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
11 May 2022
--- Coca-Cola is unveiling a new beverage machine smart dispenser that offers greater choice and personalization in drinks. The New Compact Freestyle also reduces carbon emissions and packaging by facilitating reusability.
09 May 2022
--- Smurfit Kappa has become the first vegan-certified packaging company after obtaining the Vegan Society trademark for corrugated solutions produced at its Markham Vale site in the UK. Smurfit Kappa’s products featuring... Read More
13 Apr 2022
--- The challenges arising between the boom in demand for e-commerce packaging emerging primarily during the COVID-19 pandemic and the increasing need to maintain environmental sustainability have been compounded by geopolitical... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- Antalis has agreed to acquire BB Pack Group in Germany, a packaging solutions provider specializing in the e-commerce sector, including BB Pack, cr8 Packaging and Printmate. The paper and packaging solutions distributor says... Read More
06 Apr 2022
--- DaklaPack Europe is presenting “Fashionpack” – a reusable shipping envelope designed to slash carbon emissions – in collaboration with Dutch postal service PostNL at the Empack trade show in... Read More
06 Apr 2022
--- Packaging businesses are feeling the heat of the Ukraine war as raw material sourcing becomes increasingly difficult and energy costs continue to rise. PackagingInsights found at the ongoing Empack trade show in Gorinchem,... Read More
01 Apr 2022
--- In packaging news this week, corrugated packaging giant Smurfit Kappa exited the Russian market, and metal packaging supplier Ball revealed it is pursuing the sale of its Russian business as the Ukraine war continues to... Read More
28 Mar 2022
--- Environmental sustainability demands continue to dominate soft drinks packaging design, as PET bottle and carton pack producers point to life cycle analyses (LCAs) to justify why their packaging is the most responsible... Read More
25 Mar 2022
--- Mondi is investing €280 million (US$309 million) in corrugated packaging operations across four countries to boost production and serve customers more efficiently. The investment includes around €185 million... Read More
24 Mar 2022
--- Avery Dennison is introducing a real-time carbon impact analytics tool to its digital atma.io platform, empowering brands to meet net-zero targets and reduce waste across the supply chain. The tool provides brands with... Read More
04 Mar 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Braskem became the latest participant in Nextek’s Nextloopp project to create food-grade recycled polypropylene. Meanwhile, Mondi reported a strong financial performance in its full-year... Read More
28 Feb 2022
--- StePac’s Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) solutions are experiencing increased demand from Chilean cherry packers and exporters, especially during the recent China cherry export season ahead of the Chinese New Year... Read More
25 Feb 2022
--- In packaging news this week, ProAmpac acquired Belle-Pak Packaging, a leading Canadian manufacturer of flexible packaging. Also, Tesco revealed it had removed one and a half billion pieces of “unnecessary... Read More
23 Feb 2022
--- Innova Market Insights has unveiled its Top Packaging Trends 2022, with “Food Waste Fighters” taking the top spot. The climate crisis, COVID-19 pandemic and political upheavals have elevated food waste concerns,... Read More
15 Feb 2022
--- BASF is launching adhesives for labels that do not interfere with paper and paperboard recycling. When coated with the Acronal RCF 3705 or Acronal RCF 3706 adhesive, paper labels combine adhesive properties with easy removal... Read More
11 Feb 2022
--- Fiber-based packaging demand is surging, driven by e-commerce growth and plastic pollution concerns. In this interview with PackagingInsights, Susana Aucejo, senior R&D director at DS Smith, explains why barrier... Read More
07 Feb 2022
--- The print industry is evolving at pace, with digital printing widely recognized as the “next big thing” in labeling and packaging. New megatrends are emerging in digital printing, including labor retention,... Read More
01 Feb 2022
--- International Paper, a leading renewable fiber-based packaging and absorbent pulp solutions producer, set a new production record at its Spanish mill in Madrid in the last quarter of 2021. At the end of the year, the Spanish... Read More
18 Jan 2022
--- Smurfit Kappa is investing US$33 million in expanding its Fortaleza production site in the state capital of Ceará in Northeastern Brazil. The corrugated packaging company identifies Brazil as an essential market for... Read More