SIG announces launch of tethered caps for carton packs three years ahead of EU regulatory requirements

. SIG announced today that tethered caps will be launched for its beverage cartons in Europe in the second half of 2021, well ahead of the July 2024 deadline set by EU regulations. The redesigned caps do not compromise on convenience and will be compatible with existing filling machines and closure applicators so customers can Read more about SIG announces launch of tethered caps for carton packs three years ahead of EU regulatory requirements[…]

GRAMMER AG starts the new year with confidence after significant recovery in the second half of 2020

. ▪ Full-year revenue of 1.7 billion euros in 2020 ▪ Operating EBIT of 34.0 million euros in the second half of 2020 after -45.7 million euros in the first half of the year ▪ Successful funding operations with a volume of over 300 million euros ▪ Positive outlook for 2021: Revenue expected to increase Read more about GRAMMER AG starts the new year with confidence after significant recovery in the second half of 2020[…]

Transporting dangerous goods safely

Dangerous substances are in all kinds of products and used across many different industries. Transporting hazardous goods in a warehouse, either for further processing or to the customer, poses challenges for logistics. Reusable packaging must protect stored goods and facilitate optimum material flow handling while in compliance and following all regulation and guidelines. The new Read more about Transporting dangerous goods safely[…]

Europe: Fleet reduces 3rd wave lockdown impact on car market

Dealership closures have painfully impacted new car registrations in April 2020, but with the pandemic now lasting for a full year, new options such as click & collect have been established. This reduced the losses in the 2nd and 3rd lockdowns. However, adoption strongly depends on the sales channels. Many private customers are still not Read more about Europe: Fleet reduces 3rd wave lockdown impact on car market[…]

Knorr-Bremse presents excellent results in an exceptional 2020, confirming solid level of profitability

. – Guidance 2020 fully met: Group performance on target – Order book at new record level of EUR 4,977.0 million as of December 31, 2020 (previous year: EUR 4,692.0 million) – Good sales development despite Covid-19 pandemic: Group sales of EUR 6,156.7 million -11.2% below previous year (previous year: EUR 6,936.5 million) – Solid Read more about Knorr-Bremse presents excellent results in an exceptional 2020, confirming solid level of profitability[…]

Sanner consistently invests in own tool and mold making

Sanner, manufacturer of pharmaceutical primary packaging and medical technology products, is investing in the expansion of its in-house tool and mold making. This enables the company to ensure rapid delivery of standard products that are in high demand especially in times of pandemic, such as desiccant closures and nutritional supplements packaging. However, the investments are Read more about Sanner consistently invests in own tool and mold making[…]

Gerresheimer Triveni receives award for its active customer management from the Indian industry association CII

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) presented Gerresheimer Triveni with the Customer Obsession Award in December 2020. At Triveni in Kundli, plastic containers and closures for solid medications have been produced in accordance with the American Drug Master File (DMF) standard of the FDA (Federal Drug Association) for two decades. Triveni has been part of Read more about Gerresheimer Triveni receives award for its active customer management from the Indian industry association CII[…]

Fire safety compliance and COVID-19. How can the Salamander fire door system protect patients in the event of a fire?

As hospitals battle through the second major wave of the virus, concerns have been raised around the NHS’ on-going maintenance backlog and the impact on safety and infrastructure. In January 2021, figures suggested that the total backlog was the equivalent of the annual running cost of the entire NHS estate, which was around £9.7bn in Read more about Fire safety compliance and COVID-19. How can the Salamander fire door system protect patients in the event of a fire?[…]

Gerresheimer builds a new production plant for plastic containers in India

With Triveni Polymers Pvt. Ltd. in Kundli, Gerresheimer has already been well positioned in India for many years. A second production plant in Kosamba (Gujarat) is to strengthen the production capacity for Triveni plastic containers, which are in strong demand worldwide. With a festive land worship ceremony in accordance with traditional Indian custom, the construction Read more about Gerresheimer builds a new production plant for plastic containers in India[…]

BERICAP’s Recyclable 100% Silicone-Free BericapValve Wins Sustainability Award 2020

BERICAP’s BericapValve has won Packaging Europe’s Sustainability Award 2020 in the category “Recyclable Packaging”. The award recognizes and awards the major sustainability impact behind the small visible change to a 100 % silicone-free valve. Unlike conventional silicone valves, BERICAP’s product is made of TPE and does not contaminate the recycling stream with silicone. Its recyclability is top-rated Read more about BERICAP’s Recyclable 100% Silicone-Free BericapValve Wins Sustainability Award 2020[…]