flexible plastics

15 Nov 2019
--- Fortune 500 global plastic manufacturer Berry and global chemical industry leader SABIC have announced a collaboration to drive the innovation and use of polyolefin resins made from chemical recycling. Berry has already... Read More
15 Nov 2019
--- British multinational oil and gas company BP has developed an enhanced recycling technology, BP Infinia, that enables currently unrecyclable polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic waste to be diverted from landfill or... Read More
14 Nov 2019
--- Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA) has unveiled its third annual comprehensive national study, This is How We Planet: America’s Perspective on Water, Packaging and Health. The bottled water manufacturer reveals... Read More
12 Nov 2019
--- At CpHI Worldwide 2019, glass and plastic pharma packaging producer Bormioli Pharma showcased several new packaging prototypes to address four key trends – usability, traceability, connectivity and sustainability. The... Read More
12 Nov 2019
--- Using less material, improving recyclability and employing renewable raw materials are the priorities in film packaging specialist Südpack’s sustainability strategy. The German supplier showcased its latest... Read More
11 Nov 2019
--- Six out of ten European consumers (62 percent) say they would be willing to pay more for food products that contain less plastic packaging in a recent survey by UK-headquartered DS Smith. A similar number (59 percent)... Read More
08 Nov 2019
--- In a bid to address rising environmental concerns, Huhtamaki Flexible Packaging has introduced a recyclable, polyolefin-based barrier flexible packaging solution for shampoo sachets. A polyolefin-based barrier laminate for... Read More
07 Nov 2019
--- Never has the notion of sustainability and a circular economy been more in the public mindset. As a result, it seems like the “3Rs” of “reduce,” “reuse” and “recycle” have... Read More
04 Nov 2019
--- The British Plastics Federation (BPF), in partnership with Squire Patton Boggs and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), has released a practical guide to help plastics companies prepare for... Read More
04 Nov 2019
--- As a part of its “4Rs” strategy to tackle the use of plastics in its business, UK supermarket giant Tesco has announced its ambition remove one billion pieces of plastic from products for sale in stores... Read More
01 Nov 2019
--- A new study by French and Australian researchers supports that bisphenol A (BPA) exposure is associated with an increased diabetes risk, and also uncovered a previously unknown link between bisphenol S (BPS) and incidence of... Read More
31 Oct 2019
--- The drive for increased environmental sustainability in packaging was the key theme of FachPack 2019 and one of the stand out launches at the show was Sealed Air’s redesigned, fully recyclable Mail Lite mailer.... Read More
30 Oct 2019
--- Berlin Packaging and Novio Packaging have entered into a definitive agreement for Berlin Packaging to acquire Netherlands-based Novio Packaging for an undisclosed fee. Berlin Packaging says that this strategic transaction... Read More
29 Oct 2019
--- Fresh produce functional packaging specialist StePac has announced its four-pillared strategy for greener packaging. The strategy supports the need for climate-positive plastic packaging, addressing the critical problem of... Read More
28 Oct 2019
--- Following 484 cleanups in over 50 countries across six continents, a new report has named Coca-Cola, Nestlé and PepsiCo as the world’s “top polluting companies.” The Break Free From Plastic report... Read More
23 Oct 2019
--- Fortune 500 global plastic manufacturer Berry has announced that it will begin manufacturing plastic packaging containing Digimarc Barcodes as a collaborator in the new recycling initiative, HolyGrail 2.0. The outcome of its... Read More
22 Oct 2019
--- Awareness of the circular economy is out in full force at K 2019, which is seeing 3,300 members of the plastics and rubber world come together in Dusseldorf, Germany, October 16 to 23. The notion of a “circular... Read More
21 Oct 2019
--- In a world first in Amsterdam earlier this month, the Plastic Health Summit brought together experts to consider the impact on health of BPA, PFAS, phthalates and other chemical additives commonly found in plastic. Although... Read More
21 Oct 2019
--- Greiner Packaging, a prominent European plastic packaging manufacturer, is offering increasingly circular solutions to its customers, including more sustainable cardboard-plastic tear-off combinations, recycled PET (rPET)... Read More
11 Oct 2019
--- This week in industry news, PepsiCo announced that the net proceeds from its US$1 billion Green Bond offering will fund a series of key sustainability initiatives, including the fulfillment of a new target to reduce 35... Read More