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Asia Pacific: Chinaplas 2017 exhibitors display lightweight, green solutions

Lightweight plastic packaging requires less resin in the extrusion molding process, which is not only environmentally friendly, but also able to effectively reduce the...

Europe: Consortium gets €7.7M on packaging research

The European Union (EU) has awarded the international NanoPack consortium €7.7 million (US$8.82 million) to develop and demonstrate a solution for extending food shelf...

Europe: Unilever commits to 100% recycling plastic packaging by 2025

Unilever says it will ensure that all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025 as it called on the...

Americas: US retailer uses Uflex’s packaging solution for chips

US-based Whole Foods Market has repackaged its tortilla chips with India’s Uflex to prevent product spoilage, wastage whilst maintaining a green look. Whole Foods Market...

Europe: Plants as nanocellulose resource

Imagine a completely natural, abundant and easily renewable material that could feasibly be used to make lightweight car and aeroplane parts, strengthen building materials,...

Europe: drinktec 2017 highlights PET materials, applications

The task of beverage manufacturers to make polyethylene terephthalate (PET) greener and more environmentally compatible is reflected on all levels: in the choice of...

Europe: Bioplastic market to grow despite low oil price, report

The global bioplastics industry is slated to "grow by 50% over the coming years despite the low oil price”, according to the chairman of...

Americas: PepsiCo, TNC embark on water project

PepsiCo Latin America and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Latin America announced 'Water for the Planet', a collaboration that will work to replenish five different watersheds...

Americas: Orbis Corp releases dolly-pallet unit for bakeries, retail

Orbis Corporation will display the Pally at the 2016 International Baking Industry Exposition or IBIE in Las Vegas, US, from October 8 to 11. Part...

Americas: Consumers prefer to use green packaging, finds report

As Americans take notice of increasingly strained global food resources, new research from Mintel reveals that four in five (80%) US food shoppers agree...
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