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21 Jan 2021
--- 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
19 Jan 2021
--- Food waste prevention specialist SavrPak is piloting its patented packaging technology with restaurants, delivery apps and major food distributors as the knock-on effects of COVID-19 lockdowns continue to drive home delivery... Read More
19 Jan 2021
--- A new report charting how reusable beverage cups performed in pilot systems has been released by investment firm Closed Loop Partners. The pilots mapped how reusable cups can effectively replace single-use packaging in the... Read More
15 Jan 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Amcor became the first global packaging company to report to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) packaging standard and PepsiCo committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2040.... Read More
08 Jan 2021
--- PHA biopolymer pioneer Danimer Scientific has gone public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), generating approximately US$380 million of unrestricted cash to significantly increase production of its marine degradable... Read More
28 Dec 2020
--- The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines in 2020, giving rise to e-commerce home food delivery, hygiene and shelf life enhancing packaging innovation, machinery automation and virtual trade events. Meanwhile, industry... Read More
11 Dec 2020
--- Hoffmann Neopac is launching a line of mono-material barrier (MMB) tubes touted as providing high product protection, while being fully compatible with High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) recycling processes. Polyfoil MMB tubes... Read More
07 Dec 2020
--- UK start-up Toraphene has created what it describes as an economically viable biopolymer capable of replacing fossil-based plastics. The material, eponymously named Toraphene, is fully ocean degradable, compostable and... Read More
30 Nov 2020
--- Finnish oil refining giant Neste is developing polymers without the use of fossil fuels to create what it calls the “future of plastics.” The material, branded “Neste RE,” is formulated with 100... Read More
18 Nov 2020
--- UK-based Reelbrands is launching a fiber-based boards range aimed at replacing plastic food packaging with recyclable alternatives.Created in collaboration with paper material suppliers Swanline and SPP Labs, the line... Read More
17 Nov 2020
--- In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the packaging industry faces unprecedented challenges to innovate for surging hygiene-enhancing flexible packaging demand and an increasingly tricky supply chain process. Under this... Read More
13 Nov 2020
--- Leading pulp and paper manufacturer Stora Enso is teaming up with food packaging heavy weight Tetra Pak to explore the possibility of constructing a new recycling line that could significantly increase the recycling rates of... Read More
27 Oct 2020
--- A collaboration between SABIC, Albéa and Estée Lauder Companies (ELC)’s Origins brand is debuting an “advanced beauty tube pack.” The launch takes place in 2021 and is hailed as the first tube... Read More
16 Oct 2020
--- A partnership between thermoplastic resin producer Braskem and environmental engineering company Tecipar is repurposing landfill plastics as part of recycled resin production in São Paulo, Brazil.
28 Sep 2020
--- US-based Mantrose-Haeuser Co. is expanding its line of certified compostable barrier coatings for environmentally sustainable food packaging, dubbed VerdeCoat. The expansion comes in response to per- and poly-fluoroalkyl... Read More
24 Sep 2020
--- Biodegradable materials developer Danimer Scientific and Plastic Suppliers, Inc. (PSI), a global manufacturer of non-barrier sealant films, have partnered to create bio-based, home-compostable films.
23 Sep 2020
--- Mondi UFP has bolstered its position in the luxury packaging market with a 31 color expansion to its premium graphic paper Pergraphica line in partnership with Adobe Stock, and niche grass paper launches.
18 Sep 2020
--- In packaging news this week, CEFLEX, the collaborative initiative of a European consortium of companies representing the entire value chain of flexible packaging, strongly recommended transitioning flexible packaging to... Read More
16 Sep 2020
--- SavrPak deploys the laws of physics and thermodynamics to eliminate moisture from a container before its food deteriorates. With at-home deliveries and takeout spiking during the COVID-19 pandemic, the company has ramped up... Read More
15 Sep 2020
--- Edible packaging is a developing space that shows promise in combating environmental crises. A novel solution to climate change and plastic pollution could be to eat the packaging that contributes so ubiquitously to these... Read More