Single use directive fails to acknowledge potential of biodegradable plastics

Photo of compostable bio-waste bag (certified according to EN13432) for separate collection of bio-waste (c) European Bioplastics, 2018 WorldPressOnline – Berlin, December 2018 – 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, which aims to prevent and reduce marine …

RITRAMA presents EDEN the revolutionary environment-friendly paper

Ritrama SpA, the Italian multinational leader in the sector with 20 offices on five continents, presents EDEN, the revolutionary natural paper specifically for the labelling of wine, spirits and beer. What makes EDEN particularly innovative is its “environment-friendly” composition: it is composed of up to 50% dried grass fibers and the remainder of pure virgin …

The high-end tube made of 100% recycled plastic

Post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic makes a lot of sense. It uses raw materials made of plastic waste, reducing landfill and pollution of our streets and oceans. It uses less energy to produce, even considering collection, recycling and remanufacture. And when it takes the shape of a Quadpack tube, its performance is second to none.

ROVEMA’S Fastest twin – BVC 145 TWINTUBE – With up to 500 bags per minute, without compromises

ROVEMA present their new BVC 145 TwinTube machine, another sophisticated solution for the packaging of confectionery and snacks within the smallest of spaces. ROVEMA present their new BVC 145 TwinTube machine, another sophisticated solution for the packaging of confectionery and snacks within the smallest of spaces. Up to 500 perfect pillow bags per minute with …

Greiner Packaging honored at the WorldStar Packaging Awards 2019 for its innovative lid solution

Greiner Packaging’s winning streak continues: The plastic experts have won yet another prize after a series of awards this autumn in Germany, the Czech Republic, Turkey and Austria. At the WorldStar Packaging Awards they have now been honored with the title of “WorldStar Winner 2019”.

KeyKeg, UniKeg made from re-used plastic

KeyKeg & UniKeg are the only kegs that, from the start, are designed with circularity in mind.  KeyKeg started to re-use plastics to create their griprings and base cups; made of 100% Post Consumer Recyclate.  Today, KeyKegs are collected with the aim to create new KeyKegs made of 81% re-used materials before the question of …

Shaping the Future – CABKA Opens Innovation Center in Valencia, Spain

In the brand-new Innovation Center in Valencia, CABKA bundles its innovative forces and works intensively on technologies for the future. CABKA will be opening a research center at the Technological Park Paterna on a surface area of 800 m², in order to pool the company’s innovative forces and intensify its efforts in developing new technologies for …

Major Industry Growth Forecast as Largest Ever PACK EXPO International Opens

Photo: By Oscar & Associates Pack Expo International 2018 The largest PACK EXPO International and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO in history opens its doors today amidst forecasts of growth in the packaging industry. Based on the newly released State of the Industry U.S. Packaging Machinery Report by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technology, owner …

Archroma reinforces its strength management solutions dedicated to packaging and tissue paper with Cartastrength® DST.03

Archroma reinforces its strength management solutions dedicated to packaging and tissue paper with Cartastrength® DST.03.  (Photo: Archroma) Reinach, Switzerland, octubre 2018 – Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the introduction of its new Cartastrength® DST.03 for stronger packaging and tissue papers and improved stickies management during the production process.