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Europe: Gizeh creates twin-chamber cup for dessert

Plastic packaging company Gizeh has developed a new twin chamber cup for a new yogurt dessert line of Müller. The cup combines Müller yogurt with...

Americas: Graphene-infused packaging blocks moisture, researchers say

04Plastic packaging might seem impenetrable — and sometimes nearly impossible to remove — but water molecules can still pass through. This permeability to moisture can...

Europe: Christmas box design wins logistics award

Smurfit Kappa has won the Transport and Shelf-ready Packaging Solution award at the NL Packaging Awards 2017 on March 16 in Hilversum, the Netherlands. The...

Asia Pacific: Using solventless, water-based lamination adhesives

Preferences for lamination adhesives used in flexible food packaging, such as stand-up pouches (SUPs), wrappers and bags, are shifting away from traditional solvent-based products....

Europe: Maximizing shrink sleeve packaging operations

Shrink sleeve packaging is on the rise, primarily in the beverage industry, though it has also seen an increase in use in tamper-resistant packaging...

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: Crown releases metal lids for PET containers

Crown Holdings releases new metal closures that are compatible with polyethylene terephthalate (PET) containers. The new package combination offers considerable weight, efficiency and breakage...

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...

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