Rethinking Materials

Duration:16 May 2023 - 17 May 2023
Event:Rethinking Materials
Organizer:Rethink Events, A William Reed company
Event Details:

Rethinking Materials is an international innovation and investment summit that showcases and connects pioneering companies reimagining how materials in consumer products and packaging are produced, consumed, repurposed, and financed. We invite C-Suite and Director-level decision makers and experts, including CEOs/CTOs/CSOs and VPs of Innovation, Research & Development and Investment to join our prestigious community of companies from across consumer goods, packaging and textile value-chains. 

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Packaging on a table.


Avery Dennison empowers start-ups to tackle packaging and labeling challenges in North America and EMENA

29 May 2023 --- Avery Dennison has selected BeFC, Moree, Peafowl Plasmonics, Puro Renewables and Stemly as the five winners of its second AD Stretch Accelerator Program cohort. “Avery... Read More

Man and woman unpacking box of food.


Stora Enso report calls for industry collaboration to strengthen food system security

29 May 2023 --- Stora Enso reveals that the strength of food systems hinges on industry collaboration and an overhaul of the packaging industry. The company’s latest report provides a call to... Read More

ProAmpack Easy-Peel Open.


ProAmpac launches recyclable snack packaging with easy-peel technology

26 May 2023 --- ProAmpac introduces its patent-pending, ProActive Recyclable R-2200D Easy-Peel Open packaging which provides consumers with a “hassle-free” snacking experience through... Read More

Pourring wine in glass.


Glass packaging finds favor with eco-conscious consumers for circular economy credentials

26 May 2023 --- In the dynamic landscape of packaging materials, glass has stood the test of time as a trusted and proven choice for health-conscious consumers, according to industry experts. Glass... Read More

Man working on machinery.


Weekly Roundup: Vetropack boosts glass production, SABIC develops sustainable pouch for frozen food

26 May 2023 --- This week in industry news, Vetropack started to heat two glass furnaces to increase production by 70% while SABIC partnered with Estiko Packaging Solutions and Coldwater Prawns to... Read More


Interpack 2023: Syntegon explains its digital services for food and pharma packaging

31 May 2023 --- At Interpack 2023, PackagingInsights spoke with  Johan Nilsson, chief services officer at Syntegon, about the company’s display of food packaging solutions across the tradeshow floor. Regarding its digital services, Nilsson says Syntegon helps companies make better business decisions by accessing data and describes how Synexio, its cloud-based digital solution, gives the company access to data regarding its manufacturing line performance.


Interpack 2023: Greiner Packaging discusses single-use and reusable formats

24 May 2023 --- At Interpack 2023, we talk to Greiner Packaging’s global head of marketing, Alexandria Mitterbaur, who discusses the company’s latest innovations and how EU policymakers can help businesses achieve environmental sustainability advances.


Interpack 2023: Aimplas talks material challenges amid EU’s PPWD revisions

18 May 2023 --- Aimplas is investing in R&D of natural polymers for single-use packaging to fit the European legislative changes. Lorena Rodriguez Garrido, packaging group leader at Aimplas, flags standardization of protocols for reusable packaging legislation and material waste stream pose challenges for food packaging. Additionally, the proposed Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) revisions will help resolve the industry’s greenwashing problem, she says.


Interpack 2023: ATS-Tanner talks power of ultrasonic tech amid energy crisis

16 May 2023 --- At Interpack 2023, we speak with ATS-Tanner’s content manager Thomas Weber about the company’s latest innovations, including its “TruePaper” ultrasonic and heat-sealable paper band. He discusses the necessity of reducing packaging materials to the “absolute minimum” and how European governments must harmonize legislation to aid industry in these efforts.


Interpack 2023: KHS showcases its Loop Lite and highlights the EU’s monostream collection

15 May 2023 --- Arne Wiese, product manager of bottles and shapes and Sören Storbeck, product manager packaging division at KHS, talk about the company’s new Loop Lite bottle at Interpack 2023. KHS shows off a tool designed by the University of Hamburg, Germany, that compares different products and materials for bottle solutions. Wiese explains how the Loop Lite cuts production emissions by 36%. Wiese continues that the need for rPET can be mitigated by an increased collection of not only bottles but other packaging solutions across sectors.