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PulPac, Nordic barrier coating and OrganoClick have been granted funding from BioInnovation for developing PFAS- and plastic-free barriers for food packages

PulPac, Nordic barrier coating and OrganoClick have been granted funding from BioInnovation for developing PFAS- and plastic-free barriers for food packages

The consortium of PulPac, Nordic Barrier Coating and OrganoClick has been granted financial support for continued development of 100% biobased, plastic- and PFAS-free barriers and materials for demanding food packaging applications. The development p...

10-05-2022 Hits:33 Bio packaging

Walki is investing in a next generation production line in Valkeakoski

Walki is investing in a next generation production line in Valkeakoski

Walki is investing over 10 MEUR in a state of the art, next generation production line in Valkeakoski, Finland, to answer to the increased demand for sustainable materials in the fast-growing consumer packaging segment and for flame-retardant materia...

03-05-2022 Hits:43 Bio packaging

Körber’s solutions are able to respond to the changing needs of the packaging market

Körber’s solutions are able to respond to the changing needs of the packaging market

Modular, flexible, intuitive: Körber Business Area Tissue offers its customers a wide range of packaging solutions to meet every need, we well as an innovative product specifically for the North American market Understanding the demands of the marke...

03-05-2022 Hits:46 Paper Board & Corrugated

SupplyOne Highlights Managed Services Program

SupplyOne Highlights Managed Services Program

Services increase efficiency, cut costs and complexity, and amplify business performance SupplyOne, Inc., the largest independent supplier of custom corrugated and other value-added packaging products, equipment, and services in the U.S., highlights...

03-05-2022 Hits:43 Equipment

Zume and Solenis Double Down on Existing Partnership to Accelerate the Adoption of Sustainable Packaging in the Global Food Industry

Zume and Solenis Double Down on Existing Partnership to Accelerate the Adoption of Sustainable Packaging in the Global Food Industry

Zume, the sustainability solutions company creating economically viable substitutes for single-use plastics, have just announced it is furthering its partnership with Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals. Together, the companies ...

11-04-2022 Hits:92 Bio packaging

Redpack closes more sales with integrated finance

Redpack closes more sales with integrated finance

Redpack Packaging Machinery designs and manufactures flow wrapping and packaging machinery. Based in Norwich, its markets include industries such as fresh produce, snack foods & bakery, pharmaceuticals, household products, greeting cards, gifts a...

11-04-2022 Hits:90 Equipment

New bakery packaging concept reduces CO2 emissions by a third

New bakery packaging concept reduces CO2 emissions by a third

Viipurilainen Kotileipomo is a nearly 100-year-old company that produces pastries and artisan breads from local ingredients using traditional methods. When the bakery was looking for a new solution for its cake packaging, its key criteria were to red...

07-04-2022 Hits:87 Bio packaging

Lesters boss predicts a triple whammy of spiralling fuel, energy and material costs for the packaging sector

Lesters boss predicts a triple whammy of spiralling fuel, energy and material costs for the packaging sector

The boss of one of the UK’s large packaging specialists is urging Government to step in to help with spiralling energy and materials costs. Billy Hutchinson, Managing Director of Lesters, believes his sector is often overlooked when it comes to supp...

21-03-2022 Hits:94 Paper Board & Corrugated

Tough and Tear Resistant: Cortec® VCI Reinforced Paper for Puncture Prone Metals Packaging

Tough and Tear Resistant: Cortec® VCI Reinforced Paper for Puncture Prone Metals Packaging

One challenge that metal manufacturers and finishers face is corrosion protection during shipping and storage. Many strategies exist, from coatings and liquid rust preventatives to VCI packaging. The latter has revolutionized the way metals are prote...

16-03-2022 Hits:183 Metal

GOOD NEWS - Paper grocery and take-away food bags can be collected for recycling

GOOD NEWS - Paper grocery and take-away food bags can be collected for recycling

Under a new campaign name, “Recycling in the Bag”, Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation for the paper sector, teamed up with food service and packaging producer Detpak and Remade Recycling (part of the Mpact Group) to show 200 recyc...

15-03-2022 Hits:138 Bio packaging

New Revolutionary EcoSonic® VpCI®-125 ESD Shrink Film (HP-UV)

New Revolutionary EcoSonic® VpCI®-125 ESD Shrink Film (HP-UV)

Multi-Metal Corrosion Protection with Strong Static Dissipative Properties! New EcoSonic® VpCI®-125 ESD Shrink Film (HP-UV) combines the latest film technology with the most effective corrosion protection for all of your metal products. This revolut...

09-03-2022 Hits:185 Metal

With its longstanding experience in the tissue packaging sector and its ecosystem approach, Körber Business Area Tissue, at the Tissue World in Miami

With its longstanding experience in the tissue packaging sector and its ecosystem approach, Körber Business Area Tissue, at the Tissue World in Miami

With its longstanding experience in the tissue packaging sector and its ecosystem approach, Körber Business Area Tissue, at the Tissue World in Miami, will present new and innovative technological solutions for the North American market to support cu...

09-03-2022 Hits:146 Bio packaging

Global mould specialist dexter MT new partner in PulPac’s expanding Dry Molded Fiber network

Global mould specialist dexter MT new partner in PulPac’s expanding Dry Molded Fiber network

In a world searching for alternatives to plastics, the market pull for Dry Molded Fiber is enormous. To effectively scale and support converters in the transition to the new technology, PulPac continuously expands the network of preferred partners an...

09-03-2022 Hits:137 Bio packaging

Innovating in Barrier Technology

Innovating in Barrier Technology

Over half (51%) of retail sales globally are a result of online shopping , and this e-commerce growth shows no sign of abating. At the same time, there is mounting pressure on retailers and brands to live up to consumers’ sustainability expectations....

04-03-2022 Hits:166 Bio packaging

Solenis Joins as New Partner in PulPac’s Expanding Dry Molded Fiber Network

Solenis Joins as New Partner in PulPac’s Expanding Dry Molded Fiber Network

Global leader in specialty chemicals for paper packaging to provide sustainable barrier coating solutions In a world desperate for alternatives to plastics, the market-pull for dry molded fiber is enormous. To support converters in the transition to...

01-03-2022 Hits:169 Paper Board & Corrugated

Hébert Group joins forces with PulPac and sets up Dry Molded Fiber production

Hébert Group joins forces with PulPac and sets up Dry Molded Fiber production

Hébert Group becomes a licensee and sets up production with PulPac’s pioneering Dry Molded Fiber technology. The production platform “PulPac Modula”, developed by PulPac and its partners, will be installed this summer in their facilities located in O...

28-02-2022 Hits:209 Bio packaging

Walki introduces Lamibel®Recycled: made from recycled plastics and fully recyclable

Walki introduces Lamibel®Recycled: made from recycled plastics and fully recyclable

Walki is answering to the market's growing demand for materials made from recycled plastics by introducing Lamibel®Recycled, a non-food monomaterial packaging material. Making the plastics stream become more circular is critical to reduce the use of...

24-02-2022 Hits:162 Bio packaging

Stora Enso accelerates its growth agenda by exploring expansion in production of renewable consumer packaging board

Stora Enso accelerates its growth agenda by exploring expansion in production of renewable consumer packaging board

Stora Enso is starting a feasibility study for the possible conversion of an idle paper machine at its Oulu site in Finland for a high-volume consumer board line. On a successful completion of the feasibility study, an investment decision could be ma...

24-02-2022 Hits:173 Paper Board & Corrugated

Stora Enso and Picadeli join forces to reduce single-use plastic in salad packaging

Stora Enso and Picadeli join forces to reduce single-use plastic in salad packaging

Stora Enso and Picadeli, Europe’s leading take-away salad bar company, are introducing renewable formed fiber lids to replace single-use plastics in take-away packaging. The lids are made of PureFiber™ by Stora Enso, and they are plastic-free, recycl...

23-02-2022 Hits:170 Bio packaging

Scandicore joins forces with PulPac and launches world’s first paper tube lids

Scandicore joins forces with PulPac and launches world’s first paper tube lids

Scandicore launches world’s first paper tube lids made with PulPac’s revolutionary Dry Molded Fiber technology. Bridge volumes will be manufactured by PulPac and first art print deliveries with the new lid are estimated to reach consumers this spring...

18-02-2022 Hits:203 Paper Board & Corrugated

Global paper and packaging producer Sonoco chooses A.Celli Paper for its new investment

Global paper and packaging producer Sonoco chooses A.Celli Paper for its new investment

Sonoco continues its investment plan to strengthen uncoated recycled paperboard mill system in U.S. and Canada. Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, recently announced a significant investment to strengthen its Uncoat...

18-02-2022 Hits:161 Paper Board & Corrugated

New range of beauty innovation from CHANEL with sustainable Sulapac material

New range of beauty innovation from CHANEL with sustainable Sulapac material

CHANEL has just launched an innovative and eco-responsible approach to beauty combining skincare, makeup and a fragrance mist: N°1 de CHANEL. Its formulas honor ingredients of natural origin that are renewable and have reduced environmental impact. ...

17-02-2022 Hits:177 Bio packaging

BASF has developed new adhesives for labels that no longer interfere with paper and paperboard recycling

BASF has developed new adhesives for labels that no longer interfere with paper and paperboard recycling

BASF has achieved a breakthrough in the development of adhesives that do not interfere with the recycling of transport boxes, such as paperboard and cardboard boxes with paper labels coated with Acronal RCF 3705 or Acronal RCF 3706. Both adhesives ha...

14-02-2022 Hits:172 Paper Board & Corrugated

Rottneros and Arctic Paper will invest in a fiber tray factory

Rottneros and Arctic Paper will invest in a fiber tray factory

The boards of Rottneros and Arctic Paper have decided to invest 15 million euro in a moulded fiber tray factory at Arctic Papers premises in Kostrzyn, Poland. The factory will be operated in a separate legal entity and as a 50/50 joint venture, in li...

11-02-2022 Hits:193 Bio packaging

Metsä Board’s co-creation workshop results in an innovative insect hotel

Metsä Board’s co-creation workshop results in an innovative insect hotel

Finnish Golf Coat Oy is launching a new golf ball packaging that, when empty, takes on a second life as an insect hotel. The innovative packaging is a result of a co-creation workshop organised by Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group. The workshops ...

09-02-2022 Hits:181 Paper Board & Corrugated

Q&A with Renan Joel: What's New for 2022 at Packaging Innovations

Q&A with Renan Joel: What's New for 2022 at Packaging Innovations

Packaging Innovations and Empack will return to Birmingham’s NEC on 25 and 26 May 2022. The show represents a red-letter day for packaging professionals, as it will showcase the latest developments in innovation, design, and technology. This year, th...

09-02-2022 Hits:169 Paper Board & Corrugated

BW Flexible Systems reduces its carbon emissions by 92% in Italy

BW Flexible Systems reduces its carbon emissions by 92% in Italy

Packaging company certified by European energy network operator for reaching 100% renewable energy BW Flexible Systems, a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems company, has reduced carbon emissions at its Italian facilities by 92% via a partnership with...

09-02-2022 Hits:185 Paper Board & Corrugated

Toscotec to participate in ExpoAcotepac 2022.

Toscotec to participate in ExpoAcotepac 2022.

Toscotec will participate in the 30th International Conference and ExpoAcotepac 2022 organized by the Colombian Association of Technicians of the Cellulose, Paper and Cardboard Industry (ACOTEPAC) from 16th to 18th February in Cali, Colombia.  ...

09-02-2022 Hits:179 Paper Board & Corrugated

Plastic Packaging Tax: New tax will hit UK businesses reliant on imports particularly hard

Plastic Packaging Tax: New tax will hit UK businesses reliant on imports particularly hard

With just two months until the Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) is introduced (1 April) in the UK to encourage the use of recycled plastic in product packaging, Andrew Thurston, Customs Duty Consultant at MHA, argues the process of proving compliance, or ...

31-01-2022 Hits:255 Bio packaging

Solenis To Increase Prices on Polyacrylamide Polymers and Retention Aids in EMEA

Solenis To Increase Prices on Polyacrylamide Polymers and Retention Aids in EMEA

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by 8 to 15 percent on all polyacrylamide polymers and retention aids across the EMEA region, effective February 1, 2022, or as customer contracts allow. The price increa...

28-01-2022 Hits:217 Paper Board & Corrugated

Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to increase production capacity at Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to increase production capacity at Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet will supply a board machine rebuild to Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden. The main goal of the project is to increase the production capacity of the board machine 8 (BM 8). The two-step project is planned to be completed at the second half ...

25-01-2022 Hits:214 Paper Board & Corrugated

AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT recently had another successful refiner start-up with the BillerudKorsnäs group, world leader in packaging grades.  Our new pulp mill reject refiner started-up in December at the 460 000 t/d Skärblacka mill in Sweden, designed to defiberize ...

24-01-2022 Hits:206 Paper Board & Corrugated

PulPac files patent for tool that further improves functionality and efficiency for Dry Molded Fiber

PulPac files patent for tool that further improves functionality and efficiency for Dry Molded Fiber

PulPac has just announced the filing of an additional patent application, further refining its pioneering cellulose forming technology for competitive fiber-based packaging and single-use products.  The new patent application comprises a hybrid...

24-01-2022 Hits:321 Bio packaging

AGE Industries, Ltd offers Just-in-Time Delivery of Custom Boxes and Packaging

AGE Industries, Ltd offers Just-in-Time Delivery of Custom Boxes and Packaging

Dynamic inventory management system ensures timely delivery of packaging materials to keep manufacturing and distribution flowing AGE Industries, Ltd, a leading supplier of innovative and custom packaging and shipping solutions for industry and gove...

10-01-2022 Hits:267 Paper Board & Corrugated

Clearwater Paper Launches NuVo® with BioPBS™ Cup

Clearwater Paper Launches NuVo® with BioPBS™ Cup

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) has just introduced NuVo® withBioPBS™, a sustainable cup stock that provides foodservice operators with a compostable alternative to hot cups coated with low-density polyethylene. NuVo® withBioPBS™ is the f...

07-01-2022 Hits:336 Bio packaging

Luxury potatoes packaged responsibly

Luxury potatoes packaged responsibly

A plastic-reducing alternative to potato packaging has been introduced by Finnish Tuorekartano Oy when it recently launched its special potatoes in paperboard packaging. Tuorekartano Oy's premium quality La Ratte potatoes will now be packed in easily...

02-12-2021 Hits:452 Bio packaging

Stora Enso introduces portfolio for bio-based packaging foam

Stora Enso introduces portfolio for bio-based packaging foam

Stora Enso is extending its packaging offering with a new portfolio of bio-based foams from wood. The products are fully recyclable and can be used for protective and thermal packaging. Lightweight wood foams address the need for climate-friendly, re...

30-11-2021 Hits:450 Bio packaging

Metsä Board minimises environmental impact of packaging with Dassault Systèmes’ simulation platform

Metsä Board minimises environmental impact of packaging with Dassault Systèmes’ simulation platform

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has successfully started to deploy Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform in development and testing of packaging solutions at its Excellence Cen...

24-11-2021 Hits:590 Paper Board & Corrugated

BillerudKorsnäs innovative solution on secondary packaging helps Oatly cut packaging carbon footprint by half

BillerudKorsnäs innovative solution on secondary packaging helps Oatly cut packaging carbon footprint by half

In partnership with BillerudKorsnäs, Oatly has implemented an innovative secondary packaging solution for products produced in Oatly’s Singapore Factory, enabling a reduction in secondary packaging material by up to 35% and an estimated reduction of ...

09-11-2021 Hits:505 Paper Board & Corrugated

MM Group has committed to net zero emissions until 2050

MM Group has committed to net zero emissions until 2050

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has joined the global "Business Ambition for 1.5°C" initiative to contribute to limiting global warming to 1.5 degree through appropriate measures. As part of this initiative, launched by the UN Global Compact and Science ...

08-11-2021 Hits:351 Paper Board & Corrugated

Cybersecurity at the highest level

Cybersecurity at the highest level

OPTIMA collaborates with LANCOM Systems to develop a novel VPN solution for machines The Optima Group from Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, has joined forces with cybersecurity specialist LANCOM Systems to develop a new type of VPN solution for machines a...

08-11-2021 Hits:367 Equipment

XAAR TO HIGHLIGHT INKJET’S GROWING SIGNIFICANCE FOR PACKAGING AT THE FUTUREPRINT & PACK SUMMIT

XAAR TO HIGHLIGHT INKJET’S GROWING SIGNIFICANCE FOR PACKAGING AT THE FUTUREPRINT & PACK SUMMIT

Xaar is presenting at this month’s FuturePrint & Pack Summit just how, within the world of packaging, inkjet is now truly coming of age. The presentation, by Graham Tweedale, General Manager of Xaar’s Printhead Business Unit, will form part of t...

08-11-2021 Hits:353 Glass

Hoogstraten’s recycled packaging ensures sustainable strawberry production

Hoogstraten’s recycled packaging ensures sustainable strawberry production

Hoogstraten is putting sustainability first by using recycled carton punnets for their premium strawberries, which are available all year round and supplied directly to the UK. Coöperatie Hoogstraten has switched to carton punnets for their standard...

05-11-2021 Hits:349 Paper Board & Corrugated

WestRock Again Honored for Innovative Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

WestRock Again Honored for Innovative Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

Company Receives 14 Awards at Annual Paperboard Packaging Competition, Including Sustainability Award of the Year WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, was recognized for packaging design e...

02-11-2021 Hits:362 Paper Board & Corrugated

PulPac continues to accelerate commercialization of Dry Molded Fiber - Appoints Conny Högström as Tech Center Manager

PulPac continues to accelerate commercialization of Dry Molded Fiber - Appoints Conny Högström as Tech Center Manager

PulPac takes another important step in the global commercialization of its innovative manufacturing technology for fiber-based packaging and appoints Conny Högström as Manager for the company's Tech Center. Conny Högström joins the expanding team of...

21-10-2021 Hits:409 Paper Board & Corrugated

Stora Enso invests in expansion of board production at Skoghall and starts pre-feasibility study to convert the second line in Oulu

Stora Enso invests in expansion of board production at Skoghall and starts pre-feasibility study to convert the second line in Oulu

Stora Enso is investing EUR 97 million to expand the board production at the Skoghall site in Sweden.  At the same time, Stora Enso is initiating a pre-feasibility study to convert the second, currently idle, line at its Oulu site in Finland, to...

20-10-2021 Hits:385 Paper Board & Corrugated

BillerudKorsnäs relaunches coated white-top kraftliner for litho-laminated packaging

BillerudKorsnäs relaunches coated white-top kraftliner for litho-laminated packaging

Pure Supreme is a well-established premium white-top kraftliner, optimized for offset printing. BillerudKorsnäs is now launching an upgraded version of Pure Supreme, which is more than a facelift – it could even be regarded as a new product.  It...

20-10-2021 Hits:388 Paper Board & Corrugated

Smurfit Kappa launches unique sustainable packaging portfolio to drive growth in the online health and beauty market

Smurfit Kappa launches unique sustainable packaging portfolio to drive growth in the online health and beauty market

Packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has launched a unique range of circular packaging solutions for the rapidly growing online health and beauty market. The customisable eHealth & Beauty portfolio includes sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions ...

07-10-2021 Hits:372 Paper Board & Corrugated

Sustainable Secondary Packaging with barricote® Barrier Papers

Sustainable Secondary Packaging with barricote® Barrier Papers

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper has been developing fully recyclable barrier papers for flexible food and non-food packaging since Drupa 2016. The demand for environmentally friendly packaging papers with effective barrier functions has increased rapidly sinc...

30-09-2021 Hits:396 Paper Board & Corrugated

Tecnocap and BASF “seal the deal”: Metal closures for food packaging are now manufactured with BASF’s biomass balanced plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB

Tecnocap and BASF “seal the deal”: Metal closures for food packaging are now manufactured with BASF’s biomass balanced plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB

Tecnocap, an Italian-based global metal packaging manufacturer, utilizes BASF’s non-phthalate plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB for sealing gaskets inside its metal closures. Sealing gaskets ensure leak-proof containers, protect products from contamina...

27-09-2021 Hits:361 Metal

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Körber’s solutions are able to respond to the changing needs of the packaging market

Körber’s solutions are able to respond to the changing needs of the packaging market

Modular, flexible, intuitive: Körber Business Area Tissue offers its customers a wide range of packaging solutions to meet every need, we well as an innovative product specifically for the North American market Understanding the demands of the marke...

03-05-2022 Hits:46 Paper Board & Corrugated

Lesters boss predicts a triple whammy of spiralling fuel, energy and material costs for the packaging sector

Lesters boss predicts a triple whammy of spiralling fuel, energy and material costs for the packaging sector

The boss of one of the UK’s large packaging specialists is urging Government to step in to help with spiralling energy and materials costs. Billy Hutchinson, Managing Director of Lesters, believes his sector is often overlooked when it comes to supp...

21-03-2022 Hits:94 Paper Board & Corrugated

Solenis Joins as New Partner in PulPac’s Expanding Dry Molded Fiber Network

Solenis Joins as New Partner in PulPac’s Expanding Dry Molded Fiber Network

Global leader in specialty chemicals for paper packaging to provide sustainable barrier coating solutions In a world desperate for alternatives to plastics, the market-pull for dry molded fiber is enormous. To support converters in the transition to...

01-03-2022 Hits:169 Paper Board & Corrugated

Stora Enso accelerates its growth agenda by exploring expansion in production of renewable consumer packaging board

Stora Enso accelerates its growth agenda by exploring expansion in production of renewable consumer packaging board

Stora Enso is starting a feasibility study for the possible conversion of an idle paper machine at its Oulu site in Finland for a high-volume consumer board line. On a successful completion of the feasibility study, an investment decision could be ma...

24-02-2022 Hits:173 Paper Board & Corrugated

Scandicore joins forces with PulPac and launches world’s first paper tube lids

Scandicore joins forces with PulPac and launches world’s first paper tube lids

Scandicore launches world’s first paper tube lids made with PulPac’s revolutionary Dry Molded Fiber technology. Bridge volumes will be manufactured by PulPac and first art print deliveries with the new lid are estimated to reach consumers this spring...

18-02-2022 Hits:203 Paper Board & Corrugated

Global paper and packaging producer Sonoco chooses A.Celli Paper for its new investment

Global paper and packaging producer Sonoco chooses A.Celli Paper for its new investment

Sonoco continues its investment plan to strengthen uncoated recycled paperboard mill system in U.S. and Canada. Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, recently announced a significant investment to strengthen its Uncoat...

18-02-2022 Hits:161 Paper Board & Corrugated

BASF has developed new adhesives for labels that no longer interfere with paper and paperboard recycling

BASF has developed new adhesives for labels that no longer interfere with paper and paperboard recycling

BASF has achieved a breakthrough in the development of adhesives that do not interfere with the recycling of transport boxes, such as paperboard and cardboard boxes with paper labels coated with Acronal RCF 3705 or Acronal RCF 3706. Both adhesives ha...

14-02-2022 Hits:172 Paper Board & Corrugated

Metsä Board’s co-creation workshop results in an innovative insect hotel

Metsä Board’s co-creation workshop results in an innovative insect hotel

Finnish Golf Coat Oy is launching a new golf ball packaging that, when empty, takes on a second life as an insect hotel. The innovative packaging is a result of a co-creation workshop organised by Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group. The workshops ...

09-02-2022 Hits:181 Paper Board & Corrugated

Q&A with Renan Joel: What's New for 2022 at Packaging Innovations

Q&A with Renan Joel: What's New for 2022 at Packaging Innovations

Packaging Innovations and Empack will return to Birmingham’s NEC on 25 and 26 May 2022. The show represents a red-letter day for packaging professionals, as it will showcase the latest developments in innovation, design, and technology. This year, th...

09-02-2022 Hits:169 Paper Board & Corrugated

BW Flexible Systems reduces its carbon emissions by 92% in Italy

BW Flexible Systems reduces its carbon emissions by 92% in Italy

Packaging company certified by European energy network operator for reaching 100% renewable energy BW Flexible Systems, a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems company, has reduced carbon emissions at its Italian facilities by 92% via a partnership with...

09-02-2022 Hits:185 Paper Board & Corrugated

Toscotec to participate in ExpoAcotepac 2022.

Toscotec to participate in ExpoAcotepac 2022.

Toscotec will participate in the 30th International Conference and ExpoAcotepac 2022 organized by the Colombian Association of Technicians of the Cellulose, Paper and Cardboard Industry (ACOTEPAC) from 16th to 18th February in Cali, Colombia.  ...

09-02-2022 Hits:179 Paper Board & Corrugated

Solenis To Increase Prices on Polyacrylamide Polymers and Retention Aids in EMEA

Solenis To Increase Prices on Polyacrylamide Polymers and Retention Aids in EMEA

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by 8 to 15 percent on all polyacrylamide polymers and retention aids across the EMEA region, effective February 1, 2022, or as customer contracts allow. The price increa...

28-01-2022 Hits:217 Paper Board & Corrugated

Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to increase production capacity at Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to increase production capacity at Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet will supply a board machine rebuild to Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden. The main goal of the project is to increase the production capacity of the board machine 8 (BM 8). The two-step project is planned to be completed at the second half ...

25-01-2022 Hits:214 Paper Board & Corrugated

AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT recently had another successful refiner start-up with the BillerudKorsnäs group, world leader in packaging grades.  Our new pulp mill reject refiner started-up in December at the 460 000 t/d Skärblacka mill in Sweden, designed to defiberize ...

24-01-2022 Hits:206 Paper Board & Corrugated

AGE Industries, Ltd offers Just-in-Time Delivery of Custom Boxes and Packaging

AGE Industries, Ltd offers Just-in-Time Delivery of Custom Boxes and Packaging

Dynamic inventory management system ensures timely delivery of packaging materials to keep manufacturing and distribution flowing AGE Industries, Ltd, a leading supplier of innovative and custom packaging and shipping solutions for industry and gove...

10-01-2022 Hits:267 Paper Board & Corrugated

Metsä Board minimises environmental impact of packaging with Dassault Systèmes’ simulation platform

Metsä Board minimises environmental impact of packaging with Dassault Systèmes’ simulation platform

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has successfully started to deploy Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform in development and testing of packaging solutions at its Excellence Cen...

24-11-2021 Hits:590 Paper Board & Corrugated

BillerudKorsnäs innovative solution on secondary packaging helps Oatly cut packaging carbon footprint by half

BillerudKorsnäs innovative solution on secondary packaging helps Oatly cut packaging carbon footprint by half

In partnership with BillerudKorsnäs, Oatly has implemented an innovative secondary packaging solution for products produced in Oatly’s Singapore Factory, enabling a reduction in secondary packaging material by up to 35% and an estimated reduction of ...

09-11-2021 Hits:505 Paper Board & Corrugated

MM Group has committed to net zero emissions until 2050

MM Group has committed to net zero emissions until 2050

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has joined the global "Business Ambition for 1.5°C" initiative to contribute to limiting global warming to 1.5 degree through appropriate measures. As part of this initiative, launched by the UN Global Compact and Science ...

08-11-2021 Hits:351 Paper Board & Corrugated

Hoogstraten’s recycled packaging ensures sustainable strawberry production

Hoogstraten’s recycled packaging ensures sustainable strawberry production

Hoogstraten is putting sustainability first by using recycled carton punnets for their premium strawberries, which are available all year round and supplied directly to the UK. Coöperatie Hoogstraten has switched to carton punnets for their standard...

05-11-2021 Hits:349 Paper Board & Corrugated

WestRock Again Honored for Innovative Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

WestRock Again Honored for Innovative Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

Company Receives 14 Awards at Annual Paperboard Packaging Competition, Including Sustainability Award of the Year WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, was recognized for packaging design e...

02-11-2021 Hits:362 Paper Board & Corrugated

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Tough and Tear Resistant: Cortec® VCI Reinforced Paper for Puncture Prone Metals Packaging

Tough and Tear Resistant: Cortec® VCI Reinforced Paper for Puncture Prone Metals Packaging

One challenge that metal manufacturers and finishers face is corrosion protection during shipping and storage. Many strategies exist, from coatings and liquid rust preventatives to VCI packaging. The latter has revolutionized the way metals are prote...

16-03-2022 Hits:183 Metal

New Revolutionary EcoSonic® VpCI®-125 ESD Shrink Film (HP-UV)

New Revolutionary EcoSonic® VpCI®-125 ESD Shrink Film (HP-UV)

Multi-Metal Corrosion Protection with Strong Static Dissipative Properties! New EcoSonic® VpCI®-125 ESD Shrink Film (HP-UV) combines the latest film technology with the most effective corrosion protection for all of your metal products. This revolut...

09-03-2022 Hits:185 Metal

Tecnocap and BASF “seal the deal”: Metal closures for food packaging are now manufactured with BASF’s biomass balanced plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB

Tecnocap and BASF “seal the deal”: Metal closures for food packaging are now manufactured with BASF’s biomass balanced plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB

Tecnocap, an Italian-based global metal packaging manufacturer, utilizes BASF’s non-phthalate plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB for sealing gaskets inside its metal closures. Sealing gaskets ensure leak-proof containers, protect products from contamina...

27-09-2021 Hits:361 Metal

Penn Color’s penneffex™ Sparks Inspiration and Innovation in Consumer Goods Packaging Design

Penn Color’s penneffex™ Sparks Inspiration and Innovation in Consumer Goods Packaging Design

Penn Color’s penneffex™ delivers a high-end, eye-catching finish for FMCG packaged products. With nearly unlimited customization options, the penneffex™ line combines Penn Color’s creativity, expertise in colors and special effects and knowledge...

27-05-2021 Hits:479 Metal

Metal Packaging & Organics: The Perfect Partners

Metal Packaging & Organics: The Perfect Partners

Laetitia Durafour, Marketing Director at Crown Food Europe, looks at the significant rise in popularity of organic produce and the benefits of metal packaging to this burgeoning sector The organic food and beverage market is set to continue its surg...

28-10-2020 Hits:611 Metal

Statement on Removal of Tariff on Canadian Unwrought Aluminum

Statement on Removal of Tariff on Canadian Unwrought Aluminum

Aluminum Association president & CEO Tom Dobbins issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement by the Office of the U.S. Trade  Representative (USTR) removing recently reimplemented Section 232 tariff on imports of unwro...

16-09-2020 Hits:623 Metal

Trivium Packaging, a global leader in metal packaging chooses Shopfloor-Online MES software

Trivium Packaging, a global leader in metal packaging chooses Shopfloor-Online MES software

Lighthouse Systems is pleased to announce that Trivium Packaging, a global leader in metal packaging, has selected Lighthouse’s Shopfloor-Online* manufacturing execution system (MES) for the Company’s North American manufacturing operations in Roanok...

15-09-2020 Hits:725 Metal

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XAAR TO HIGHLIGHT INKJET’S GROWING SIGNIFICANCE FOR PACKAGING AT THE FUTUREPRINT & PACK SUMMIT

XAAR TO HIGHLIGHT INKJET’S GROWING SIGNIFICANCE FOR PACKAGING AT THE FUTUREPRINT & PACK SUMMIT

Xaar is presenting at this month’s FuturePrint & Pack Summit just how, within the world of packaging, inkjet is now truly coming of age. The presentation, by Graham Tweedale, General Manager of Xaar’s Printhead Business Unit, will form part of t...

08-11-2021 Hits:353 Glass

Stoelzle Glass Group awarded Ecovadis GOLD

Stoelzle Glass Group awarded Ecovadis GOLD

We are honoured to communicate that Stoelzle Glass Group has been awarded GOLD status by the renowned ECOVADIS platform. This is an important recognition of our steadily increasing efforts and measures undertaken in the field of sustainability over t...

24-11-2020 Hits:545 Glass

Ardagh Group partners with Parkway Brewing Company to supply all of the brewery’s glass beer bottles

Ardagh Group partners with Parkway Brewing Company to supply all of the brewery’s glass beer bottles

Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, a business unit of Ardagh Group, has partnered with Parkway Brewing Company to manufacture all of its 12oz long-neck glass bottles in the U.S. Established in 2012, Parkway Brewing is one of Virginia’s premier bre...

19-11-2020 Hits:543 Glass

Anchor Glass Rejoins The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI)

Anchor Glass Rejoins The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI)

Anchor Glass and GPI membership align to strengthen glass sustainability leadership The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) is pleased to announce that Anchor Glass Container Corporation is rejoining the association as a full member. Anchor Glass, head...

11-11-2020 Hits:692 Glass

Ardagh Group announces strategic alliance with TricorBraun WinePak

Ardagh Group announces strategic alliance with TricorBraun WinePak

Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, a business unit of Ardagh Group has selected TricorBraun WinePak, a division of packaging leader TricorBraun, as its exclusive wine distributor to service small and mid-sized wineries in the western half of the U....

28-10-2020 Hits:523 Glass

Now available - the gripper for automated handling of six packs

Now available - the gripper for automated handling of six packs

With Piab's new gripper, six-packs with cardboard wrapping can be handled automatically, gently and without leaving any marks. This provides the beverage industry with a new solution for more efficient packaging and palletizing of bottles. After var...

21-10-2020 Hits:510 Glass

Ardagh Group’s Recycled Glass Briquettes win Sustainability Award

Ardagh Group’s Recycled Glass Briquettes win Sustainability Award

Ardagh has won a Sustainability Award in the inaugural ‘Pre-Commercialised Innovation’ category for its method of producing remeltable briquettes from the fine particle glass rejected during the recycling process, allowing 100% of recycled glass to b...

20-10-2020 Hits:540 Glass

Arctic Blue Gin package designed by Metsä Board wins a ScanStar award

Arctic Blue Gin package designed by Metsä Board wins a ScanStar award

The Arctic Blue Gin package, featuring images of Northern Lights, has won a ScanStar 2020 award. The Nordic competition was organised by the Finnish Packaging Association. Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards ...

14-10-2020 Hits:630 Glass

Wildly Crafted's natural beauty icon and Estal's Sommelier collection, awarded at the Pentawards 2020

Wildly Crafted's natural beauty icon and Estal's Sommelier collection, awarded at the Pentawards 2020

Estal, a company specializing in the development of premium packaging, has seen how the differentiation, innovation and sustainability of its products was once again recognized in the Pentawards, the most prestigious awards in the world of packaging:...

05-10-2020 Hits:529 Glass

DS Smith and Laithwaite’s Champion the Circular Economy with a Certified Closed Loop Solution

DS Smith and Laithwaite’s Champion the Circular Economy with a Certified Closed Loop Solution

Collaboration creates closed loop recycling system for up to 3 million boxes annually DS Smith, the leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, and Laithwaite’s Wine, the UK’s largest online wine merchant, have joined forces to certify a cl...

15-09-2020 Hits:746 Glass

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PulPac, Nordic barrier coating and OrganoClick have been granted funding from BioInnovation for developing PFAS- and plastic-free barriers for food packages

PulPac, Nordic barrier coating and OrganoClick have been granted funding from BioInnovation for developing PFAS- and plastic-free barriers for food packages

The consortium of PulPac, Nordic Barrier Coating and OrganoClick has been granted financial support for continued development of 100% biobased, plastic- and PFAS-free barriers and materials for demanding food packaging applications. The development p...

10-05-2022 Hits:33 Bio packaging

Walki is investing in a next generation production line in Valkeakoski

Walki is investing in a next generation production line in Valkeakoski

Walki is investing over 10 MEUR in a state of the art, next generation production line in Valkeakoski, Finland, to answer to the increased demand for sustainable materials in the fast-growing consumer packaging segment and for flame-retardant materia...

03-05-2022 Hits:43 Bio packaging

Zume and Solenis Double Down on Existing Partnership to Accelerate the Adoption of Sustainable Packaging in the Global Food Industry

Zume and Solenis Double Down on Existing Partnership to Accelerate the Adoption of Sustainable Packaging in the Global Food Industry

Zume, the sustainability solutions company creating economically viable substitutes for single-use plastics, have just announced it is furthering its partnership with Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals. Together, the companies ...

11-04-2022 Hits:92 Bio packaging

New bakery packaging concept reduces CO2 emissions by a third

New bakery packaging concept reduces CO2 emissions by a third

Viipurilainen Kotileipomo is a nearly 100-year-old company that produces pastries and artisan breads from local ingredients using traditional methods. When the bakery was looking for a new solution for its cake packaging, its key criteria were to red...

07-04-2022 Hits:87 Bio packaging

GOOD NEWS - Paper grocery and take-away food bags can be collected for recycling

GOOD NEWS - Paper grocery and take-away food bags can be collected for recycling

Under a new campaign name, “Recycling in the Bag”, Fibre Circle, the producer responsibility organisation for the paper sector, teamed up with food service and packaging producer Detpak and Remade Recycling (part of the Mpact Group) to show 200 recyc...

15-03-2022 Hits:138 Bio packaging

With its longstanding experience in the tissue packaging sector and its ecosystem approach, Körber Business Area Tissue, at the Tissue World in Miami

With its longstanding experience in the tissue packaging sector and its ecosystem approach, Körber Business Area Tissue, at the Tissue World in Miami

With its longstanding experience in the tissue packaging sector and its ecosystem approach, Körber Business Area Tissue, at the Tissue World in Miami, will present new and innovative technological solutions for the North American market to support cu...

09-03-2022 Hits:146 Bio packaging

Global mould specialist dexter MT new partner in PulPac’s expanding Dry Molded Fiber network

Global mould specialist dexter MT new partner in PulPac’s expanding Dry Molded Fiber network

In a world searching for alternatives to plastics, the market pull for Dry Molded Fiber is enormous. To effectively scale and support converters in the transition to the new technology, PulPac continuously expands the network of preferred partners an...

09-03-2022 Hits:137 Bio packaging

Innovating in Barrier Technology

Innovating in Barrier Technology

Over half (51%) of retail sales globally are a result of online shopping , and this e-commerce growth shows no sign of abating. At the same time, there is mounting pressure on retailers and brands to live up to consumers’ sustainability expectations....

04-03-2022 Hits:166 Bio packaging

Hébert Group joins forces with PulPac and sets up Dry Molded Fiber production

Hébert Group joins forces with PulPac and sets up Dry Molded Fiber production

Hébert Group becomes a licensee and sets up production with PulPac’s pioneering Dry Molded Fiber technology. The production platform “PulPac Modula”, developed by PulPac and its partners, will be installed this summer in their facilities located in O...

28-02-2022 Hits:209 Bio packaging

Walki introduces Lamibel®Recycled: made from recycled plastics and fully recyclable

Walki introduces Lamibel®Recycled: made from recycled plastics and fully recyclable

Walki is answering to the market's growing demand for materials made from recycled plastics by introducing Lamibel®Recycled, a non-food monomaterial packaging material. Making the plastics stream become more circular is critical to reduce the use of...

24-02-2022 Hits:162 Bio packaging

Stora Enso and Picadeli join forces to reduce single-use plastic in salad packaging

Stora Enso and Picadeli join forces to reduce single-use plastic in salad packaging

Stora Enso and Picadeli, Europe’s leading take-away salad bar company, are introducing renewable formed fiber lids to replace single-use plastics in take-away packaging. The lids are made of PureFiber™ by Stora Enso, and they are plastic-free, recycl...

23-02-2022 Hits:170 Bio packaging

New range of beauty innovation from CHANEL with sustainable Sulapac material

New range of beauty innovation from CHANEL with sustainable Sulapac material

CHANEL has just launched an innovative and eco-responsible approach to beauty combining skincare, makeup and a fragrance mist: N°1 de CHANEL. Its formulas honor ingredients of natural origin that are renewable and have reduced environmental impact. ...

17-02-2022 Hits:177 Bio packaging

Rottneros and Arctic Paper will invest in a fiber tray factory

Rottneros and Arctic Paper will invest in a fiber tray factory

The boards of Rottneros and Arctic Paper have decided to invest 15 million euro in a moulded fiber tray factory at Arctic Papers premises in Kostrzyn, Poland. The factory will be operated in a separate legal entity and as a 50/50 joint venture, in li...

11-02-2022 Hits:193 Bio packaging

Plastic Packaging Tax: New tax will hit UK businesses reliant on imports particularly hard

Plastic Packaging Tax: New tax will hit UK businesses reliant on imports particularly hard

With just two months until the Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) is introduced (1 April) in the UK to encourage the use of recycled plastic in product packaging, Andrew Thurston, Customs Duty Consultant at MHA, argues the process of proving compliance, or ...

31-01-2022 Hits:255 Bio packaging

PulPac files patent for tool that further improves functionality and efficiency for Dry Molded Fiber

PulPac files patent for tool that further improves functionality and efficiency for Dry Molded Fiber

PulPac has just announced the filing of an additional patent application, further refining its pioneering cellulose forming technology for competitive fiber-based packaging and single-use products.  The new patent application comprises a hybrid...

24-01-2022 Hits:321 Bio packaging

Clearwater Paper Launches NuVo® with BioPBS™ Cup

Clearwater Paper Launches NuVo® with BioPBS™ Cup

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) has just introduced NuVo® withBioPBS™, a sustainable cup stock that provides foodservice operators with a compostable alternative to hot cups coated with low-density polyethylene. NuVo® withBioPBS™ is the f...

07-01-2022 Hits:336 Bio packaging

Luxury potatoes packaged responsibly

Luxury potatoes packaged responsibly

A plastic-reducing alternative to potato packaging has been introduced by Finnish Tuorekartano Oy when it recently launched its special potatoes in paperboard packaging. Tuorekartano Oy's premium quality La Ratte potatoes will now be packed in easily...

02-12-2021 Hits:452 Bio packaging

Stora Enso introduces portfolio for bio-based packaging foam

Stora Enso introduces portfolio for bio-based packaging foam

Stora Enso is extending its packaging offering with a new portfolio of bio-based foams from wood. The products are fully recyclable and can be used for protective and thermal packaging. Lightweight wood foams address the need for climate-friendly, re...

30-11-2021 Hits:450 Bio packaging

Dry Molded Fiber network continues to grow as PulPac partners with RZ Group

Dry Molded Fiber network continues to grow as PulPac partners with RZ Group

PulPac reveals partnership with RZ Mekpart and the RZ Group of specialized engineering contract manufacturers, further extending capabilities, expertise, and capacity of the Dry Molded Fiber network. The objective of the partnership between RZ and P...

27-09-2021 Hits:444 Bio packaging

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

An innovative corrugated bin for face masks by Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded a ScanStar in a Nordic packaging design competition organised by the Scandinavian Packaging Association. The mask bin, made of lightweight and durable c...

01-09-2021 Hits:430 Bio packaging

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SupplyOne Highlights Managed Services Program

SupplyOne Highlights Managed Services Program

Services increase efficiency, cut costs and complexity, and amplify business performance SupplyOne, Inc., the largest independent supplier of custom corrugated and other value-added packaging products, equipment, and services in the U.S., highlights...

03-05-2022 Hits:43 Equipment

Redpack closes more sales with integrated finance

Redpack closes more sales with integrated finance

Redpack Packaging Machinery designs and manufactures flow wrapping and packaging machinery. Based in Norwich, its markets include industries such as fresh produce, snack foods & bakery, pharmaceuticals, household products, greeting cards, gifts a...

11-04-2022 Hits:90 Equipment

Cybersecurity at the highest level

Cybersecurity at the highest level

OPTIMA collaborates with LANCOM Systems to develop a novel VPN solution for machines The Optima Group from Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, has joined forces with cybersecurity specialist LANCOM Systems to develop a new type of VPN solution for machines a...

08-11-2021 Hits:367 Equipment

Rockwell Automation Expands Kinetix 5100 Servo Drive and TLP Motor Pairing to 480V

Rockwell Automation Expands Kinetix 5100 Servo Drive and TLP Motor Pairing to 480V

The Rockwell Automation Kinetix 5100 servo drive and Kinetix TLP servo motor standalone motion solution is now available in 480V for use in a wider range of OEM applications for packaging, converting, print and web, machine and assembly, and&nbs...

07-01-2021 Hits:569 Equipment

ANTALIS TO OFFER ENTRY LEVEL AIR CUSHIONING MACHINE

ANTALIS TO OFFER ENTRY LEVEL AIR CUSHIONING MACHINE

The Master’In Air Cushioning Machine (A-200 AC) is a compact and cost-effective solution for ecommerce/online shops and small to medium sized businesses looking to improve their packing process and keep up with demand levels. The machine produces cu...

27-10-2020 Hits:640 Equipment

How to integrate an automatic flexo printing machine with other systems

How to integrate an automatic flexo printing machine with other systems

Having an automatic flexo printing machine on your production line is a significant step towards obtaining a superior quality product with the highest possible efficiency. In addition, we have the possibility to integrate this printing machine with o...

23-09-2020 Hits:642 Equipment

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