BSH Home Appliances Corp., Huntington Beach, CA, has entered into a five-year packaging supply agreement with Sonoco. BSH, a joint venture of Robert Bosch and Siemens AG for home appliances, makes premium laundry, cooking and dishwashing appliances for the North American market.
At the May e/5 UV&EB Technology Expo and Conference, P&G, Mars/Masterfoods, and Bacardi were among several consumer packaged goods companies embracing glossy packages with coatings cured via ultraviolet or electron-beam technology.
MonoSol introduces M-3030, a PVOH-based water-soluble film suited for packaging powdered detergents, such as laundry and dishwashing products. Specifically developed for use with chemically aggressive alkaline products, the film offers fast solubility at a low price, says the company.