See Award-Winning Packaging Designs at The Showcase of Packaging Innovations

The Showcase of Packaging Innovations®, sponsored by The Dow Chemical Company, will return to PACK EXPO Las Vegas and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO (Sept. 23–25; Las Vegas Convention Center), highlighting top packaging designs from around the globe, according to PACK EXPO producer, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

Bioplastic packaging compatible with the environment – Terralene® rPP compounds containing recycled material expand product portfolio

FKuR’s biobased plastics, including the new Terralene rPP compounds, which contain recycled material, offer extensive possibilities to produce sustainable products which contribute to the circular economy. 
© Dornburger Kunststoff-Technik GmbH Willich, Germany, September 2019 – At FachPack 2019 (24 to 26 September in Nuremberg), at booth 7-316 in hall 7, FKuR will present a wide …

Highly flexible packaging solutions for fast-changing markets OPTIMA at Pack Expo 2019

The Multipack Bagger is multi-talented. Optima’s machine concept can handle a wide variety of products, from pet food and paper hygiene products to pre-packaged, multi-layer snack foods. At Pack Expo, Optima Packaging Group will be presenting highly flexible packaging solutions for food, beverages, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical, chemical and medical products. The company is particularly skilled …

Stora Enso invests in producing bio-based carbon materials for energy storage

LCD display powered by rechargeable lithium ion cell Stora Enso is investing EUR 10 million to build a pilot facility for producing bio-based carbon materials based on lignin. Wood-based carbon can be utilised as a crucial component in batteries typically used in consumer electronics, the automotive industry and large-scale energy storage systems. The pilot plant …

Ensuring fish quality

WorldPressOnline First Call – The design of the Sæplast DXS335 1,000 litres PUR container has been enhanced to become a more compact and streamlined functional container which improves handling. The reusable cold chain material handling container has been specifically designed for the seafood industry and is manufactured using a 100% food grade polyethylene double wall …

INSULATION IS BEST

“Proof of the continuing superiority of double walled large containers over their single skin alternatives for food storage applications has been underlined by recent research carried out by the University of Iceland in conjunction with RPC Sæplast.”

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.