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Europe: Smurfit Kappa buys France’s Papcart

Smurfit Kappa Group has bought Papcart, a specialist in offset printing and conversion of cardboard and corrugated board consumer packaging. This enables Smurfit Kappa to...

Americas: UPM Raflatac label waste program expands

UPM Raflatac's RafCycle recycling solution has expanded to the US and Canada, giving new life to self-adhesive label waste that would otherwise be landfilled....

Americas: A tray that both cooks and serve a barbecue rib meal, Advanta

Traditional packaging of barbecue ribs for retailers and consumer preferences for a fuss-free cooking and cleaning have resulted to a packaging that cooks in...

Europe: share sells bottled water in recycled PET

Berlin startup share is the first beverage producer in Germany to sell its water in PET bottles made of 100% recyclate. KHS Group's Bottles...

Asia Pacific: Chinaplas to highlight circular economy in 2019

After focusing on Internet 4.0 for the past three years, Chinaplas is seeing the rise of circular economy in the industry. "We’ve been aware of...

Europe: Coveris reduces meat packaging by 50% for retailer

Coveris delivers a fully-circular skinboard tray for UK Plastics Pact's fresh protein products. Replacing hard-to-recycle black plastic trays with a printed Forest Stewardship Council or...

Europe: Austrian coffee roaster uses green coffee capsules

Active packaging manufacturer Alpla and materials manufacturer Golden Compound have launched a biodegradable coffee capsule that can be disposed of in a home compost. The...

Europe: Nestlé pledges increase in recycled plastics

By 2025, bottles, PET layer in laminates, caps on glass jars and tins, trays for meat products and shrink films for display trays will...

Americas: Sticky labels that are safe on surfaces

Avery Products Corporation introduces Surface Safe ID Labels, which are industrial-strength printable labels are engineered to stick strong but remove cleanly, with no scraping,...

Americas: Packaging juices in light-blocking cartons

Johanna Companies is paperboard manufacturer Evergreen Packaging's first customer to utilize SmartPak Cartons for its Tree Ripe product line. SmartPak Cartons has a sleek...
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