paper & paperboard

10 Aug 2020
--- A new report has warned that nearly half of all take-out food packaging tested across major US food chains contains potentially toxic chemicals. The Mind the Store campaign and Toxic-Free Future nonprofit combined forces to... Read More
07 Aug 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Indian packaging giant Uflex launched a moisture-resistant paper-based tube pack that reduces plastic dependency by 50-70 percent across a range of oral care and cosmetic applications. Also,... Read More
07 Aug 2020
--- 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
06 Aug 2020
--- Mondi Group has issued its H1 results flagging a dip in revenue from the same period last year. This was attributed to lower average selling prices across its key paper grades, offsetting good volume growth in Corrugated... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- Sonoco Europe has acquired Can Packaging, a France-headquartered cardboard packaging company for €41.7 million (US$49.3 million). Can Packaging adds a more recyclable, mono-material packaging solution with barrier... Read More
04 Aug 2020
--- Antimicrobial packaging solutions have demonstrated impressive shelf life-extending capabilities, which are vital in the battle against global food waste. Prevalent here is the EU-funded NanoPack project’s essential... Read More
31 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Crown debuted Twentyby30, a robust program that outlines twenty measurable environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals to be completed by 2030 or sooner. The program identifies five distinct... Read More
30 Jul 2020
--- Mondi has launched “the first to market solution” that reduces the environmental footprint of polycoated kraft (PCK) paper release liners. The NextLiner solution uses recycled base paper and resins made from... Read More
30 Jul 2020
--- Germany-based Faller Packaging has assisted start-up iuvas with the packaging design of its new sippa drinking aid for eldery and physically disabled people. Providing comfortable and safe help for those requiring drinking... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Amazon has instilled a sense of fun into its packaging by encouraging customers to convert cardboard boxes into cat condos, forts, rockets, mini-golf windmills, boxcars, rockets and robot costumes across the US. The reusable... Read More
27 Jul 2020
--- Prominent campaigns on plastic waste and climate change have led many consumers to reconsider the environmental impact of packaged products. Brands are under increasing pressure to respond to demand for more... Read More
24 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Crown secured Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) approval for its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. The rigid metal packaging leader has committed to reduce its absolute Scope 1 and... Read More
24 Jul 2020
--- The personal care industry’s slow crawl toward more environmentally friendly packaging materials perseveres. However, as smaller eco-focused brands grow in popularity, major industry players are increasingly seeking a... Read More
17 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) published industry guidance confirming the recyclability of pizza boxes, after a WestRock study revealed that grease and cheese in pizza... Read More
13 Jul 2020
--- British multinational beverage alcohol company Diageo has unveiled the “world’s first” 100 percent plastic-free, paper-based spirit bottle. Made entirely from sustainably sourced wood, the bottle will debut... Read More
13 Jul 2020
--- Carton packaging supplier Elopak has released its 2019 Sustainability Report. Notably, the company has seen an increase in the sales volume of FSC-certified cartons from 1 to 47 percent in the past decade. Moreover, the... Read More
08 Jul 2020
--- Australia-headquartered Amcor has published results from its latest research into consumer perceptions of environmental sustainability and packaging. The proprietary insights offer an understanding of evolving preferences,... Read More
07 Jul 2020
--- AR Packaging has introduced a plastic-eliminating paper-based solution called Safeboard that has been adopted by Bel Group for its Boursin flavored cream cheeses. Bel Group sought out a solution that could remove the plastic... Read More
06 Jul 2020
--- Disrupting the traditional glass bottle-focused wine sector, UK-based Frugalpac has launched a wine bottle called Frugal Bottle, which is made with 94 percent recycled paperboard and a food-grade liner. The new bottle is... Read More
03 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Open Farm Pet Food became the first pet food participant in TerraCycle’s reusable and refillable Loop packaging platform. In select markets, consumers can purchase Open Farm Freeze-Dried... Read More