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Businesses which sell goods to Germany must comply with the country’s updated packaging laws or face fines of up to €200,000. more

industry

IRI’s European Shopper Survey reveals young millennials are less concerned than older shoppers about buying products that respect the environment. more

industry

Krones strengthens its PET capabilities with acquisition. more

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RPC

RPC Bramlage Beauté has developed a versatile standard make-up stick. more

materials

‘Single-use’ word of the year highlights public urgency

Single-use is word of the year according to the Collins Dictionary, making 2018 the year plastics fell from grace. more

8 Nov 2018 16:21 editor's blog

The European parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of banning single-use plastic products, but what are stakeholders saying about the decision? more

industry

Three-year partnership to improve waste collection and recycling infrastructure to help create a circular economy for plastics waste. more

industry

Hard to swallow?

A never-before-seen study has found plastics had been consumed by every individual tested, but what does the presence of microplastics in our food chain mean? And what do we do now? more

23 Oct 2018 16:42 editor's blog

Dow Silicones

Dow Silicones

An innovative new silicone-based technology that slashes the coefficient of friction (COF) of LDPE film has been launched by Dow Performance Silicones at Fakuma. more

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Mondi

Mondi Styria is launching a pair of next-generation films developed for multilayer BIB products used to package liquid food products and more. more

materials

Henry Ford may have had it right about how to make cars look good, but when it comes to packaging, black is becoming unfashionable. Here are what two major organisations are suggesting manufacturers do to stop black plastic from being landfilled. more

materials

OK, so it’s not magic – but NIR sorting technology is a real life dark art, allowing black plastics to be separated for recycling thanks to technology such as Ampacet’s black masterbatch solutions. more

materials

In an exclusive from our sister title Packaging Europe, Amcor sets out to transform the circular capability of flexible packaging with the launch of a new polyolefin barrier film – a platform technology for packaging a huge variety of products. more

industry

Beck Automation brings high-performance IML machinery with 4-cavity tooling for yoghurt pots to Fakuma, with an Integrated Vision System for optical quality assurance. more

industry

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Greiner Packaging International

Greiner Packaging receives the 2018 German Packaging Prize for its cup design. more

materials

AMUT Dolci extrusion supplies to EB Packaging SDN. more

machinery

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag is showcasing its commitment to continuity and its high-level expertise in medical, packaging and automotive manufacturing. more

industry

France is introducing a penalty system next year that will raise the cost of goods packaged with non-recyclable plastics. more

industry

Desert island bits

Revisiting the original Blue Planet series, it’s easy to see how much of a difference there is between the first and second series. EPPM Editor Rose Brooke considers Blue Planet in light of a recent study of plastic pollution in the Pitcairn Islands. more

17 Aug 2018 10:49 editor's blog

Royal DSM are collaborating with APK to increase the sustainable benefits of multilayer food packaging films. more

industry

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    Charles Ward

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