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12 Dec 2019
--- Finnish company Stora Enso is investing €9 million to build a pilot facility for the production of bio-based plastics as barriers in transparent packaging. Located at the company’s Langerbrugge Mill in Gent,... Read More
12 Dec 2019
--- Recyclable, reusable, biodegradable, compostable or plain eco-friendly, sustainability trends are sweeping the packaging industry. In light of the growing global concern for the natural environment, sustainability is an... Read More
12 Dec 2019
--- Pulpac, a patented technology that 3D-molds cellulose into strong and stable paper packs, has secured funding to accelerate the global commercialization of its sustainable packaging and disposables. With increased investment... Read More
11 Dec 2019
--- Stora Enso and Sulapac have teamed up to launch a renewable and biodegradable straw as an alternative to conventional plastic straws. Made from Sulapac’s microplastic-free, biodegradable material, the straw has strong... Read More
11 Dec 2019
--- Machinery and services packaging company BOBST has introduced two “revolutionary innovations” relating to flexo inking and color matching: Ink-on-Demand (IoD) and DigiColor, the latter of which represents the... Read More
10 Dec 2019
--- In a bid to explore new and innovative ways to meet its sustainability challenges, Air New Zealand has begun trialing edible coffee cups for its customers in the air and on the ground. Currently serving more than eight... Read More
09 Dec 2019
--- European Bioplastics (EUBP) has announced “dynamic growth” in the global bioplastics industry, in which packaging remains the largest field of application with almost 53 percent (1.14 million metric tons) of the... Read More
06 Dec 2019
--- This week in packaging, the European Aluminum Foil Association (EAFA) reiterated the full recyclability of aluminum wrappers amid expectations that Chocolate Santa Claus production will hit record highs this Christmas.... Read More
06 Dec 2019
--- German top-loading packaging machine specialist Schubert has supplied spicy spread producer NOA with a compact, high-performance TLM system in which each cup is individually and gently drawn in and always held horizontal.... Read More
05 Dec 2019
--- The ubiquity of single-use plastics first struck surfing enthusiasts Sam and Will Boex when they realized that nearly all surfboards are shipped in reams of protective bubble wrap that ultimately goes unrecycled, discarded... Read More
04 Dec 2019
--- Wine industry platform Winerytale is offering a synonymous app that allows wine producers to create, manage and market an augmented reality (AR) experience to consumers via smartphone-scannable labels. The Winerytale... Read More
04 Dec 2019
--- Global fresh food protective packaging supplier Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) has agreed a “transformative” five-year collaboration with Viridor, the largest UK-owned recycling, renewable energy and waste... Read More
03 Dec 2019
--- Two researchers from The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney), Australia, have discovered a novel way to turn banana plantation waste into packaging material that is both biodegradable and recyclable. Tapping into the... Read More
02 Dec 2019
--- Despite public commitments to reduce the use of virgin plastic, the plastic packaging sold by major UK supermarkets has risen to more than 900,000 metric tons annually, an Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) report has... Read More
02 Dec 2019
--- Functional drinks brand OATH has launched in the US, offering a range of four ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages that boast functional benefits. The release also features a creative, stand-out packaging design, which seeks to... Read More
29 Nov 2019
--- Coveris, an Austria-headquartered manufacturer of flexible packaging solutions, has launched a 100 percent recycled and recyclable shrink film range in alignment with its mission to deliver recyclable flexible packaging... Read More
29 Nov 2019
--- The UK’s December General Election will inevitably center on Brexit, but another policy issue growing in significance is the global plastic waste crisis and the UK’s role in it. This is evidenced by the fact that... Read More
29 Nov 2019
--- This week in packaging, Starbucks announced that it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from nearly 1,500 stores across Japan and begin providing paper straws to customers starting in January 2020. Avantium secured... Read More
29 Nov 2019
--- UK multinational chemicals company INEOS will be supplied with recovered polymers from recycling specialist Viridor’s new £65 million (US$84 million) post-consumer recycling plant at the Avonmouth Resource... Read More
29 Nov 2019
--- By freezing bacteria into pellets before drying, GEA is aiming to elevate the utility of fermentation lines, while reducing costs. The company’s new nitrogen freezing pilot pant for bacteria targets dairy and food... Read More
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