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News Food & Beverage General
October 22, 2020  

Tim Hortons to test deposit program for returnable coffee cups, packaging

Cups and food containers would then be cleaned, sanitized and used again.

News Manufacturing Economy General Production
September 10, 2020  

Transcontinental benefits from short-term wage subsidy

Most of its revenue decline was in printing, which services newspaper and flyer producers.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 7, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
May 19, 2020  

Cascades launches new packaging line for e‑commerce

Sustainable products and services to ensure quality and delivery reliability for online products.

News Construction Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 13, 2020  

$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.

News Manufacturing General
January 6, 2020  

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.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Sustainability
December 5, 2019  

Cascades launches a 100% recycled, recyclable cardboard food tray

Patented water-based barrier coating protects it against humidity to enhance the packaging efficiency.

News Manufacturing General
November 27, 2019  

TC Transcontinental selling paper, polypropylene packaging business

Hood Packaging will acquire paper packaging operations and buildings in Iowa, Pennsylvania and Georgia.

News General Sustainability
September 17, 2019  

F&B packagers focus on sustainable solutions: Frost & Sullivan

Adoption of biodegradable, recyclable paper and aluminum-based packaging materials will drive fresh growth.

News Food & Beverage General
June 20, 2019  

Fast food players take tentative steps towards sustainable packaging

Canada is set to ban single-use plastics by 2021.

Event Manufacturing General
December 13, 2018  

Pack Expo Las Vegas

Presented by the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 30, 2018  

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.

Event Manufacturing General
May 11, 2018  

Pack Expo International 2018

Pack Expo International brings together end users and suppliers

News Manufacturing General
April 2, 2018  

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.

News Manufacturing General
March 7, 2018  

Transcontinental buys Multifilm Packaging, a US snack, candy packager

The company’s sixth acquisition since entering the flexible packaging industry.