Tethered caps has been an omnipresent topic in the packaging industry since the European Union adopted the Single Use Plastic (SUP) directive in 2019. This directive sets strict standards for beverages in single-use plastic bottles and by July 2024, beverages in plastic containers smaller than 3 liters will only be allowed to be sold in Europe if the cap remains attached “tethered” to the bottle.[Read more…] about New tethered cap, are you ready for 2024?
The design of cappers can be divided into two basic categories: in-line machines and rotary capping machines.
In this white paper Andy Monroe, VP of Business Development at Zalkin, explores how these two capping technologies differ in features, design, and their cap and bottle handling capabilities. Also examined are the initial financial investment, future bottle format changes, operating features, and capper performance all of which to consider when evaluating the capping technology best suited for your application needs.[Read more…] about Select the Right Capping Solution for Your Application