The Box, producer of custom-made tin box packaging, has received a nomination in the NL Packaging Awards for its storage tin for Klepper & Klepper liquorice.
A poll of 2,000 parents of school-aged children, conducted by the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA), found that 41% believe it is really their children who drive recycling and sustainability attitudes at home.
INX International Ink Co’s new Genesis GS washable inks have been recognised by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) for meeting or exceeding the group’s strict testing protocol for washable and recyclable PET shrink sleeve applications.
Stuart Falconer joins the MPMA team as Brexit and packaging related regulations gather pace.
The Scottish government has made the decision to go ahead with its planned deposit return scheme (DRS) regulations. The regulations will now be subject to a vote in the Scottish Parliament, after which the scheme will become law. Alupro’s Rick Hindley has commented on the news.
Alupro is calling for MSPs to vote against the Scottish government’s deposit return scheme regulations, as they are currently drafted, at this week’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee meeting (29 April).
The report, developed in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, surveyed participants for their preferences related to sustainable packaging, along with their willingness to pay more for products with environmentally friendly packaging.
The challenge, launching on 24 April, encourages children aged 15 and under to design and create their own pack which demonstrates packaging’s important role in protecting food and drink.
Ball Corporation has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Tubex Industria E Comercio de Embalagens Ltda, an aluminum aerosol packaging business with a plant near Sao Paolo, Brazil.