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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...

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...

Americas: Sealed Air joins Alliance to End Plastic Waste

Sealed Air Corporation has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a new global organization comprised nearly 30 companies to date making a five-year...

Europe: Smurfit Kappa mill lowered CO2 footprint by 3% in 2018

Smurfit Kappa Roermond Paper Mill’s integrated steam system has reduced its carbon dioxide (CO2) footprint by a further 3% in 2018. The steam project is...

Americas: Researcher discovers soy-based adhesive with strong bonds

A new soy-based adhesive created in Jonathan Wilker’s lab at Purdue University could solve such problems pertaining to having cake pieces stick together in...

Europe: Paperboard packaging found to be more green than plastic, study

Study shows using paperboard instead of plastic can reduce a packaging’s climate impact by 99%. For people who influence the choice of packaging material, this...

Europe: Institutions to curb the use of single-use plastic products

The European institutions have reached an agreement on a directive to curb the use of a number of single-use plastic products in the EU,...

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: A tray that both cooks and serve a barbecue rib...

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...