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Europe: Rising imports, foreign investments to boost Chile’s packaging market

The future looks bright for the Chilean economy, which in recent years has benefited from rising exports and foreign investments. This new optimism has had...

Asia Pacific: Paper packaging products, pouch forming and filling machinery boost Japan’s industry growth

The Japanese packaging industry grew to US$59.4 billion in the financial year of 2013, with paper packaging products and pouch forming and filling machinery...

Americas: Dupont to increase production capacity in Texas facilities

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers announces its intent to continue increasing its production capacity of its ethylene copolymers assets at its Texas, US manufacturing...

Europe: Tetra Pack, Kingfisher, IKEA to create method of analyzing impact of FSC certification

Tetra Pak is working with Kingfisher and IKEA to promote the benefits of legal, responsibly sourced, sustainable timber and clarify the role of Forest...

Europe: BASF launches new claim, online discussion platform to celebrate 150 years in 2015

BASF is introducing “We create chemistry” in its logo, which underlines how the company collaborates and innovates with customers and partners to contribute to...

Asia Pacific: Dow Philippines turns 50

Dow Philippines, Dow Chemical Pacific Limited’s first office in Southeast Asia, celebrated 50 years of providing products and technologies that enable the growth of...

Americas: MAXStick liner-free labels certified Bisphenol-free for food applications

Supplier of liner-free, removable adhesive, label products MAXStick Products says MAXStick is now qualified as Bisphenol-Free (BP-Free) for use in the food industry. Previously categorized...

Europe: Premium German energy bars wrapped in Innovia Films’ compostable packaging film

German company Jäger und Sammler has chosen Innovia Films’ compostable flexible material, NatureFlex as the packaging for its range of premium energy bars. Founded earlier...

Europe: Scientists call for a stop to non-essential use of fluorochemicals in products such...

Several researchers, including those from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, recommend that fluorochemicals are only used where they are absolutely essential,...

Americas: Reusable Packaging Association to hold education forum at Pack Expo 2014

The Reusable Packaging Association will be holding the education forum – the Reusables Learning Center (RLC) – at Pack Expo in Chicago, US. The lineup...
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