flexible plastics

29 May 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
29 May 2020
--- This week in packaging, Dow launched a post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic resin designed for collation shrink film applications in the Asia Pacific. The newly formulated PCR resin provides comparable performance to... Read More
29 May 2020
--- The European Commission has unveiled a €750 billion COVID-19 recovery plan to revitalize the EU economy. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen views the recovery plan as an opportunity to invest in the... Read More
27 May 2020
--- UK-based Camvac, a leading supplier of metalized and transparent barrier films and laminates, has relaunched its Thermal Laminate product range with enhanced product performance. The high-performance, metalized triplex... Read More
26 May 2020
--- Südpack has been awarded the PackTheFuture Award in the “Save Food” category for its resealable Multipeel PurePP film solution. Multipeel PurePP film combines enhanced product protection and convenience with... Read More
22 May 2020
--- A United Nations (UN) global study into recycling and environmental sustainability labeling on plastic packaging has revealed that only 17 percent of the 30 worldwide labels assessed provide quality information that enables... Read More
22 May 2020
--- This week in packaging, Smurfit Kappa signed a commitment to align its CO2 reduction target with the Science Based Target (SBT) initiative. SBT will validate that Smurfit Kappa’s CO2 target is aligned with the Paris... Read More
20 May 2020
--- UK waste management specialist Viridor and chemical recycling pioneers PLASTIC ENERGY have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a feasibility project to convert hard-to-recycle plastics such as films into recycled... Read More
15 May 2020
--- This week in packaging, e-commerce packaging specialist Pregis introduced methods to measure the environmental impact of products damaged during transit, including electricity, forestry, natural gas, gasoline, solid waste,... Read More
13 May 2020
--- Versatile packaging solutions supplier Coveris has introduced a “revolutionary Bag-in-Bag” solution that makes it easier for consumers to recycle. By combining the benefits of flexible film and the advantages of... Read More
08 May 2020
--- Dow and stretch film manufacturer Doxa Plast have launched a family of bio-based, high-performance stretch films called “Reborn,” which cater to the increasing demand for solutions that use alternative renewable... Read More
08 May 2020
--- This week in packaging news, DS Smith published its new Circular Design Principles to help companies design reuse and recyclability into their packaging. A DS Smith study found that confusion over recycling contributes to... Read More
04 May 2020
--- Aseptic packaging provider SIG has teamed up with Nestlé, Logitech and other industry partners in a joint initiative to fund breakthrough research into more environmentally sustainable materials at EPFL, the Swiss... Read More
01 May 2020
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has declared its support for the European Commission’s COVID-19 waste management guidance, which was released in April. The guidance gives recommendations to Member States on how to ensure a... Read More
30 Apr 2020
--- International packaging supplier Mondi and Reckitt Benckiser (RB) have joined forces to launch a fully recyclable, mono-material flexible plastic packaging portfolio for the premium line of Finish dishwasher tablets Quantum... Read More
29 Apr 2020
--- Global consumer packaged goods giant Amcor has researched the impact of e-commerce on fresh food grocery shopping across Europe, anticipating that the online grocery market will grow by 66 percent by 2023. The report... Read More
24 Apr 2020
--- The British Plastics Federation (BPF) in conjunction with the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) has released new guidelines on including recycled content in... Read More
24 Apr 2020
--- Finland-based research facility VTT is developing a method that uses nanocellulose structures for the early identification of microplastic particles before they enter waterways. Microplastics are just 100 nanometers in... Read More
24 Apr 2020
--- This week in packaging news, Smurfit Kappa equipped Fée Nature with its BIB 700 automatic machine to package the company’s seasonal birch sap. Meanwhile, Syntegon has a host of novel packaging systems for powder... Read More
22 Apr 2020
--- The 50th celebration of Earth Day brings environmental protection concerns to the top of mind today. Plastic packaging waste continues to litter streets, sully access to clean and safe water, while the debate on... Read More