07 Dec 2023 --- The European Council and Parliament have reached a provisional agreement on regulating the Classification, Labelling, and Packaging (CLP) of chemicals. The landmark deal aims to update the existing 2008 EU legislation, addressing new challenges arising from evolving commercial trends, such as online shopping and heightened concerns regarding chemical products.
Mending the chain: How tech advances and policy measures are helping packagers secure supply transparency
06 Dec 2023 --- Supply chain transparency is critical to sourcing quality materials and the packaging products for which they are used. Rising greenwashing legislation and consumer demands continue to drive businesses to give a full account of the origin, emissions footprint, labor and practical value of their products. Obtaining necessary or sufficient evidence of needed data can be a...
27 Nov 2023 --- In an exclusive interview with Packaging Insights, Coveris’ CEO Christian Kolarik details the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability through its No Waste strategy, aiming to eradicate waste across operations. He also outlines the ReCover business segment, emphasizing a strategic focus on plastics circularity.
Nedim Nisic, the eCommerce Director at Mondi Group, delves into cutting-edge eCommerce packaging innovations. From automation advancements to groundbreaking design revolutions, this webinar will equip you to stay ahead in the realms of eCommerce packaging, fulfillment, and sustainability goals.
Krones’ Steinecker division showcased its new bioreactor for the food processing market at BrauBeviale 2023. We speak with Alexander Scheidel, the head of alternative food processing at Steinecker, about how the innovation harnesses knowledge from the brewing industry for the food processing market. We also discuss the bioreactor’s economic, sustainability and transportation...
In today’s episode, we look back at some of the highlights from last month’s CPhI trade show in Barcelona. We speak to Aptar about its concept for sustainable pharma packaging, to MM Group about its added-value solutions and to Allpack about the company’s PVC-free blister packs.
This year, the packaging industry continued its turbulent course away from plastics and toward fiber-based materials. Several critical policy changes were enforced, including the UK single-use plastic ban. The European Parliament voted on a “complete overhaul” of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation....05 Dec 2023 - 31 Jan 2024 Global
Kalle Gillgren, chief legal officer at PulPac, discusses the need for greater patents and licensing for packaging technologies, which he says are “criminally underused tools” for increasing the development of more environmentally sustainable solutions.
Everything biodegrades: UK advertising authority prepares a fresh crackdown on misleading waste claims
07 Dec 2023 --- The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has implemented new guidelines on green disposal claims, following consumer research showing public confusion over claims like “biodegradable” and... Read More
07 Dec 2023 --- Republic Services has opened a “Polymer Center” in Las Vegas, US, a “first-of-its-kind facility,” which it says will produce over 100 million pounds (453 million kilograms) of recycled plastics each year for... Read More
07 Dec 2023 --- Tactic Games is replacing plastic shrink wrap with UPM Raflatac Forest Film labels to reduce fossil-based material use and lower its game packagings’ environmental impact. The clear Forest Film label is made with 90% renewable... Read More
07 Dec 2023 --- Toppan is building a factory for the development and mass production of next-generation semiconductor packages in Nomi, Japan. The company has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with OLED (organic light-emitting diode)... Read More
Packaging Focus : Alcoholic beverage packaging
Innova Market Insights data suggests that global launches of alcoholic beverages witnessed a 3% CAGR between October 2018—September 2023, with nearly half of the launches being in Europe and one-third being beer. Glass was the leading alcohol packaging material between October 2022 –... More
Analysis Feature Dairy packaging innovation
Dairy launches are increasing globally, featuring a 5% year-over-year growth when comparing yearly launches from July 2021 to June 2023. From July 2022 – June 2023, Pot was the leading packaging format among tracked dairy products. The leading packaging material was Plastic-Not Specified. The top packaging sustainability-related claims were Recyclable (44%), Responsible Source (12%) and Green Dot...View Analysis