Alexandria, Va.-based The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), the trade association representing the North American glass container industry, recently launched its revamped website, gpi.org. The updated website includes detailed information about the health and environmental benefits of glass containers, images of the latest product designs, and detailed specifications for glass manufacturers.
The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), Washington, D.C., launched a new website, Cans: The Sustainable & Smart Solution, which promotes the benefits of metal cans as a packaging choice for food and beverages. The interactive microsite, which includes data and videos, focuses on cans’ sustainability and reasons for choosing cans.
Imbera’s quality of service, global presence, as well as standard bearing technology and innovations were just some of the reasons it was chosen to receive this year’s Most Valuable Supplier award at the Partnerships for Sustainable Business Success event, hosted by Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co. on April 17 in Atlanta, according to Imbera.
New cleaning equipment, testing equipment, filling machines and more.
June 14, 2013
Highlighting its Freightliner Trucks Business Class M2, Daimler Trucks North America LLC’s Freightliner trucks offer the M2 106 and M2 112, which both feature best-in-class visibility with a 2,500-square-inch windshield and have numerous manual, automated and automatic transmission choices, the company says.
The Association for Advancing Automation, Ann Arbor, Mich., launched a new website, a3automate.org, to engage stakeholders around the world and demonstrate to them why automation transforms business, it says.
New software, distribution and inspection equipment, packages and more.
April 15, 2013
Charles Ross & Son Co. introduced a new multi-purpose laboratory mixer, the HSM-100LCI-T. Made of Type 316 stainless steel wetter parts polished to a 150-grit finish, the table-top unit features a dust- and fluid-spray-resistant enclosure, color touch-screen controls that display speed, percent of load, batch time and temperature, and an electronic push-button lift.
Naperville, Ill.-based World Packaging Organization (WPO) signed an agreement with Italy-based Ipack-Ima S.p.A. to support and promote the exhibitions at East Afripack, which will take place Sept. 9-12, 2014, in Kenya, and Ipack-Ima, which will take place May 19-23, 2015, in Italy. In return, WPO will have an institutional booth at both shows and will appoint a representative in the Steering Committee of East Afripack 2014. The WPO also will host the WorldStar Ceremony at Ipack-Ima.
The Closure and Container Manufacturers Association (CCMA), Barrington, Ill., will become part of the International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT), Dallas, effective April 1. A group will be formed with representatives from both organizations to facilitate the transition.