flexible plastics

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24 Apr 2024
--- Unilever is “unashamedly” axing a range of its environmental sustainability pledges, in what the corporation says is a needed and realistic update given current geopolitical issues and the financial pressures put... Read More
23 Apr 2024
--- Taranis Investment is investing €10 million (US$10.7 million) into Pryme, a cleantech company specializing in converting waste into plastic products through a fully electrical pyrolysis technology on an industrial... Read More
22 Apr 2024
--- Ahead of the fourth round of UN’s negotiations for an international plastics treaty in Ottawa, Canada, from April 23–29, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has released a study revealing plastic... Read More
18 Apr 2024
--- The pet food industry is observing increasing premiumization and humanization, which is also reflected in the packaging through broader portfolios and specific formats, according to Alexander Korolchuk, Mondi’s... Read More
18 Apr 2024
--- Siegwerk has partnered with petrochemical company Borouge to co-develop 100% monomaterial packaging solutions. The companies say they aim to build a “pipeline of solutions” that will enable global converters to... Read More
17 Apr 2024
--- Aimplas, the Plastics Technology Centre, is participating in an EU-funded project to promote a European circular economy for the bio-based industrial ecosystem using AI-powered solutions. The SYMBA project titled... Read More
17 Apr 2024
--- According to Innova Market Insights, bakery product launches rose 1% from 2019-2023, during which time Europe was the leading region for innovation, accounting for 35% of new launches. Plastic remains the most commonly used... Read More
15 Apr 2024
--- After almost five years of planning and research, environmental consultancy expert Paul Foulkes-Arellano and material sciences specialist Dr. Julia Freer Goldstein have published a new book on how industries like packaging... Read More
15 Apr 2024
--- Borealis is investing €4.5 million (US$4.8 million) in the cracker furnaces of its olefins unit in Porvoo, Finland. The investment enables the steam cracker to increase the share of renewable and recycled raw materials... Read More
15 Apr 2024
--- Coveris is acquiring Hadepol Flexo, a Poland-based manufacturer of high-quality flexible paper and film packaging. Following Coveris’ recent acquisitions of packaging sites in Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic,... Read More
12 Apr 2024
--- Packaging trade show Empack in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, ended yesterday. Exhibitors presented their latest solutions, including filling machines, label technology, packaging solutions and automation processes. Among the... Read More
12 Apr 2024
--- This week in industry news, Right Coast Spirits Italian Ice became the first brand to be packed in O-I Glass’ Drinktainer. Meanwhile, SABIC announced the decommissioning of its naphtha cracker Olefins 3 and Berlin... Read More
11 Apr 2024
--- Berry Global has released a white paper outlining its “breakthrough” technology in PE Cling Film. The technology is said to be the solution to finding a recyclable alternative to traditional polyvinyl chloride... Read More
10 Apr 2024
--- Neste and South Korean company Lotte Chemical have partnered on a project to elevate the sustainability profile of chemicals and plastics. The partnership’s ambition is to replace fossil resources with renewable raw... Read More
09 Apr 2024
--- Coveris is expanding its barrier film capabilities to produce vacuum skin packaging (VSP). The expansion is supported by a multi-million-pound investment at Coveris’ specialist extrusion site in Winsford, the... Read More
09 Apr 2024
--- Procter & Gamble (P&G) has voluntarily recalled its Tide Pods, Gain Flings, Ace Pods and Ariel Pods liquid laundry detergent packets throughout the US. All products are packaged in flexible film bags, but the risk of... Read More
08 Apr 2024
--- The Global EPS Sustainability Alliance (GESA), an organization representing the expanded polystyrene (EPS) transport packaging industry, is launching a LinkedIn group discussion forum ahead of the fourth round of meetings of... Read More
05 Apr 2024
--- Empack 2024 in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, is inviting visitors to explore the latest innovations for filling machines, label technology, materials and industrial packaging solutions. Between April 9–11, automation... Read More
03 Apr 2024
--- The pet food packaging market is booming, driven by pet owners increasingly considering their furry (or feathery) companions as family, according to industry experts. This so-called “humanization” trend... Read More
02 Apr 2024
--- Horus Pharma, a French laboratory for ophthalmology and preservative-free products designed to facilitate eye and eyelid health, has extended its partnership with Plastic Bank to offset its plastic footprint and tackle... Read More
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