29 May 2023
--- Stora Enso reveals that the strength of food systems hinges on industry collaboration and an overhaul of the packaging industry. The company’s latest report provides a call to action for the food industry to play its... Read More
19 May 2023
--- The hidden costs of international logistics go beyond the environmental impact, which is a reason in itself to reduce transportation. The European Union Environment Agency states that, between 2000 and 2019, the demand for... Read More
11 May 2023
--- Viscotec Starlinger showcased its new post-consumer PP, HDPE and PS packaging recycling technology viscoZero at Interpack 2023 in Düsseldorf, Germany. We speak to the company’s sales director, Andreas Fuchs, about... Read More
10 May 2023
--- Meat and fish products have some of the most stringent hygiene requirements in F&B packaging, with safety legislation and consumer appeal often outweighing environmental sustainability concerns. At Interpack 2023, we... Read More
09 May 2023
--- Amcor will acquire New Zealand-based Moda Systems, which creates state-of-the-art protein packaging machines. Moda designs, assembles and supports innovative, high-performance modular vacuum packaging solutions for the meat,... Read More
08 May 2023
--- Aptar CSP Technologies will preview two new technology innovations for the probiotics market at Vitafoods Europe (Booth J60), starting tomorrow in Geneva, Switzerland. The solutions draw on over 20 years of active material... Read More
08 May 2023
--- Antares Vision Group is highlighting its Microwave technology for detecting foreign objects in F&B products to ensure food safety at Interpack 2023 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The Microwave was jointly developed with... Read More
05 May 2023
--- This week in industry news, Mondi manufactured a recyclable paper bag solution to roll pack mattresses. Also, WestRock Company announced it will permanently close its paper mill in North Charleston, US, and AeroSafe Global... Read More
05 May 2023
--- Amcor and IMA Ilapak are currently displaying the “world’s first” variable geometry flow wrapper machine, branded Delta OF-360 X, at the Interpack trade show in Düsseldorf, Germany. The partnering... Read More
04 May 2023
--- As the packaging industry gathers in Düsseldorf, Germany, for the Interpack trade show, PackagingInsights spotlights the debut of Sealpac’s semi-automatic traysealer. “As a world premiere, we are showing a... Read More
03 May 2023
--- At ProSweets 2023, Dr. Markus Schmid, institute director of the Sustainable Packaging Institute (SPI) at the Albstadt-Sigmarigen University of Applied Sciences, Germany, gave a presentation about the importance of packaging... Read More
03 May 2023
--- Ready meals have seen an increase amid the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to trend upward even as the pandemic comes to an end. Consumers favor flavorful quick meals that require minimal preparation and are readily... Read More
01 May 2023
--- Greiner Packaging will showcase a new generation of injection molded recycled PET (rPET) cups at the Interpack trade show, which starts this week in Düsseldorf, Germany (May 4-10). The Austrian packaging supplier says... Read More
24 Apr 2023
--- SIG is introducing SIG Digital Printing for aseptic carton packs produced in Europe. The printing solution offers full-color digital printing without needing cylinders or printing forms for flexibility and agility to meet... Read More
19 Apr 2023
--- Bakery packaging is a segment focussed on balancing food shelf life with material reduction. Products that struggle to stay fresh, such as bread, require packaging technologies and materials that can extend their lifespan to... Read More
18 Apr 2023
--- Sweden-based Blue Ocean Closures, Swed-jam and the Research Institutes of Sweden are partnering in a research project to replace metal lids with fiber-based alternatives. The project is funded by Vinnova’s... Read More
17 Apr 2023
--- UPM Specialty Papers and Henkel have developed a grease-resistant, recyclable and heat-sealable paper-based packaging material compatible with existing packaging lines. The high-performance packaging concept is suitable for... Read More
14 Apr 2023
--- US researchers have created a sturdy, lightweight material from sugar and wood-derived powders to replace single-use plastics. The material breaks down naturally in water. The scientists used a rigid material designed from... Read More
14 Apr 2023
--- Novolex is marketing its Power Prep wrap for grab-and-go hot sandwiches and other freshly made foods. Manufactured by the Novolex brand Bagcraft, the new packaging keeps food tasting fresh as it’s wrapped, frozen,... Read More
10 Apr 2023
--- Major airlines, airports and caterers are warning that EU animal agriculture rules are hampering their ability to recycle packaging and food waste and meet sustainability targets. The current regulation requires that all... Read More