20 / Feb / 2020


Plastic packaging has a sustainable future. Delivering effective, circular packaging solutions that are both convenient for consumers and don’t negatively impact the planet is a challenge packaging manufacturers and global food and beverage brands are stepping up to.
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30 / Jan / 2020

Carefully designed

Closures are literally the backstop of preforms. With the perfect preform only as good as its closure, one knows that a closure has many responsibilities, from ease of opening to effective protection of the product within. Closures need to perform in partnership with the preform, both from an application and an environmental perspective.
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05 / Dez / 2019

Progressive preforms

Producing the perfect preform is part of a work in progress; a circular and sustainable preform that allows consumers to enjoy convenience and brands to reduce their environmental impact needs stakeholders across the packaging value chain to take responsibility for their sphere of influence.
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26 / Nov / 2019

Better together – tethered closures from RETAL

Global PET, rPET and HDPE packaging producer RETAL presented its innovative tethered closures at this month's BrauBeviale trade show. Suitable for water, carbonated soft drinks and aseptic products, tethered closures from RETAL manage to connect the two key industry drivers of sustainability and convenience, enabling its global beverage brand customers to stay in line with the latest EU directive for single use plastics.
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29 / Okt / 2019
Inside Food & Drink


Innovative packaging can actively support trends in the dairy industry by creating solutions that address both what the consumer wants and what the planet needs.
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01 / Okt / 2019

RETAL creates responsible alternative to black carbon masterbatch…

Popular in non-food and food-grade packaging for meat, fish, dairy and ready meals, black and metallized films are currently very difficult to recycle as the infrared is absorbed by the carbon instead of being reflected towards the sensor, rendering the material invisible.
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12 / Sep / 2019
Packaging Europe

The promising dance of sustainability and convenience

The multinational team across RETAL's global manufacturing is continually looking at ways to ensure that its products are lighter and smarter, with clever ways to make sure that the PET preforms, closures and containers it creates are taking part of the responsibility on board.
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17 / Jul / 2019
Packaging Today

Keep a lid on it

Innovations in closures and caps give brand-owners an opportunity to differentiate through convenience and style – and helps packaging manufacturers stay ahead of the game. With lightweighting and clever design key in the more visible role of closures and caps, Emma-Jane Batey speaks to players across the packaging value chain to learn more. Light yet […]
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10 / Apr / 2019
comPETence online

Bespoke software creates virtual bottle

Investment in advanced CAD software means RETAL can create precise bottle simulations without incurring the cost or time of prototyping.
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