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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...

Europe: AkzoNobel unveils sustainable paper cup

AkzoNobel’s coatings technology EvCote Water Barrier 3000 – which itself is made from plant-based oils and recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles – have enabled...

Asia Pacific: BASF to add R&D building, facilities in China with €90M investment

BASF has broken ground on the second phase of its Innovation Campus Asia Pacific at its Pudong site in Shanghai, China. The €90 million (US$120.90...

Europe: KHS launches line heater for PET bottle material savings

The beverage industry wants ever lighter polyethylene terephthlate (PET) bottles that also remain stable and ensure the quality of their products. KHS has thus launched...
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