On November 17, inventor Isis Shiffer won the 2016 International James Dyson Award, a prestigious design accolade given to university students, for the helmet design. Shiffer imagines the helmets could be sold in vending machines near bike share stations for $5 each.
Sofidel announced that effective immediately, drivers of vehicles entering Sofidel sites can have their alcohol level tested. The company said that the initiative, which will run in compliance with privacy regulations, has been set up to prevent road accidents and guarantee the safety of transported goods.
Mondi is seeking to acquire more companies making the type of flexible packaging used for items like pet-food pouches, as the South African manufacturer taps growing demand from the consumer-goods industry.
Diversified business group Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) -- founded by conglomerate Sukanto Tanoto -- is on track to build the first integrated viscose fiber factory in Indonesia, which it claims will help meet domestic demand of viscose and drive exports.
Veritiv Corporation announced the launch of its new corporate community engagement and philanthropy program, Veritiv Connects. The program will focus corporate giving and employee volunteer efforts on shaping success for local communities while promoting a healthy and vibrant society.
U.S. packaging group WestRock has put a unit making soap dispensers and perfume sprayers up for sale in a potential $1 billion deal, as it seeks to streamline its portfolio after a recent merger, three people close to the matter said.