The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said today it does not oppose Orora’s sale of its Australasian fibre business to Nippon Paper subsidiary Australian Paper. Read more
Australian company Aldus has acquired foilmaker API Foils Europe (excluding its Dutch and Asian subsidiaries), creating a new company, API Foilmakers.
Yoghurt business The Collective is introducing recycled plastic (rPET) across its packaging as part of a company-wide sustainability effort to reduce its environmental impact. It also features a specially designed recycling icon on its label.
Pact Group saw its profits nudge upwards in the first half of FY 2020 on the back of stronger offshore margins, as sales slipped from decreased contract packaging work.
Coca Cola Amatil’s full-year results for 2019 was generally positive, with group trading revenues growing 6.7 per cent to $5bn.
BerryWorld Australia has begun picking its first Tasmanian-grown raspberries, and packaging them for exclusive retail partner Woolworths in heat sealed punnets at its purpose-designed on-site packing facility.
Sustainability was the topic du jour at the recent Aerosol & Dispensing Forum in Paris, and Aerobal said tailor-made, closed-loop collection, sorting, and recycling systems are required.
With Mardi Gras festivities well underway, Absolut Vodka has brought back its Absolut Rainbow bottle and a new love letters campaign to share stories of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies, as part of the event.
PVC (vinyl) provides significant benefits as a specialist packaging material yet recovering this material for sustainable reuse presents challenges. Sophi MacMillan, CEO of the Vinyl Council of Australia, offers some practical solutions.
Axelent Australia has introduced new X-Guard sliding doors that are designed for facilities with space constraints.
The coronavirus COVID-19 is spreading around the world. To date more than 82,000 people are infected and more than 2700 people have died. On 27 February, nine countries reported their first cases.
Asahi’s proposed acquisition of Carlton United Breweries continues to be monitored by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission. It is seeking feedback from the beer and cider industry on a proposed divestment by Asahi.
Group infant formula sales soared in China for The a2 Milk Copmany, with China label formula sales doubling in 1H20. It also sent 12 pallets of product to Wuhan in a mercy flight organised by Wiseway Logistics.