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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

24. April 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Rhinestones for a tie

Mon Paris Parfum Floral Packaging and decoration company Seram has redefined the tie concept for Mon Paris Parfum Floral by Yves Saint Laurent. A black muslin ribbon with added rhinestones adorns the collar to which it more

23. April 2019 | Economy

Continued success at Schumacher Packaging

Packaging examples The Schumacher Packaging Group, one of the largest independent and family-managed manu­facturers of packaging solutions made of corrugated cardboard and solid fiberboard in Germany, again grew its sales revenues in 2018. Sales increased by more than more

19. April 2019 | Packaging technology

New digital printing solution for pouches

Der Digitaldruck auf Trockentonerbasis erlaube eigenen Angaben zufolge die höchste Druckqualität auf flexiblen Substraten The Dutch digital printing technology provider Xeikon presented a newly developed digital printing solution for pouches. The innovation is more

17. April 2019 | Recycling

Molecular scissors for plastic waste

MHET-Moleküle aus PET-Kunststoff docken an einer aktiven Stelle im Inneren der MHETase an und werden dort aufgespalten According to a publication in the Open Access journal Nature Communications, a team from the University of Greifswald and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, both Germany, has now deciphered the structure of an important enzyme (MHETase) more

17. April 2019 | Recycling

Upcycling thanks to labels

Herma: Zwei Expertenforen des Deutschen Verpackungsinstituts (dvi) informierten sich darüber, wie Etiketten die Umweltbilanz von Verpackungen optimieren können Labels can have a positive effect on the carbon footprint of packaging. How this can work in the case of re- or upcycling of plastics is demonstrated by the adhesive technology manufacturer more

16. April 2019 | Economy

Northern expansion for Koenig & Bauer Coding

Koenig & Bauer + All-Print Koenig & Bauer Coding acquires the All-Print Group in Sweden. With this strategic transaction, the German coding company of Koenig & Bauer AG aims to expand its presence in tertiary more

15. April 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Micvac introduces new packaging system

Fertiggerichte seien mit dem patentierten Ventil in Minuten erhitzt  The Swedish food tech company Micvac will be presenting a new system at IFFA, an international meat processing fair in Frankfurt, Germany, from 4 to 9 May 2019 that enables the cooking and pasteurisation of more

15. April 2019 | Events

Thermoformed paper and cardboard packaging

PaperBoard At Iffa, Multivac will be presenting new concepts ranging from the processing of mono films and extend right up to paper fibre-based materials. The range includes solutions made of paper and cardboard composites from rolls as well more

15. April 2019 | Economy

Amcor and Bemis: Antitrust clearance from Brazil

Amcor and Bemis announce another step toward closing their all-stock transaction. According to the companies, unconditional antitrust clearance with no remedial action has been received more

12. April 2019 | Economy

New White Paper: Containment in Pharmaceutical Packaging

Containment German machinery manufacturer Uhlmann Pac-Systeme has published a new white paper about containment. The company, that specializes in pharmaceutical packaging, describes how containment measures more

11. April 2019 | Packaging materials & packs | Innovation

First pressed board tray concept for chilled foods

Pressed board trays AR Packaging, by its own account, is first on the market to present a gas tight pressed board tray packaging for chilled foods as a replacement of plastic trays. This solution is said more

11. April 2019 | Recycling

New Corrugated Industry CO2 footprint

The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) announced the new cradle-to-grave carbon impact of corrugated packaging at 538kg CO2 equivalents per tonne of product. The carbon footprint covers more

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