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The trend towards eco-friendly green products is increasingly applying to the home care and cleaning products industry. Ecovia Intelligence, a specialist research, consulting and training company that focuses on global ethical product industries... Read more

More and more of us are becoming aware of our consumption of single use plastic products, and the negative impact that their disposal can have on surrounding ecosystems. Research has found that on average, the typical person uses a plastic bag for... Read more

Whilst there’s a tendency to think about the packaging industry as an entity that’s reliant on other markets, it’s actually a highly lucrative sector in its own right. Read more

Finnish food and drink packaging specialist Huhtamaki is celebrating the opening of its newest food packaging manufacturing facility in Northern Ireland. The factory is in the town of Antrim, not far from Belfast and is set to employ around 100... Read more

Over 350 people attended the WorldStar Awards Presentations & Gala Dinner, the most important global packaging competition in the world, organised by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO), and hosted by the SYBA Obalovy Institut – Czech Packaging... Read more

Unilever has pioneered the use of a new detectable black pigment for its High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) bottles for its leading brands, TRESemmé and Lynx, so they can be detected by recycling plant scanners and sorted for recycling. This means... Read more

Finnish renewables solutions provider Stora Enso has made public its aim to begin the large scale recycling of used paper cups at its Langerbrugge Mill in Belgium. The company has already ran several production trials and has concluded that it... Read more

Makoter d.o.o., the Slovenian producer of polyethylene foils and bags, has earned a reputation as a reliable and trusted supplier of high quality packaging materials to renowned brands. Read more

A groundbreaking collaboration between SICK and AutoCoding Systems has resulted in the launch of the first fully-automatic smart vision inspection system for printed coding and marking on food, pharmaceutical and other consumer goods packaging. Read more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches CelluStrawTM, a new fibre-based solution for drinking paper straws, enabling the food industry to provide consumers an alternative to single-use plastic straws. Read more

Berry Global Group has announced its sustainability strategy through a Company initiative named Impact 2025. As part of the initiative, Berry will focus on further increasing the positive impact it has through their products, performance, and... Read more

The technological and social revolutions of the past few decades have completely reshaped industry. The food packaging and palletizing industry is no exception. In fact, the last ten years alone has seen the adoption of advanced technologies at an... Read more

Sustainability remains a core issue in the packaging industry. According to a survey by a British market research company among leading brand owners and retailers in Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy and Spain, 62% anticipate a growing demand... Read more

Responding to the growing popularity of cans in the Icelandic market, brewery Ölgerðin enlisted the support of the world’s leading can manufacturer, Ball Corporation, to help them design and produce cans for the iconic AVA fruit water brand. Read more

Tetra Pak has today announced the launch of its connected packaging platform, which will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools. Read more

NiceLabel, a leading global developer of label design software and label management systems, has announced the launch of its global partner programme. NiceLabel has designed the programme to help channel partners meet customer demand for the... Read more

Chicago-based packaging firm Berlin Packaging has announced a deal to acquire French packaging manufacturer Verrerie Calvet, as it looks to strengthen its business in Europe. Read more

BillerudKorsnäs and ALPLA today announced that they will form a joint venture in the Danish paper bottle company ecoXpac. When the transaction has been completed, BillerudKorsnäs and ALPLA will own equal parts of ecoXpac. A minority post will be... Read more

ILAPAK is experiencing increasing demand for flow wrappers integrated with robotic feeding systems as bakeries push for greater flexibility from their packaging plant. Read more

The Uflex Booth at IndiaPlast 2019 captivated the attention of exhibitors, customers and visitors by showcasing a mix of innovative launches and proven products from its various businesses. The 5 day exhibition held at IndiaExpo Centre in Greater... Read more

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