28 Jun 2022
--- Ball Corporation is launching what it says is the company’s most environmentally sustainable aluminum aerosol can to date. Containing half the carbon footprint of a standard can, the release is intended to support... Read More
22 Jun 2022
--- A study released today by printing company R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) has found the packaging market’s most pressing challenges are forcing decision-makers to shift priorities and rethink operations, with... Read More
22 Jun 2022
--- As human and environmental health concerns continue to drive packaging development throughout the F&B industry, soups and sauces packaging is undergoing particular transformations. The struggle against flexible plastic... Read More
21 Jun 2022
--- Sonoco has participated in European recycling trials showing that digital watermarks yield accurate packaging sortation, distinguishing between food and non-food applications. The HolyGrail 2.0 initiative aims to assess... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- Albertsons Companies has partnered with Library Collective to re-launch its Soleil Sparkling Water brand, showcasing colorful new packaging designs and a Gen-Z focussed retail angle featuring music and social media.... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- This week in industry news, BillerudKorsnäs expanded its FibreForm paper range with unbleached, brown paper for reusable carrier bags, cup sleeves and plates. Also, UPM Raflatac formed a partnership to recycle its PET... Read More
13 Jun 2022
--- Berlin Packaging is continuing its North American expansion by acquiring Andler Packaging Group. The move expands the hybrid packaging supplier’s pharmaceutical and nutraceutical offerings and adds multiple... Read More
10 Jun 2022
--- Ardagh Metal Packaging is investing in the expansion of its production facility at La Ciotat, France. The new expenditure, supported by Bpifrance and Sud Attractivité, is a response to increased demand for beverage... Read More
01 Jun 2022
--- The Consortium for Waste Circularity, together with the Flexible Packaging Association and the Packaging Engineering program at the University of Florida, US, is working with industry stakeholders to arrange for robust... Read More
24 May 2022
--- Behn + Bates introduced a new zero-hunger concept at Anuga FoodTec 2022 that uses waste-preventing filling machines and long-life packaging to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger. Jonas... Read More
19 May 2022
--- UK consumers will have to check claims made by packaging producers as these might be incorrect or misleading, warns Martin Kersh, executive director of the Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA), ahead of the Packaging... Read More
19 May 2022
--- UK businesses must prepare now for incoming packaging reforms and make evidence-based decisions to support the emerging circular economy, argues Jane Bevis, executive chair and director at OPRL (The On-Pack Recycling Label).... Read More
18 May 2022
--- Filling machinery in the packaging industry faces much of the same problems as any other area – raw material shortages, inflating prices, and late delivery times for essential components. As these issues continue to... 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
--- H2 Green Steel has secured offtake supply agreements for over 1.5 million tons of its carbon-reduced steel, which it will begin producing in 2025. The company says the pre-sales indicate “a clear sign of strong... 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
02 May 2022
--- The UK recorded its highest aluminum packaging recycling rate in 2021, according to annual data published by the Environment Agency. The recycling rate was a record 68% in 2021, with more than 156,000 metric tons collected... Read More
28 Apr 2022
--- Ahead of the Rethinking Materials event next week in London, UK, we sit down with Maisie Devine, executive director for sustainable innovation and 100+ Accelerator at AB InBev, to discuss the scalability potential of... Read More
27 Apr 2022
--- KHS Group experienced the “most successful year” in its history after a COVID-19 blip and is currently showcasing some of its environmentally sustainable filling and packaging machinery at Anuga FoodTec 2022 in... Read More
22 Apr 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Ball announced that its Aluminum Cup is now composed of 90% recycled content. Also, Henkel invested in Emerald’s new fund for eco-friendly packaging, and Olympia Dairy became the first... Read More