Tag Archives: safety

Analysis

EU positive on health, safety and environment

27 May 2014

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The elections for the European Parliament last week saw a strong surge of support by anti EU parties, especially in the UK and France.  However health and safety and environment professionals have given the EU the thumbs-up when it comes to the impact it is having on legislation, according to a survey by specialists Cedrec.
Despite [...]

Technology

X ray inspection launched for PET, carton and pouches

5 Jun 2013

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Ishida Europe has extended its range of X-ray inspection systems with the launch of a model capable of detecting both metallic and non-metallic contaminants (such as glass, ask stones and rubber) within products packed in PET bottles, cialis sale tetra packs, viagra carton brick packs and pouches.
 
The new Ishida IX-GE-B3034 provides stringent [...]

Corporate

Battery manufacturer to introduce child proof packaging

13 Sep 2012

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Battery manufacturer Energizer claims to have introduced what it terms as significant packaging improvement designed to reduce the occurrence of ingestions of coin-sized button batteries by children and the associated medical complications.
The company claims that the new packaging is made from more durable and flexible materials that make it very difficult for young children to open.  In [...]

Analysis

Global glass packaging market worth USD34.8bn

13 Sep 2012

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As the global glass packaging market undergoes regional shifts and technological changes, the industry will have to respond with innovation and flexibility. Growth will be uneven across regions, while developed markets are maturing; emerging markets appear to be pivotal for the industry growth.

 
High growth regions grouped under acronyms such as BRIC’s or CIVET’s (Columbia, Indonesia, [...]

Products

One stop site launched for information on steel packaging

4 Jul 2012

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The Steel for Packaging community and value chain has access today to a new microsite, case www.steelforpackaging.org , sales designed by APEAL. The new one-stop website delivers and supports all the facts and features that make steel an efficient, store reliable and sustainable packaging solution.
To enhance its support and meet the changing [...]