Vegpro, Cascades partner on 100% recycled plastic packaging for salads
New containers improve airflow and prolong conservation time by limiting the build up of excess humidity.
Cascades launches new packaging line for e‑commerce
Sustainable products and services to ensure quality and delivery reliability for online products.
$3M in federal funding to cut plastic food, construction waste
Three companies winners of the government’s plastics innovation challenge, part of a plan to ban many single-use plastics by 2021.
CCL Industries buying Polish BOPP film company Flexpol for $22M
Allows the company to deliver label films in Europe using the same technology it has in Innovia Mexico for the Americas.
Cascades launches a 100% recycled, recyclable cardboard food tray
Patented water-based barrier coating protects it against humidity to enhance the packaging efficiency.
TC Transcontinental selling paper, polypropylene packaging business
Hood Packaging will acquire paper packaging operations and buildings in Iowa, Pennsylvania and Georgia.
F&B packagers focus on sustainable solutions: Frost & Sullivan
Adoption of biodegradable, recyclable paper and aluminum-based packaging materials will drive fresh growth.
Fast food players take tentative steps towards sustainable packaging
Canada is set to ban single-use plastics by 2021.
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PEI potato shortage blamed as Cavendish Farms closes packaging plant
Shortfall of 68 million kilograms in 2017; bought from new sources on the island as well as from producers in other provinces.
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Transcontinental to diminish printing role with $1.3B packaging deal
$1.32 billion purchase of Coveris Americas makes it North America’s seventh-largest packaging company.
Transcontinental buys Multifilm Packaging, a US snack, candy packager
The company’s sixth acquisition since entering the flexible packaging industry.
Transcontinental ready for large packaging acquisition to transform company
$1 billion to purchase companies would allow flexible packaging revenues to surpass printing for the first time.
Big Tobacco miffed over health committee snub, opposes plain packaging
Will make it even easier for the contraband cigarette industry to thrive in Canada: Imperial Tobacco.