Ingredion launched Ingredion Idea Labs innovation centers in the United States. The labs innovation centers are designed to foster science-based collaboration and problem solving for food, beverage and industrial customers in four key areas: consumer insights, applied research, applications knowhow and process technology. Three U.S. facilities and 21 others are planned worldwide by the end of 2014.

Double H Plastics achieved an SQF Level 3 Certification for all packaging facilities by the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Institute for the second consecutive year. This certification is in recognition of its food safety and quality assurance practices.

GNT Group has opened a new facility at its headquarters in Mierlo, The Netherlands, boosting the company’s production capacity of Colouring Foods by nearly 100%.

Polypack opened a new office in Mexico. This new office will handle secondary packaging projects for all industries in the Mexican territory.