• Beverage Boxes

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    They come up with carbonated, non-carbonated, fleshy or pulpy drinks. The growth of beverage companies is optimizing in the market. The beverage companies manufacture differentvariants of juices or drinks to make their place in the market. Hence, people try out different flavors of these and choose the most favorite one to relish.

    Perfectly Customized Beverage Boxes

    Custom beverage boxes offer the perfect solution to the beverage companies to market their product perfectly! The elegant and exciting beverage boxes ensure to add more reputation to the brand. It optimizes the sales of the branded drinks through attracting the masses. The dull or boring packaging boxes remain unnoticed by the public. In the extremely busy world, there is no time for anyone to put their glaze on ordinary things. The highly appealing and enchanting packaging boxes help the companies to excel from others.

    These lead to optimum sales, and upon satisfaction of masses, they consider buying more and more. Indeed, they prefer to recommend the worthy and branded products with optimum quality to others too. The chain of demand and supply functions through such manner. Choose the packaging boxes for your beverages as per the size of it. The size and volume of the drink varies from one bottle to another. The beverages can come up in the form of bottles, cans, or others. The sturdy and reliable beverage packaging box can carry the product weight with ease. Customized and sturdy boxes prevent the beverage from falling from the bottom.

    Amazing Digital Designing and Printing

    Let your beverage boxes be the most glamorous ones! Incorporate as much creativity as you can in the designing of the beverage boxes! The use of refreshing and vibrant colors helps a lot in this regard. These perfectly gain the attention of the masses, and hence they pick up the product in their hand to view. These boxes must be smooth and resistant to moisture. Else they can tear out on exposure to moisture. The design of it may include the display of fruit in enchanting colors. Moreover, there may be use of solid colors on the packaging box.

    The packaging boxes for the beverages must be selected with extreme care. These must reflect the optimum compatibility for the printing of designs on it. The use of ink on the beverage box is of key concern. Most often, the creative and appealing designs lose their elegance. It is because the ink used for the printing of the digital designs is not of valuable quality. Focus on all these elements to take your business to amazing height!

    Optimized Sales and Revenue

    Beverages are part and parcel of gatherings and events. People buy and serve the highly popular and delicious beverages to their guests. It is not popular to get popularized in terms of taste until someone take a sip of the drink. Companies make lots of efforts and utilize different tactics to impress the masses. The highly crucial part for the new brands or newly launched products is to make sales. Let your beverage boxes be fascinating and attractive enough to generate sales! The packaging boxes with outstandingand extraordinary style and design lead to potentiated revenue and sales. Get the instant quote online for the beverage boxes and enjoy mega discounts on the bulk purchase of boxes! The symmetry of beverage boxes matters a lot, and hence the advanced technology and machinery must be used.

    Selection of Packaging Stock

    Careful protection is required for the beverage products as these are quite fragile in nature. They can burst, leak or damage even with single jerk or fall. These often come in the form of glass bottles and hence demand more protection. There exist huge options for the packaging stock and hence the companies can choose the highly suitable one. Certain packaging boxes work fabulously well for the beverages. These include:

    • Bux-Board Boxes
    • Eco-Kraft Boxes
    • E-Flute Corrugated Boxes
    • Cardboard Boxes

    Cardboard is the optimally economical packaging stock. Ensure to determine the thickness and grammage of the packaging stock before using it.

    Variety of Coating Options

    The need for beauty and elegance cannot be neglected for the beverage boxes. The technique of coating will help you out to grant more attraction to your packaging boxes. Beverage boxes seem highly adorable in the coating form. It offers the splendid appeal and glow to the beverage boxes. There are wide variety of option for the coating of beverage boxes. These include silver of gold finish, matte coat, gloss coat or spot UV coat. The gloss coating would grant the shining appearance to the beverage boxes. Matte coating is the perfect one for getting the deep look on the beverage boxes.

  • Schütz acquires well established manufacturer of jerrycans and drums

    With the acquisition of GEM Plastics Limited, Schütz is expanding its product portfolio in the field of industrial packaging and further increasing its performance for customers in Ireland and the United Kingdom.

  • Asepto from UFlex to showcase its pioneering ‘FOIL STAMPING’ global innovation at the Gulfood Manufacturing 2021, Dubai

    ~ To witness brilliance in aesthetic led aseptic packaging,

    Visit Asepto Stand B7-28, Hall No. 7 on November 07-09, 2021 ~

  • Greiner Packaging partners with SABIC to create first bouillon packaging made from circular polymer for Unilever

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    Greiner Packaging has already been testing various recycled materials for some time to determine their suitability for the production of its cardboard-plastic combinations. Now, the company has selected certified circular polypropylene from SABIC’s TRUCIRCLETM portfolio to realize a test project for Unilever. SABIC’s material uses post-consumer mixed plastic as feedstock which is broken down into its molecular building blocks, to create virgin plastics which are then used to produce these new recyclable tubs and lids.

    The goal is to produce about 1 million KnorrTM bouillon powder packages for Unilever from 100 percent circular polymer. As the availability of circular polymers will grow in the future, the number of circular tubs will grow alongside.

    No compromises in quality & performance

    KnorrTM bouillon powder has now been marketed in the same cardboard-plastic combination for many years. The outer appearance, functionality and safety of the new packaging is exactly the same, and the quality is likewise as high as ever. The difference is that it is made using recycled plastic, making it much more sustainable and environmentally friendly. Nothing has changed from the consumer’s perspective, in other words, and they can still simply remove the cardboard sleeve from the actual tub when the packaging is empty before disposing of the two components as usual. “Our goal is to continue making our packaging more environmentally friendly together with partners like Greiner Packaging and SABIC – especially in the food segment – without consumers having to lower their standards in terms of design, performance, quality, user friendliness, and food safety. We are now testing this using material produced from 100 percent circular polymer, with the goal of expanding across our portfolio by 2025,” says Mike Ross, Senior Packaging Manager at Unilever.

    Advanced recycling: an opportunity for the future

    The certified circular PP polymer from SABIC’s TRUCIRCLTM portfolio is produced through the feedstock recycling of used and mixed plastic that could otherwise be destined for incineration or landfill. Difficult to recycle used plastic is broken down and taken back to the molecular level by heating it at a high temperature in an oxygen-free environment, producing pyrolysis oil. The pyrolysis oil then enters SABIC’s production chain just like fossil-based feedstock to deliver new materials in compliance with strict quality requirements, such as the hygiene standards for food packaging. The resulting PP polymer is verified and authenticated under the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC PLUS) scheme, which uses a mass balance approach. Greiner Packaging sees chemical recycling as an ideal supplement to mechanical recycling.

    The new KnorrTM bouillon powder packaging is made from certified circular version of SABIC FLOWPACT PP impact copolymer that is phthalate-free, safe for food contact while offering robust performance for high stackability and easy processing. The ISCC PLUS accredited material is a dropin solution for replacing fossil-based plastics in the packaging industry without compromising product purity and food safety.

    K3®-F packaging: the perfect design solution

    KnorrTM bouillon powder comes in K3®-F packaging, which is supplied to Unilever as separate plastic tubs and folded cardboard sleeves. The sleeves are unfolded by a machine and slipped over the tubs directly before filling at the company. This process is especially suitable for global brand manufacturers like Unilever who offer their product in various markets or under different brands and therefore work with a wide range of decoration solutions. This gives them a high degree of flexibility in terms of the design and keeps stocks to a minimum. Plus, the packaging is perfectly stackable, which saves space during transport, as well as making this process more sustainable.

    The packaging solution is ideal for powdered foods, cereals, pet food as well as various non-food applications. Once empty, the consumer can easily remove the cardboard sleeve and dispose of the two packaging components separately. Alternatively, the resealable and dishwasher-safe tubs can also be used to store foods once the original product has been consumed – either at home or for day-to-day use in the food service industry.

    Packaging facts

    Technology:

    Injection molding

    Decoration:

    K3®-F cardboard-plastic combination

    Monolayer material:

    100 percent certified circular SABIC FLOWPACT PP impact copolymer

     

     

     

  • Aroma, the bottle that is all about sustainability designed by Gentlebrand combining creativity and innovation

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    The major players are proposing a range of solutions to the market including new materials which aim to reduce the use of PET or replace it altogether. But are there recycling processes that can handle these materials? The answer to this question is rather complicated and, in some cases, unfortunately it is a negative one. These are potentially interesting solutions, which need to be monitored, and will certainly make a difference in the future, but what are the options currently available? Gentlebrand’s Packaging Tailors have focused on the latter by developing a solution that is quick to implement and accessible to all thanks to the low investment required.

    The result is “Aroma”, a bottle made of 100% recycled clear PET, which is completely recyclable, designed by rethinking the manufacturing system, a sustainable and imaginative idea, a unique concept that meets both the demands of brands in terms of marketing and communication and the needs of the company in terms of production, investment and sustainability.

    Aroma brings innovation in relation to its content such as the increasingly popular flavoured waters, but above all in relation to its composition, acting on the element that is most difficult to recycle: the label. Consumers perceive the bottle as a product made up of two parts: body and cap, which today, thanks to tethered technology, form a single element to be disposed of. The label, wrapped around the bottle, is rarely separated, inevitably contaminating the recycling streams due to the inks it contains, the glues used and sometimes the material it is made of, although in recent years traditional PVC has been replaced by more eco-friendly materials such as low-density plastics that facilitate the separation of elements in the recycling stream.

    The solution provided by Gentlebrand is a label made of a special organic paper which contains the seeds of the aromatic plants making up the different flavours and which therefore, combined with the choice of inks of vegetable origin or inks for food use, makes it plantable, thus creating a further virtuous circle. Furthermore, the addition of the label on the neck of the bottle without the need for glue further reduces the use of waste materials in the plastic recycling stream. A simple idea that revolutionises the entire product system: thanks to its position and the different material component, the label is perceived by consumers as a separate element, facilitating proper disposal. A sustainable idea supporting manufacturers by guaranteeing the integrity of the product, as the label can be removed with a simple and intuitive gesture: pulling it off.

    Made of 100% recycled clear PET to be considered Highly Recyclable by positively impacting the bottle-to-bottle loop, Aroma also gives a nod in the direction of the most demanding brands in terms of marketing and communication: the large label on the neck of the bottle provides plenty of space for all the information required by law as well as the various marketing messages. The bottle itself can be fully customised with decorations or product descriptions, reaching another level of quality detail thanks to Supervent technology. Aroma is the sustainable bottle not only in relation to the environment, but also in relation to a company’s investment. Thanks to the collaboration with our partners (Competek and Sidel) and their innovative solutions, the options for customization are endless.

    Innovative packaging, available for both still and sparkling products, a modern concept with a sophisticated look, the result of extensive research in terms of style and technology. A bottle made with consumer needs, brands and the environment in mind in pure Gentlebrand style.

  • 100 % rHDPE – FDA gives green light for Starlinger recycling process

    The two “Letters of No Objection” of the US Food and Drug Administration FDA confirm the use of up to 100 % recycled HDPE in food contact packaging. In August 2021 Starlinger & Co GmbH received two Letters of No Objection (LNO) issued by the US Food and Drug Administration FDA regarding its newly developed machine concept for processing post-consumer HDPE scrap.

  • Dr. Schär Introduces the World’s First Recycled Plastic Packaging for Gluten-free Bread

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    Sustainable innovation
    The new, sustainable packaging will be launched throughout Europe in late 2021 for their gluten-free sandwich buns, Schär Panini Rolls, producing the packaging with innovative material made from the advanced recycling of mixed post-consumer plastics.

    “We aim to be in the vanguard of sustainability.
    And as innovation lies at the core of our company, we worked to achieve this big step – offering more sustainable solutions and at the same time continue to provide great tasting and safe products,” says Dr. Schär CEO Philipp Schoeller. “Our partner Niederwieser with suppliers SABIC and DSM share similar sustainability commitments and are also working to increase the supply of recycled material. Together we can be among the first to close the loop.”

    Working together towards a circular economy
    The partnership between the two family-run businesses is based on the shared vision of a sustainable future and on striving towards a circular economy. Currently, the recycling of plastics in Europe is mainly carried out by means of mechanical processes, however the recyclate obtained is not suitable for use in food contact packaging due to migration, hygiene and performance issues. This is where advanced recycling comes in, which allows for post-consumer recyclables or composite materials to become recyclable. While the number of advanced recycled quantities available today is very limited and the process is somewhat more complex, the quality is comparable to that of virgin material and therefore suitable for sensitive food application. Although advanced recycling is still in the infant stages and is not yet readily available due to the lack of large-scale recycling facilities, the industry promises new opportunities in the coming future.

    Dr. Schär will be a first-mover in the bread industry, launching the certified advanced recycling innovation for sensitive food application as produced and developed by Niederwieser and its extrusion subsidiary VF Verpackungen GmbH. All three partners, Niederwieser, SABIC and DSM, are certified by ISCC for using certified recycled plastic following a mass balance approach.

    “We strive towards a circular economy by keeping material in the loop and using recycled material,” says Hannes Niederwieser, CEO Niederwieser Spa. “A long standing relationship connects the two companies.  . However, we do not want to be mere suppliers, but know that we can only grow and achieve our goals together, as partners. What unites us is a common mission: continuous and sustainable development while maintaining the highest quality of our products.”

    Dr. Schär will be the first manufacturer in the gluten free bread industry, launching the certified advanced recycling innovation for sensitive food application.

  • HELIX An unexpected twist -Cork for Wine bottle

    The ritual of uncorking the bottle, and the “pop” heard as the cork is released are beloved parts of the wine experience. For the very first time, consumers can enjoy this classic ritual, including the associated “pop,” without the need for a corkscrew.

  • Tesco partners with Faerch to launch PET recycling initiative

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    The companies say that PET shelf-ready packaging, which is used in UK supermarkets to transport products, is usually downcycled into non-food applications. The new ‘tray to tray’ initiative will involve Faerch collecting secondary PET and using its advanced recycling process to make new primary food contact packaging, including pots, tubs, and trays.

    Tesco adds that packaging for its own brand cut fruit, selected yoghurts, and meat will contain 30% rPET originating in Tesco stores. It will therefore require all Tesco own brands and branded suppliers to use food contact approved PET for shelf-ready packaging.

    In addition, Tesco claims this initiative will provide a solution to the shortfall in recycled PET availability due to increasing demand for PET bottle flakes.

    William Guest, sustainable packaging manager at Tesco, comments: “Wherever we can, we remove or reduce packaging but where it is needed we want to improve circularity to make our packaging as sustainable as possible.

    “One way we can do that is by ensuring packaging that meets food contact requirements remains within the food packaging sector, being recycled back into food contact packaging.

    “This collaboration with Faerch will ensure that each year 2,000 tonnes of PET is recycled to make new Tesco packaging that otherwise would have been downcycled into non-food applications.”

    According to Matt Tollman, group strategic sales director at Faerch: “This is a perfect example of how collaboration between packaging manufacturers, retailers and their suppliers can deliver lasting change and material circularity.

    “The ‘Tray 2 Tray by Faerch’ project demonstrates that PET packaging can be recovered and recycled at an industrial level and made back into food grade pots and trays.”

    The new initiative is part of Tesco’s strategy for reducing plastic waste, first launched in 2019, which involves removing packaging where possible, reducing packaging where it cannot be removed, increasing reuse, and recycling what is left after these options. The strategy has allegedly removed a billion pieces of plastic from Tesco’s UK business operations, and the supermarket chain is aiming to remove a further half a billion in 2021.

    Previous initiatives announced by Tesco include a trial for recycling items such as laminated pet food pouches, sweet wrappers, and crisp packets returned to stores by consumers into chemical feedstock and plastic packaging for cheeses launched in 2020, which is made from recycled soft, flexible plastic packaging that can also be continuously recycled into safe, food-grade packaging. The ‘tray to tray’ and other initiatives also complement Tesco’s launch of Loop in September 2021, which allows customers to buy products in packaging that can be returned to stores for cleaning, refill and reuse.  

  • TricorBraun to acquire Vetroelite glass packaging supplier

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    TricorBraun said the acquisition would allow it to strengthen its European presence

    Founded in 1994, Vetroelite was formed in 1994 and is a provider of premium glass packaging solutions for the spirits, gourmet food, home fragrances, wine, and cosmetics industries.

    It operates from multiple locations inEurope and North America, and has customers in 90 countries.

    Court Carruthers, president and CEO, TricorBraun, said: “The Vetroelite team has established a strong reputation for high-quality, innovative packaging solutions, fueled by deep expertise and dedicated customer service.”

    All Vetroelite team members, including CEO Daniele Feletto and the company’s leadership team, will remain with TricorBraun and continue to work out of the company’s existing locations.

    Vetroelite will operate as Vetroelite, a TricorBraun company, upon closure of the acquisition.

    LBO France acquired Vetroelite in 2017. The transaction is expected to close later this month.

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