Pregis, a global manufacturer of protective and flexible packaging solutions, announces an additional $32 million investment in blown film extrusion technology at its Grand Rapids, Michigan, manufacturing site.
Good Culture has launched its first-ever lactose-free line and a squeezable, classic sour cream pouch. The new products are made with simple ingredients, including gut-friendly live and active cultures as well as pasture-raised milk sourced from small family farms in the Midwest. These new products can be found in retailers nationwide this summer.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began in early 2020, consumer dining habits dramatically changed – possibly for the long-term. A special report by food industry firm HUNTER says 51% of Americans continue to cook more, and 71% of those who have been cooking at home intend to continue the habit to save money, eat healthier, and feel better.
Smurfit also sells flexible packaging business in El Salvador to Emusa Group.
June 7, 2021
Smurfit Kappa Group, one of the world's largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products with operations in Europe and the Americas, has completed the acquisition of Cartones del Pacifico, a leading paper-based packaging company in Peru.
Alan Hewitt has been named business development manager at global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging. In his new role with KM, Alan will be responsible for sales of lidding film and flexible packaging in the UK and Ireland.
TricorBraun Flex, the flexible packaging division of global packaging leader TricorBraun, has launched Biotre 3.0, a fully-compostable, plant-based packaging material. Biotre is a flexible packaging film made from renewable and compostable resources, such as wood and pulp. Available in a range of sizes, Biotre can reduce the amount of packaging in waste disposal because it breaks down naturally in a home composting environment. Biotre also preserves natural resources by reducing the use of fossil fuel and mineral resources.
BW Flexible Systems, a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems company, has announced the appointment of Matt Venezia to Vice President of Global Equipment Sales. As a member of the company’s global leadership team, Venezia will dedicate himself to earning the trust of customers by helping them grow their businesses over the long-term.
Great American Packaging (GAP) is pleased to announce that the company has received the highest rating possible on the recently completed IFS PACsecure audit, a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized food safety certification program. The audit is designed to make sure packaging companies comply with rigorous standards that are in place to ensure the quality and safety of all packaging materials that come into contact with food.
SÜDPACK has acquired LPF Flexible Packaging B.V. (“LPF”) from the Clondalkin Group. The company, located in Grootegast, the Netherlands, is a leading manufacturer of high barrier films for sensitive products. LPF was founded in 1907 and has long-standing experience in the development and production of packaging materials. For SÜDPACK, the acquisition is a further key element in its long-term growth strategy.
At this moment, all TC Transcontinental Packaging facilities are contributing responsibly to the global effort to halt the pandemic, protect the health of the employees and their families, and ensure the safe continuity of the activities in the countries, provinces and states it operates. TC Transcontinental’s values of respect, teamwork, performance and innovation are at the hearth of everything it does, and decisions taken.