09 Jun 2022
--- Belgian authorities have greenlit a massive petrochemical expansion in the port of Antwerp, where Ineos plans to build an ethane cracker for plastics production. Environmental activists and financial analysts are attempting... Read More
07 Jun 2022
--- Plastic monomers that are known to have carcinogenic, mutagenic and toxic to reproduction (CMR) hazard properties can easily transfer into food products, making them highly relevant for human exposure, finds a new study.... Read More
25 May 2022
--- Today marks the launch of Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, UK, where packaging companies are presenting their latest designs and discoveries. PackagingInsights sits down with Laurent Chantraine, business development... 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
05 May 2022
--- Aptar CSP Technologies, part of AptarGroup, will preview its first-ever active bottle featuring post-consumer recycled (PCR) content at VitaFoods Europe (Booth J60), May 10-12 in Geneva, Switzerland. The company also plans... Read More
03 May 2022
--- GEA has reengineered its H-Packer SO Plus for long-cut pasta packaging by integrating a faster, “highly” reliable and technologically advanced system, comprising a double-dosing unit and a continuous motion... Read More
29 Apr 2022
--- At this year’s Anuga FoodTec, Siemens is showcasing a digitally-enhanced vertical farming solution. The vertical farming model delivers improved resource efficiency and carbon cuts in crop production for various food... Read More
25 Apr 2022
--- The EU is announcing today that it will ban the use of harmful chemical groups like PFAS, bisphenol and PVC by 2030. The political commitment, which has not yet been entered into legislation, is expected to drastically... Read More
25 Apr 2022
--- Polysecure and Röchling Industrial are forming an exclusive cooperation to add anti-counterfeiting invisible marker technology to plastic products. The technology, branded SmartMarker, will equip Röchling’s... Read More
21 Apr 2022
--- Schubert is constructing a €38 million (US$41.4 million) facility in the company’s largest building project to date. The packaging machine manufacturer’s new assembly hall with an office wing is expected to... Read More
19 Apr 2022
--- The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has published an independent scientific study that demonstrates the chemical recycling of hard-to-recycle plastic waste could reduce plastic’s climate impact when compared to... Read More
13 Apr 2022
--- Mosca is set to demonstrate how stretch wrappers and strapping machines can work together in the food sector at Anuga FoodTec 2022 in Cologne, Germany (26-29 April). The company’s exhibit features a fully automated... Read More
12 Apr 2022
--- The KHS Group will be presenting its portfolio of modern filling technology and environmentally-friendly packaging systems at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne, Germany, later this month. The portfolio includes KHS’s InnoPET... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- The Teufelberger Group has acquired its Polish competitor Maillis Plastics Solutions (MPS) to expand its plastics processing division. The takeover secures MPS’ high-performance steel wire ropes, fiber ropes and... Read More
07 Apr 2022
--- Rollenco is showcasing its digital printing machine developed to overprint on ready-made products at the Empack 2022 trade show in Gorinchem, Netherlands. René Laukens, DGA at Rollenco, tells PackagingInsights from... Read More
01 Apr 2022
--- BASF and Henkel are jointly committing to replace fossil carbon feedstock with renewable feedstock for most products in Henkel’s European Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care businesses over the next four years. The... Read More
25 Mar 2022
--- Mondi is investing €280 million (US$309 million) in corrugated packaging operations across four countries to boost production and serve customers more efficiently. The investment includes around €185 million... Read More
14 Mar 2022
--- Kraton Corporation, a global producer of specialty polymers and high-value bio-based products derived from pine wood pulping co-products, is partnering with SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation), a global chemicals... Read More
09 Mar 2022
--- Major paper packaging groups and forestry standards authorities are freezing their operations in Russia and Belarus in a show of protest against the invasion of Ukraine. The divestments are expected to deliver a heavy blow... Read More
08 Mar 2022
--- The International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers (AEROBAL) reports global shipments by its members declined by 1.2% in 2021 to around 5.6 billion units. AEROBAL, whose members include metal... Read More