• Crown Honored with “Value Excellence” at SCJ’s 2020 Together We Win Supplier Awards

    (2021-04-16 15:24:03)
    SC Johnson has once again recognized Crown Holdings, Inc., Yardley, PA, supplier of metal packaging products worldwide, at the brand’s 2020 Together We Win Supplier Awards. Crown received the “Value Excellence” title, which acknowledges a supplier’s commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in supply chain management and focus on collaborative processes. Crown Holdings supports SC Johnson in North America and Europe… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Crown sells European tinplate business

    (2021-04-09 14:32:12)
    Crown Holdings, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its European Tinplate business to KPS Capital Partners, LP.  Crown will receive pre-tax proceeds of approximately €1.9 billion ($2.26 billion) from the transaction and will retain a 20% ownership stake in the business.  The European Tinplate business comprises 44 manufacturing facilities in 17 countries in Europe, the Middle… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • FEA Global Aerosol Awards nominations open

    (2021-04-09 09:00:16)
    The European Aerosol Federation (FEA) announced its 2021 FEA Global Aerosol Awards are ready for submissions. For aerosols launched to market between July 2019–June 2021, there are seven categories for awards, including: Innovative Product Product Design Packaging Element Design Creative Marketing Strategy Sustainable Development Achievement Prototype Equipment / Machine Winners will be announced at the Virtual FEAerosol Day on September… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Colep announces plans to split into two companies

    (2021-04-08 13:46:32)
    Colep has announced its intention to split its businesses into two new entities—Colep Packaging and Colep Consumer Products—effective July 1, 2021. The RAR Group, the sole shareholder of Colep, will remain the 100% shareholder of both new entities. In a press release, Colep said the decision to split was due to the operational and strategic differences between the packaging and… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • Trivium Packaging boosts commitment to long-term climate change

    (2021-04-06 13:49:43)
    To achieve the most ambitious aims of the Paris Climate Agreement—limiting the global temperature rise to 1.5°C and reaching net-zero emissions by 2050—Trivium Packaging has pledged to set science-based targets to help reach these goals in both the short-term and long-term. This is part of a signed, official commitment with the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi). These reduction targets will… FULL ARTICLE >>
  • ACC’s Chemical Activity Barometer shows a slight uptick in March

    (2021-04-03 17:42:11)
    The American Chemistry Council (ACC) reported that its Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) rose 1.2% in March on a three-month moving average basis following a 1.0% increase in February. On a year-over-year basis, the barometer rose 5.5% in March. The unadjusted data show a 1.2% gain in March following a 0.9% gain in February. The diffusion index rebounded to 82% in… FULL ARTICLE >>

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