Packaging & Processing
November 2008

Plastics solutions provider Borealis, majority owned by an Abu Dhabi firm, has introduced a new grade of Borstar random polypropylene (PP) with a unique combination of flow and transparency.






November 2008

Gulf Pack 2009, to be held in Dubai from April 6 to 9, will showcase environmentally sustainable packaging solutions in line with strong consumer demand for health drinks, the event’s organisers said.






November 2008

Algerian dairy firm Tchin Lait has opted for SIG Combibloc Obeikan’s combiSwift packaging.






November 2008

Borealis has expanded the capacity of its leading-edge, customer-oriented polypropylene (PP) packaging materials with the inauguration of its new Borstar plant in Burghausen, Germany.






November 2008

A design enhancement to an existing filling and sealing line means it can accommodate a wider range of ice cream and frozen yoghurt tub formats and sizes, says its UK manufacturer. Packaging Automation (PA) explained that the ice cream nozzle of its Fastfill line was redesigned to allow it to accept a constantly fed product.






November 2008

Global packaging solutions leader MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) has announced that it has begun  supplying Newell Rubbermaid Office Products its Natralock paperboard-based security packaging for Newell’s Sharpie Fine Retractable 10-count marker pack in club stores.






November 2008

US-based global packaging solutions leader MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) has introduced three grades for its Natralock Security Packaging to give customers and brand owners greater flexibility surrounding their desired level of product security and brand protection.






November 2008

Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, has announced that it has signed a global agreement with Australia-based Unistraw International Ltd for a patented on-pack straw drinking system that can deliver probiotics in long life milk, dairy products and juice.






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