tech & innovation

19 Sep 2023
--- With countries like the UK, France, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand cracking down on single-use vapes amid rising health and environment concerns, we examine the packaging industry’s role in the damages caused by... Read More
11 Sep 2023
--- Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has announced an investment in “cutting-edge” carbon conversion research to create more environmentally sustainable packaging materials. The research will be conducted by... Read More
11 Sep 2023
--- Schweppes International’s exotic fruit drinks brand Banga is employing smart packaging developed in partnership with Tetra Pak and Appetite Creative. French West Indies fruit juice company Jus de Fruits Caraïbes... Read More
08 Sep 2023
--- This week in industry news, Univar Solutions acquired FloChem and Graphic Packaging International (GPI) announced it progressed in building a new US facility. Meanwhile, various clean energy projects were awarded funding... Read More
07 Sep 2023
--- Infinity Recycling, a growth capital firm investing in advanced plastics recycling technologies, is closing its Circular Plastics Fund (CPF), achieving €105.3 million (US$113 million) in committed capital. New investors... Read More
06 Sep 2023
--- The Group of Twenty (G20) provided a “record US$1.4 trillion” in public money to support fossil fuels in 2022, according to a study titled “Fanning the Flames: G20 Provides Record Financial Support for... Read More
05 Sep 2023
--- R-Cycle has helped develop GS1 Germany’s “Circular Plastics Traceability” guidelines to offer plastic value chain stakeholders a uniform framework to model corresponding cross-company processes and exchange... Read More
01 Sep 2023
--- Coesia group’s booth at the Pack Expo trade show will be structured into three areas – F&B, Pharma & Personal Care and Cross Industry Automation. Various packaging solutions will be presented from the... Read More
31 Aug 2023
--- At next month’s Pack Expo in Las Vegas, US, September 11-13, packaging experts will represent their latest cross-industry innovations. Amcor, Cama Group (Cama), Sidel and Bobst are among the exhibitors, each presenting... Read More
30 Aug 2023
--- Cushioning solutions developer HexcelPack will showcase its new packaging portfolio at Pack Expo in Las Vegas, US, September 11-13. Among the introductions will be a bladeless automatic dispensing solution for void fill, a... Read More
29 Aug 2023
--- IMA Group is addressing the packaging challenges of the food and dairy industry at Pack Expo 2023. Ahead of the trade show scheduled for September 11 to 13 in Las Vegas, US, we talk to Dan Margherio, business development... Read More
25 Aug 2023
--- The impact of product transportation on the environment and economy has largely been overlooked until today, according to Robert Hughes, CEO at Scalize. When optimizing packaging, the industry has been focusing on improving... Read More
24 Aug 2023
--- Oerlikon HRSflow is showcasing its new patent-pending stack mold for thin-walled packaging, developed for time, material and energy-saving injection molding. The polymer processing solutions provider is also presenting a... Read More
23 Aug 2023
--- Material reduction lies at the heart of the circular economy and industries’ efforts to lower their environmental footprints. With growing consumer demands, legislation and economic challenges, many businesses are... Read More
22 Aug 2023
--- UK-based soft drinks manufacturer Britvic is installing a Gateshead Energy Company (GEC) heat recovery system at its Beckton site in London, where the company produces 2,000 drinks per minute, including popular beverages... Read More
16 Aug 2023
--- As the diversification of ice cream and desserts continues to grow, so does consumer demand for more attractive, convenient and environmentally responsible packaging. Consequently, the market is witnessing higher demand for... Read More
15 Aug 2023
--- Quorn is the first meat-free brand to leverage NaviLens technology in the development of two new options to its frozen range; Tomato & Mozzarella Escalopes and Mini Vegan Sausage Rolls. The “revolutionary... Read More
10 Aug 2023
--- TSMC, Robert Bosch (Bosch), Infineon Technologies and NXP Semiconductors are jointly investing in European Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (ESMC), in Dresden, Germany to provide advanced semiconductor manufacturing... Read More
09 Aug 2023
--- Recoup is launching an initiative to obtain better litter data in the UK. The Litter Composition & Pathways Project (LCPP) aims to provide data for making informed decisions and developing effective environmental... Read More
09 Aug 2023
--- DS Smith has partnered with sushi company Eat Happy to develop a recyclable alternative for its disposable plastic sushi trays. The new packaging’s tray and lid are reportedly made from natural and renewable raw... Read More