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Recycling revolution

Graham Packaging shares some examples of how manufacturers are finding innovative ways to support a circular economy Read more

12 Dec 2019 11:42 guest blogs

NanoPack Project completed

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The EU-funded NanoPack Project has officially come to an end and the organisers would like to thank all their supporters over the past three years. Read more

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Co-operation is the only option in the circular economy

RIGK

Co-operation is the only option in the circular economy

The European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations (EPRO) reviews the third International Recycling Forum in Wiesbaden, Germany. Read more

11 Dec 2019 12:00 guest blogs

Sulapac and Stora Enso market sustainable straws

Sulapac

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

materials

Gentle packaging of breast implants

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Covestro is particularly focused on premium packaging materials for high value medical devices that meet increased requirements for mechanical protection, sterilisation and dimensional stability. Read more

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CEFLEX launches open design consultation

CEFLEX

After input and feedback from hundreds of CEFLEX stakeholders, an open consultation has been launched to hear from the wider flexible packaging industry and other interested parties. Read more

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Wood Mackenzie: 2019 a year of successes and challenges in rPET

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Increasing awareness of plastic pollution has driven an unprecedented level of interest in rPET. As such, 2019 has seen a significant momentum behind collection and recycling commitments. Read more

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Styrenics Circular Solutions welcomes new member

Styrenics Circular Solutions

Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS), the joint industry initiative to increase the circularity of styrenic polymers, welcomes Coexpan as a new member. Read more

materials

KraussMaffei’s NETSTAL ELIOS series faster than ever

KraussMaffei

‘Substantial optimisation’ was how KraussMaffei described the achievement of the dry-cycle time of the NETSTAL ELION series models following an adjustment to the clamping unit controller. Read more

machinery

Berlin Packaging acquires Novio Packaging Group

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Berlin Packaging has completed its acquisition of Novio Packaging Group BV, a Netherlands-based supplier of plastic packaging with expertise in personal care, pharmaceutical, food, and sports nutrition verticals. Read more

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Packaging Innovations 2020: The BIG Carbon Debate

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Industry experts from some of the UK’s most respected authorities will come together on the Ecopack Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 to debate one of the industry’s hottest topics – sustainability. Read more

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Cabka at LogiMAT: sustainable transport solutions made from plastic

Cabka-IPS

Plastic recycling specialist Cabka-IPS will be presenting its innovative solutions for the sustainable and economical transport of goods at LogiMAT 2020 on 10-12 March in Stuttgart, Germany. Read more

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Mondi celebrates five wins at the WorldStar Awards

Mondi

Sustainable packaging and paper solutions provider Mondi has been recognised at the WorldStar Packaging Awards. The annual competition rewards achievements in packaging innovation and technologies with a focus on sustainability and convenience. Read more

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Optimal pot for Optimel is a recipe for success

Berry Superfos

A different shape and a convenient lid have made the SuperLock pot from Berry Superfos a great match for a new range of Optimel salads from Friesland Campina, produced by the Dutch company Royal Smilde Foods. Read more

materials

Schütz Australia: New factory in Yatala

Schütz Australia

The new Schütz Australia factory was officially opened on 15 November with a festive programme that also featured traditional elements of Aboriginal culture. Read more

industry

Clariant brings ‘Color of Innovation’ to Pharmapack Europe 2020

Clariant

Clariant Plastics & Coatings Healthcare Polymer Solutions, a world leader in masterbatches and compounds for pharmaceutical packaging and medical devices, will mark the 10th anniversary of the launch of the MEVOPUR ‘medical grade’ materials Read more

materials

APK Newcycling Plant

APK AG

APK AG has deployed a complete downstream melt processing system from Nordson Corporation for use with its innovative Newcycling process, which carries out the dictates of the circular economy by transforming mixed and multi-layer waste Read more

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Searious Business tackles the challenge of plastic waste on small islands

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Dutch company Searious Business and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) are taking action against increasing plastic waste on islands. Read more

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Dobra Berba’s mulled wine available in bag-in-box

Dobra Berba

Croatian winery Dobra Berba has seen a continuous growth and strong sales results with an innovate bag-in-box mulled wine. Read more

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Pregis purchases fourth W&H blown film line

Pregis

Pregis has invested $5m (~€4.5m) in its Pregis Films facility located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, US. The company is leasing additional space in the same location for expanded warehousing capability. Read more

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  • Waste prevention set to become EU priority

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    Waste prevention set to become EU priority

    European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen

  • Recycling revolution   Graham Packaging

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    Recycling revolution Graham Packaging

  • Recycling revolution   Graham Packaging

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    Recycling revolution Graham Packaging

  • NanoPack Project completed

    NanoPack / AIPIA

    NanoPack Project completed

  • Co-operation is the only option in the circular economy

    RIGK

    Co-operation is the only option in the circular economy

    EPRO General Secretary Peter Sundt (left) and Jan Bauer, authorised representative of RIGK, were delighted with the event.

  • 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.

December 2019

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