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Recyclable cups will keep Australian coffee drinkers happy
The issue of non-recyclable disposable coffee cups is being tackled by several organisations across different borders as reported previously in the Innovation Zone. This time we see the Australian market trialing the country’s first recyclable coffee cup. Paper and board packaging manufacturer Detpak have collaborated with Smart Planet Technologies on the initiative. The coffee cup …Read more >
New bottle shape allows for more precise pouring
The world’s largest manufacturer of glass packaging O-I has designed an asymmetrical bottle that facilitates more precise pouring of the contents as well as the creation of a good point of difference for the craft and gourmet beer market. An unusual feature of the MyPour bottle is the slender, shaped neck on one side, which …Read more >
Combination of two thermochromic inks reveals hidden messages
Ardagh Group have developed a new aluminium packaging solution that incorporates temperature-sensitive inks that uses two different thermochromic inks. Reveal Impact delivers the same colour when the can is cool but when it gets warmer, one of the colours disappears more quickly than the other. The result is the revealing of a hidden message or …Read more >
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