19 May 2023
--- Henkel has opened its Technology Center in Bridgewater, US, presenting the company’s full technology portfolio of adhesives, sealants, functional coatings and specialty materials. The center is also said to support... Read More
19 May 2023
--- This week in packaging, Loliware released a new seaweed resin for injection molding at the Rethinking Materials Summit in London, UK. TotalEnergies Corbion partnered with Coexpan on a recycled PLA biobased cup and Ardagh... Read More
19 May 2023
--- The hidden costs of international logistics go beyond the environmental impact, which is a reason in itself to reduce transportation. The European Union Environment Agency states that, between 2000 and 2019, the demand for... Read More
18 May 2023
--- Notpla has secured a listing with wholesale giant Bidfood Catering Supplies to make its seaweed-based takeaway food boxes available to over 45,000 catering and foodservice customers across the UK. The collaboration supports... Read More
18 May 2023
--- At the Rethinking Materials Innovation and Investment Summit, which concluded yesterday in London, UK, Aquapak CEO Mark Lapping detailed the findings of a new report that appears to show the European packaging industry is... Read More
17 May 2023
--- Rethinking Materials Innovation and Investment Summit delegates are currently meeting and collaborating in London, UK, to discuss the scaling of materials innovation for decarbonization and a circular economy. While the... Read More
16 May 2023
--- Eastman has acquired feedstock for its recycling facility in Port Jerome sur Seine, France. With an investment of US$1 billion, the planned molecular recycling facility is said to become “the world’s... Read More
12 May 2023
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has published a study examining the consequences of different approaches to allocating recycled content in plastic. The study finds that proportional allocation has the greatest potential for... Read More
12 May 2023
--- This week in industry news, Smurfit Kappa expanded its Pruszków corrugated plant in Poland and Billerud released a machine-glazed kraft paper wrap. Meanwhile, Krones supplied Makkah Water Company with two additional... Read More
12 May 2023
--- TotalEnergies has announced it is acquiring Spanish mechanical recycling specialist Iber Resinas. Through the transaction, TotalEnergies hopes to increase its production of circular polymers in Europe, extend its range of... Read More
11 May 2023
--- One of the main topics highlighted at Interpack this year was “Women in Packaging,” marking the first time Interpack discussed the topic of gender equality within the packaging industry.
09 May 2023
--- Amcor will acquire New Zealand-based Moda Systems, which creates state-of-the-art protein packaging machines. Moda designs, assembles and supports innovative, high-performance modular vacuum packaging solutions for the meat,... Read More
05 May 2023
--- This week in industry news, Mondi manufactured a recyclable paper bag solution to roll pack mattresses. Also, WestRock Company announced it will permanently close its paper mill in North Charleston, US, and AeroSafe Global... Read More
03 May 2023
--- The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) is calling for a halt to investments in waste-to-energy (WtE) facilities in Asia, where the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is increasingly promoting incineration as a... Read More
01 May 2023
--- Tesco, Marks and Spencer (M&S) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are among the first names to be unveiled as part of the Compostable Coalition UK advisory board, which will work toward finding and implementing... Read More
28 Apr 2023
--- This week in packaging, Huhtamaki launched three monomaterial flexible packaging solutions, and ProAmpac opened the Petfood Forum show in Missouri, US. Meanwhile. multiple companies released their 2023 Q1 results. In brief:... Read More
27 Apr 2023
--- Through a call for tenders, the main organization in charge of end-of-life household packaging in France, Citeo, has selected two projects to introduce new recycling technologies for PET pots and trays in the country. The... Read More
25 Apr 2023
--- Incoming Greiner Packaging CEO Beatrix Praeceptor is witnessing a mindset shift in packaging that she believes could pave the way for a more promising future regarding gender inclusion in the historically male-dominated... Read More
21 Apr 2023
--- This week in industry news, Innovia Films developed a printable coated cavitated biaxially oriented PP (BOPP) facestock film for pressure-sensitive labeling applications. Meanwhile, Multivac and Berry Global opened and... Read More
19 Apr 2023
--- To solve Rome’s waste processing problem, the city has signed a deal with Amsterdam’s Waste and Energy Company (AEB) to export 900-1800 metric tons of baled waste to the Dutch capital weekly. AEB will process the... Read More