paper & paperboard

03 Apr 2020
--- In packaging news this week, a study published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology discovered a bacterium that feeds on plastic waste. The bacterium was first found in a plastic dump and shown to break down... Read More
03 Apr 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
01 Apr 2020
--- Food packaging and processing solutions provider GEA has launched its SmartPacker TwinTube packaging machine to the European market. Ideal for packaging small-sized, on-the-go food products, the new high-speed system reduces... Read More
31 Mar 2020
--- DS Smith has developed special emergency provision boxes to meet increased demand for safer home delivery in the food retail sector as the global COVID-19 outbreak intensifies. In line with social distancing and... Read More
30 Mar 2020
--- Skins Sandy arrives as the fourth and newest addition to Royal DSM’s range of haptic coating resins, helping print and packaging manufacturers to differentiate their products with an additional sand-like sensory layer.... Read More
30 Mar 2020
--- Unprecedented times have forced the packaging industry into unparalleled action. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing major disruption to the global economy as human health takes priority, yet the essential role that packaging... Read More
27 Mar 2020
--- Danish water company Postevand, directly translating to “tap water,” has collaborated with brand studio Barkas to redesign its identity through its enhanced environmentally friendly packaging, using simple and... Read More
26 Mar 2020
--- BillerudKorsnäs has developed durable paper packaging for online retail mailing bags called Xpression E-com. The bags can reduce fossil emissions by nearly 50 percent compared to virgin plastic, according to a study... Read More
24 Mar 2020
--- Arvid Nilsson, supplier of fastening elements to the construction industry, and packaging material provider BillerudKorsnäs have joined forces to deliver a plastic waste-reducing, water-resistant “eco-box”... Read More
24 Mar 2020
--- In collaboration with PackagingInsights, Innova Market Insights has unveiled its Top Packaging Trends 2020, with “The Language of Environmental Sustainability” identified as this year’s leading trend. FMCG... Read More
20 Mar 2020
--- In a bid to store and transport fish in a more environmentally friendly manner, Kalaneuvos and its sister company Nordic Trout have adopted Stora Enso’s fiber-based EcoFishBox. The switch to EcoFishBox enables... Read More
19 Mar 2020
--- Water brand Boxed Water has launched a product packaging that is 92 percent plant-based – the highest level achieved in the industry to date, according to the company. The brand achieved this by adding a plant-based... Read More
16 Mar 2020
--- As the food and beverage industry undergoes dramatic changes, brands and producers are questioning how packaging could evolve in the decades to come. Ali Kaylan, Vice President of Global Marketing at SIG, a global leader in... Read More
12 Mar 2020
--- British multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer Tesco has released its Packaging Preferred Materials & Formats Guidelines 2020 with one notable absentee from its preferred materials list: compostable and... Read More
12 Mar 2020
--- Mondi-commissioned research has found that the majority of British consumers say they would choose one brand over another based on how much packaging is used. The online survey of over 2,000 people aged 16-75 across the UK... Read More
11 Mar 2020
--- AR Packaging has joined the PulPac Technology Pool and aims to be first-to-market with 3D dry molded cellulose trays and cutlery for the food, on-the-go and foodservice sectors created using the patented technology. The... Read More
11 Mar 2020
--- Sealpac, a thermoforming technology specialist, will be showcasing several resource-saving solutions at interpack 2020. The trade show set to be held in Dusseldorf, Germany, from May 7 to 13, provides an ideal platform for... Read More
09 Mar 2020
--- Cutting carbon was the key theme of Packaging Innovations 2020 in Birmingham, UK. Nobody will deny that the scourge of packaging pollution remains an urgent global issue, but increased attention to climate change has led the... Read More
06 Mar 2020
--- This week in packaging, Danone’s water brands launched the “WeActForWater” initiative to tackle global water challenges. One of the key ambitions of this initiative is to halve the use of virgin plastic,... Read More
04 Mar 2020
--- TEQ, part of Sonoco, is promoting its thermoformed wet pulp for natural packaging material called Fibrepak in response to companies seeking more sustainable packaging solutions. Products made with Fibrepak via the... Read More