October 2018

Amazon invests $10 million in Closed Loop Fund to support recycling infrastructure and increase recycling rates in the US

October 16, 2018 - 13:08
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    SEATTLE, WA, Oct. 16, 2018 (Business Wire) -
  • Company’s investment will divert 1 million tons of recyclable material from landfill into the recycling stream eliminating the equivalent of 2 million metric tons of CO2 by 2028
  • Amazon’s support will provide 3 million households across the U.S. with curbside recycling
  • Initiative adds to Amazon’s waste reduction efforts, including its Frustration-Free Packaging program that has eliminated over 500 million boxes and more than 244,000 tons of packaging materials over the last 10 years

Green Bay Packaging set to break ground for construction of its new 170,000 ft2 complex in Chicago area

October 16, 2018 - 12:19

DOWNERS GROVE, IL, Oct. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Green Bay Packaging (GBP) is set to break ground for the construction of a new 170,000 square foot complex. Downers Grove was chosen as a central location to serve the Chicagoland area and allow for future growth of the business.

Lucart joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundations CE100 network to develop new opportunities and to realise its circular economy ambitions faster

October 16, 2018 - 11:11
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LUCCA, ITALY, Oct. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Lucart is increasingly committed to the circular economy. The Italy-based Group, a leading manufacturer in Europe of tissue paper, airlaid products, and MG paper has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundations CE100 network, a pre-competitive innovation programme established to enable organisations to develop new opportunities and realise their circular economy ambitions faster.

Lucart joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundations CE100 network to develop new opportunities and to realise its circular economy ambitions faster

October 16, 2018 - 11:11
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LUCCA, ITALY, Oct. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Lucart is increasingly committed to the circular economy. The Italy-based Group, a leading manufacturer in Europe of tissue paper, airlaid products, and MG paper has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundations CE100 network, a pre-competitive innovation programme established to enable organisations to develop new opportunities and realise their circular economy ambitions faster.

Mondi provides new paper-based FlexziBox dog food packaging solution to Germany's MERA

October 16, 2018 - 10:38

VIENNA, Austria, Oct. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Mondi recently spun off a new, paper-based line of dog food packaging based on its FlexziBox concept, which until now had been entirely plastics-based.

Longtime Mondi customer MERA Tiernahrung GmbH, a socially minded, mid-sized family company in Kevelaer, Germany, supplies private-label pet food to the German retailer Fressnapf Tiernahrungs GmbH.

Postmark joins Two Sides to promote responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper

October 16, 2018 - 09:54
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CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Postmark, Inc. has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production, use, and sustainability of print and paper.

“We welcome Postmark to the Two Sides network of member companies.  The equipment suppliers to the mail and print sectors are a key part of Two Sides and has been growing year over year.  All parts of the value chain have a vested interest in promoting the sustainability of print and paper,” said Phil Riebel, Two Sides North America President.

Resolute wins Green Company of the Year and Green Product of the Year awards at 2018 Business Intelligence Group Awards

October 16, 2018 - 09:27
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MONTREAL, Oct. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Resolute has earned two 2018 Business Intelligence Group (BIG) Awards for Business: the Green Company of the Year Award and the Green Product of the Year Award, both in the Manufacturing category. The Green Company of the Year Award recognizes our business and sustainability strategies, which are focused on improving the energy efficiency of our operations, producing renewable energy, and reducing waste as well as our reliance on fossil fuels.

Resolute wins Green Company of the Year and Green Product of the Year awards at 2018 Business Intelligence Group Awards

October 16, 2018 - 09:27
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MONTREAL, Oct. 15, 2018 (Press Release) -Resolute has earned two 2018 Business Intelligence Group (BIG) Awards for Business: the Green Company of the Year Award and the Green Product of the Year Award, both in the Manufacturing category. The Green Company of the Year Award recognizes our business and sustainability strategies, which are focused on improving the energy efficiency of our operations, producing renewable energy, and reducing waste as well as our reliance on fossil fuels.

Germany’s rlc packaging receives European Carton Excellence Award 2018 for pharmaceutical packaging design for Berlin-Chemie's Mezym

October 16, 2018 - 05:31

HANOVER, Germany, Oct. 9, 2018 (Press Release) -The two industry associations Pro Carton and ECMA presented the European Carton Excellence Award 2018 to the rlc | packaging group for the pharmaceutical packaging design for Mezym, a medication produced by Berlin-Chemie. With its eye-catching metallic finish and holographic 3D effects, the folding carton for tablet blister packs made a big impression in the “Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals” category.

Model wins ‘presentation of goods’ award for its two display solutions at German Packaging Award during FackPack 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany

October 16, 2018 - 04:39

ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, Oct. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -German Packaging Award confirms that display are in fashion!

To mark one of the major industry events of the year, on 25 September 2018 the German Packaging Institute (dvi) presented the top 40 packaging innovations, including two display solutions by Model, with the German Packaging Award 2018 at the FachPack trade fair.

Switzerland's Archroma introduces new Cartastrength ABL dry strength booster for packaging and tissue papers

October 16, 2018 - 04:28
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REINACH, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the introduction of its new innovation, Cartastrength ABL, a dry strength booster for packaging and tissue papers.

Archroma is committed to introducing innovations especially aimed at making fast-growing sectors - such as packaging and tissue paper - more sustainable. Its innovation efforts focus on increasing performance and sustainability for its customers, both during the manufacturing process and in the end product.

Switzerland's Archroma introduces new Cartastrength ABL dry strength booster for packaging and tissue papers

October 16, 2018 - 04:28
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REINACH, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2018 (Press Release) -Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the introduction of its new innovation, Cartastrength ABL, a dry strength booster for packaging and tissue papers.

Archroma is committed to introducing innovations especially aimed at making fast-growing sectors - such as packaging and tissue paper - more sustainable. Its innovation efforts focus on increasing performance and sustainability for its customers, both during the manufacturing process and in the end product.

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