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18 May 2022
--- Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) is boosting the environmental sustainability credentials of its carbonated soft drinks bottles with new lightweighted necks and attached caps. In partnership with Coca-Cola Great Britain... Read More
18 May 2022
--- Filling machinery in the packaging industry faces much of the same problems as any other area – raw material shortages, inflating prices, and late delivery times for essential components. As these issues continue to... Read More
17 May 2022
--- Toppan is unveiling a thin, card-sized temperature logger label that enables food temperature to be measured and recorded at regular intervals and data to be sent to a database via wireless networks.
17 May 2022
--- Greek flexible packaging specialist Flexopack is showcasing what it says is the only fully recyclable food packaging exhibit at IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany. The company’s group commercial director Dimitris Mantzoros... Read More
17 May 2022
--- SIG is launching combistyle carton packaging in the Americas with Frimesa, one of Brazil’s largest milk companies. The carton packs are currently on display at APAS Show 2022, the largest F&B trade fair in the... Read More
17 May 2022
--- European packaging industry associations have submitted a joint letter to EU leaders warning that fragmentation of the Single Market is undermining progress toward the EU Green Deal. The 59 associations called on the EU to... Read More
16 May 2022
--- Mondi has switched its portfolio of glassine-based release liners to certified base paper, supporting the harvesting of wood from responsibly managed forests. Glassine-based release liners are mainly used for labels, tapes,... Read More
16 May 2022
--- H2 Green Steel has secured offtake supply agreements for over 1.5 million tons of its carbon-reduced steel, which it will begin producing in 2025. The company says the pre-sales indicate “a clear sign of strong... Read More
16 May 2022
--- Camvac is launching two products at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, UK, next week: ExtraPET PCR, a high-barrier lidding film with over 30% post-consumer recycled (PCR) content, and Camplus Extra MDO PE, a high-barrier... Read More
16 May 2022
--- Packaging provider Neopac is introducing its Eco-Stripped Tube, which features a 30% reduction in overall virgin materials. It has a reduced sleeve wall thickness with a comparable materials reduction in the shoulder and cap.
16 May 2022
--- Stora Enso has become the latest packaging leader to pull out of Russia, divesting its three corrugated packaging plants in the country. The company says that local ownership and operation will provide a more sustainable... Read More
13 May 2022
--- At Packaging Innovations 2022 in Birmingham, UK, Aegg will be showcasing its new range of plastic packaging tax-friendly food packaging and five new off-the-shelf spirit bottles, alongside its premium range of food jars and... Read More
13 May 2022
--- Single-use plastic packaging waste could be upcycled into needed graphite in a bid to further the circular economy, according to researchers at Penn State University, US. The team of researchers has been granted seed funding... Read More
13 May 2022
--- The UK household recycling rate has decreased from 46.0% in 2019 to 44.4% in 2020, according to the government's latest statistics on waste. This decrease has prompted DS Smith to call for source segregation, through... Read More
13 May 2022
--- CJ Bio, a division of South Korea-based CJ CheilJedang, is launching a “market-first” amorphous PHA polymer as part of its new PHACT Marine Biodegradable Polymers line. The amorphous PHA polymer will be produced... Read More
13 May 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Johnson’s Baby launched refill cartons for existing baby toiletry bottles, using an estimated 90% less plastic. Also, Paccor unveiled an easily-separable paper banderole solution to... Read More
12 May 2022
--- New York’s new Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) bill is expected to face fierce industry resistance, experts say. The bill, introduced on May 5, would make packaging producers completely responsible for packaging... Read More
12 May 2022
--- Starbucks and Hubbub have launched a £1 million (US$1.22 million) “Bring It Back Fund” to increase the uptake of reusable packaging in the F&B industry. The funding will go toward innovative ideas that... Read More
12 May 2022
--- Leading global businesses and research institutions in America’s Upper Midwest are uniting to catalyze a regional circular economy for flexible films and packaging materials. The new initiative – led by... Read More
12 May 2022
--- GEA is showcasing new digital solutions on a 24-meter-long production line for sliced meat, including new packaging technology, at IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany (May 14-19). The line will highlight a user-oriented control... Read More
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