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PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic to focus on sustainability

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PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic, the trade events for the packaging, food and drink, and plastics industries, will take industrial sustainability, current trends and the outlook for the future, as the main theme for this year’s event. Read more

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Walki Plastiroll’s Bioska films have fast biodegradability

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The biodegradability of Walki’s Bioska films are among the fastest on the market, according to the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), which has conducted studies to measure the biodegradability of bio-based and biodegradable plastics. Read more

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Sulapac and Stora Enso market sustainable straws

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Helsinki-based Sulapac and Stora Enso are launching a renewable and microplastic-free straw to combat the global problem of plastic waste. Read more

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Finnish wood-based plastic generating international interest

Woodly Oy

Finland-based Woodly Oy is developing a new kind of carbon-neutral plastic, also named Woodly, from cellulose from sustainably managed and FSC certified forests. Read more

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Neste refinery seen from Luonnonmaa in Naantali, Finland

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Neste Engineering Solutions has agreed to create a strategic partnership with engineering consultancy services company Rejlers to strengthen delivery capability. Read more

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Young people choose cardboard over plastic

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Three out of four Finnish youths aged 15 to 29 told researchers that they would choose food packaged in cardboard packaging over plastic packaging. Read more

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Pöyry PlasticsToBio initiative addresses pollution

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Finland-based consulting and engineering firm Pöyry has created the PlasticsToBio initiative to address global plastic pollution. Read more

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Huhtamaki blueloop flexible packaging drives circularity

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Finland-based global food and drink packaging leader Huhtamaki has launched ‘blueloop’, a new range of recyclable flexible packaging made of mono-material PP, PE and paper. Read more

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Since the line’s start-up in 2016, Rani Plast has expanded its family-run business by optimising production, developing its distributor network and introducing new products Read more

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Stora Enso invests in eco-friendly formed fibre products

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Finnish renewable materials company Stora Enso is investing €5m in the construction of a new production line and related infrastructure to produce eco-friendly formed fibre products at Hylte Mill in Sweden. Read more

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VTT’s cylindrical extruder

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VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd’s new cylindrical extruder is a promising device in processing recyclable materials and promoting a circular economy. Read more

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Helsinki, Finland

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The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra aims to advance the circular economy at the forthcoming World Circular Economy Forum 2019 on 3-5 June in then Finnish capital Helsinki, Finland. Read more

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A European distributor of material extender products has worked with VB and Huber to help combat titanium dioxide shortage. Read more

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Verstraete was recognised for its innovative work across the world by the In-Mold Decorating Association of the USA. Read more

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RPC Superfos has designed new tubs for Atria Finland’s Forssan salads. Read more

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Verstraete

A collaboration between IML firm Verstraete and container makers RPC Superfos for Valio’s ‘easy-serve’ pot has led to an innovative design. Read more

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  • PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic to focus on sustainability

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    PacTec, FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic to focus on sustainability

    Helsinki, Finland

  • Walki Plastiroll’s Bioska films have fast biodegradability

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    Walki Plastiroll’s Bioska films have fast biodegradability

  • Sulapac and Stora Enso market sustainable straws

    Sulapac

    Sulapac and Stora Enso market sustainable straws

    Like all Sulapac materials, the straw is 100% microplastic-free.

  • Finnish wood-based plastic generating international interest

    Woodly Oy

    Finnish wood-based plastic generating international interest

    Jaakko Kaminen, CEO; Upi Anttila, Product Development Specialist; Martta Asikainen, CTO; and Elli Kultanen, Marketing Manager

  • Neste refinery seen from Luonnonmaa in Naantali, Finland

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    Neste refinery seen from Luonnonmaa in Naantali, Finland

    Neste refinery seen from Luonnonmaa in Naantali, Finland

  • Young people choose cardboard over plastic

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    Young people choose cardboard over plastic

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