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Americas: PepsiCo joins New Plastics Economy initiative

PepsiCo has joined the New Plastics Economy initiative as a core partner. Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the New Plastics Economy is bringing together...

Asia Pacific: Tomra buys bottle crusher company

Tomra Collection Solutions has acquired 60% of the shares in BottleCycler, an Australian-based company manufacturing machines that crush glass bottles for restaurants and bars....

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...

Europe: Kotkamills offers uncoated folding boxboard

Finland's Kotkamills adds AEGLE Zero, an uncoated folding boxboard with an uncoated reverse to its range of packaging materials. AEGLE Zero is a special...

Americas: Crown Holdings opens greenfield beverage can factory

Crown Holdings Inc. opens its beverage can manufacturing plant in Nichols, New York. This marks the industry’s first greenfield facility in the US in more...

Americas: Verso Corp releases bags for foodservice, industrial use

Packaging company Verso Corporation introduces the GlazeBag NK and GlazeWrap NK products, joining its NK Series of lightweight, machine-glazed natural kraft papers manufactured using...

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: Clariant offers masterbatches for ‘clear PP’

Clariant expands its CESA-nucleant masterbatches to improve the performance of homopolymer, random, and copolymer polypropylenes (PP) for clear packaging applications. Demand for clear polypropylene...

Americas: Perstorp’s plasticizer for food contact use

Perstorp has obtained opinion from an international law firm with food contact legislation knowledge that its Pevalen non-phthalate PVC plasticizer can be used in...

Europe: Label awards call for entries

Applications to the Label Industry Global Awards are open for organizations and individuals who have excelled in the label field. Nominations are also sought...

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