19 Oct 2021
--- Astellas Pharma has begun using sugarcane-derived polyethylene as 50% of its raw material for creating pharmaceutical blister packs. The company says the move represents “the world’s first use” of biomass... Read More
08 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Weetabix announced 92% of its packaging is now completely recyclable, while the company is also on track to reduce its packaging carbon footprint by 20% in the next year. Meanwhile, Holland &... Read More
05 Oct 2021
--- Springfield Solutions is highlighting how personalized vitamin packaging design can build trust and loyalty with customers. “Brand identity is a gateway to building trust. Being transparent with your company values... Read More
04 Oct 2021
--- Mondi and Taurus Packaging have developed a wet strength paper shopping bag for the South African retail market. The partners say the bag can prevent up to 2 million plastic bags from entering the waste stream in the country... Read More
04 Oct 2021
--- Mosca has showcased efficiency and production advancements made through the COVID-19-induced digitalization boom at FachPack 2021. The company demonstrated some of its state-of-the-art innovations, including an automated... Read More
04 Oct 2021
--- Paccor has premiered a cloud-based “digital ecosystem” for increasing plastic packaging recycling levels through intelligent product identities at FachPack 2021 in Nuremberg, Germany.PackagingInsights caught up... Read More
01 Oct 2021
--- Wipotec, a supplier of precision in-motion weighing track and trace/anti-counterfeiting solutions, debuted the second iteration of its Modular Multilane Systemat at Pack Expo, hosted in Las Vegas, US, this week. The new MMS... Read More
28 Sep 2021
--- Coveris and Austrian paper manufacturer Brigl & Bergmeister (B&B Paper Solutions) are launching a recyclable paper pouch with the same functionality and product safety as conventional plastic alternatives at FachPack... Read More
27 Sep 2021
--- Medical packaging design may not be the most obvious route for improving patient health, but that’s precisely what makes it a rich area to study for Dr. Laura Bix, professor at Michigan State University (MSU), US.... Read More
24 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Phononic presented a portable cooling and freezing solution for perishable goods, delivering “unmatched” cold chain integrity to meet “explosive demand for cold chain solutions... Read More
21 Sep 2021
--- Mondi is gearing up to present sustainable-by-design packaging developed through its EcoSolutions approach – “plastic when useful and paper where possible” – at FachPack 2021 in Nuremberg, Germany... Read More
17 Sep 2021
--- Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes for packaging are widely regarded as crucial to combating increasing levels of waste and pollution. EPR is based on the “polluter-pays” principle. These schemes... Read More
17 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, the HolyGrail 2.0 digital watermark recycling enhancement project revealed it has validated its first prototype detection sorting unit, with a more than 95% ejection success rate. Meanwhile,... Read More
16 Sep 2021
--- BASF is introducing new additive solutions branded IrgaCycle for mechanically recycling plastics, addressing what it calls “the imminent needs in plastics recycling.” IrgaCycle is tailored to enhance the quality... Read More
14 Sep 2021
--- European Plastics Converters (EuPC) has warned Plastics Europe that its call for a mandatory EU recycled content target of 30 percent by 2030 is “legitimate and achievable,” but only if the whole value chain... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Ahead of PackagingInsights’ webinar: Sustainable e-commerce packaging in the COVID-19 age, taking place this Thursday (September 16, 16:00 CEST/10:00 EDT), panelists Daniela Dorner, eCommerce director at Mondi Group,... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Tesco is launching a reusable packaging initiative in partnership with TerraCycle’s global Loop program, debuting in ten of its UK stores. Featuring a range of 88 reusable F&B, household and beauty products, the... Read More
07 Sep 2021
--- India has become the first Asian country to launch a plastics pact. The Plastics Pact for Asia brings together WWF India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with a shared goal to make all plastic packaging... Read More
31 Aug 2021
--- ProAmpac is launching a patent-pending addition to its ProActive Recyclable series of polyethylene-based structures. The R-2000D is designed as a drop-in replacement for conventional multi-material laminates while its unique... Read More
27 Aug 2021
--- Airnov Healthcare Packaging, a global controlled atmosphere packaging supplier, is expanding its range of Aroma-Can products to incorporate a wider range of flavors and scents. The canisters improve user experience in... Read More