Race for packaging innovation
The race for lightweighting and new packaging materials is pushing at every boundary. Two recent news items highlight the advances still available.
Ardagh has achieved a 21% weight reduction for Coca-Cola’s 33cl glass bottles since 2005, cutting 50 grams per bottle to 190 grams.
Avantium has put a date on commercial production of fully plant-based and improved performance PET. Roll on 2019.