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02 Mar 2021
--- 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
26 Feb 2021
--- Innova Market Insights is revealing its Top Packaging Trends 2021 in collaboration with PackagingInsights, with “Home Delivery Haven” identified as the year’s leading trend. As much of the world perseveres... Read More
25 Feb 2021
--- UNESDA, the association representing the European soft drinks industry, is pledging to make EU beverage packaging fully circular by 2030. UNESDA members include corporations such as Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Danone. All members... Read More
24 Feb 2021
--- Kirin Holdings has developed a new thin film deposition technology for PET bottles using a hot wire technique. Developed at the Japanese company’s Packaging Innovation Laboratory, the new technology addresses potential... Read More
23 Feb 2021
--- L’Oréal brand Biotherm is reducing packaging waste by piloting its first refillable skin care bottle for the Life Plankton Elixir Blue Fountain serum. “The Life Plankton Elixir Blue Fountain represents... Read More
23 Feb 2021
--- Two Tetra Pak production sites in Europe are now certified to produce packaging with recycled polyethylene (rPE) polymers, according to the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) Chain of Custody mass balance... Read More
22 Feb 2021
--- CEFLEX has designed a “breakthrough” recycling process for flexible plastics. The European consortium of flexible packaging companies says the new process can boost both the value and volume of recycled plastics.... Read More
19 Feb 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Avery Dennison launched a label-liner recycling program in Europe, aiming to recycle 75 percent of its label waste in the European market by 2025. AD Circular improves on existing liner-recycling... Read More
17 Feb 2021
--- Konica Minolta is launching a digital inkjet press for corrugated packaging. Branded PKG-675i, the press enables printers, converters, and brand owners to utilize more customizable technology in corrugated printing. PKG-675i... Read More
15 Feb 2021
--- CCL Labels is set to invest in unique recycling technology introducing “the first” closed-loop solution for plastic stretch sleeves on beverage bottles. Dubbed EcoStretch: the Closed Loop Solution, the technology... Read More
15 Feb 2021
--- The current quality of Dutch recycled plastic bottles and flacons (PE and PP) is well-suited for various non-food applications, according to Wageningen University & Research (WUR) study consensus, but the demand for... Read More
12 Feb 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Graphic Packaging International (GPI) launched a paperboard packaging range that protects and preserves fresh produce at a time of heightened hygiene concern, and joined the Ellen MacArthur... Read More
11 Feb 2021
--- Catalent is launching CosmoPod Duo, a softgel capsule for the delivery of topical skin treatments. Based on the company’s CosmoPod unit-dose twist-off capsule technology, the new capsule features segregated... Read More
09 Feb 2021
--- Sidel is equipping Indian PepsiCo franchise RJ Corp with its Aseptic Combi Predis technology. The move marks the first commercialization of dairy PET packaging in the region as Indian companies face increasing demand for... Read More
08 Feb 2021
--- Südpack is acquiring Netherlands-based LPF Flexible Packaging from the Clondalkin Group for an undisclosed fee. LPF is a manufacturer of high-barrier films for sensitive products, which Südpack says will constitute... Read More
21 Jan 2021
--- The packaging sector is facing unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, with industry players forced to innovate and adapt to drastically changing consumer behavior and heightened hygiene concerns. With... Read More
15 Jan 2021
--- Researchers from the University of Bath, UK, have developed a polymer using xylose. Xylose is the second most abundant sugar in nature and can be isolated from wood. “While these are still early days in our material... Read More
05 Jan 2021
--- Unilever is teaming up with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to bring AI-driven recycling machines, which sort and separate plastic packaging waste, to stores across China. The partnership will incentivize consumers to use... Read More
28 Dec 2020
--- The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines in 2020, giving rise to e-commerce home food delivery, hygiene and shelf life enhancing packaging innovation, machinery automation and virtual trade events. Meanwhile, industry... Read More
18 Dec 2020
--- A smart sensor that tracks storage temperature and shows the remaining days of shelf life, called Keep It, can help consumers reduce food waste. A study by Wageningen University and Research (WUR) had 1,500 Dutch customers... Read More