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10. April 2019 | Recycling

Blueloop drives for circularity

Coffee pack Food and drink packaging company Huhtamaki launched Blueloop, a new range of recyclable flexible packaging made of mono-material PP, PE and paper. According to the manufacturer, these solutions involve innovative polyolefin structures to pack coffee, snacks, more

10. April 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Klingele Group acquires 50 percent of Onboard

Das Wellpappenformatwerk in Wolverhampton in der Region West Midlands Support the Klingele Group's growth strategy abroad through acquisitions. The manufacturer of corrugated base paper and packaging made of corrugated board is taking over 50 % of Onboard Ltd, another more

09. April 2019 | Packaging technology

Schubert surpasses sales mark for the first time

Seit 2018 ist Schubert in China, dem drittgrößten Exportmarkt für deutsche Nahrungsmittel- und Verpackungsmaschinen, vertreten Gerhard Schubert GmbH, based in Germany, will continue its growth course in 2018. With an increase in sales of 7.3 % and sales of EUR 211.5 million, the toploading packaging machine manufacturer was once more

03. April 2019 | Recycling

Sitma: all on paper

Paper Wrap Italian machinery manufacturer Sitma has invested in finding a packaging alternative to traditional thermoplastic materials, and has been developing a solution that can reconcile sustainability, production costs and mechanical performance more

02. April 2019 | Economy

Ludo Fact Group acquires Höhn

The business operations of Höhn will be acquired by the Ludo Fact Group. This group of companies, headquartered in Jettingen-Scheppach in Southern Germany, will also take over the plant of the producer of displays and packaging based in Ulm, Germany. All more

01. April 2019 | Packaging technology

Heuft: Striving forwards for 40 years

Das erste Patent: Die Multisegment-Fließweiche Delta-FW für die treffsichere stehende High-Speed-Ausleitung von fehlerhaftem Leer- und Vollgut On 1 April 1979, with just twelve skilled people he knew, Bernhard Heuft started operations in Burgbrohl, Germany. In the meantime more

01. April 2019 | Recycling

Yes to beverage cans made from steel

#lovesteel The World Steel Association (worldsteel) aims to draw the attention of consumers, packaging and beverage manufacturers to steel as a packaging material for beverage cans. Thus, the association launched the global #lovesteel campaign more

01. April 2019 | Recycling

Collection and sorting is the way forward

Since 1993, the entire PET (PolyEthylene Terephthalate) value chain has been ready to industrially recycle PET, to an extent that the PET recycling companies have always been in overcapacity in the EU. Ambitious recycling targets have more

29. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Production capacity boost until 2020

Die Produktionskapazität für die Millad NX 8000 Clarifier wurde wegen wachsender Nachfrage um 50 % erhöht  In April, Milliken & Company in Blacksburg Company will begin building the said to be largest clarifier plant in Blacksburg, South Carolina. The new plant is more

27. March 2019 | Verpackungstechnik

Schubert: SMETA Certificate renewed

Schubert: SMETA Certificate renewed Gerhard Schubert GmbH has again successfully passed the Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit and received SMETA Certification. The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) has thereby confirmed to the more

27. March 2019 | Recycling

Recyclability acknowledged

FreshSafe PET North America’s Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has officially acknowledged the recyclability of KHS’ FreshSafe PET technology according to its Critical Guidance criteria. Using more

25. March 2019 | Events

Full house at K 2019

Plastics industry K 2019 is fully booked. Over 3,000 exhibitors from more than 60 countries are said to have registered to participate. According to its organizers from the Messe Düsseldorf, the world's premier more

21. March 2019 | Recycling

Producing sustainable pouches

SI 280 Machinery manufacturer Volpak has developed a technology to operate with recyclable materials. According to the company, machines such as the SI 280 or the new more

20. March 2019 | Packaging technology

Stora Enso plans to focus on packaging board production

The Finnish-Swedish forest and wood company Stora Enso starts co-determination negotiations with employees at Oulu Mill in Finland. According to the company, this follows a plan to convert the paper mill into a packaging more

20. March 2019 | Recycling

Record for paper and cardboard recycling

Verbraucher in Europa halten Karton für die umweltfreundlichste Art der Verpackung The recycling rate for paper and folding carton packaging has risen to a new record level throughout Europe. This is confirmed by the more

19. March 2019 | Economy

O-I with 60 million euro investment in France

O-I beer bottles US-based glass company Owens-Illinois has announced a major investment to expand capacity at its Gironcourt, France, glass plant. According to the manufacturer, the commitment more

19. March 2019 | Events

New powder packaging at Powtech

Befüllte PowFlex-Säcke, gesichert mit SmartFlex Haubenstretchfolie At the international trade fair for process engineering, analytics and handling of powders and bulk materials Powtech, held at the beginning of April in Nuremberg, Bischof + Klein will be presenting its more

18. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Are bio-plastics a savior?

Organisches Recycling von biologisch abbaubaren Kunststoffen Plastic materials are the most hottest topic at the moment, whether because of the waste discussion or the increasing attempts to reduce them as packaging. Nevertheless, bio-based and more

18. March 2019 | Recycling

Bio-based additive enhances design possibilities

Hostatint A-100 ST At the European Coatings Show (ECS) in Nürnberg, Germany, specialty chemical company Clariant will introduce a natural based alternative for safer, hard-working printing inks for food more

18. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Second life for ice cream packs

Die PET-Verpackung wird von Koral für die Flavours of Childhood genannte Produktreihe verwendet Food packaging that is getting a second life after it has been used. This is the core idea oft he circular economy. Bracia Koral, a Polish ice-cream producer, started to design a new packaging solution with more

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