Smurfit Kappa Group has expanded its product range in France with the acquisition of Papcart, a specialist in offset printing and conversion of cardboard and corrugated board consumer packaging, more

At next year's Interplastica, taking place in Moscow from 29 Jan – 1 Feb, ENGEL will be demonstrating how economical IML concepts can also be implemented for small batch sizes with one-shot production of ready-for-sale decorated lids for food packagi more

Finnish start-up Jospak Oy’s board-based tray packaging has been named as a winner of the WorldStar 2019 Award. Jospak’s innovative food packaging solution contains up to 85% less plastic than a regular plastic alternative. more

There are many possible approaches to dealing with the global food waste problem, from innovative packaging to nanotechnology and smarter transit solutions, as Victoria Hattersley reports. more

Bulgaria-based Herti, one of the leading European manufacturers of roll-on pilfer proof closures, plastic closures and articles and composite closures, commemorates an important milestone in 2018 – its 25th anniversary. more

FlexFilms, the global film manufacturing arm of Uflex, has been granted United States Patent covering entire categories of Formable Films that include one or more BOPET layers used in Alu Alu blister packaging. more

Key actions businesses should take to help curb plastic packaging pollution have been laid out by WRAP in The UK Plastics Pact Roadmap to 2025, published yesterday. more

Berlin startup share is the first beverage producer in Germany to sell its water in PET bottles made from 100% recyclate. more

There’s a noticeably visual shift in tone on our shop shelves at this time of year as the bright hues of summer products are replaced by the rich colour palettes dressing a variety of advent calendars, selection boxes and other festive treats. more

Waterless Internet Flower Packaging by Uflex, was pronounced winner of the overall Sustainability Awards 2018. more

Unilever and Veolia have signed a collaboration agreement to work together on emerging technologies that will help create a circular economy on plastics across various regions of the world, starting in India and Indonesia. more

Together with Golden Compound, packaging manufacturer ALPLA is bringing a world first onto the market: a biodegradable coffee capsule that consumers can dispose of in their home compost. more

At Pack Expo in Chicago, FlexFilms introduced VYOM, a futuristic technology Concept BOPET Film. more

Honeywell technology will be used to transform one of Europe's oldest paper mills into one of the world's most modern under a €30 million project being implemented by Sappi Austria Produktions-GmbH & Co. KG, to upgrade its paper mill in Austria. more

Drinks giant PepsiCo has signed a new partnership with US sustainable plastic firm Loop Industries to rollout product packaging made with 100 per cent recycled plastic by early 2020. more

Smurfit Kappa Piteå is the largest paper mill in the Smurfit Kappa Group and one of Sweden's leading companies in the paper-based packaging sector. more

Amid the ongoing struggle to recruit enough seasonal staff over the Christmas period, Antalis is reminding businesses that machinery which speeds up the packing process can reduce the need for additional labour during the festive period. more

Furthering its commitment towards environment sustainability and energy efficiency, Uflex Chemicals has taken yet another significant step with the introduction of its new Ink series ‘FlexGreen’. more

Ecolean, a global producer of lightweight packaging solutions for liquid food, acquires a 30,000 square meter piece of land in Landskrona, Sweden to establish a new production facility as part of their ambitious growth strategy. more

Schoeller Allibert is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of returnable plastic packaging for material handling and a European market leader in its sector. more

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