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01 Mar 2024
--- This week in industry news, Disney announced plans to release plastic usage data next year. Meanwhile, Verallia acquired Vidrala’s glass business in Italy for €230 million (US$248 million) and Syntegon’s... Read More
29 Feb 2024
--- The European Parliament has adopted “tougher” rules under its Waste Shipment Regulation (WSR) to reinforce control measures and waste management within the EU. But, EuRIC — the European Recycling... Read More
16 Feb 2024
--- This week in industry news, Coveris expanded its base in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) by acquiring S&K Label. Furthermore, Carbios and De Smet Engineers & Contractors (DSEC) collaborated to construct the... Read More
13 Feb 2024
--- The Federal Association of the German Confectionery Industry (BDSI) is sounding the alarm over the potential implications of EU’s proposed Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) for seasonal confectionery... Read More
12 Feb 2024
--- Avantium’s CEO Tom van Aken discusses the commercialization of its FDCA (furandicarboxylic acid) material.FDCA is a raw material whose commercial applications include coating resins, adhesives, plasticizers,... Read More
02 Feb 2024
--- This week in industry news, Stora Enso released plans to improve long-term profitability and competitiveness, which could lead to 1,000 job reductions. Meanwhile, Krones expanded its portfolio into injection molding with the... Read More
30 Jan 2024
--- The World Bank has issued a seven-year US$100 million Plastic Waste Reduction-Linked Bond. The bond, aimed at financing projects in Ghana and Indonesia, introduces an innovative approach by tying financial returns to the... Read More
29 Jan 2024
--- The year has begun with national deposit return scheme (DRS) launches, investments in plastic processing, health and sustainability launches, new greenwashing legislation and plastic bans, and delays in other policy areas.... Read More
19 Jan 2024
--- This week in industry news, Sappi announced the closure of its Lanaken Mill. Meanwhile, Aptar Closures launched a flow control dispensing solution, and Greiner Packaging received two WorldStar awards.
18 Jan 2024
--- Italy-based Fedrigoni Group, a manufacturer of high-added value specialty papers for luxury packaging, premium labels, and self-adhesive materials, is acquiring — through a capital increase — a minority stake in... Read More
17 Jan 2024
--- Traditionally viewed for functionality and aesthetics, packaging’s environmental impact is now at the forefront of the industry. Companies are redefining practices to align with sustainability goals, emphasizing... Read More
15 Jan 2024
--- Pantone, the “globally recognized color authority,” announced Pantone 13-1023 Peach Fuzz as the Color of the Year 2024. The “velvety gentle” peach is described as a shade that enriches mind, body and... Read More
20 Dec 2023
--- According to a Europe-wide survey commissioned by metal packaging producer Eviosys, 87% of consumers believe the gifting season contributes to wasteful behavior. This insight reflects a growing awareness of environmental... Read More
13 Dec 2023
--- Packaging for alcoholic beverages has long been associated with two materials and one shape — glass and aluminum, in a round container — usually a bottle or can. However, with the push for ecological products and... Read More
11 Dec 2023
--- As 2023 draws to a close, Packaging Insights looks back at the biggest developments of the year, from the US$20 billion Smurfit WestRock merger and UN Global Plastic Treaty negotiations to the US government’s pledge to... Read More
08 Dec 2023
--- This week in industry news, Multivac Group broke ground for a new production factory, which is intended for manufacturing parts and handling spare parts logistics in Wolfertschwenden, Germany. Mondi boosted its range of... Read More
18 Oct 2023
--- At the Global Plastics Summit — coined the “unofficial next round of negotiations on the UN Plastics Treaty INC-2.5” — experts called for Global South and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to lead... Read More
10 Oct 2023
--- Immersive storytelling through luxury packaging design is a strong emerging theme in the industry, according to Vladimir Tyulpin, Avery Dennison’s market segment leader for Premium Packaging Solutions. “Packaging... Read More
10 Oct 2023
--- Following London Packaging Week 2023, we speak to a Berlin Packaging representative about the company’s reflections, successes and planned innovations since the show. Berlin Packaging is one of the world’s... Read More
25 Sep 2023
--- Luxury glass packaging products, especially for alcoholic beverages, were highlighted at this year’s London Packaging Week (September 21-22), UK, with companies presenting customized, lightweight, embossed and... Read More