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15 Mar 2019
--- In this week’s packaging news, Carlton & United Breweries scrapped plastic six-pack rings on its beer cans. The Australian company expects to prevent more than 25 million plastic rings entering the environment each... Read More
13 Mar 2019
--- Innova Market Insights identifies “Recyclable by design” as its number one trend in packaging for 2019. Widespread bans on single-use plastics, the implementation of China’s “National Sword”... Read More
08 Mar 2019
--- In packaging news this week, KP Snacks partnered with TerraCycle to launch a UK-wide recycling program which will allow all of its potato chips, nuts, popcorn and pretzels packets to be recycled for the first time. Also in... Read More
08 Mar 2019
--- Tetra Pak has taken one of its classic carton packs and redesigned its dimensions to launch the Tetra Classic Aseptic 65ml Cube packaging, touted as an efficient packaging solution for dairy, juice and liquid food. The... Read More
07 Mar 2019
--- British packaging group DS Smith has sold its plastics division to private equity firm Olympus Partners in a US$585 million deal, Reuters reports. The move allows the company to focus on its fiber-based model – as well... Read More
04 Mar 2019
--- Packaging Innovations 2019 Show Director, James Drake-Brockman, predicted that at this year’s show the sustainability debate around plastics would progress from “what needs to be done” to an evaluation of... Read More
01 Mar 2019
--- In packaging news this week, the Netherlands has launched a Plastics Pact supported by more than 70 participating parties. The parties will aim to make all new plastics packaging fully recyclable. In business, Indorama... Read More
18 Feb 2019
--- The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI), in conjunction with the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) have launched new recycling guidelines that will help retailers and brands specify and design packaging that... Read More
14 Feb 2019
--- Two major packaging suppliers are responding to growing demand for plastic-free straws. Beverage carton supplier SIG has launched an FSC-certified paper alternative which can be recycled via existing paper recycling streams.... Read More
08 Feb 2019
--- Aseptic packaging supplier SIG is expanding its Asia presence with a new Tech Centre in Suzhou, China. Plant-based ingredients company Roquette has developed two new products in its Stabilys EVO special paper and coated... Read More
06 Feb 2019
--- Arla Oy has become the first company in Finland to use renewable, wood-based bioplastics for the thin plastic film necessary in gable top, paperboard cartons for milk, yogurt and cooking products, in collaboration with UPM... Read More
18 Jan 2019
--- Tetra Pak will become the first company in the food and beverage carton industry to offer full-color digital printing on its carton packages, working in collaboration with Koenig & Bauer, a global leader in the field.... Read More
11 Jan 2019
--- Plastic film specialists Südpack will begin the commercial rollout of its easy-to-recycle Ecocraft Skin packaging this year. Ecocraft Skin is aimed at helping meat, fresh fish and cheese products attract attention in... Read More
08 Jan 2019
--- Packaging trends in 2018 were dominated by sustainability action, largely fueled by rising anti-plastic sentiment. It was a year that saw widespread bans on single-use plastic items, the announcement of The New Plastics... Read More
07 Jan 2019
--- As expectations from consumers and customers become ever-more stringent around how their e-commerce parcels are delivered – sustainably and safely – Sealed Air has been at the forefront of innovation. Speaking to... Read More
03 Jan 2019
--- Switching material from plastic to paperboard can reduce the climate impact of packaging by 99 percent in some instances, according to a recent study conducted by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute for Iggesund... Read More
10 Dec 2018
--- The a2 Milk Company has launched its fresh milk brand in 1 liter Pure-Pak cartons in the UK, as part of a new processing deal with Elopak customer Crediton Dairy. The UK fresh milk market has been dominated by plastic... Read More
06 Dec 2018
--- Saxon Packaging, owned by Smurfit Kappa, has unveiled a novel advent calendar geared towards the adult consumer, suitable for containing 25 bottles of beer. The advent calendar is flexo printed and offered by the Beer Box... Read More
05 Dec 2018
--- DS Smith has joined the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS) – a customer experience optimization program designed to ensure e-commerce packaging is more sustainable and durable. The supplier will... Read More
30 Nov 2018
--- Bag-in-box and pouch packaging supplier Scholle IPN is adapting and evolving its aseptic packaging solutions for the growing nitro cold brew coffee trend. Nitro coffee was originally offered in kegs and is now transitioning... Read More
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