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16. May 2019 | Recycling

This cup offers (almost) unlimited pleasure

Cupforma Natura Solo With Cupforma Natura Solo, Stora Enso introduces a renewable paperboard for paper cups. According to the manufacturer, this material is suitable for hot and cold drinking cups, as well as for ice cream packaging. It is produced without a more

15. May 2019 | Economy

SEA: new headquarters to be built

Groundbreaking SEA Vision The SEA Vision Group has kicked off construction work for its new headquarters in Pavia, Italy, last week. The new building will comprise offices, software development, R&D and production on 4,000 sqm. Its inauguration is planned for more

15. May 2019 | Economy

IMA Dairy & Food reorganized

Late last year, the machinery manufacturer IMA sold 60% of its shares in the filling brands of IMA Dairy & Food Group (Erca, Hamba-Gasti, and Hassia) to the German investor Thomas Becker. He knows the packaging industry, having already more

14. May 2019 | Recycling

Recyclable flexible packaging with a high barrier

AmLite Ultra Recyclable Amcor has launched AmLite Ultra Recyclable. It is said to be the company's first packaging product made from its sustainable high-barrier polyolefin film. According to the manufacturer, this laminate can more

13. May 2019 | Economy

Sealed Air to acquire Automated Packaging Systems

US-based technology company Sealed Air announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Automated Packaging Systems (APS), a manufacturer of automated bagging systems from the US, for a purchase price more

10. May 2019 | Packaging technology

Schubert inspires visitors at ProFood Tech

Seit Ende 2015 gibt es die Niederlassung Schubert North America in Charlotte More and more international corporations, medium-sized companies and small manufacturers are opting for flexible automation solutions from Schubert – not only in Europe but also in North America. With this in mind, more

08. May 2019 | Recycling

Video series about plastic packaging started

RPC Video On its website, RPC Group has put together a series of short videos that aim to give a response to some of the frequently asked questions on plastic packaging. With this series, the packaging more

08. May 2019 | Economy

Proseal to be acquired by JBT

Traysealer Proseal, British provider of tray sealing technology to the food industry, is to be acquired by Chicago-based machinery manufacturer JBT Corporation. According to a press statement, the latter has a more

07. May 2019 | Economy

Mondi invests € 30 million in corrugated packaging

Corrugated box Mondi Corrugated Packaging has unveiled further investment plans boosting its Heavy Duty corrugated portfolio. In total, some 30 million euros are said to be invested in the company's Ansbach more

07. May 2019 | Economy

Multivac drives forward its growth

TX 710 The German Multivac Group has increased its turnover by 8.5 percent to 1.1 billion euros in 2018. This was announced by the machinery manufacturer during a press breakfast at the Iffa trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. Despite many economic and political more

06. May 2019 | People

Norbert Sauermann is now co-publisher

Due to health-related reasons, I am leaving the editorial offices of the VerpackungsRundschau after more than 32 years. During the more

01. May 2019 | Events

New thermoforming packaging machine

Die Tiefziehverpackungsmaschine PowerPak Plus reduziere den Folienverbrauch At Iffa in Frankfurt, Germany, from 4 to 9 May 2019 (Hall 8/D06), systems supplier Gea will be presenting exhibits for main applications in food processing and packaging. Key system innovations include more

30. April 2019 | Recycling

Nestlé and Veolia join forces for recycling

The Swiss-based food group Nestlé and the French resource management company Veolia will start a collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with a particular emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. Projects more

30. April 2019 | Recycling

All it takes is ideas

Seed Phytonutrients When designing packaging, many different aspects must be taken into account. The carbon footprint is one of those factors on which packaging has a big impact. Need examples? Based on a more

29. April 2019 | Recycling

Another supplier to offer grass paper labels

Grass paper labels Another service provider has added grass paper as a sustainable material to its portfolio. AstroNova from Dietzenbach, Germany - European headquarters of AstroNova, USA - now offers grass paper labels in its Product Identification division. It is said to more

29. April 2019 | Marketing

Clear PET bottles for Brazilian milk

Clear PET bottles for Brazilian milk In Brazil, leading dairy brand Letti has adopted transparent one-liter PET bottles for its Lettico A2 fermented milk products. These custom containers, made by global packaging company Amcor, more

28. April 2019 | Economy

Illig breaking ground in Romania

In early April, the German machinery manufacturer Illig officially broke ground together with representatives from the Romanian towns of Sibiu and more

27. April 2019 | Economy

A new food packaging provider

Topac, which is part of the Bertelsmann Printing Group, is a manufacturer of print products and cardboard packaging, and is now also more

24. April 2019 | Recycling

Kaufland will rely on reusable crates in Europe

Reusable crates When it comes to fruit and vegetables, German retail group Kaufland will be using reusable crates instead of disposable boxes all over Europe. The company has been selling fruit and vegetables in its more

24. April 2019 | Recycling

Two winners of Luxe Pack in green awards

Bio+ Vagheggi During Luxe Pack Shanghai this April, two winners of the Luxe Pack in green awards have been awarded. Favini and Nationalpak reportedly convinced the jury with their submissions with regard to more

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