22 Sep 2023
--- This week in packaging, Aluminium Deutschland warned that the German aluminum industry is “still in crisis mode” amid supply and pricing concerns. Also, DS Smith announced Amazon Web Services as its cloud... Read More
19 Sep 2023
--- Technology partner Knapp and right-sized packaging specialist Packsize have joined forces to deliver customized e-commerce packaging solutions. This strategic partnership follows a project with Walmart, where a fully... Read More
18 Sep 2023
--- Amazon is launching “The Sustainability Solutions Hub,” a resource designed to help producers improve the environmental footprint of their products and packaging. The hub provides information sellers need to... Read More
15 Sep 2023
--- This week in industry news, Berry Global began evaluating alternatives for its Health, Hygiene and Specialties segment (HH&S) to maximize shareholder value. Meanwhile, DRT Holdings acquired Custom Machining Corporation,... Read More
08 Sep 2023
--- The ongoing merger discussions between Smurfit Kappa and WestRock could cause further disruption to the UK’s economy and restrain global expansion efforts of smaller packaging producers who are already under increasing... Read More
31 Aug 2023
--- At next month’s Pack Expo in Las Vegas, US, September 11-13, packaging experts will represent their latest cross-industry innovations. Amcor, Cama Group (Cama), Sidel and Bobst are among the exhibitors, each presenting... Read More
30 Aug 2023
--- Cushioning solutions developer HexcelPack will showcase its new packaging portfolio at Pack Expo in Las Vegas, US, September 11-13. Among the introductions will be a bladeless automatic dispensing solution for void fill, a... Read More
24 Aug 2023
--- Tesco is ditching the colored milk caps on the roughly 245 million milk bottles it sells each year. The removal of colors, traditionally used to delineate fat levels, will make the caps easier to recycle and help the... Read More
11 Aug 2023
--- Omnichannel retail and e-commerce are becoming ever present in the takeaway food delivery market, leading the packaging industry to add new solutions to adapt to the changing environment. Omnichannel marketing communicates... Read More
03 Aug 2023
--- Mondi is improving e-commerce packaging testing with Amazon-approved service, enabling businesses to ensure their e-commerce packaging is protective and environmentally sustainable. The packaging giant is expanding its... Read More
13 Jul 2023
--- R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) has released its 2023 (Un)Packaging Reality Report, revealing that supply chains and market conditions in the US are stabilizing despite recent challenges. Following last year’s... Read More
13 Jul 2023
--- Mondi is teaming up with Easy2cool to replace plastic insulation packaging with a paper-based solution for e-commerce. Easy2cool will utilize Mondi’s Functional Barrier Paper wraps with paper-based insulation material... Read More
13 Jul 2023
--- The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have sent cease and desist letters to six companies that sell edible products containing delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a psychoactive... Read More
12 Jul 2023
--- Since the rapid expansion of automated machinery during COVID-19 lockdowns, adaptation and acceleration of the market have continued to grow. Packaging businesses have increasingly looked to technologies like AI, robotic... Read More
21 Jun 2023
--- Dow is partnering with Procter & Gamble China (P&G China) for an air capsule to create environmentally sustainable e-commerce packaging. The air capsule, enabled by P&G China’s innovation and Dow’s... Read More
22 May 2023
--- DS Smith has invited students from the University of Exeter, UK, to compete in creating design systems for a circular economy. The students must make reusable packaging solutions focusing on e-commerce and white goods... 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
12 May 2023
--- Interpack 2023 wrapped up after ten days of industry fervor at Messe Düsseldorf, Germany. The show, which returned after a six-year break, displayed automation and digitalization as key topics in all 17 trade show... 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
--- Laylo, a premium boxed wine retailer, has partnered with DS Smith to provide safe product transportation to consumers’ homes. DS Smith is also investing €145 million (US$159 million) into its paper mill in Viana,... Read More