Alcan is to sell its European aluminum tubes business operationsto
its current management team and 21 Centrale Partners, an investment
fund specialised in high-potential mid-size industrial companies,
reports Simon Pitman.
Alcan is to purchase a packaging manufacturing site in the
ChineseSuzhou region, which will be equipped to fabricate beauty
and personal care products. The company says the move will better
serve it to and meet fast growing regional...
PolyOne has introduced a new additive for FDA-regulated PET
designed for use in health and beauty packaging applications. OnCap
AA scavenger aims to reduce the risk of odor and taste build-up
associated with some types of PET packaging,...
Carton packaging continues to be significant for the cosmetics
industry, with steady global market growth of 9 per cent in the
period 1998-2003 largely represented by a visible shift towards
secondary packaging for mass market brands.
Sun Chemical has increased the price of all packaging inks and
coatings by three to seven per cent this month, blaming rising
petrochemical costs that could affect the entire packaging industry
for the next couple of years.
Packaging and bottling systems provider Krones has developed a new
high-speed packing tray capable of running at up to 100 cycles per
minute and a new PET-Asept Filling System for cold aseptic filling
of high- and low-acid products...
The organisers of Propak Asia expo, held in Bangkok last month,
claim that strong growth and an upward trend in investment in the
region's processing and packaging markets were reflected by record
attendance, with particular...
Owens-Illinois - the largest manufacturer of glass containers in
America, Australia and New Zealand - is to make further inroads
into Europe. The company that packages cosmetics has announced a
definitive agreement to acquire BSN...
A new acrylic coating claimed to guarantee seal retention in humid
environments has encouraged Colgate-Palmolive to introduce a new
line of soap-bar packaging. The new film, Bicor MBR666, is believed
to be ideal for the design of...
US beauty group Coty is targeting the teen market with the roll-out
of its first fragrance range under the Chupa Chups label. Created
by independent designer Emmanuel Fenasse, glass bottles are encased
in brightly-coloured plastic...