23 Sep 2022
--- The balance between premium shelf appeal and increased environmental sustainability was a key theme at London Packaging Week. We spoke to leading packaging suppliers for the cosmetics and personal care industries during the... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- This week in industry news, Sappi invested in new technical equipment and production facilities at its Gratkorn site in Austria. Meanwhile, Amcor announced a further strategic investment of up to US$45 million in ePac... Read More
08 Sep 2022
--- Sappi Europe and Kallfass are developing an environmentally sustainable, paper-based alternative to film-based primary, secondary packaging in the non-food packaging sector. Sappi and Kallfass assert that they are not only... Read More
30 Aug 2022
--- EcoPackables is introducing a new raw material for packaging, which combines a proprietary blend of discarded coffee waste with polylactic acid (PLA) to make a compostable polymer that is 35% cheaper than “all existing... Read More
30 Aug 2022
--- Aquapak is announcing an exclusive distribution deal through which Resinex will supply high-performance barrier films made from Hydropol polymers to Europe. When extrusion coated or laminated onto paper, Hydropol adds... Read More
16 Aug 2022
--- Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) has been granted one of Northern Ireland’s largest investments in advanced manufacturing by the planning committee of Antrim and Newtownabbey Council. The grant will facilitate the creation... Read More
16 Aug 2022
--- To demonstrate how automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and strapping machines may function together in a single application, Mosca teamed up with materials handling business Gebhardt Intralogistics. Mosca is also debuting two... Read More
09 Aug 2022
--- DS Smith has revealed that a generational gap in recycling is emerging in the UK, with older people more confident than younger generations that they understand how to recycle packaging waste. The British multinational... Read More
05 Aug 2022
--- ABB Robotics is launching a “fastest-in-class” robot for picking and packing applications up to 1.5 kg. The FlexPicker IRB 365 robot can be used for various applications, from shelf-ready packaging to parcel... Read More
03 Aug 2022
--- Cosmetic packaging is experiencing a shift toward more interactive and environmentally sustainable packaging solutions amid increasingly stringent legislative and consumer pressure. PackagingInsights explores the latest... Read More
25 Jul 2022
--- Smurfit Kappa Gosport in the UK is teaming up with Cotswold Brew to produce Amazon-certified beer packaging for the Hawkstone brand’s e-commerce channels. The beer packaging solution passes strict testing requirements... Read More
22 Jul 2022
--- This week in industry news, Antares Vision Group introduced a series of packaging inspection machines for F&B applications. Meanwhile, PulPac’s project to pioneer Dry Molded Fiber sourced from agricultural residues... Read More
19 Jul 2022
--- DS Smith says it has removed over 313 million pieces of harmful plastic from circulation in the past two years by replacing plastics with fiber-based alternatives in the design stages of development. This transition equates... Read More
19 Jul 2022
--- Pacorr Testing Instruments is unveiling a “massively updated” testing machine called the Box Compression Tester (BCT) – Digital to help paper and packaging manufacturers evaluate the performance and quality... Read More
15 Jul 2022
--- This week in industry news, Nexus Circular and Braskem signed a detailed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to secure the production output from a new advanced recycling facility in the US. Meanwhile, Smurfit Kappa supported... Read More
14 Jul 2022
--- Poland-based scale-up Packhelp is helping companies source customized packaging designs through its e-commerce site. The initiative’s founders recently began incorporating environmental sustainability labeling in... Read More
11 Jul 2022
--- Oversized packaging is exacerbating climate change and damaging brand perception, according to new research from DS Smith. The e-commerce packaging leader found that excess packaging generates 86,071 metric tons of... Read More
04 Jul 2022
--- Avery Dennison is launching a dual-frequency tag for logistics, medical and industrial uses to extend its RFID inlays range. The range combines NFC (HF) and RAIN RFID (UHF) functionality for cost-effective item-level tagging... Read More
23 Jun 2022
--- Berry M&H is overcoming recycled plastic scarcity in the UK with supply from its own recycling plant, as demand for tax-compliant packaging grows. The rigid plastic specialist offers a range of containers with 35% or... Read More
22 Jun 2022
--- A study released today by printing company R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) has found the packaging market’s most pressing challenges are forcing decision-makers to shift priorities and rethink operations, with... Read More