Canadian Packaging


  • Linx launches returnable bottle ink to enable reuse of glass bottles

    November 20, 2018 by

    The ability to reuse glass bottles has significant environmental benefits.

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    Berlin Packaging grabs the devil

    November 16, 2015 by Canadian Packaging staff

    Acquisition of Diablo Valley Packaging the second Berlin Packaging purchase in three months, expanding Berlin’s glass packaging capability in wine and spirits sector.

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    O-I Americas names new president

    July 24, 2014 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Andres Lopez to lead North America and South America Regions.

  • Sustainable packaging: eco-friendly and unbreakable

    January 17, 2011 by Article supplied by interpack 2011

    Sustainability is steadily gaining in importance for consumers as they want ethically and ecologically impeccable products, packaged in a resource-conserving manner that nevertheless ensures their perfect condition when purchased. This is a major challenge to packaging producers, as the industry wants to save on materials without compromising the stability of the packaging in any way.

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    O-I Acquires Brazilian Glass Company

    September 3, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Owens-Illinois, Inc. (O-I), headquartered in Perrysburg, OH, has announced the acquisition of Brazilian glassmaker Companhia Industrial de Vidros (CIV), in a move that significantly expands O-I’s reach in South America’s largest container market. CIV is the leading glass container producer

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    Nescafé Recalls Coffee

    May 25, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Nestlé Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) are warning the public not to consume the Nescafé brand Espresso, a specialty instant coffee, because the product may contain small fragments of glass. The affected product, Nescafé Espresso instant coffee,

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    UK Says Bottoms Up For Test-Tube Drinks

    May 11, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Alcohol can still be sold in test-tubes containers in the U.K. following an inquiry under the Portman Group’s Code of Practice into whether this packaging causes people to drink rapidly. A tray of Shoeyz Shots test-tube alcoholic drinks manufactured by

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    Consumers Prefer Glass Containers

    July 14, 2009 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    According to new research commissioned by Owens-Illinois, Inc. (O-I), consumers around the world overwhelmingly prefer foods and beverages in glass to other packaging materials, but suggests they struggle to find their favorite brands packaged in glass on store shelves. In

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    Glassmaker Closes Plant

    October 28, 2008 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    About 300 employees at the Owens-Illinois, Inc. (O-I) plant in Lavington, B.C., will lose their jobs at the end of the month as the world’s largest glass container manufacturer continues the “ongoing review of its global manufacturing footprint” that has

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