14 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Dawn launched a one-handed washing liquid bottle design targeted at disabled consumers. Meanwhile, Sappi unveiled a one-side coated face stock label paper for improved printability, and Smurfit... Read More
11 Jan 2022
--- Berry Global is launching a stackable jar as a space-saving solution for retailer shelves, e-commerce channels and consumer homes. Meanwhile, the plastic packaging giant’s Berry M&H division is unveiling a complete... Read More
11 Jan 2022
--- Plastic Energy is announcing plans to build a second advanced recycling plant for end-of-life plastics in Sevilla, Spain, after securing a new agreement with TotalEnergies. The plant is expected to become operational in... Read More
10 Jan 2022
--- Global flexible packaging manufacturer Scholle IPN is partnering with LactaLogics to produce pharmaceutical-grade packaging for its human milk-based nutrition products, which cater to premature infants. PackagingInsights... Read More
07 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, International Paper revealed plans to construct a state-of-the-art corrugated packaging facility in the US. Meanwhile, Clariant completed the sale of its Pigments business, Huhtamaki acquired... Read More
06 Jan 2022
--- Amazon is reducing packaging waste at scale with several artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. A combination of deep learning, natural language processing, and computer vision is helping the e-commerce giant determine... Read More
05 Jan 2022
--- Faerch is acquiring Paccor from private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg for an undisclosed fee. The acquisition underlines Faerch’s strategy for creating circularity in food packaging, in this case the European dairy... Read More
21 Dec 2021
--- As 2021 draws to a close, PackagingInsights looks back at the biggest industry developments of the year, from the EU Single Use Plastics Directive and US COMPOST Act to COP26 and Asia’s first Plastics Pact.... Read More
15 Dec 2021
--- Coveris is launching a range of lightweight, fully recyclable pouches for Tesco’s grated cheese products in collaboration with Ornua Foods. Coveris says the launch marks a “major step change” in the cheese... Read More
14 Dec 2021
--- On-the-go consumption was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic but the trend will remain strong into the future, according to Anna Rabanus, global category manager at SIG. In this exclusive interview, Rabanus explores major... Read More
10 Dec 2021
--- In packaging news this week, International Paper announced its 35% greenhouse gas reduction target was approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. Meanwhile, Berry Global designed a new lightweight closure for sauces.... Read More
03 Dec 2021
--- In packaging news this week, SIG secured direct access to renewable energy from wind turbines to power its carton production in Germany. Meanwhile, the 4evergreen alliance shared insights on how to increase fiber-based... Read More
02 Dec 2021
--- Environmental sustainability and net-zero emissions targets are the key change drivers in dairy packaging and processing right now, according to Bengt Eliasson, category manager for dairy ambient at Tetra Pak. In this... Read More
26 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, SIG introduced a digital smart factory solution, enabling brands to prevent unplanned manufacturing downtimes by monitoring and analyzing data. Meanwhile, Westpak Group unveiled a paper-based... Read More
24 Nov 2021
--- Australia has “no hope” of achieving its 2025 national recycling targets, according to environmental activists, who are expressing dismay at the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation’s (APCO) recent... Read More
19 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Ardagh Metal Packaging announced plans to construct a US$200 million beverage can plant in Northern Ireland, UK. Meanwhile, Amcor research revealed consumers worldwide want to recycle more. Also,... Read More
18 Nov 2021
--- The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is “alarmed” at how signatories to its Global Commitment have failed to prioritize reusable packaging models in the past year. According to the organization’s 2021 Global... Read More
16 Nov 2021
--- The EU Single Use Plastics Directive (SUPD) is hindering bioplastics’ potential for improving the packaging industry’s environmental footprint, according to specialty resin producer Sukano. The European... Read More
16 Nov 2021
--- According to Huhtamaki CEO Charles Héaulmé, recyclable packaging is more beneficial to the expanding circular economy than compostable alternatives. “Recycling is more important than... Read More
12 Nov 2021
--- According to UK environmental charity Waste Aid, there can be no packaging circular economy unless material recovery is at the heart of waste management systems. “Otherwise, the theory just does not work,”... Read More