paper & paperboard

12 Nov 2019
--- Using less material, improving recyclability and employing renewable raw materials are the priorities in film packaging specialist Südpack’s sustainability strategy. The German supplier showcased its latest... Read More
11 Nov 2019
--- In collaboration with its partner Mitsubishi HiTech Paper, Smurfit Kappa has created a new type of board-based, recyclable food-safe packaging. As the companies have noted a rising demand for sustainable packaging, this... Read More
11 Nov 2019
--- Six out of ten European consumers (62 percent) say they would be willing to pay more for food products that contain less plastic packaging in a recent survey by UK-headquartered DS Smith. A similar number (59 percent)... Read More
08 Nov 2019
--- Global diversified wood fiber company Sappi grabbed headlines in July after it enabled Nestlé’s YES! snack bars to become “the first confectionary bar on the market” to be packaged in paper using a... Read More
06 Nov 2019
--- US-based Delicato Family Wines, producer of Bota Box, has entered the alternative packaging category through the launch of three new varietal wines under its premium bag-in-box Nighthawk range. The range features compact,... Read More
05 Nov 2019
--- SIG, together with its joint venture partner SIG Combibloc Obeikan, has launched a U-shaped paper straw for use on carton packages. The company says that the launch supports its efforts to use more renewable sources with the... Read More
31 Oct 2019
--- The drive for increased environmental sustainability in packaging was the key theme of FachPack 2019 and one of the stand out launches at the show was Sealed Air’s redesigned, fully recyclable Mail Lite mailer.... Read More
29 Oct 2019
--- In the space of sustainable innovation, SIG Combibloc (SIG) has pegged its brand as the first to offer beverage cartons made with “certified circular” recycled polymers produced from post-consumer plastic waste.... Read More
24 Oct 2019
--- PulPac, a patented technology that 3D-molds cellulose into strong and stable paper packs of any shape, is working with clients to set up production capabilities in Europe and the US as part of its quest for global... Read More
21 Oct 2019
--- Greiner Packaging, a prominent European plastic packaging manufacturer, is offering increasingly circular solutions to its customers, including more sustainable cardboard-plastic tear-off combinations, recycled PET (rPET)... Read More
18 Oct 2019
--- Aseptic system and solutions provider SIG has launched the combiMaxx closure for improved consumer convenience. An innovation with a large pouring diameter of 25mm, combiMaxx offers an optimal product flow and stream... Read More
18 Oct 2019
--- Rigid box specialist Pollard Boxes has devised a packaging solution for the Experimental Perfume Club’s line of bespoke fragrances. The boxes are marketed as having strong sustainability credentials as the materials... Read More
11 Oct 2019
--- This week in industry news, PepsiCo announced that the net proceeds from its US$1 billion Green Bond offering will fund a series of key sustainability initiatives, including the fulfillment of a new target to reduce 35... Read More
09 Oct 2019
--- GEA has launched FoodTray, a solution that combines all the advantages of thermoforming technology, cardboard and film to create sustainable packaging. FoodTray helps reduce food waste and meets the demands for significantly... Read More
04 Oct 2019
--- In industry news this week, materials science company Dow announced the development of a new resin made with 70 percent recycled plastic, called Dow Agility CE. The solution is the first post-consumer recycled (PCR) product... Read More
03 Oct 2019
--- UK start-up Drinks Cubed has launched a premium mineral water, Water Cubed, in SIG’s combidome carton bottle in a bid to be the lowest carbon footprint drinks brand by 2022. The carton is fully recyclable, primarily... Read More
02 Oct 2019
--- With combating climate change and reducing the environmental impacts of packaging set on its agenda, Stora Enso is launching a paperboard tube for cosmetics as an eco-friendly alternative to plastic tubes. The paperboard... Read More
01 Oct 2019
--- Packaging trays made from BillerudKorsnäs’ FibreForm paper have up to 71 percent less global warming impact compared to trays made of only plastic. This is according to a life cycle assessment (LCA) performed by... Read More
30 Sep 2019
--- In line with an ongoing commitment to “use less and recycle more,” UK retailer Asda will move its entire branded fresh ready meal range into fully recyclable packaging in a “UK first.” Launching... Read More
27 Sep 2019
--- Global materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison is featuring a range of recently launched sustainable solutions at its “A Sustainable World” exhibit at the ongoing Labelexpo Europe show in... Read More