26 Nov 2020
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
20 Nov 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (Coca-Cola HBC) rolled out the paper-based KeelClip can multipack carrier in The Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Austria, replacing plastic wrap.... Read More
18 Nov 2020
--- UK-based Reelbrands is launching a fiber-based boards range aimed at replacing plastic food packaging with recyclable alternatives.Created in collaboration with paper material suppliers Swanline and SPP Labs, the line... Read More
17 Nov 2020
--- In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the packaging industry faces unprecedented challenges to innovate for surging hygiene-enhancing flexible packaging demand and an increasingly tricky supply chain process. Under this... Read More
13 Nov 2020
--- In packaging news this week, DS Smith teamed with TemperPack, developing a recyclable, expanded polystyrene foam-replacement packaging solution for temperature-sensitive deliveries. The launch comes as DS Smith’s... Read More
13 Nov 2020
--- Leading pulp and paper manufacturer Stora Enso is teaming up with food packaging heavy weight Tetra Pak to explore the possibility of constructing a new recycling line that could significantly increase the recycling rates of... Read More
12 Nov 2020
--- In the wake of the pandemic’s packaging trade show cancelations arose Pack Expo Connects, the first virtual substitution in the US event’s six-decade history, hosted from November 9-13. The paper packaging sector... Read More
06 Nov 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Symrise stopped using plastic cups at its corporate headquarters in Holzminden, Germany. The flavor and fragrance giant is switching to cardboard cups for tasting flavoring ingredients. ACE, the... Read More
03 Nov 2020
--- Scotland-based packaging company Arjowiggins is releasing a see-through barrier paper called Sylvicta, which it says could revolutionize the packaging industry. The material is translucent, recyclable, compostable,... Read More
26 Oct 2020
--- Bacardi is unveiling plans to develop a 100 percent biodegradable and compostable bioplastic bottle by 2023. The family-owned spirits company is using Danimer Scientific’s Nodax PHA – a biopolymer derived from... Read More
16 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Siegwerk, a leading global provider of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, joined the HolyGrail 2.0 recycling initiative. This smart technology could revolutionize the sorting of... Read More
07 Oct 2020
--- Smurfit Kappa is releasing an innovation to reduce non-sustainable materials in banana production. The BanaBag is a paper-based wrapping that covers the fruit to protect against insects and diseases while acting as an... Read More
02 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Danone natural spring water brand evian added fully recycled PET (rPET) bottles to its European range. UK compostable packaging specialist Sirane launched a fast-food range of susceptor packs... Read More
01 Oct 2020
--- Nutrisystem, a Tivity Health brand, has debuted a biodegradable fresh-frozen cooler for its weight loss meal plans. The new packaging is up to 92 percent biodegradable over a four year period, according to the American... Read More
29 Sep 2020
--- Monadnock Paper Mills is expanding its alternative fiber packaging solutions with the Monadnock Hemp Envi Performance Board.
28 Sep 2020
--- US-based Mantrose-Haeuser Co. is expanding its line of certified compostable barrier coatings for environmentally sustainable food packaging, dubbed VerdeCoat. The expansion comes in response to per- and poly-fluoroalkyl... Read More
25 Sep 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Amcor secured pre-qualification to carry How2Recycle’s store drop-off label on its AmPrima PE Plus heat resistant portfolio. A Viridor-YouGov UK poll detailed how consumers are increasingly... Read More
25 Sep 2020
--- Stora Enso is investing in more formed fiber capacity at its Hylte Mill in Sweden and Qian’an Mill in China. The annual capacity at both mills will be approximately 115 million product units.
24 Sep 2020
--- Biodegradable materials developer Danimer Scientific and Plastic Suppliers, Inc. (PSI), a global manufacturer of non-barrier sealant films, have partnered to create bio-based, home-compostable films.
23 Sep 2020
--- Germany’s fast-food sector and academia have teamed up under the MakPak project to develop sustainable packaging solutions from marine macroalgae for the F&B sector.