Beverage Industry


Tests confirm new long-lasting surface coating for public spaces proven to kill COVID-19

A new durable anti-viral surface treatment from AFFIX labs has been scientifically proven to last for months on surfaces such as restaurant tables, school furniture and other public spaces while effectively killing the COVID-19 pathogen upon contact. Si-Quat by AFFIX Labs can be implemented onto any surface.
(Photo © 2020 by AFFIX Labs)Leading chemical binding expert AFFIX Labs has harnessed its global experience in disease prevention to create the first long-lasting surface treatment proven to kill the coronavirus (COVID-19). Now available in Europe and the UAE and launching in new global markets, the surface treatment, known as Si-Quat, combines a safe and well-established disinfectant with the lab’s proprietary chemical binding technique.

PPG INNOVEL non-BPA packaging coatings selected for China’s iconic JDB herbal tea

Following two years of rigorous testing, PPG INNOVEL® non-bisphenol A (non-BPA) coatings were selected for the beverage cans containing China’s iconic Jia Duo Bao (JDB) herbal tea. The use of the coatings will enable the brand to expand to more international markets.PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that China’s JDB Group selected PPG INNOVEL® non-bisphenol A (non-BPA) coatings for beverage cans for its iconic Jia Duo Bao (JDB) herbal tea.

Avery Dennison CleanFlake™ portfolio wins FINAT Recycling & Sustainability award 2019

Mark Macaré (left) from FINAT and Jan 't Hart (right), senior director innovation sustainability and compliance, receiving the award. 
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR424)An innovation from Avery Dennison that enables closed-loop PET recycling has won this year’s FINAT Recycling and Sustainability award. The CleanFlake™ portfolio (video) enables production of high quality recycled PET (rPET) from post-consumer bottles while maintaining all-important visual impact and food contact approval. The portfolio is further reducing environmental impact by using recycled PET liner material.

Blockchain and the future of food and drink packaging

Blockchain and the future of food and drink packaging. (Photo: Avery Dennison, PR419)Avery Dennison announces a new original content series, authored by future forecasters, The Future Laboratory. The monthly online column, based on proprietary research, provides insights on global drivers, macro and micro trends and their impact on consumers, brands, and the label and packaging industry.

Avery Dennison launches M_use, a design inspiration platform

Avery Dennison launches M_use™, a design inspiration platform.
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Avery Dennison recently introduced M_use, a new digital platform to inspire innovative design solutions for label and packaging designers and converters.

Mondi continues to innovate with sustainable solutions, with next generation of Bag-in-Box technical films

Experts in barrier films for bag-in-box applications. (Photo: Mondi, PR102)One word, more than any other, is guiding Bag-in-Box (BIB) film purchasing decisions today: sustainability. Whether for wine, fruit juice or dairy products, the people in the buyer center –product and packaging managers, technical engineers and purchasing agents – are tasked with finding sustainable packaging solutions.

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