rigid plastics

29 May 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
29 May 2020
--- This week in packaging, Dow launched a post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic resin designed for collation shrink film applications in the Asia Pacific. The newly formulated PCR resin provides comparable performance to... Read More
28 May 2020
--- Wellness start-up Heights has developed a subscription-based service delivering its omega 3 capsule packed with 18 key nutrients, which target a healthy brain and body. The product is hailed as a “smart... Read More
27 May 2020
--- Aptar Beauty + Home has developed what it markets as the world’s first certified recycled plastic beauty packaging. The global player in packaging and dispensing systems for the cosmetics industry also announced that... Read More
26 May 2020
--- Südpack has been awarded the PackTheFuture Award in the “Save Food” category for its resealable Multipeel PurePP film solution. Multipeel PurePP film combines enhanced product protection and convenience with... Read More
25 May 2020
--- Restaurants in Europe are starting to reopen their doors as governments relax COVID-19 self-distancing measures but health and hygiene remain top of the agenda. Set against this backdrop, Norwegian company ZincIn is... Read More
22 May 2020
--- This week in packaging, Smurfit Kappa signed a commitment to align its CO2 reduction target with the Science Based Target (SBT) initiative. SBT will validate that Smurfit Kappa’s CO2 target is aligned with the Paris... Read More
19 May 2020
--- Nestlé is piloting reusable and refillable dispensers for petcare and soluble coffee as part of its efforts to reduce single-use packaging. The in-store dispensers encourage consumers to bring reusable containers to... Read More
18 May 2020
--- European environmental NGOs are amplifying their concerns regarding the consequences of failing to implement the separate collection of single-use plastic bottles via deposit return systems (DRS) as recommended by the EU... Read More
15 May 2020
--- This week in packaging, e-commerce packaging specialist Pregis introduced methods to measure the environmental impact of products damaged during transit, including electricity, forestry, natural gas, gasoline, solid waste,... Read More
08 May 2020
--- This week in packaging news, DS Smith published its new Circular Design Principles to help companies design reuse and recyclability into their packaging. A DS Smith study found that confusion over recycling contributes to... Read More
06 May 2020
--- Amcor has designed a family of stock PET bottles that enable co-packers to meet the demanding requirements for e-commerce-ready packaging. OmniPack PET bottles increase capacity and reduce downtime by having the same... Read More
04 May 2020
--- Aseptic packaging provider SIG has teamed up with Nestlé, Logitech and other industry partners in a joint initiative to fund breakthrough research into more environmentally sustainable materials at EPFL, the Swiss... Read More
01 May 2020
--- Waste management specialist TerraCycle’s reusable packaging initiative Loop is set to expand into the UK, Canada, Australia, Japan and Germany after promising trials in France and the US, which were met with “an... Read More
01 May 2020
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has declared its support for the European Commission’s COVID-19 waste management guidance, which was released in April. The guidance gives recommendations to Member States on how to ensure a... Read More
30 Apr 2020
--- COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of industry events but German packaging and bottling machine manufacturer Krones has kept its doors wide open – virtually. From 28-30 April, Krones has welcomed visitors to its... Read More
24 Apr 2020
--- Finland-based research facility VTT is developing a method that uses nanocellulose structures for the early identification of microplastic particles before they enter waterways. Microplastics are just 100 nanometers in... Read More
24 Apr 2020
--- This week in packaging news, Smurfit Kappa equipped Fée Nature with its BIB 700 automatic machine to package the company’s seasonal birch sap. Meanwhile, Syntegon has a host of novel packaging systems for powder... Read More
22 Apr 2020
--- The 50th celebration of Earth Day brings environmental protection concerns to the top of mind today. Plastic packaging waste continues to litter streets, sully access to clean and safe water, while the debate on... Read More
22 Apr 2020
--- In time for Earth Day, Danone mineral water brand evian has achieved carbon neutral certification from the Carbon Trust in all the countries where the brand operates. evian achieved carbon neutrality through a range of... Read More