinois (O-I), North America's leading producer of glass containers, is upgrading its existing glass bottles production plant in Reims, France, to further increase the manufacturing capability of the facility.

Plantgistix’s Contract Packaging Plant, Baytown, Texas
Plantgistix, a company based in Houston, US, is constructing a new contract packaging plant in Baytown, Texas, for export contract packaging services.

Biffa’s Plastics Recycling Plant, Seaham
Biffa, a waste management company based in the UK, is developing a new plastics recycling plant in Seaham, UK.

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