Good performance of Tetra Pak

Good performance of Tetra Pak Tetra Pak announced € 11.16 billion in net sales in 2012, registering an increase of 4.3% compared to the previous year. The sales in the packaging business were € 9.87 with an increase of 4.2% compared to 2011. With a solid participation in South and Southeast Asia, Central, South and North Americas,  Europe and Central Asia, the company had a double digit increase in sales in Middle East and Afr... Read more

Beautiful growth

According to Abihpec (Brazilian Association of Personal Care, Perfume and Cosmetics) the market increased 15.62% in 2012. The sector´s turnover was about US$ 14.7 billion in 2011 and in 2012 was around US$ 17 billion. The President of the Association, João Carlos Basílio da Silva, explains that for the last 17 years the average growth of these markets is 10%; He also points some key factors for th... Read more

Young recyclers

A research conducted in Brazil with 1,200 young consumers, from 15 to 26 years old, showed that almost 53% has the habit of recycling garbage daily. In second place, with 21.42% of answers, comes the purchase of brands with an environmental concern, which reflects the need of the industry to invest in sustainable products and packaging. With 17.51% (224 votes) comes the post of messages in social ... Read more

Good result in mineral water

Brazilian mineral water Schin, produced by Brasil Kirin, is celebrating an increase of 8% in the first three months of 2013. The number is a result of an unusual strategy: the company gives incentive to a healthy life and invested in 70 sport events just this year. Just to remind, Brasil Kirin is part of a global group with 41 thousand employees around the world and present in more than 15 coun... Read more

New webpage for labels

New webpage for labels Avery Dennison is presenting a new webapge to Brazil ( which main difference is the easy navigation, besides the relevant content to the customers. It offers information and educational material about converting films and papers to the self adhesive label application. It also includes case studies, videos, innovations and solutions to many market secotrs, what simpli... Read more

SIG packaging for Maguary SuperFrutas

SIG packaging for Maguary SuperFrutas Ebba (Empresa Brasileira de Bebidas e Alimentos), owner of the Maguary brand, has just launched the Premium line of fruit nectars Maguary SuperFrutas, in combiblocMidi carton package of one liter with the exclusive screw cap combiSwift. The packaging system was supplied by SIG Combibloc. The new flavors of the line are Cranberry, Tomato, Açaí with Banana and Raspberry. The innovative packaging des... Read more

Results of packaging industry in Brazil

Results of packaging industry in Brazil According to the recent study accomplished by Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) to ABRE, the production value of the Brazilian packaging industry in 2012 achieved almost US$ 25 billion. However, the physical production decreased 1.19% in spite of the expansion of 1.6% in the second semester in relation to equal period of 2011. The results of the sector reflect the widespread fall in the five packaging... Read more

Renewed headquarters

Renewed headquarters After a great remodeling in its installations, aligned to its new branding position, the employees and visitors of ABRE will find a headquarter where they can feel the four pillars of the Entity: To integrate, To inform, To Represent and To be part of. All the members are invited to visit the office and also can use the new installation to their company´s meetings. ... Read more

New packaging from Tetra Pak

New packaging from Tetra Pak The Brazilian Vigor Alimentos is using the Tetra Top packaging, from Tetra Pak, to launch the new Actilife line. The 100 ml carton packaging has as its main advantage the easy opening system. The packaging is also 100% recyclable. The new product is part of the strategic plan of Vigor to accelerate the increase through innovation. The packaging is also a global launch. The product is in the market... Read more

Good results for label

Good results for label Avery Dennison announced an increase of 5% in net sales in the 4th quarter of 2012, all over the world, totaling US$ 1.53 billion. The organic increase in sales last year was 7% and the turnover achieved US$ 6 billion.... Read more

New grades for packaging

New grades for packaging Innova launched a new grade of high impact and high performance polystyrene indicated to disposable and transparent packaging. The R 770E was developed and patented by the company´s Technological Center and is ideal for applications with blends like HIPS e GPPS, very common in the packaging industry.... Read more

Recover in medicines

The market for generic medicines began 2013 with good perspectives in Brazil. With an increase of 17% in volume in 2012, that is considered the weakest performance in the history of the sector, the industries registered a better January. In the first month of the year, there were commercialized 59 million units, 22.3% more when compared to January 2011. The sales in January achieved almost US$ 515... Read more

Results in paperboard

Results in paperboard The Brazilian Klabin, major producer and exporter of paper in the country, announced the end of 2012 with a profit of US$ 712 million, that marks an increase of 31% compared to 2011. The result was a record in the 113 years of history of the company. There were sold 1,727 thousand tones, increasing the company´s participation in the domestic market, and representing 69% of the sales volume compare... Read more

Increase in retail sales

According to the official Sales Index of Brazilian retail, announced by the Institute for the Development of Retail, the expectation is that sales increased 6.5% in March pushed, especially, by the expansion of stores chains. In February the increase was already 3.2%, compared to the same month of 2012. For April the forecast is 9.5% increase. The Institute confirms that retail in Brazil is still ... Read more

More packaging for juices

More packaging for juices According to Tetra Pak, the volume of aseptic carton packages for juices in Brazil increased 25% in 2012, compared to the previous year; the second best performance was soy beverages with an increase of 15%. With the evolution of these markets, the company increased its turnover in 9% in Brazil, achieving US$ 2.26 billion. The performance was also pushed by the major offer of technical services in... Read more

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