paper & paperboard

15 Jan 2021
--- Fresh fruit and veg packaging innovation has several core aims, including product protection, shelf life enhancement and hygiene defense. The COVID-19 pandemic and a reinvigorated e-commerce boom are increasing functional... Read More
15 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
13 Jan 2021
--- Dutch chocolate manufacturer Tony’s Chocolonely is adopting Sappi Guard Nature MS paper-based pouches for the secondary packaging of its “Tiny Tony’s” chocolate varieties. The heat-sealable pouches... Read More
11 Jan 2021
--- GEA is adding a paper-based packaging dimension to its PowerPak Plus thermoforming machine. The new packaging option is made from a moldable paper composite consisting of more than 80 percent paper and a residual amount of... Read More
08 Jan 2021
--- UK-based paper packaging specialist Antalis has developed specialty ergonomic packaging for vital medical equipment. The company says its new designs will aid people with limited dexterity, particularly those having just... Read More
06 Jan 2021
--- Yum China is launching a series of plastic reduction and eco-friendly packaging initiatives across brands including KFC and Pizza Hut in line with China’s latest sustainability regulations. The initiatives include... Read More
05 Jan 2021
--- Mondi is acquiring Olmuksan, a leading Turkish corrugated packaging producer, from International Paper. The acquisition expands Mondi’s presence in the region, generating operational improvements and paper integration... 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
23 Dec 2020
--- Limited edition Christmas packaging is keeping the spirit of the holiday alive this year while lockdown restrictions prevent large-scale gatherings with family and friends. However, boosted holiday sales mean more packaging... Read More
23 Dec 2020
--- UK-based paper products group James Cropper is promoting its antiviral packaging technology, PaperGard, as a customizable solution for industry in 2021 after tests showed the paper reduces COVID-19’s viability by 95... Read More
21 Dec 2020
--- Smurfit Kappa is launching a company called Recycling Dual to help German manufacturers and retail businesses reduce costs and improve paper recycling efforts in line with the latest legislation. “We are happy to... Read More
16 Dec 2020
--- SIG is equipping all new filling machines with industry-standard OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA) connectivity to drive greater flexibility in food and beverage manufacturing. Built-in OPC-UA connectivity enables horizontal... Read More
15 Dec 2020
--- German brewing company Veltins is adopting Sappi’s Fusion Topliner virgin fiber material for its 12 bottle packs, providing an environmentally and economically sustainable solution to the increasingly competitive beer... Read More
11 Dec 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Pringles updated its iconic can for the first in 20 years with a fresh look featuring bold hues and a clean design, highlighting the crisps’ inventive flavors and unique, stackable shape.... Read More
09 Dec 2020
--- Amid COVID-19 pandemic health concerns and global climate change, both cleaning and sustainability are top of mind for many households. Minimalist laundry detergent brand Dropps is responding to these trends by updating its... Read More
09 Dec 2020
--- DS Smith and Touchguard are developing a range of antimicrobial e-commerce cardboard packaging to protect consumers against potentially harmful bacteria. DS Smith is finalizing the technology’s rollout, commercially... Read More
08 Dec 2020
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is announcing ambitions to become a net-zero carbon business by 2040 in alignment with the 1.5˚C climate change-limiting pathway and the Paris Climate Agreement. The world’s largest... Read More
04 Dec 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Greiner Packaging joined the international Alliance to End Plastic Waste, pledging to invest in effective waste management and new technologies. Meanwhile, DSM launched plant-based resins for... Read More
02 Dec 2020
--- Mondi is set to make a paper bag producing plant operational in Cartagena, Colombia, in January 2021. It will be the consumer packaging giant’s first such plant on the continent. Customers in the South American... Read More
01 Dec 2020
--- US-based Brrr Box has developed a recyclable, biodegradable convenience cooler under the same name using DS Smith’s Greencoat plastic foam replacement packaging. The cooler will be available at 7/11 convenience store... Read More