Materials

Home Materials

Americas: Crown company releases pre-portioned ground coffee in a can

La Colombe Coffee Roasters and Crown Beverage Packaging North America release the MiniVault, a pre-portioned single-use can that delivers café quality ground coffee to...

Europe: Unilever, institute create process to reduce sachet waste

Unilever unveiled the CreaSolv process to recycle sachets that is inspired by an innovation used to recycle TV sets. Developed with the Fraunhofer Institute for...

Americas: Coors Light releases beer cans with color-changing inks

Coors Light has rolled out a summer promotion in the US that marks the first application of photochromic inks in partnership with Crown Beverage...

Europe: Body approves Synvina’s PEF in circular economy

The European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP) has given interim approval for the recyclability of polyethylenefuranoate (PEF), produced by Synvina C.V., Amsterdam, in the European...

Americas: igus releases 3D print material for food use

The three dimensional (3D) print material iglidur I150 developed by motion plastics specialist igus has now been approved for food contact according to EU...

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...
- Advertisement -

EDITOR PICKS