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29 Sep 2023
--- According to a new Rabobank report, Europe has gone from being one of the lowest cost paper producing regions to the highest cost region on Earth. To remain competitive on the world stage, Europe’s paper producers must... Read More
27 Sep 2023
--- As global demand for recyclate increases, so does the need for recycling innovation. With low plastic recycling rates globally, the industry is transforming to improve waste management and establish a circular economy. We... Read More
25 Sep 2023
--- Swedish Plastic Recycling is investing approximately SEK 1 billion (US$90 million) in building the world’s largest and most modern facility for plastic recycling, Site Zero, located in Motala, Sweden. The facility,... Read More
19 Sep 2023
--- With countries like the UK, France, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand cracking down on single-use vapes amid rising health and environment concerns, we examine the packaging industry’s role in the damages caused by... Read More
07 Sep 2023
--- Smurfit Kappa is in discussions with WestRock to merge into what would be the world’s biggest packaging corporation. Currently rivals, the two companies would be combined under the name Smurfit WestRock and would be... Read More
06 Sep 2023
--- The Group of Twenty (G20) provided a “record US$1.4 trillion” in public money to support fossil fuels in 2022, according to a study titled “Fanning the Flames: G20 Provides Record Financial Support for... Read More
05 Sep 2023
--- Saudi Arabian chemical giant SABIC and Chinese oil and gas corporation Sinopec have announced the launch of a new polycarbonate (PC) plant through their joint venture – Sinopec SABIC Tianjin Petrochemical (SSTPC).... Read More
01 Sep 2023
--- Coesia group’s booth at the Pack Expo trade show will be structured into three areas – F&B, Pharma & Personal Care and Cross Industry Automation. Various packaging solutions will be presented from the... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- This year’s Pack Expo trade show in Las Vegas, US, is gearing up to launch the “largest show since its inception” next month (September 11-13) with over 2,000 global exhibitors set to showcase the... Read More
18 Aug 2023
--- This week in industry news, Veolia and One Stop collaborated for milk bottle recycling and Mondi won the German Packaging Award 2023. Meanwhile, ProAmpac presented its flexible packaging solutions at the SuperZoo trade show... Read More
17 Aug 2023
--- Braskem and SCG Chemicals (SCGC) are creating a new business – Braskem Siam Company – to produce bio-ethylene from bioethanol dehydration and to commercialize “I’m green bio-based PE,” produced... Read More
10 Aug 2023
--- TSMC, Robert Bosch (Bosch), Infineon Technologies and NXP Semiconductors are jointly investing in European Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (ESMC), in Dresden, Germany to provide advanced semiconductor manufacturing... Read More
04 Aug 2023
--- Origin Materials and Terphane, a global leader in specialty PET polyester films, biaxially-oriented PET (BOPET), are partnering to produce environmentally sustainable, high-performance bio-polymer films. Terphane, part of... Read More
02 Aug 2023
--- Carbon reduction lies at the heart of the packaging industry’s efforts to improve environmental sustainability. Carbon capture technologies, carbon-reduced material development and carbon labeling on products are some... Read More
28 Jul 2023
--- Graphic Packaging International (GPI) is facing a US$600 million lawsuit filed by plaintiffs representing approximately 8,000 residents in the city of Kalamazoo, US, where the company owns a paper mill. The plaintiffs assert... Read More
11 Jul 2023
--- The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) Ireland is calling for the introduction of recycling targets for specific packaging types, such as beverage cartons, to boost the collection and sorting of... Read More
23 Jun 2023
--- Upcoming EU legislation aims to further incentivize a circular economy for packaging, but leading suppliers are unconvinced by its increased focus on reusables, which studies have determined are less net eco-friendly than... Read More
07 Jun 2023
--- The Luxe Pack trade show opens today in Paris, France, showcasing some of the industry’s latest premium and luxury design developments. ReStalk, a US-based company specializing in using agricultural waste for fiber... Read More
30 May 2023
--- Amcor, Delterra, Mars and P&G have announced the launch of a partnership to stem the tide of plastic pollution in the Global South. The companies say they will work together to scale upstream and downstream solutions for... Read More
02 May 2023
--- Industry leaders ExxonMobil, Sealed Air, Cyclyx International and Ahold Delhaize USA have announced their advanced recycling collaboration will be scaled up after the successful conclusion of a year-long trial. Launched in... Read More
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