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01. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

10 things you should know about design for recycling!

2019: A turning point for the world of packaging The new Packaging Act that took effect in Germany on 1/1/2019 affects all those who put packaged goods into circulation for private end consumers in Germany more

01. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Record year for aluminium cans

Mit einem Marktanteil von etwa 50 % ist damit jede zweite auf der Welt hergestellte Aerosoldose aus Aluminium A total of 8.14 billion aluminium aerosol cans were produced around the globe in 2018. Of these, the more

28. February 2019 | Recycling

Food retailers inform about correct recycling

Aldi: Ab sofort selbsterklärende Hinweise zur richtigen Wertstofftrennung auf allen Eigenmarken  The new German packaging law (VerpackG) has been in force for some time now. Now two food retail chains are providing consumer information to more

27. February 2019 | Recycling

Shampoo brand now with sustainable packaging

Kao vereinbare mit dem Guhl-Verpackungskonzept die Nachhaltigkeit und Premiumpositionierung von Marken The Japanese consumer goods manufacturer Kao is now relying on sustainable packaging with the relaunch of its traditional Guhl brand. Since more

27. February 2019 | Economy

Machinery manufacturing - No conciliatory conclusion

Export: Verpackung und Nahrung stark In December, order intake in the German Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association (NuV) was 8 percent lower in real terms than in the previous year. According to these figures, more

27. February 2019 | Packaging technology

Production boost by retrofit

Varex @ CNP The Tunisian film manufacturer CNP has modernized its blown film line (2,400 mm) from Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) that was installed in 2007 with a new Maxicone C three-layer die head more

27. February 2019 | Recycling

Paper cup with plastic-free barrier

Plastic free paper cup from Kotkamills: Less plastic. Better future. One cup at a time. Half a trillion disposable cups are manufactured globally each year. The vast majority of these cups contain polyethylene plastic making recycling difficult and composting virtually impossible. Kotkamills is tackling more

27. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

New top film: All-rounder in white

Smart Peel German packaging provider Südpack is launching the new top film Smart Peel. According to the manufacturer, this film enables tear-proof opening without stringing thanks to the company's peel more

27. February 2019 | Economy

German paper industry in a slight decline

Paper production in Germany Production in the German paper industry fell somewhat in 2018. The industry manufactured about 22.7 million tonnes of paper, cartonboard, and cardboard (-1.1% vs. 2017) in 2018. "However, more

27. February 2019 | Events

German Packaging Congress: Program published

 Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister am Start On 21 & 22 March, the 14th German Packaging Congress will take place in Berlin. Its organizer, the German Packaging Institute (dvi), has just published the 2-day event's program entitled more

27. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

IFCO announces acquisition

RPCs IFCO, a global provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods from Munich, Germany, announced that its parent company Brambles has entered into a binding agreement to more

26. February 2019 | Recycling

Jokey joins RAL Quality Association

Als Mitglied ist Jokey künftig berechtigt, das RAL-Gütezeichen %-Recycling-Kunststoff zu verwenden The Jokey Group, manufacturer of plastic packaging, is member of the RAL-Gütegemeinschaft Rezyklate (Quality Association for Recycled Materials from Household Collections) since more

22. February 2019 | Packaging technology

New German logistics show for online retailers

Online-Shopper On 4 July, the new logistics trade fair for online retailers Pick, Pack & Send will have its premiere in Hannover, Germany. The show is organized by the German retailing association Händlerbund in cooperation with the Deutsche Messe Group of more

22. February 2019 | Recycling

Further elimination of single-use plastic

The eco-friendly Balloon Grip from Van Genechten The belgian Van Genechten Packaging, specialized in custom folding carton packaging, developed a smarter alternative for single-use plastic balloon grips for more

22. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Growing Demand for Glass Packaging in Europe

Container Glass Recycling in Europe Glass packaging production in Europe grew by 1% in volume (tonnes) and by 1% in unit terms in the first half year 2018 compared to the previous half year according to more

22. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Preserving wine packaging traditions

Anders als andere Technologien, die auf Öffnungsbänder setzen, erlaube Easypeel die Nutzung traditioneller Flaschenöffner A new capsule design from australien packaging manufacturer Amcor is making wine easier to open, while more

21. February 2019 | Economy

Take-over in the exhibition business

Das Hauptaugenmerk der diesjährigen ICE Europe liegt auf der Digitalisierung von Herstellungsprozessen Reed Exhibitions has completed its acquisition of Mack Brooks Exhibitions. Mack Brooks‘ flagship brands include ICE Europe (paper, film and foil converting); CCE (manufacturing and more

20. February 2019 | Economy

Herma consolidating everything in one location

Herma Filderstadt Herma, a supplier of self-adhesive technologies, has started operations in a new factory for manufacturing label applicators and labeling machines at its headquarters in Filderstadt, Germany. According to the company, after 13 months of more

20. February 2019 | Events

A new look for IFFA

Messe Frankfurt - Hall 8 IFFA 2019 will have a new look. Messe Frankfurt, by its own account, has made large investments in the Exhibition Centre and its infrastructure. Exhibitors and visitors of the trade show for the meat industry reportedly can look forward to a new exhibition more

20. February 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

What becomes important for food safe packaging in 2019

German adhesive provider Henkel expects two key topics to strongly shape the discussion around food safe packaging in 2019: The implications of a change in packaging materials with the goal of more sustainable packaging as well as the global effects of more

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