05 Dec 2023
--- The new fund to help nations reeling from damages caused by the climate crisis established at the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, UAE, is good news for developing countries and companies in the international packaging... Read More
04 Dec 2023
--- Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (PCS) unveiled a digital cutting platform, the Kongsberg Ultimate, last week. The platform delivers “unprecedented” levels of productivity, precision and safety, aiming to... Read More
01 Dec 2023
--- This week in industry news, SIG opened its Packaging Development Center in Germany, and Borealis acquired Integra Plastics AD, a Bulgarian advanced mechanical recycler. Meanwhile, Greiner Packaging supplied Molkerei Forster... Read More
29 Nov 2023
--- In the consumer health industry, packaging plays a critical role in delivering “remarkable experiences,” find pharma and healthcare packaging experts. Consumers’ expectations for more environmentally... Read More
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... Read More
27 Nov 2023
--- The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a SEK1.3 billion (US$124 million) loan agreement with Billerud to modernize and upgrade the company’s Frövi bioproduct mill in Sweden, including replacing a recovery... Read More
24 Nov 2023
--- Project OMNI, a research initiative directed by Recycleye, Valorplast and TotalEnergies to enhance the circularity of PP food-grade packaging, has “led to groundbreaking results,” according to the group. Project... Read More
22 Nov 2023
--- Xampla is partnering with material and life sciences company 2M Group to scale up the production and distribution of its plant-based materials. The announcement comes shortly after Xampla launched consumer brand Morro,... Read More
21 Nov 2023
--- DS Smith is injecting €90 million (US$98 million) into its paper mill in Rouen, France, to transform the paper mill’s energy supply by replacing the coal-fired boiler with a new biomass boiler that will reduce the... Read More
17 Nov 2023
--- This week in industry news, Eco-Products received B Corporation certification, and iA signed a distributor agreement with Euclid Medical Products for Euclid’s Adherence Packaging Technology. Meanwhile, Malaysia’s... Read More
15 Nov 2023
--- As one of Europe’s largest exporters of bottled water, the Italian mineral water industry is expected to grow over the next five years, boosted by Italians reportedly consuming more bottled water per capita than any... Read More
14 Nov 2023
--- The Israeli government needs to give its start-ups, including those in the packaging industry, sufficient clarity over compensation and long-term financial support, according to Rotem Cahanovitc, co-founder and CEO of... Read More
10 Nov 2023
--- This week in industry news, Mondi partnered with Skånemejerier for PP-based monomaterial cheese packaging, and Sidel designed a PET bottle for liquid dairy. Meanwhile, Eco-Products added two sets of lids to its... Read More
08 Nov 2023
--- Expanded polystyrene (EPS) resin producers in North America are collectively investing more than US$185 million in technologies for recycled content EPS feedstock, advancing environmental sustainability for protective... Read More
03 Nov 2023
--- Israel’s packaging economy is under pressure following the Hamas terrorist attacks on October 7. The country’s market, which includes numerous packaging and material tech start-ups, now faces a volatile wartime... Read More
03 Nov 2023
--- Coca-Cola Europacific Partners’ distributor Menzies Distribution is launching Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) drives with Ball Packaging. Menzies Distribution has successfully introduced HVO onto the Ball Packaging... Read More
02 Nov 2023
--- US-based bioplastics start-up Verde Bioresins says its bioplastic technology, branded PolyEarthylene, can perform as effectively as fossil-based plastics at a fraction of the price of other bioplastics on the market. The... Read More
27 Oct 2023
--- UK-based FlexSea, a start-up developing seaweed-based bioplastic films, pellets and polymers, has landed €2.3 million (£2 million) in an equity Seed round led by Indico Capital Partners. The company has now raised... Read More
25 Oct 2023
--- In a step forward in the fight against single-use plastic packaging waste, the UK Refill Coalition announced the launch of a pilot program at Aldi UK’s Solihull store. The initiative aims to refill key food staples and... Read More
24 Oct 2023
--- Coca-Cola HBC has opened a new in-house recycled plastic (rPET) production facility in Romania, following an €11 million (US$11.72 million) investment, including €3.5 million (US$3.73 million) in state aid. The... Read More