Fiber-based

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29 Feb 2024
--- DS Smith is investing £48 million (US$52 million) in a new fiber preparation line at its Kemsley paper mill. The multi-year investment will deliver improved efficiency and reduced costs and forms part of the fiber... Read More
29 Feb 2024
--- New York-based Nounós Creamery is launching a new probiotic strained yogurt packed in Greiner Packaging’s K3 cup. The cardboard wrap on Greiner Packaging’s K3 cardboard-plastic combination provides... Read More
27 Feb 2024
--- Mondi is tackling the siliconized and coated paper waste produced at its release liner plants in Jülich, Germany, and Heerlen, the Netherlands, by collaborating with industry stakeholders along the value chain.... Read More
26 Feb 2024
--- At this year’s Packaging Innovations trade show in Birmingham, UK (February 21–22), industry experts highlighted the latest material developments aimed at bolstering the circular economy. Ridding packaging of... Read More
23 Feb 2024
--- This week in industry news, ProAmpac announced it is showcasing its frozen food packaging portfolio at this year’s American Frozen Food Institute Convention. Meanwhile, machine-learning robotics manufacturer Osaro... Read More
23 Feb 2024
--- Tetra Pak is making several more strategic investments to boost carton recycling rates across the EU in support of the proposed EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR). Last year, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons... Read More
22 Feb 2024
--- The EU’s proposed Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) special rules for plastic packaging and exemptions for other materials, such as coated paper, may violate EU law by discriminating against plastic... Read More
22 Feb 2024
--- Mondi is increasing the production of its paper-based EcoWicketBags range amid increasing demand for environmentally sustainable packaging in the home and personal care (HPC) industry, particularly for products such as... Read More
21 Feb 2024
--- ProAmpac is showcasing its latest packaging range today at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, UK. On the trade show floor, Lindsey Maddison, senior product development manager, speaks to Packaging Insights about the... Read More
21 Feb 2024
--- American Packaging Corporation (APC) is launching RE Design for Recycle flexible packaging technology targeted at frozen foods, including fruits and vegetables. APC partnered with produce processors to replace their current... Read More
16 Feb 2024
--- This week in industry news, Coveris expanded its base in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) by acquiring S&K Label. Furthermore, Carbios and De Smet Engineers & Contractors (DSEC) collaborated to construct the... Read More
16 Feb 2024
--- Quick service restaurant (QSR) packaging is due to undergo substantial changes that high street chains and SMEs will need to prepare for in Europe. The sector faces unique challenges due to its special reliance (currently)... Read More
15 Feb 2024
--- The UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has released 2022/23 household recycling figures for England, revealing an overall rate of 43.4%, indicating a 0.7% decrease from the previous year and... Read More
13 Feb 2024
--- Following the announcement that Mondi might fully acquire DS Smith, we speak to Natasha Valeeva, senior analyst for Packaging & Logistics at Rabobank. She explains that industry consolidation was expected since difficult... Read More
13 Feb 2024
--- DS Smith is investing €13 million (US$14 million) in two Austrian plants in Margarethen am Moos and Kalsdorf bei Graz. The company aims to increase production capacity, improve efficiency and strengthen its long-term... Read More
12 Feb 2024
--- Mondi has confirmed it is in the early stages of a possible merger with DS Smith, which estimates show would create a company with a combined value of €11.7 billion (US$12.6 billion). However, while Mondi says the... Read More
09 Feb 2024
--- This week in industry news, Amazon expanded its Ships in Product Packaging (SIPP) program and ProAmpac launched a high-barrier fiber-based solution engineered for thermoforming applications. Meanwhile, DS Smith was... Read More
09 Feb 2024
--- PulPac and PA Consulting (PA) have announced that Sanofi’s Consumer Healthcare (CHC) business has joined the Blister Pack Collective. The Blister Pack Collective brings together pharma, consumer health, and FMCG... Read More
08 Feb 2024
--- The EU’s Industrial Carbon Management (ICM) strategy needs clear criteria for how carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) will be applied in the waste sector, says Zero Waste Europe (ZWE). In the European... Read More
07 Feb 2024
--- The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK, the trade association for the UK’s food, drink and other liquid carton manufacturers, is launching Carton Ready, a new campaign to support the... Read More
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