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10. July 2019 | Recycling

Fraunhofer IVV participating in EU plastics project

CreaSolv The multidisciplinary research project "Circular Plastics Network for Training" (C-PlaNeT) was approved in May 2019 within the framework of the H2020-MSCA-ITN-2019 Calls for European Joint Doctorates, with funding of almost 4 million euros. In more

10. July 2019 | Recycling

Flexible packaging from post-consumer recycled plastic

Pioneer Project Mondi Group, a global provider in packaging and paper, led Project Proof, a Pioneer Project facilitated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF). The project reportedly has created a more

10. July 2019 | Packaging technology

Mono films within reach

KMD 64.2 Brückner is preparing: With its news regarding K trade show in Düsseldorf, Germany this October, the Brückner Group shows that line manufacturers are also working on film properties and preparing for the new demand for mono-material films that more

09. July 2019 | Economy

CSPE Center inaugurated

On 26 June, Optima Pharma's new assembly hall was inaugurated. It has been named the CSPE Center. In what was a festive ceremony, Hans Buehler, the Managing Director of the Optima more

08. July 2019 | Recycling

Ineos and Theo Müller partnering in chemical recycling

Styrenics company Ineos Styrolution and German dairy products provider Theo Müller group of companies are to collaborate on developing a circular solution for polystyrene based on chemical recycling more

08. July 2019 | Economy

Italian packaging machinery further growing

According to Italian packaging machinery manufacturers association Ucima, its industry has closed 2018 with a total revenue of 7.85 billion euros, 9.4% up on the previous year. Domestic more

08. July 2019 | Packaging technology

Industry 4.0 and AI presentation to be relived online

Open Factory in Bologna At its Open Factory in Bologna, Italy in April, the Marchesini Group presented a 4.0 line and its AI Artificial Intelligence Program. According to the company, it defined an ambitious goal more

04. July 2019 | Packaging technology

HMI platform enhancing maintenance

HMI As part of its innovation strategy, outlined earlier this year, British packaging machinery manufacturer Mpac Langen aims to harness the leap forward afforded by Industry 4.0. Among others, more

03. July 2019 | People

New editor-in-chief appointed

A new face at the helm of VR: With Susanne Blüml, VR VerpackungsRundschau has a new editor-in-chief since July 1st. She succeeds Norbert Sauermann, who has been appointed co-publisher of the VR. Maren Oellerich, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, and Thobias Quaß complete the editorial team. more

03. July 2019 | Recycling

Less plastic in the freezer

Pouch with mono film made of PE Agrarfrost, a German producer of frozen produce, is now selling its products in pouches containing a lower percentage of plastic. Thus the company plans to save more than more

02. July 2019 | Economy

Mesutronic becomes part of Indus

Mesutronic becomes part of Indus The German Indus Holding acquires a majority share of the German detection system company Mesutronic.The operative management is said to stay unchanged for the foreseeable future. As daughter more

02. July 2019 | Economy

Xeikon says bye to Eede

Digital printing company and Flint group member Xeikon is transferring its activities to Lier, Belgium. At the end of the year, the Eede loaction in the Netherlands will be closed, according more

28. June 2019 | Recycling

Leightweight packages for Mexican dairy

Media Crema in Air Aseptic Sweden-based company Ecolean has partnered with Alpura to add aseptic flexible packages to the Mexico-based dairy group's product line. Now, the cooking cream Media Crema is available in more

27. June 2019 | Packaging technology

Packaging that feels like silk

Royal DSM has launched a new resin product of its "Skins" family that is said to enable silky-feel design and packaging across a wider range of applications. The global science-based company in more

26. June 2019 | Events

Cibus Tec is sold out now

According to its organizers of Koeln Parma Exhibitions, food technology fair Cibus Tec 2019 will have 30% more exhibitors and 25% more exhibition area, and it is practically sold out 4 months before more

26. June 2019 | Recycling

Correctly mark degradable plastic carrier bags

The German federal environmental ministry (Bundesumweltministerium; BMU) has rejected the EU draft for marking biodegradable plastic carrier bags. "We are relieved more

25. June 2019 | Economy

KraussMaffei investing in Germany

KraussMaffei Berstorff is planning for the future in Germany and will build a new plant for extrusion technology. At the beginning of June, the company signed a rental contract with more

24. June 2019 | Economy

Marchesini strenghtens its cosmetics capacities

Mill 120 The Marchesini Group has finalized the acquisitions of two new companies in the key districts of Italian cosmetics. The first company acquired is Axomatic in Settimo Milanese, Milan, which more

21. June 2019 | Marketing

Easy beauty in the city

My Blend - City Veil Dr Olivier Courtin has launched City Veil by My Blend in a compact from Texen Beauty Partners. With this product and its application method, the brand wanted to respond to the more

20. June 2019 | Recycling

Banana leaves replace plastics

Banana leaves replace plastics According to a media report, there are supermarkets in Asia that make use of banana leaves instead of plastic packaging. It reportedly started at more

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