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Europe: Amcor’s paperless cheese packaging wins award

Amcor has won a Silver prize at the 2020 Packaging Innovation Awards, sponsored by Dow, for its Matrix range, a paper-based, paraffin-free and recyclable...

Europe: SIG release 50% water saving feature in filling machines

SIG releases water-saving innovation that reduces water consumption up to 50% on new and already installed third generation filling machines. This breakthrough is another...

Asia Pacific: Thyssenkrupp to build second bioplastics plant in China

Thyssenkrupp has won a contract for the construction of a bioplastics plant based on the patented PLAneo technology. The plant is to be built...

Asia Pacific: Japan’s Toyochem releases high bio-based adhesive

Toyochem has developed a new pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) with a high bio-based content for use in packaging, labels and tapes. The bio-based content for...

Europe: Nestlé pumps effort into sustainable packaging moves

Nestlé is intensifying its actions to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025 and to reduce its use of virgin plastics...

Americas: Bimbosan’s baby food packaging has 40% bio-based material, ProAmpac

Flexible packaging company ProAmpac is producing its first ProActive renewable products for the baby food market with Bimbosan’s newest premium baby formula, cereal supplements...

Europe: Humble beginnings of ready meals, Huhtamaki

Seemingly designed for hurried 21st century lifestyles, pre-cooked convenience foods have had an enduring history. Forecasts predict that they’re here for the long run. Ready...

Americas: Ardagh releases three glass jars for food packaging

Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, has introduced three new glass food jars for craft food producers on its BOB site. The new food containers...

Europe: Krones, Stadler Anlagenbau partner on closed-cycle economy

Used PET bottles and other plastic waste can serve the packaging sector and other industries as a valuable resource. It’s only that – currently, at...

Europe: Consumers are concerned about environment and health, report

With two thirds of consumers now believing that we are reaching an environmental tipping point, consumers overwhelmingly see themselves as being directly responsible for...