17 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, the HolyGrail 2.0 digital watermark recycling enhancement project revealed it has validated its first prototype detection sorting unit, with a more than 95% ejection success rate. Meanwhile,... Read More
16 Sep 2021
--- Software tech company Lumi is partnering with Golden West Packaging Group to make its custom corrugated printing and folding carton products available on the Lumi online marketplace throughout North America.
16 Sep 2021
--- PepsiCo is spearheading pep+ (“pep positive”), a refocusing of the company’s key strategic sustainability targets, including prioritizing chickpeas, plant-based proteins and whole grains, while reducing... Read More
15 Sep 2021
--- Plastic food trays, including MAP trays (modified atmosphere packaging), remain a popular choice for meat, fish, cheese and other food products. With the COVID-19 experience heightening consumer hygiene concerns, plastic... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Ahead of PackagingInsights’ webinar: Sustainable e-commerce packaging in the COVID-19 age, taking place this Thursday (September 16, 16:00 CEST/10:00 EDT), panelists Daniela Dorner, eCommerce director at Mondi Group,... Read More
10 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, SIG invested €12 million (US$14.2 million) in a pilot plant of its new Tech Center Europe to help expedite product and packaging development. Meanwhile, Aimplas reported nearly €15... Read More
09 Sep 2021
--- With the UK struggling with labor and material shortages, planning for peak packaging season has never been more critical, warns John Garner, head of innovation and design at Antalis, a bespoke packaging solutions provider.... Read More
07 Sep 2021
--- Stora Enso is restructuring its business due to a global decline in the paper market, increasing its focus on packaging and biomaterial innovation. The Finnish paper and pulp specialist will be making divestments and closing... Read More
03 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts unveiled a limited edition box design in celebration of Día de Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead. Meanwhile, Dow CEO Jim Fitterling and LyondellBasell CEO... Read More
30 Aug 2021
--- Luxe Pack is making its return after a year’s absence due to COVID-19 on September 27-29, 2021, at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. Sappi is set to showcase its new Fusion Nature Plus fiber liner for... Read More
25 Aug 2021
--- Sweden-based PulPac has secured a patent from the Japan Patent Office for its Dry Molded Fiber technology for replacing single-use plastic packaging with price-competitive, renewable pulp alternatives. Japan has a strong... Read More
25 Aug 2021
--- Portable food box innovation RingPack has secured a European patent and is now ready for market entry. The packaging design is distinguished by a novel lid that converts into a handle, facilitating convenient handling and... Read More
24 Aug 2021
--- Elopak is unveiling a more environmentally sustainable aseptic carton branded the Pure-Pak eSense. The new carton is the same shape as the consumer-friendly Pure-Pak Sense Aseptic carton, with the “e” standing... Read More
20 Aug 2021
--- In packaging news this week, molded fiber technology pioneer Zume partnered with chemicals company Solenis, publicly sharing a PFAS-replacement recipe for food packaging. Zume plans to ensure all its production globally is... Read More
19 Aug 2021
--- SIG has revealed that its second state-of-the-art production plant for aseptic carton packaging in China is now up and running. The Swiss aseptic systems and solutions provider has identified Asia Pacific as a major growth... Read More
19 Aug 2021
--- Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (HBC) Ireland and Northern Ireland is partnering with Graphic Packaging on new paperboard solutions for all multipack can configurations as part of its World Without Waste strategy.... Read More
17 Aug 2021
--- DS Smith is investigating the use of seaweed fibers in packaging applications to reduce carbon emissions associated with traditional materials like wood. The company says this is an “industry first” that will... Read More
12 Aug 2021
--- International biopolymer manufacturer Nature Works is building a US$600 million polylactic acid (PLA) complex in Thailand. The plant, which will produce lactic acid, lactide, and polymers, will also be the world’s... Read More
11 Aug 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly updated news feed for the coronavirus information and... Read More
02 Aug 2021
--- Germany-based online food-delivery service Delivery Hero is launching the Sustainable Packaging Program, an international initiative aimed at providing local restaurants with 100 percent plant-based and... Read More