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27 Jan 2023
--- This week in industry news, Smurfit Kappa was granted €6 million (US$6.5 million) to invest in a Spanish paper mill, Berry Global Group supplied The Coca-Cola Company with the “first” tethered closure in... Read More
25 Jan 2023
--- Avantium and Henkel have signed an offtake agreement for five years, under which Avantium will supply Henkel with furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) produced in Avantium’s FDCA flagship plant, currently under construction... Read More
24 Jan 2023
--- Nexus Circular and Braskem have signed a ten-year definitive commercial agreement to supply circular feedstocks from a new advanced recycling facility. Braskem will produce certified circular PP utilizing Nexus... Read More
20 Jan 2023
--- This week in industry news, Notch raised US$10 million to help restaurants move all their supply chain payments online, Huhtamaki announced it is hosting an audiocast and teleconference to disclose its 2022 fiscal year and... Read More
18 Jan 2023
--- US-based manufacturer SustainaPac joins PulPac’s growing licensee network to introduce Dry Molded Fiber technology to North America. SustainaPac intends to establish itself as a source of highly economical natural... Read More
16 Jan 2023
--- A Plastic Planet (APP) has spearheaded a new online design tool to ease companies into becoming plastic-free. The PlasticFree platform is a materials and systems solution platform aiming to reduce the use of plastics in the... Read More
13 Jan 2023
--- This week in industry news, PepsiCo launched refillable glass bottles for its flagship brands to meet the company’s recent targets for reusable products. Meanwhile, Berry Superfos’ facility in La Genête,... Read More
09 Jan 2023
--- TotalEnergies has joined the Nextloopp initiative to accelerate the feasibility of advanced mechanical recycling projects targeting food contact and further expand its recently launched RE:use polymers range, which contains... Read More
06 Jan 2023
--- This week in industry news, Sabic collaborated with Scientex to create the “world’s first” advanced recycled ocean bound plastic material. JBM Packaging launched a plastic-free windowed paper package line,... Read More
23 Dec 2022
--- The European Commission’s (EC) EIC Accelerator 2022 program has selected Ukraine-based Releaf Paper as this year’s program winner. The EIC Accelerator program supports start-ups and innovative, high-risk small... Read More
22 Dec 2022
--- As 2022 draws to a close, PackagingInsights looks back at the biggest developments of the year, from the Ukraine war and skyrocketing energy prices to chemical recycling debates and action over waste exportation.... Read More
16 Dec 2022
--- This week in industry news, the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) announced the results of a consumer poll demonstrating growing interest in glass sustainability. Meanwhile, Amcor announced a five-year deal with ExxonMobil to... Read More
15 Dec 2022
--- Plastic recycling has recently been criticized for lacking efficiency due to low innovation and funding measures. Furthermore, due to insufficient global and local waste infrastructures, end consumers are often unsure of how... Read More
08 Dec 2022
--- The Cup Collective, a program founded by Stora Enso and Huhtamaki to capture the value of used paper cups through recycling at an industrial scale, has welcomed its first partners, including McDonald’s, SSP The Food... Read More
07 Dec 2022
--- For the second time, the Earthshot Prize announced five £1 million (US$1.2 million) prize winners at a globally broadcast ceremony in Boston, US. British seaweed packaging startup Notpla is among this year’s... Read More
02 Dec 2022
--- This week in industry news, Bacardi removed all single-use plastic from its gifting range ahead of the holiday season. Also, Henkel commercialized its high-performance non-conductive die attach film, and Nextek’s... Read More
30 Nov 2022
--- Home-compostable packaging innovator Notpla has been selected as one of three finalists for the “Building a waste-free world” Earthshot award. This “Nobel-like prize for the environment” – led... Read More
25 Nov 2022
--- This week in industry news, Huhtamaki inaugurated an extension to its existing paper-based packaging manufacturing site and Oerlemans Packaging Group acquired Papierindustrie Adriaan Dekker to expand its flexible packaging... Read More
25 Nov 2022
--- Smurfit Kappa’s manufacturing plants have been officially reopened in Central and Eastern Europe after an investment of over €20 million (US$21 million). The money was used to upgrade the packaging solutions... Read More
24 Nov 2022
--- Avery Dennison Labels and Packaging Materials (LPM) is partnering with Tosca, a reusable plastic packaging and pooling solutions provider, to switch to plastic pallets for reducing CO2 emissions. Avery Dennison LPM aims to... Read More