other packaging

30 Jul 2021
--- Waste disposal experts are calling on policymakers to ban plastic stickers on fruit in a move that could prevent 100 million pieces of plastic waste ending up in landfill each week in the UK. According to Great British... Read More
30 Jul 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Lyreco UK teamed up with TerraCycle’s Loop to trial reusable hand soap and hand sanitizers packaging formats in office spaces. Meanwhile, PolyREC welcomed Polyolefin Circular Economy... Read More
29 Jul 2021
--- The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has published a members survey revealing 60 percent of plastics companies have staff absent due to being “pinged” by the NHS COVID-19 app, with an average of 7 percent of... Read More
29 Jul 2021
--- Environmental sustainability is a must for cosmetic packaging, but it also has to be functional and aesthetically beautiful to offer a true alternative to conventional solutions, according to Dr. Suvi Haimi, CEO and... Read More
29 Jul 2021
--- Avery Dennison is acquiring Vestcom, a privately held pricing and branded labeling solutions provider, for US$1.45 billion in cash. Vestcom uses data management capabilities to synthesize and streamline store-level data and... Read More
29 Jul 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly updated news feed for the coronavirus information and... Read More
27 Jul 2021
--- Jefferson Enterprise Energy’s joint venture with Zume, creators of an advanced molded fiber technology for replacing single-use plastic items, has secured US$122 million bond financing from Hilltop Securities to build... Read More
27 Jul 2021
--- The Paper and Pulper Institute (ICP) of Slovenia has created corrugated cardboard packaging from tomato stems. Following three years of investigation, researchers at the institute say the findings could provide a major boost... Read More
23 Jul 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Sana Packaging introduced the cannabis industry’s “first” concentrate lid made entirely from “ocean-bound” and reclaimed ocean plastic. Meanwhile, Mars Wrigley... Read More
21 Jul 2021
--- Japanese probiotic milk company Yakult has announced a series of environmental sustainability targets to slash its carbon emissions, water consumption and plastic usage.
20 Jul 2021
--- Packaging data specialist Ecoveritas is launching a sophisticated online analysis and reporting tool called Ecoview later this month for brands and retailers requiring a detailed breakdown of their packaging supply chain.... Read More
19 Jul 2021
--- Environmental campaigners have reported the Italian government to the European Commission (EC) for passing legislation they say violates the EU Single-Use Plastics Directive (SUPD), which came into force recently.
16 Jul 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Liquibox and WestRock teamed up to deliver an optimal e-commerce liquid format for beverage, liquid food and home care brands. Meanwhile, Syntegon Technology added a fully integrated, AI-enabled... Read More
16 Jul 2021
--- PackagingInsights speaks exclusively with Camvac CEO Greg Kingham about raw material availability issues conjured up by the COVID-19 and Brexit “perfect storm.” Kingham also discusses Camvac’s compliance... Read More
13 Jul 2021
--- Beauty giant Coty is introducing a digitally-enabled, touchless fragrance testing device, which dispenses a single droplet of liquid directly to an arm or a blotter, offering customers a more hygienic testing experience.... Read More
12 Jul 2021
--- PulPac is revealing a cooperation with HS Manufacturing Group (HSMG) for developing cutting-edge barrier technologies adapted for its Dry Molded Fiber technology. Dry Molded Fiber is a patented manufacturing technology for... Read More
09 Jul 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Huhtamaki launched a post-consumer recycled fiber carton branded Futuro for cooked colored eggs in Europe. Meanwhile, Smurfit Kappa acquired Cartonbox, a Mexican folding carton company, and... Read More
08 Jul 2021
--- With the EU Single-Use Plastics Directive (SUPD) entering into force on July 3, PackagingInsights sits down with Francesca Stevens, managing director at The European Organization for Packaging and the Environment (Europen)... Read More
07 Jul 2021
--- Domino Printing Sciences has teamed up with Procter and Gamble (P&G) to help visually impaired consumers distinguish hair care products with tactile bottle markers. Domino’s D-Series CO2 laser coders are used to... Read More
06 Jul 2021
--- Researchers at the University of Göttingen in Germany are using popcorn to develop compostable packaging replicating the performance of polystyrene (PS).