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Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to increase production capacity at Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to increase production capacity at Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet will supply a board machine rebuild to Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden. The main goal of the project is to increase the production capacity of the board machine 8 (BM 8). The two-step project is planned to be completed at the second half ...

25-01-2022 Hits:11 Paper Board & Corrugated

AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT recently had another successful refiner start-up with the BillerudKorsnäs group, world leader in packaging grades.  Our new pulp mill reject refiner started-up in December at the 460 000 t/d Skärblacka mill in Sweden, designed to defiberize ...

24-01-2022 Hits:13 Paper Board & Corrugated

PulPac files patent for tool that further improves functionality and efficiency for Dry Molded Fiber

PulPac files patent for tool that further improves functionality and efficiency for Dry Molded Fiber

PulPac has just announced the filing of an additional patent application, further refining its pioneering cellulose forming technology for competitive fiber-based packaging and single-use products.  The new patent application comprises a hybrid...

24-01-2022 Hits:36 Bio packaging

AGE Industries, Ltd offers Just-in-Time Delivery of Custom Boxes and Packaging

AGE Industries, Ltd offers Just-in-Time Delivery of Custom Boxes and Packaging

Dynamic inventory management system ensures timely delivery of packaging materials to keep manufacturing and distribution flowing AGE Industries, Ltd, a leading supplier of innovative and custom packaging and shipping solutions for industry and gove...

10-01-2022 Hits:62 Paper Board & Corrugated

Clearwater Paper Launches NuVo® with BioPBS™ Cup

Clearwater Paper Launches NuVo® with BioPBS™ Cup

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) has just introduced NuVo® withBioPBS™, a sustainable cup stock that provides foodservice operators with a compostable alternative to hot cups coated with low-density polyethylene. NuVo® withBioPBS™ is the f...

07-01-2022 Hits:58 Bio packaging

Luxury potatoes packaged responsibly

Luxury potatoes packaged responsibly

A plastic-reducing alternative to potato packaging has been introduced by Finnish Tuorekartano Oy when it recently launched its special potatoes in paperboard packaging. Tuorekartano Oy's premium quality La Ratte potatoes will now be packed in easily...

02-12-2021 Hits:206 Bio packaging

Stora Enso introduces portfolio for bio-based packaging foam

Stora Enso introduces portfolio for bio-based packaging foam

Stora Enso is extending its packaging offering with a new portfolio of bio-based foams from wood. The products are fully recyclable and can be used for protective and thermal packaging. Lightweight wood foams address the need for climate-friendly, re...

30-11-2021 Hits:195 Bio packaging

Metsä Board minimises environmental impact of packaging with Dassault Systèmes’ simulation platform

Metsä Board minimises environmental impact of packaging with Dassault Systèmes’ simulation platform

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has successfully started to deploy Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform in development and testing of packaging solutions at its Excellence Cen...

24-11-2021 Hits:214 Paper Board & Corrugated

BillerudKorsnäs innovative solution on secondary packaging helps Oatly cut packaging carbon footprint by half

BillerudKorsnäs innovative solution on secondary packaging helps Oatly cut packaging carbon footprint by half

In partnership with BillerudKorsnäs, Oatly has implemented an innovative secondary packaging solution for products produced in Oatly’s Singapore Factory, enabling a reduction in secondary packaging material by up to 35% and an estimated reduction of ...

09-11-2021 Hits:235 Paper Board & Corrugated

MM Group has committed to net zero emissions until 2050

MM Group has committed to net zero emissions until 2050

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has joined the global "Business Ambition for 1.5°C" initiative to contribute to limiting global warming to 1.5 degree through appropriate measures. As part of this initiative, launched by the UN Global Compact and Science ...

08-11-2021 Hits:171 Paper Board & Corrugated

Cybersecurity at the highest level

Cybersecurity at the highest level

OPTIMA collaborates with LANCOM Systems to develop a novel VPN solution for machines The Optima Group from Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, has joined forces with cybersecurity specialist LANCOM Systems to develop a new type of VPN solution for machines a...

08-11-2021 Hits:174 Equipment

XAAR TO HIGHLIGHT INKJET’S GROWING SIGNIFICANCE FOR PACKAGING AT THE FUTUREPRINT & PACK SUMMIT

XAAR TO HIGHLIGHT INKJET’S GROWING SIGNIFICANCE FOR PACKAGING AT THE FUTUREPRINT & PACK SUMMIT

Xaar is presenting at this month’s FuturePrint & Pack Summit just how, within the world of packaging, inkjet is now truly coming of age. The presentation, by Graham Tweedale, General Manager of Xaar’s Printhead Business Unit, will form part of t...

08-11-2021 Hits:153 Glass

Hoogstraten’s recycled packaging ensures sustainable strawberry production

Hoogstraten’s recycled packaging ensures sustainable strawberry production

Hoogstraten is putting sustainability first by using recycled carton punnets for their premium strawberries, which are available all year round and supplied directly to the UK. Coöperatie Hoogstraten has switched to carton punnets for their standard...

05-11-2021 Hits:163 Paper Board & Corrugated

WestRock Again Honored for Innovative Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

WestRock Again Honored for Innovative Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

Company Receives 14 Awards at Annual Paperboard Packaging Competition, Including Sustainability Award of the Year WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, was recognized for packaging design e...

02-11-2021 Hits:166 Paper Board & Corrugated

PulPac continues to accelerate commercialization of Dry Molded Fiber - Appoints Conny Högström as Tech Center Manager

PulPac continues to accelerate commercialization of Dry Molded Fiber - Appoints Conny Högström as Tech Center Manager

PulPac takes another important step in the global commercialization of its innovative manufacturing technology for fiber-based packaging and appoints Conny Högström as Manager for the company's Tech Center. Conny Högström joins the expanding team of...

21-10-2021 Hits:205 Paper Board & Corrugated

Stora Enso invests in expansion of board production at Skoghall and starts pre-feasibility study to convert the second line in Oulu

Stora Enso invests in expansion of board production at Skoghall and starts pre-feasibility study to convert the second line in Oulu

Stora Enso is investing EUR 97 million to expand the board production at the Skoghall site in Sweden.  At the same time, Stora Enso is initiating a pre-feasibility study to convert the second, currently idle, line at its Oulu site in Finland, to...

20-10-2021 Hits:193 Paper Board & Corrugated

BillerudKorsnäs relaunches coated white-top kraftliner for litho-laminated packaging

BillerudKorsnäs relaunches coated white-top kraftliner for litho-laminated packaging

Pure Supreme is a well-established premium white-top kraftliner, optimized for offset printing. BillerudKorsnäs is now launching an upgraded version of Pure Supreme, which is more than a facelift – it could even be regarded as a new product.  It...

20-10-2021 Hits:181 Paper Board & Corrugated

Smurfit Kappa launches unique sustainable packaging portfolio to drive growth in the online health and beauty market

Smurfit Kappa launches unique sustainable packaging portfolio to drive growth in the online health and beauty market

Packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has launched a unique range of circular packaging solutions for the rapidly growing online health and beauty market. The customisable eHealth & Beauty portfolio includes sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions ...

07-10-2021 Hits:199 Paper Board & Corrugated

Sustainable Secondary Packaging with barricote® Barrier Papers

Sustainable Secondary Packaging with barricote® Barrier Papers

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper has been developing fully recyclable barrier papers for flexible food and non-food packaging since Drupa 2016. The demand for environmentally friendly packaging papers with effective barrier functions has increased rapidly sinc...

30-09-2021 Hits:204 Paper Board & Corrugated

Tecnocap and BASF “seal the deal”: Metal closures for food packaging are now manufactured with BASF’s biomass balanced plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB

Tecnocap and BASF “seal the deal”: Metal closures for food packaging are now manufactured with BASF’s biomass balanced plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB

Tecnocap, an Italian-based global metal packaging manufacturer, utilizes BASF’s non-phthalate plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB for sealing gaskets inside its metal closures. Sealing gaskets ensure leak-proof containers, protect products from contamina...

27-09-2021 Hits:201 Metal

Dry Molded Fiber network continues to grow as PulPac partners with RZ Group

Dry Molded Fiber network continues to grow as PulPac partners with RZ Group

PulPac reveals partnership with RZ Mekpart and the RZ Group of specialized engineering contract manufacturers, further extending capabilities, expertise, and capacity of the Dry Molded Fiber network. The objective of the partnership between RZ and P...

27-09-2021 Hits:217 Bio packaging

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper produces recyclable barrier papers with water-based coatings for food and non-food packaging under the brand name barricote®. In the EU, the so-called SUPD (Single Use Plastic Directive) has created a great deal of uncertainty ...

20-09-2021 Hits:201 Paper Board & Corrugated

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Group plc (SKG:ID SKG:LN) (together with its subsidiaries, “Smurfit Kappa” or the “Group”), one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products, with operations in Europe and the Americas...

15-09-2021 Hits:228 Paper Board & Corrugated

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

An innovative corrugated bin for face masks by Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded a ScanStar in a Nordic packaging design competition organised by the Scandinavian Packaging Association. The mask bin, made of lightweight and durable c...

01-09-2021 Hits:238 Bio packaging

Stora Enso wins four ScanStar packaging design awards

Stora Enso wins four ScanStar packaging design awards

Stora Enso has received four Nordic ScanStar awards for convenient, eco-friendly packaging designs that replace plastic. All winning designs are made of renewable wood fiber. This year the ScanStar awards received a total of 32 submissions from the N...

01-09-2021 Hits:224 Paper Board & Corrugated

Södra’s green investment continues – with switch to recycled material in packaging

Södra’s green investment continues – with switch to recycled material in packaging

Södra’s investment in circularity continues. Through a new partnership with Swedish company Trioworld, Södra’s timber packaging will now contain 30 percent recycled plastic, which will reduce annual emissions from the packaging by around 23 percent. ...

26-08-2021 Hits:248 Bio packaging

SinnovaTek closes $5M preferred equity investment from Lewis & Clark AgriFood

SinnovaTek closes $5M preferred equity investment from Lewis & Clark AgriFood

$5 million investment will help SinnovaTek meet the processing and packaging needs of emerging food and beverage brands Lewis & Clark AgriFood has announced its $5 million investment in SinnovaTek from the Lewis & Clark Rural Business Invest...

23-08-2021 Hits:246 Bio packaging

Cartonboard proves its life cycle credentials

Cartonboard proves its life cycle credentials

A new life cycle analysis report has highlighted the outstanding environmental credentials of cartonboard packaging when compared against fossil-based alternatives. Published in June 2021, Cartonboard Life Cycle; Comparing the carbon footprint of ca...

21-08-2021 Hits:255 Paper Board & Corrugated

ANTALIS LAUNCH THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUSTAINABLE SELF-ADHESIVES

ANTALIS LAUNCH THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUSTAINABLE SELF-ADHESIVES

Antalis are pleased to be launching the new and improved version of the Graphic self-adhesive range from UPM Raflatac, RAFNXT+, the world’s first label material to be verified by The Carbon Trust. The importance of providing customers with sustainab...

18-08-2021 Hits:252 Bio packaging

PERFORMANCE, AESTHETICS AND CIRCULARITY? IT’S ALL IN THE BLEND

PERFORMANCE, AESTHETICS AND CIRCULARITY? IT’S ALL IN THE BLEND

James Cropper’s Richard Burnett explains why expert blending of upcycled and virgin fibre is the key to connecting the three cornerstones of modern papermaking. The feverish focus on sustainability in the paper and packaging world is no secret. Neit...

18-08-2021 Hits:267 Bio packaging

Zume Partners with Solenis to Open Up PFA-Free Molded Fiber Packaging and Manufacturing Playbook to Global Food and CPG Brands

Zume Partners with Solenis to Open Up PFA-Free Molded Fiber Packaging and Manufacturing Playbook to Global Food and CPG Brands

In an unprecedented move, the companies are open-sourcing the recipe and playbook to encourage all brands to leverage the breakthrough in their manufacturing processes. Zume, the sustainability solutions company creating economically viable substit...

16-08-2021 Hits:250 Bio packaging

Lucart chooses Kӧrber integrated solutions to guarantee quality and performance even in packaging

Lucart chooses Kӧrber integrated solutions to guarantee quality and performance even in packaging

Efficiency and performance also in the creation of packaging: this is what Lucart is looking for. Lucart is one of the leading companies in the tissue products sector and has been pursuing sustainability objectives for many years, starting from recyc...

05-08-2021 Hits:255 Bio packaging

Mondi rolls out its range of sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for growing online grocery delivery services across Central Europe

Mondi rolls out its range of sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for growing online grocery delivery services across Central Europe

Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, is rolling out a comprehensive portfolio of corrugated packaging solutions for the online grocery market across Central Europe. Using its wealth of experience in eCommerce packaging, Mondi has...

04-08-2021 Hits:246 Paper Board & Corrugated

Metsä Board increases annual folding boxboard production capacity by 200,000 tonnes in Husum

Metsä Board increases annual folding boxboard production capacity by 200,000 tonnes in Husum

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, announced on 27 July 2021 an investment of EUR 210 million in increasing folding boxboard capacity at its Husum mill in Sweden. The company is responding to growing demand for sustainably produced packaging materials...

28-07-2021 Hits:280 Paper Board & Corrugated

Ground-breaking ice cream packaging won BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany

Ground-breaking ice cream packaging won BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany

The winners of BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany – Packaging Impact Design Award – have been selected. The most prestigious prize of the competition, PIDA Gold Award, went to the design student Hagen Neugebauer from Hochschule der Medi...

23-06-2021 Hits:307 Paper Board & Corrugated

Metsä Board’s simulation and testing services help develop secure pharma packaging

Metsä Board’s simulation and testing services help develop secure pharma packaging

Ensuring that vaccine vials and their potentially life-changing contents remain safe, sterile and identifiable throughout their tightly controlled supply chain is no easy task, and taking risks is not an option. With the new extended 360 Service offe...

03-06-2021 Hits:323 Bio packaging

WestRock Announces Commercial and Operational Leadership Changes

WestRock Announces Commercial and Operational Leadership Changes

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated, sustainable paper and packaging solutions, have just announced the future retirement of Jeff Chalovich, president of Corrugated Packaging and chief commercial officer, after an incre...

03-06-2021 Hits:287 Paper Board & Corrugated

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

SWAPP® to paper packaging for a sustainable future! SWAPP® with an extra P for paper is a range of fibre-based packaging materials from BillerudKorsnäs to enable transition from plastic to paper and meet new consumer demands through better sustainabi...

02-06-2021 Hits:308 Bio packaging

Penn Color’s penneffex™ Sparks Inspiration and Innovation in Consumer Goods Packaging Design

Penn Color’s penneffex™ Sparks Inspiration and Innovation in Consumer Goods Packaging Design

Penn Color’s penneffex™ delivers a high-end, eye-catching finish for FMCG packaged products. With nearly unlimited customization options, the penneffex™ line combines Penn Color’s creativity, expertise in colors and special effects and knowledge...

27-05-2021 Hits:296 Metal

Metsä Board designs easy to recycle beverage packaging

Metsä Board designs easy to recycle beverage packaging

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has designed a light but strong, easily recyclable packaging for the new Chopin Organic Rye Vodka range at its Excellence ...

07-05-2021 Hits:281 Paper Board & Corrugated

Construction of Metsä Spring and Valmet’s demo plant for 3D fibre products progressing

Construction of Metsä Spring and Valmet’s demo plant for 3D fibre products progressing

Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet are building a demo plant in Äänekoski. The plant will manufacture new 3D fibre products for food packaging and other purposes. The demo plant reached its full height on 23 March 2021 wit...

23-03-2021 Hits:286 Bio packaging

New flexoprinting machine in Jatne will answer to growing demand for sustainable food packaging

New flexoprinting machine in Jatne will answer to growing demand for sustainable food packaging

The demand for flexible packaging materials is growing amid the transition towards sustainable food packaging. Walki has answered to this need by investing in a brand new flexo printing machine in its Jatne plant in Poland. “This new investment will...

17-02-2021 Hits:316 Paper Board & Corrugated

Advances in cellulose-based food packaging material move to testing phase of industrial production

Advances in cellulose-based food packaging material move to testing phase of industrial production

VTT is testing Thermocell plastic film made of cellulose and fatty acids in the production of food packaging in cooperation with Arla Foods, Paulig, and Wipak. Thermocell plastic material, which is made from renewable components, is to be used in the...

17-02-2021 Hits:316 Bio packaging

Mondi launches AegisPaper, a complete range of recyclable barrier papers for sustainable packaging solutions

Mondi launches AegisPaper, a complete range of recyclable barrier papers for sustainable packaging solutions

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has successfully developed a new recyclable functional barrier paper range. Designed with protection in mind, this range of certified recyclable barrier paper solutions is fully integrated across Mondi’s...

11-02-2021 Hits:328 Paper Board & Corrugated

FreeForm Packaging AB launches a one-sided laminate based on 85% paper

FreeForm Packaging AB launches a one-sided laminate based on 85% paper

FreeForm Packaging is launching a new, stretchable, paper laminate based on 85% paper. The new laminate is considered to be “one-sided”, which has been highly requested by many brand owners and retailers. Called Standard Paper Out, it does not have t...

11-02-2021 Hits:292 Paper Board & Corrugated

Rockwell Automation Expands Kinetix 5100 Servo Drive and TLP Motor Pairing to 480V

Rockwell Automation Expands Kinetix 5100 Servo Drive and TLP Motor Pairing to 480V

The Rockwell Automation Kinetix 5100 servo drive and Kinetix TLP servo motor standalone motion solution is now available in 480V for use in a wider range of OEM applications for packaging, converting, print and web, machine and assembly, and&nbs...

07-01-2021 Hits:396 Equipment

Fully recyclable paper bag supports Italian rice producer meet their sustainability goals

Fully recyclable paper bag supports Italian rice producer meet their sustainability goals

Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, and Fiorini International, a leading Italian packaging converter, have developed Italy’s first 100% recyclable paper rice bag for Italian rice producer Riseria Vignola Giovanni. Made of Mondi ...

05-01-2021 Hits:444 Bio packaging

SAICA PACK El Prat crushes casemaker world record

SAICA PACK El Prat crushes casemaker world record

On Saturday, October the third, SAICA PACK el Prat established a new world record for a casemaker line in an 8 hour shift. The previous record, established at 160.000 boxes, was broken on a Martin FFG 924 NT RS, with 7 printing units and Alliance pr...

18-12-2020 Hits:360 Paper Board & Corrugated

Stora Enso and Tingstad launch unique formed fiber food service bowls to replace plastics

Stora Enso and Tingstad launch unique formed fiber food service bowls to replace plastics

Stora Enso is introducing its new eco-friendly take-away bowls for food service packaging, PureFiber™ by Stora Enso. The products are free from plastic and PFAS and are designed to help customers replace plastic on-the-go food packaging. The bowls ar...

18-12-2020 Hits:432 Bio packaging

PRESENTATION BOX PUTS PRODUCT AND PACKAGING IN COMPLETE HARMONY

PRESENTATION BOX PUTS PRODUCT AND PACKAGING IN COMPLETE HARMONY

Luxurious colour co-ordinated packaging from rigid box specialist Pollard Boxes is helping to establish brand image and identity for the latest advanced hair dryer from market leader ghd. The new ghd Helios offers a lightweight and ergonomically bal...

18-12-2020 Hits:366 Paper Board & Corrugated

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Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to increase production capacity at Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet to supply a board machine rebuild to increase production capacity at Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden

Valmet will supply a board machine rebuild to Stora Enso’s Skoghall mill in Sweden. The main goal of the project is to increase the production capacity of the board machine 8 (BM 8). The two-step project is planned to be completed at the second half ...

25-01-2022 Hits:11 Paper Board & Corrugated

AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT refining with IoT integration at BillerudKorsäs Skärblacka

AFT recently had another successful refiner start-up with the BillerudKorsnäs group, world leader in packaging grades.  Our new pulp mill reject refiner started-up in December at the 460 000 t/d Skärblacka mill in Sweden, designed to defiberize ...

24-01-2022 Hits:13 Paper Board & Corrugated

AGE Industries, Ltd offers Just-in-Time Delivery of Custom Boxes and Packaging

AGE Industries, Ltd offers Just-in-Time Delivery of Custom Boxes and Packaging

Dynamic inventory management system ensures timely delivery of packaging materials to keep manufacturing and distribution flowing AGE Industries, Ltd, a leading supplier of innovative and custom packaging and shipping solutions for industry and gove...

10-01-2022 Hits:62 Paper Board & Corrugated

Metsä Board minimises environmental impact of packaging with Dassault Systèmes’ simulation platform

Metsä Board minimises environmental impact of packaging with Dassault Systèmes’ simulation platform

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has successfully started to deploy Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform in development and testing of packaging solutions at its Excellence Cen...

24-11-2021 Hits:214 Paper Board & Corrugated

BillerudKorsnäs innovative solution on secondary packaging helps Oatly cut packaging carbon footprint by half

BillerudKorsnäs innovative solution on secondary packaging helps Oatly cut packaging carbon footprint by half

In partnership with BillerudKorsnäs, Oatly has implemented an innovative secondary packaging solution for products produced in Oatly’s Singapore Factory, enabling a reduction in secondary packaging material by up to 35% and an estimated reduction of ...

09-11-2021 Hits:235 Paper Board & Corrugated

MM Group has committed to net zero emissions until 2050

MM Group has committed to net zero emissions until 2050

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has joined the global "Business Ambition for 1.5°C" initiative to contribute to limiting global warming to 1.5 degree through appropriate measures. As part of this initiative, launched by the UN Global Compact and Science ...

08-11-2021 Hits:171 Paper Board & Corrugated

Hoogstraten’s recycled packaging ensures sustainable strawberry production

Hoogstraten’s recycled packaging ensures sustainable strawberry production

Hoogstraten is putting sustainability first by using recycled carton punnets for their premium strawberries, which are available all year round and supplied directly to the UK. Coöperatie Hoogstraten has switched to carton punnets for their standard...

05-11-2021 Hits:163 Paper Board & Corrugated

WestRock Again Honored for Innovative Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

WestRock Again Honored for Innovative Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

Company Receives 14 Awards at Annual Paperboard Packaging Competition, Including Sustainability Award of the Year WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, was recognized for packaging design e...

02-11-2021 Hits:166 Paper Board & Corrugated

PulPac continues to accelerate commercialization of Dry Molded Fiber - Appoints Conny Högström as Tech Center Manager

PulPac continues to accelerate commercialization of Dry Molded Fiber - Appoints Conny Högström as Tech Center Manager

PulPac takes another important step in the global commercialization of its innovative manufacturing technology for fiber-based packaging and appoints Conny Högström as Manager for the company's Tech Center. Conny Högström joins the expanding team of...

21-10-2021 Hits:205 Paper Board & Corrugated

Stora Enso invests in expansion of board production at Skoghall and starts pre-feasibility study to convert the second line in Oulu

Stora Enso invests in expansion of board production at Skoghall and starts pre-feasibility study to convert the second line in Oulu

Stora Enso is investing EUR 97 million to expand the board production at the Skoghall site in Sweden.  At the same time, Stora Enso is initiating a pre-feasibility study to convert the second, currently idle, line at its Oulu site in Finland, to...

20-10-2021 Hits:193 Paper Board & Corrugated

BillerudKorsnäs relaunches coated white-top kraftliner for litho-laminated packaging

BillerudKorsnäs relaunches coated white-top kraftliner for litho-laminated packaging

Pure Supreme is a well-established premium white-top kraftliner, optimized for offset printing. BillerudKorsnäs is now launching an upgraded version of Pure Supreme, which is more than a facelift – it could even be regarded as a new product.  It...

20-10-2021 Hits:181 Paper Board & Corrugated

Smurfit Kappa launches unique sustainable packaging portfolio to drive growth in the online health and beauty market

Smurfit Kappa launches unique sustainable packaging portfolio to drive growth in the online health and beauty market

Packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has launched a unique range of circular packaging solutions for the rapidly growing online health and beauty market. The customisable eHealth & Beauty portfolio includes sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions ...

07-10-2021 Hits:199 Paper Board & Corrugated

Sustainable Secondary Packaging with barricote® Barrier Papers

Sustainable Secondary Packaging with barricote® Barrier Papers

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper has been developing fully recyclable barrier papers for flexible food and non-food packaging since Drupa 2016. The demand for environmentally friendly packaging papers with effective barrier functions has increased rapidly sinc...

30-09-2021 Hits:204 Paper Board & Corrugated

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper comments on the SUPD

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper produces recyclable barrier papers with water-based coatings for food and non-food packaging under the brand name barricote®. In the EU, the so-called SUPD (Single Use Plastic Directive) has created a great deal of uncertainty ...

20-09-2021 Hits:201 Paper Board & Corrugated

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Announces the Launch of its Inaugural Green Bond Offering

Smurfit Kappa Group plc (SKG:ID SKG:LN) (together with its subsidiaries, “Smurfit Kappa” or the “Group”), one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products, with operations in Europe and the Americas...

15-09-2021 Hits:228 Paper Board & Corrugated

Stora Enso wins four ScanStar packaging design awards

Stora Enso wins four ScanStar packaging design awards

Stora Enso has received four Nordic ScanStar awards for convenient, eco-friendly packaging designs that replace plastic. All winning designs are made of renewable wood fiber. This year the ScanStar awards received a total of 32 submissions from the N...

01-09-2021 Hits:224 Paper Board & Corrugated

Cartonboard proves its life cycle credentials

Cartonboard proves its life cycle credentials

A new life cycle analysis report has highlighted the outstanding environmental credentials of cartonboard packaging when compared against fossil-based alternatives. Published in June 2021, Cartonboard Life Cycle; Comparing the carbon footprint of ca...

21-08-2021 Hits:255 Paper Board & Corrugated

Mondi rolls out its range of sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for growing online grocery delivery services across Central Europe

Mondi rolls out its range of sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for growing online grocery delivery services across Central Europe

Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, is rolling out a comprehensive portfolio of corrugated packaging solutions for the online grocery market across Central Europe. Using its wealth of experience in eCommerce packaging, Mondi has...

04-08-2021 Hits:246 Paper Board & Corrugated

Metsä Board increases annual folding boxboard production capacity by 200,000 tonnes in Husum

Metsä Board increases annual folding boxboard production capacity by 200,000 tonnes in Husum

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, announced on 27 July 2021 an investment of EUR 210 million in increasing folding boxboard capacity at its Husum mill in Sweden. The company is responding to growing demand for sustainably produced packaging materials...

28-07-2021 Hits:280 Paper Board & Corrugated

Ground-breaking ice cream packaging won BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany

Ground-breaking ice cream packaging won BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany

The winners of BillerudKorsnäs’ design competition PIDA Germany – Packaging Impact Design Award – have been selected. The most prestigious prize of the competition, PIDA Gold Award, went to the design student Hagen Neugebauer from Hochschule der Medi...

23-06-2021 Hits:307 Paper Board & Corrugated

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Tecnocap and BASF “seal the deal”: Metal closures for food packaging are now manufactured with BASF’s biomass balanced plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB

Tecnocap and BASF “seal the deal”: Metal closures for food packaging are now manufactured with BASF’s biomass balanced plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB

Tecnocap, an Italian-based global metal packaging manufacturer, utilizes BASF’s non-phthalate plasticizer Hexamoll® DINCH BMB for sealing gaskets inside its metal closures. Sealing gaskets ensure leak-proof containers, protect products from contamina...

27-09-2021 Hits:201 Metal

Penn Color’s penneffex™ Sparks Inspiration and Innovation in Consumer Goods Packaging Design

Penn Color’s penneffex™ Sparks Inspiration and Innovation in Consumer Goods Packaging Design

Penn Color’s penneffex™ delivers a high-end, eye-catching finish for FMCG packaged products. With nearly unlimited customization options, the penneffex™ line combines Penn Color’s creativity, expertise in colors and special effects and knowledge...

27-05-2021 Hits:296 Metal

Metal Packaging & Organics: The Perfect Partners

Metal Packaging & Organics: The Perfect Partners

Laetitia Durafour, Marketing Director at Crown Food Europe, looks at the significant rise in popularity of organic produce and the benefits of metal packaging to this burgeoning sector The organic food and beverage market is set to continue its surg...

28-10-2020 Hits:388 Metal

Statement on Removal of Tariff on Canadian Unwrought Aluminum

Statement on Removal of Tariff on Canadian Unwrought Aluminum

Aluminum Association president & CEO Tom Dobbins issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement by the Office of the U.S. Trade  Representative (USTR) removing recently reimplemented Section 232 tariff on imports of unwro...

16-09-2020 Hits:433 Metal

Trivium Packaging, a global leader in metal packaging chooses Shopfloor-Online MES software

Trivium Packaging, a global leader in metal packaging chooses Shopfloor-Online MES software

Lighthouse Systems is pleased to announce that Trivium Packaging, a global leader in metal packaging, has selected Lighthouse’s Shopfloor-Online* manufacturing execution system (MES) for the Company’s North American manufacturing operations in Roanok...

15-09-2020 Hits:509 Metal

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XAAR TO HIGHLIGHT INKJET’S GROWING SIGNIFICANCE FOR PACKAGING AT THE FUTUREPRINT & PACK SUMMIT

XAAR TO HIGHLIGHT INKJET’S GROWING SIGNIFICANCE FOR PACKAGING AT THE FUTUREPRINT & PACK SUMMIT

Xaar is presenting at this month’s FuturePrint & Pack Summit just how, within the world of packaging, inkjet is now truly coming of age. The presentation, by Graham Tweedale, General Manager of Xaar’s Printhead Business Unit, will form part of t...

08-11-2021 Hits:153 Glass

Stoelzle Glass Group awarded Ecovadis GOLD

Stoelzle Glass Group awarded Ecovadis GOLD

We are honoured to communicate that Stoelzle Glass Group has been awarded GOLD status by the renowned ECOVADIS platform. This is an important recognition of our steadily increasing efforts and measures undertaken in the field of sustainability over t...

24-11-2020 Hits:361 Glass

Ardagh Group partners with Parkway Brewing Company to supply all of the brewery’s glass beer bottles

Ardagh Group partners with Parkway Brewing Company to supply all of the brewery’s glass beer bottles

Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, a business unit of Ardagh Group, has partnered with Parkway Brewing Company to manufacture all of its 12oz long-neck glass bottles in the U.S. Established in 2012, Parkway Brewing is one of Virginia’s premier bre...

19-11-2020 Hits:346 Glass

Anchor Glass Rejoins The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI)

Anchor Glass Rejoins The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI)

Anchor Glass and GPI membership align to strengthen glass sustainability leadership The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) is pleased to announce that Anchor Glass Container Corporation is rejoining the association as a full member. Anchor Glass, head...

11-11-2020 Hits:481 Glass

Ardagh Group announces strategic alliance with TricorBraun WinePak

Ardagh Group announces strategic alliance with TricorBraun WinePak

Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, a business unit of Ardagh Group has selected TricorBraun WinePak, a division of packaging leader TricorBraun, as its exclusive wine distributor to service small and mid-sized wineries in the western half of the U....

28-10-2020 Hits:340 Glass

Now available - the gripper for automated handling of six packs

Now available - the gripper for automated handling of six packs

With Piab's new gripper, six-packs with cardboard wrapping can be handled automatically, gently and without leaving any marks. This provides the beverage industry with a new solution for more efficient packaging and palletizing of bottles. After var...

21-10-2020 Hits:333 Glass

Ardagh Group’s Recycled Glass Briquettes win Sustainability Award

Ardagh Group’s Recycled Glass Briquettes win Sustainability Award

Ardagh has won a Sustainability Award in the inaugural ‘Pre-Commercialised Innovation’ category for its method of producing remeltable briquettes from the fine particle glass rejected during the recycling process, allowing 100% of recycled glass to b...

20-10-2020 Hits:349 Glass

Arctic Blue Gin package designed by Metsä Board wins a ScanStar award

Arctic Blue Gin package designed by Metsä Board wins a ScanStar award

The Arctic Blue Gin package, featuring images of Northern Lights, has won a ScanStar 2020 award. The Nordic competition was organised by the Finnish Packaging Association. Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards ...

14-10-2020 Hits:436 Glass

Wildly Crafted's natural beauty icon and Estal's Sommelier collection, awarded at the Pentawards 2020

Wildly Crafted's natural beauty icon and Estal's Sommelier collection, awarded at the Pentawards 2020

Estal, a company specializing in the development of premium packaging, has seen how the differentiation, innovation and sustainability of its products was once again recognized in the Pentawards, the most prestigious awards in the world of packaging:...

05-10-2020 Hits:344 Glass

DS Smith and Laithwaite’s Champion the Circular Economy with a Certified Closed Loop Solution

DS Smith and Laithwaite’s Champion the Circular Economy with a Certified Closed Loop Solution

Collaboration creates closed loop recycling system for up to 3 million boxes annually DS Smith, the leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, and Laithwaite’s Wine, the UK’s largest online wine merchant, have joined forces to certify a cl...

15-09-2020 Hits:522 Glass

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PulPac files patent for tool that further improves functionality and efficiency for Dry Molded Fiber

PulPac files patent for tool that further improves functionality and efficiency for Dry Molded Fiber

PulPac has just announced the filing of an additional patent application, further refining its pioneering cellulose forming technology for competitive fiber-based packaging and single-use products.  The new patent application comprises a hybrid...

24-01-2022 Hits:36 Bio packaging

Clearwater Paper Launches NuVo® with BioPBS™ Cup

Clearwater Paper Launches NuVo® with BioPBS™ Cup

Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) has just introduced NuVo® withBioPBS™, a sustainable cup stock that provides foodservice operators with a compostable alternative to hot cups coated with low-density polyethylene. NuVo® withBioPBS™ is the f...

07-01-2022 Hits:58 Bio packaging

Luxury potatoes packaged responsibly

Luxury potatoes packaged responsibly

A plastic-reducing alternative to potato packaging has been introduced by Finnish Tuorekartano Oy when it recently launched its special potatoes in paperboard packaging. Tuorekartano Oy's premium quality La Ratte potatoes will now be packed in easily...

02-12-2021 Hits:206 Bio packaging

Stora Enso introduces portfolio for bio-based packaging foam

Stora Enso introduces portfolio for bio-based packaging foam

Stora Enso is extending its packaging offering with a new portfolio of bio-based foams from wood. The products are fully recyclable and can be used for protective and thermal packaging. Lightweight wood foams address the need for climate-friendly, re...

30-11-2021 Hits:195 Bio packaging

Dry Molded Fiber network continues to grow as PulPac partners with RZ Group

Dry Molded Fiber network continues to grow as PulPac partners with RZ Group

PulPac reveals partnership with RZ Mekpart and the RZ Group of specialized engineering contract manufacturers, further extending capabilities, expertise, and capacity of the Dry Molded Fiber network. The objective of the partnership between RZ and P...

27-09-2021 Hits:217 Bio packaging

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

Innovative corrugated face mask bin wins a ScanStar 2021

An innovative corrugated bin for face masks by Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded a ScanStar in a Nordic packaging design competition organised by the Scandinavian Packaging Association. The mask bin, made of lightweight and durable c...

01-09-2021 Hits:238 Bio packaging

Södra’s green investment continues – with switch to recycled material in packaging

Södra’s green investment continues – with switch to recycled material in packaging

Södra’s investment in circularity continues. Through a new partnership with Swedish company Trioworld, Södra’s timber packaging will now contain 30 percent recycled plastic, which will reduce annual emissions from the packaging by around 23 percent. ...

26-08-2021 Hits:248 Bio packaging

SinnovaTek closes $5M preferred equity investment from Lewis & Clark AgriFood

SinnovaTek closes $5M preferred equity investment from Lewis & Clark AgriFood

$5 million investment will help SinnovaTek meet the processing and packaging needs of emerging food and beverage brands Lewis & Clark AgriFood has announced its $5 million investment in SinnovaTek from the Lewis & Clark Rural Business Invest...

23-08-2021 Hits:246 Bio packaging

ANTALIS LAUNCH THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUSTAINABLE SELF-ADHESIVES

ANTALIS LAUNCH THE NEXT GENERATION OF SUSTAINABLE SELF-ADHESIVES

Antalis are pleased to be launching the new and improved version of the Graphic self-adhesive range from UPM Raflatac, RAFNXT+, the world’s first label material to be verified by The Carbon Trust. The importance of providing customers with sustainab...

18-08-2021 Hits:252 Bio packaging

PERFORMANCE, AESTHETICS AND CIRCULARITY? IT’S ALL IN THE BLEND

PERFORMANCE, AESTHETICS AND CIRCULARITY? IT’S ALL IN THE BLEND

James Cropper’s Richard Burnett explains why expert blending of upcycled and virgin fibre is the key to connecting the three cornerstones of modern papermaking. The feverish focus on sustainability in the paper and packaging world is no secret. Neit...

18-08-2021 Hits:267 Bio packaging

Zume Partners with Solenis to Open Up PFA-Free Molded Fiber Packaging and Manufacturing Playbook to Global Food and CPG Brands

Zume Partners with Solenis to Open Up PFA-Free Molded Fiber Packaging and Manufacturing Playbook to Global Food and CPG Brands

In an unprecedented move, the companies are open-sourcing the recipe and playbook to encourage all brands to leverage the breakthrough in their manufacturing processes. Zume, the sustainability solutions company creating economically viable substit...

16-08-2021 Hits:250 Bio packaging

Lucart chooses Kӧrber integrated solutions to guarantee quality and performance even in packaging

Lucart chooses Kӧrber integrated solutions to guarantee quality and performance even in packaging

Efficiency and performance also in the creation of packaging: this is what Lucart is looking for. Lucart is one of the leading companies in the tissue products sector and has been pursuing sustainability objectives for many years, starting from recyc...

05-08-2021 Hits:255 Bio packaging

Metsä Board’s simulation and testing services help develop secure pharma packaging

Metsä Board’s simulation and testing services help develop secure pharma packaging

Ensuring that vaccine vials and their potentially life-changing contents remain safe, sterile and identifiable throughout their tightly controlled supply chain is no easy task, and taking risks is not an option. With the new extended 360 Service offe...

03-06-2021 Hits:323 Bio packaging

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

SWAPP® with BillerudKorsnäs to sustainable packaging

SWAPP® to paper packaging for a sustainable future! SWAPP® with an extra P for paper is a range of fibre-based packaging materials from BillerudKorsnäs to enable transition from plastic to paper and meet new consumer demands through better sustainabi...

02-06-2021 Hits:308 Bio packaging

Construction of Metsä Spring and Valmet’s demo plant for 3D fibre products progressing

Construction of Metsä Spring and Valmet’s demo plant for 3D fibre products progressing

Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet are building a demo plant in Äänekoski. The plant will manufacture new 3D fibre products for food packaging and other purposes. The demo plant reached its full height on 23 March 2021 wit...

23-03-2021 Hits:286 Bio packaging

Advances in cellulose-based food packaging material move to testing phase of industrial production

Advances in cellulose-based food packaging material move to testing phase of industrial production

VTT is testing Thermocell plastic film made of cellulose and fatty acids in the production of food packaging in cooperation with Arla Foods, Paulig, and Wipak. Thermocell plastic material, which is made from renewable components, is to be used in the...

17-02-2021 Hits:316 Bio packaging

Fully recyclable paper bag supports Italian rice producer meet their sustainability goals

Fully recyclable paper bag supports Italian rice producer meet their sustainability goals

Mondi, a leading global packaging and paper manufacturer, and Fiorini International, a leading Italian packaging converter, have developed Italy’s first 100% recyclable paper rice bag for Italian rice producer Riseria Vignola Giovanni. Made of Mondi ...

05-01-2021 Hits:444 Bio packaging

Stora Enso and Tingstad launch unique formed fiber food service bowls to replace plastics

Stora Enso and Tingstad launch unique formed fiber food service bowls to replace plastics

Stora Enso is introducing its new eco-friendly take-away bowls for food service packaging, PureFiber™ by Stora Enso. The products are free from plastic and PFAS and are designed to help customers replace plastic on-the-go food packaging. The bowls ar...

18-12-2020 Hits:432 Bio packaging

first naturally biodegradable plastic packaging alternative containing graphene

first naturally biodegradable plastic packaging alternative containing graphene

UK biotech company Toraphene is preparing to unveil the world's first truly biodegradable, compostable and commercially viable alternative to plastic packaging. The company has developed a new material, also called Toraphene, that uses biopolymers t...

26-11-2020 Hits:337 Bio packaging

Walki’s PET-free solution for ovenable trays helps companies comply with EU directives

Walki’s PET-free solution for ovenable trays helps companies comply with EU directives

EU is expected to revise the 1994 Packaging Directive to require all plastic packaging to be reusable or recyclable by 2030. The implementation of the Single Use Plastic Directive will ban materials like styrofoam containers. Several EU countries are...

12-11-2020 Hits:500 Bio packaging

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Cybersecurity at the highest level

Cybersecurity at the highest level

OPTIMA collaborates with LANCOM Systems to develop a novel VPN solution for machines The Optima Group from Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, has joined forces with cybersecurity specialist LANCOM Systems to develop a new type of VPN solution for machines a...

08-11-2021 Hits:174 Equipment

Rockwell Automation Expands Kinetix 5100 Servo Drive and TLP Motor Pairing to 480V

Rockwell Automation Expands Kinetix 5100 Servo Drive and TLP Motor Pairing to 480V

The Rockwell Automation Kinetix 5100 servo drive and Kinetix TLP servo motor standalone motion solution is now available in 480V for use in a wider range of OEM applications for packaging, converting, print and web, machine and assembly, and&nbs...

07-01-2021 Hits:396 Equipment

ANTALIS TO OFFER ENTRY LEVEL AIR CUSHIONING MACHINE

ANTALIS TO OFFER ENTRY LEVEL AIR CUSHIONING MACHINE

The Master’In Air Cushioning Machine (A-200 AC) is a compact and cost-effective solution for ecommerce/online shops and small to medium sized businesses looking to improve their packing process and keep up with demand levels. The machine produces cu...

27-10-2020 Hits:444 Equipment

How to integrate an automatic flexo printing machine with other systems

How to integrate an automatic flexo printing machine with other systems

Having an automatic flexo printing machine on your production line is a significant step towards obtaining a superior quality product with the highest possible efficiency. In addition, we have the possibility to integrate this printing machine with o...

23-09-2020 Hits:445 Equipment

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