Rigid Containers

Glass, PET and cans used for food and beverage packaging.

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Wood appointed vice president and general manager of TimBar Hanover Packaging

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TimBar Packaging & Display’s Board of Directors recently approved the appointment of Dennis Wood to the position of Vice President in addition to his current role as General Manager
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US demand for caps and closures to exceed $11 billion in 2018

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US demand for caps and closures is projected to exceed $11 billion in 2018, representing 305 billion units according to a new research report from Reportlinker.com
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New Orleans coffee brand looked for a new twist on a classic design

French Market and Crown usher in a new generation of coffee packaging
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Customers of French Market Coffee have always associated the brand with its signature red coffee can, which harkens back to the company’s original Coffee and Chicory label introduced in the late nineteenth century.
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Cider features lighter weight glass

Ardagh Group redesigns glass bottle for 21% weight savings
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Thatchers Vintage 2013 is the first of the brand’s packaged ciders to feature new lighter weight glass bottles.
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Oceans apart – but united by quality packaging

Leading canned seafood brands driving innovation to promote sales
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When it comes to appreciating the qualities of traditional foods, nothing unites the continent of Europe with the vast plains of the United States and the great sweep of Asian landscapes more than their mutual and abiding fondness for tuna.
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RTD barrier PET container provides convenience and portability for wine spritzer

Andrew Peller expands skinnygrape wine brand to 330ml pet bottles for new spritzers
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The highly attractive, custom PET container with eye-catching graphics differentiates skinnygrape from other products in this highly competitive RTD category, according to Sarah Ripley, National Brand Manager for Andrew Peller Limited.
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Symbol to identify pure plastic food containers and storage bowls passes major milestone

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For the first time, consumers and other health-conscious organizations will be able to know if the plastic product their food is wrapped or stored in is truly "pure", containing no animal stearates or byproducts
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Florida governor visits TimBar Miami to see recent investment

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Florida Governor Rick Scott continued his two-week “Jobs for the Next Generation” tour on July 30 with a stop at TimBar Packaging & Display’s Miami Division.
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Easy-open can end reduces metal usage

Silgan launches Ultralite QT
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A new can end soon to hit grocery store shelves is a product of Silgan Containers’ ongoing efforts to find new, cost-effective and sustainable solutions for industry challenges and grow the food can market.
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Supplier CloseUp: Roberts PolyPro

Get a handle on it

Handle solutions pick up a wide variety of products.
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Roberts PolyPro offers a wide variety of handle solutions for both bottles and boxes that make it easier to pick up and carry products
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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
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Food and Beverage Packaging

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2014 September

Check out the September 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, with features on flexible packaging, robots in packaging, and much more!

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Modified Atmosphere and Active Packaging Technologies

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2013 FBP Buyers Guide

 

 

Food and Beverage Packaging's Buyer's Guide provides a list of suppliers of food and beverage packaging solutions. 

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