Sirane: “Game changing” compostable salmon boards and eco-friendly water-based printing press

 02 Oct 2020

Sirane’s owner and managing director, Simon Balderson, sheds light on the compostable packaging specialist’s recently launched recyclable, compostable, and plastic-free salmon board, and the company’s investment in an eco-friendly, water-based printing press. Balderson also shares his opinions on the proposed UK Plastics Tax and governmental support for compostable solutions and infrastructure.

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DS80 is striving to eliminate virgin plastic in e-commerce shipping across the board. To do so, the company offers a durable recycled paper portfolio for secondary shipping packaging. At Empack 2021, Daniel Suve, account manager for DS80, discussed the price considerations of using recycled materials as well... Read More

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15 Sep 2021 | Koenig & Bauer

Koenig & Bauer debuted its alphaJETx5 coding machine at Empack 2021 in Den Bosch, the Netherlands. PackagingInsights spoke with Koenig & Bauer’s sales manager Frank Valkenburg about the machine’s new HMI, AR and AI advantages, as well as to what extent the digitalization trend should not be dismissed as a... Read More

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Irene Buzzoni, marketing and communications coordinator at Sealpac International, presents FlatMap, the company’s most environmentally sustainable solution for ultra-flat packaging of sliced meat, seafood and cheese. This MAP pack can achieve 75 percent plastic savings against average retail options and full... Read More

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02 Sep 2021 | HexcelPack

Ahead of HexcelPack’s showing at Pack Expo 2021 in Las Vegas, US, in September, PackagingInsights sits down with co-founder Lorne Herszkowicz to discuss how the company’s plastic-alternative, paper-based protective packaging solutions are taking e-commerce and retail by storm. Beyond recyclability,... Read More

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20 Aug 2021 | Mondi

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22 Jul 2021 | Berhalter

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13 Jul 2021 | EarthFirst Films by Sidaplax

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