flexible plastics

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18 May 2022
--- The World Packaging Organisation (WPO), in conjunction with FH Campus University of Applied Sciences, Austria, and ECR Community, is launching the Waste Stream Mapping Guides as the second stage of the Global Packaging... Read More
18 May 2022
--- European Plastics Converters (EuPC) is gearing up to launch its annual meeting tomorrow with the theme “A Circular Future with Plastics.” It occurs less than a year before the 30th anniversary of the... Read More
17 May 2022
--- Greek flexible packaging specialist Flexopack is showcasing what it says is the only fully recyclable food packaging exhibit at IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany. The company’s group commercial director Dimitris Mantzoros... Read More
17 May 2022
--- European packaging industry associations have submitted a joint letter to EU leaders warning that fragmentation of the Single Market is undermining progress toward the EU Green Deal. The 59 associations called on the EU to... Read More
16 May 2022
--- Camvac is launching two products at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, UK, next week: ExtraPET PCR, a high-barrier lidding film with over 30% post-consumer recycled (PCR) content, and Camplus Extra MDO PE, a high-barrier... Read More
13 May 2022
--- At Packaging Innovations 2022 in Birmingham, UK, Aegg will be showcasing its new range of plastic packaging tax-friendly food packaging and five new off-the-shelf spirit bottles, alongside its premium range of food jars and... Read More
13 May 2022
--- Single-use plastic packaging waste could be upcycled into needed graphite in a bid to further the circular economy, according to researchers at Penn State University, US. The team of researchers has been granted seed funding... Read More
13 May 2022
--- CJ Bio, a division of South Korea-based CJ CheilJedang, is launching a “market-first” amorphous PHA polymer as part of its new PHACT Marine Biodegradable Polymers line. The amorphous PHA polymer will be produced... Read More
13 May 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Johnson’s Baby launched refill cartons for existing baby toiletry bottles, using an estimated 90% less plastic. Also, Paccor unveiled an easily-separable paper banderole solution to... Read More
12 May 2022
--- New York’s new Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) bill is expected to face fierce industry resistance, experts say. The bill, introduced on May 5, would make packaging producers completely responsible for packaging... Read More
12 May 2022
--- Starbucks and Hubbub have launched a £1 million (US$1.22 million) “Bring It Back Fund” to increase the uptake of reusable packaging in the F&B industry. The funding will go toward innovative ideas that... Read More
12 May 2022
--- Leading global businesses and research institutions in America’s Upper Midwest are uniting to catalyze a regional circular economy for flexible films and packaging materials. The new initiative – led by... Read More
12 May 2022
--- GEA is showcasing new digital solutions on a 24-meter-long production line for sliced meat, including new packaging technology, at IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany (May 14-19). The line will highlight a user-oriented control... Read More
11 May 2022
--- The US State of New York is introducing two new bills to combat over-packaging, poor recycling rates and litter issues, including an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) program requiring companies such as McDonald’s... Read More
10 May 2022
--- Global governments, industry and community organizers can now view plastic waste sites through an interactive map developed using satellite imagery and machine learning. The Global Plastics Watch map has already identified... Read More
10 May 2022
--- One in five companies using plastic packaging in the UK have seen their costs increase by more than 75% due to the UK Plastic Packaging Tax, according to research commissioned by Lindum Packaging. Introduced on April 1, the... Read More
09 May 2022
--- Speciality films producer Innovia Films and CCL Labels have together announced the opening of a new 6.2 meter multi-layer co-extrusion line at their site in Płock, Poland. The state-of-the-art line will be dedicated to... Read More
06 May 2022
--- Machine packaging specialist Hugo Beck will be showcasing its film and paper solutions for e-commerce to visitors at LogiMAT 2022 (May 31 - June 2), Europe’s biggest intralogistics exhibition. Two innovative machines... Read More
06 May 2022
--- A recent report by The Circulate Initiative shows that some of the major contributors to ocean plastic waste overflow are located in South and Southeast Asia, due to a lack of individual city data on waste management.
06 May 2022
--- In packaging news this week, SealedAir launched the cloud-based digital packaging brand Prismiq, and Berry Global released monomaterial PP vending cups. Meanwhile, TetraPak entered into a land initiative to restore at least... Read More
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