A new study demonstrates that Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) used to ship fruits and vegetables in Canada are not properly sanitized and show traces of E coli.
The report, developed by a University of Guelph professor and researcher, Keith Warriner, indicates that sanitation standards of RPCs are inadequate for a second consecutive year. "We saw alarming levels of sanitization and significant risk for food contamination," said Warriner.Read more
At the ceremony for the German Packaging Awards 2014 DS Smith l Packaging Division D-A-CH once again proved its innovative strength. The display and packaging specialist was awarded the coveted trophy not once, but twice for attention-grabbing display solutions.Read more
Warren, the UK's leading independent cartonboard and graphical board and paper stockist, has announced that its new converting facility is now fully operational and at full capacity, with the potential to increase its capacity further with the introduction of a shift system.
The newly opened converting facility formed part of Warren's recent seven figure investment, announced earlier this year, which includes a reel and pallet stock operation, reel to sheet cutting and rewinding and guillotining, all of which are based at the new 42,000 sq. ft. premises in West Bromwich.Read more
Smurfit Kappa celebrates the opening of a new Bag-in-Box® plant in Ibi, Spain, meeting a growing demand in the Mediterranean region.
The ultra-modern facility, which has seen an investment of €28m by the company, boasts itself as one of the world's leading Bag-in-Box® plants, integrating the production of taps and bags under one roof.
In addition, it offers a showcase of the world's newest and some of the best performing features in Bag-in-Box® production, while meeting the highest standards of hygiene, safety and quality.Read more
Valmet will rebuild a sack kraft paper machine at Mondi's Štêtí mill in Czech Republic. Valmet's delivery for the paper machine 5 (PM5) will include the modernization of the press section. The targets of the rebuild are increased production efficiency and improved machine runnability, while ensuring safe working environment. The rebuilt production line will start-up during the fourth quarter of 2015.
The order was included in Valmet's third quarter 2014 orders received. The value of the order is not disclosed.Read more
Michelman has invested in new digital imaging technology that allows chemists to view coating and substrate samples at nano-level magnification. The new technology is part of Michelman's investment in the Michelman Advanced Materials Collaboration Center that was officially opened on October 2, 2014 at the company's global headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.Read more