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18 Jul 2024
--- Tetra Pak highlights the latest carton packaging innovations at the world’s biggest food technology trade show IFT First 2024 in Chicago, US, which ended yesterday. On the show floor, Packaging Insights speaks with... Read More
17 Jul 2024
--- Packaging used for selling fashion items plays a crucial role in product protection, brand identity and the customer experience. We look at how industry players are bridging the gap between digital and physical touch points.... Read More
16 Jul 2024
--- Pactiv Evergreen has signed a definitive agreement to sell two of its mills to global paper and pulp producer Suzano for US$110 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments for closing amounts such as working capital.... Read More
12 Jul 2024
--- The Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) calls on the newly elected UK government to install standardized packaging circularity across the UK. Given that the Labour Party now holds the majority of seats in Wales and... Read More
12 Jul 2024
--- This week in industry news, Anheuser-Busch invested US$7 million in its Fairfield brewery to update its packaging, among moves to upgrade the facility. Meanwhile, Better Earth announced its B Corp certification and Kodiak... Read More
11 Jul 2024
--- Corrugated packaging specialist Twinplast has invested £1.5 million (US$1.9 million) in a new extrusion line to scale its capacity to deliver bespoke packaging, storage and display products. Manufactured in Milan,... Read More
10 Jul 2024
--- Coveris has launched a range of fiber-based hot-to-go packs, branded Heat. The company targets growing demand for hot food and reduces waste through its recyclable “heat in pack, eat in pack” offering.... Read More
10 Jul 2024
--- Swedish Bioplastics company Gaia Biomaterials introduces a compostable drinking straw material designed to be stable, rigid and heat-resistant while allowing for the manufacture of sustainable straws for all types of drinks.... Read More
09 Jul 2024
--- The UK packaging industry is calling for investments and legislative support for material circularity from the country’s newly elected Labour government, led by Prime Minister Keir Starmer. For years, the UK has been... Read More
05 Jul 2024
--- This week in industry news, Aldi started packaging its oats in paper-based material. Meanwhile, Greiner Packaging supplied its cardboard-plastic technology to Symington and DS Smith won P&G awards.
04 Jul 2024
--- The EU’s Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) marks a significant step toward greater industry transparency and sustainability, according to Constantia Flexibles’ executive vice president for Aluminum... Read More
02 Jul 2024
--- Suzano will not proceed with its attempt to acquire International Paper (IP), as IP rejected its offer of US$15 billion as too little, and Suzano was unwilling to rebid. The fall through brings IP’s merger with DS... Read More
02 Jul 2024
--- June kicked off with the world’s largest printing equipment exhibition, Drupa, held in Düsseldorf, Germany. We attended the show to learn about the industry’s latest digital technologies and developments.... Read More
28 Jun 2024
--- The European Parliament has voted in favor of a new packaging regulation to reduce packaging waste, harmonize internal market rules and boost the EU’s circular economy. The rules, provisionally agreed on with the... Read More
28 Jun 2024
--- This week in industry news, Sidel established a new office in Kazakhstan and Berry Global Group announced the merger of a part of its business with Glatfelter. Meanwhile, Metsä Board announced the presentation of its... Read More
28 Jun 2024
--- Sonoco is outfitting French sugar brand Cristalco with a cardboard container equipped with a PP sprinkler for its Daddy Sugar brand. The new 500 g pack switches out a previous plastic container and is fully recyclable. The... Read More
25 Jun 2024
--- International packaging organizations and political actors are calling for an overhaul of the EU Deforestation-Free Products Regulation (EUDR) deadline to ensure sufficient time to implement a working law. With the... Read More
25 Jun 2024
--- Gerhard Schubert registered an overall revenue of €320 million (US$343 million) and an increase in turnover of more than 9% in 2023. As part of its Mission Blue Sustainability Initiative, the company is now focusing on... Read More
24 Jun 2024
--- Amazon has replaced 95% of the plastic air pillows from its delivery packaging in North America with paper filler, targeting a full removal by the end of the year. This comes as part of the e-commerce giant’s... Read More
24 Jun 2024
--- Mondi has invested €125 million (US$134 million) in its containerboard mill in Kuopio, Finland, increasing production capacity by 55,000 metric tons annually. The investment includes upgrades to the wood yard, fiber... Read More
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