HELSINKI, March 14, 2018 (Press Release) -UPM is committed to creating value from sustainable bioinnovations. In addition to renewable diesel, the UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery produces renewable naphtha - an excellent raw material for bioplastics. It can be transformed into renewable resins needed to create bioplastics, e.g. for the packaging industry.Read more
DENTON, TX, March 8, 2018 (Press Release) -Americans are recycling their food and beverage cartons more than ever and continue to look to brands to actively help drive the recycling of their products’ packages, according to a new survey by the Carton Council of North America.
The national survey of more than 6,900 U.S. adults showed that 61 percent of respondents report they always recycle their food and beverage cartons, up 11 percent from when the survey was last conducted two years ago.Read more
OSLO, Norway, Aug. 23, 2017 (Press Release) -The collaboration between Elopak and Stora Enso has resulted in the launch of the first gable top carton made from natural brown unbleached paperboard, creating the Naturally Pure-Pak® carton with a highly distinctive, natural look and feel.Read more
NORTHWICH, UK, Aug. 15, 2017 (Press Release) -In 2007 a bring bank collection system was launched for beverage cartons as the first stage of a strategy to increase recycling in the UK.
When the initiative began just 10% of UK local authorities collected beverage cartons for recycling. By mid-2007 a further 65% were using the bring-bank system, with the remaining 25% sending cartons to landfill or energy from waste.Read more
CHESTER, UK, July 20, 2017 (Press Release) -Figures released by the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE ) UK today show that the proportion of UK local authorities collecting beverage cartons for recycling from kerbside has hit 66%.Read more
TOKYO, June 23, 2017 (Press Release) -Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo: President: Fumio Manoshiro; "Nippon Paper Industries," hereafter) concluded a licensing agreement with Elopak AS (Headquarters: Oslo, Norway; CEO: Niels Petter Wright; "Elopak," hereafter) on June 8, 2017, and agreed that Nippon Paper Industries would produce and sell the Pure-Pak Diamond and Pure-Pak Diamond Curve chilled liquid packaging cartons.Read more
OSLO, Norway, April 4, 2017 (Press Release) -One of Germany’s leading dairies, Schwarzwaldmilch GmbH, has launched Pure-Pak Sense cartons with the new Wave corner panel across a wide range of its milk products. The new cartons were introduced in December 2016 following rigorous testing and research by Schwarzwaldmilch to find a package with the ‘best handling’ and ‘best brand fit’.Read more
OSLO, Norway, April 4, 2017 (Press Release) -Nalchikskiy Milk Factory, the leading dairy in the Kabardino-Balkaria republic of Russia, has re-launched its premium Chaban line in Pure-Pak Sense cartons – a first for the Russian market – and its milk line, Novaya Derevnya in Pure-Pak Diamond cartons with the Curve corner panel.
Both new packages for the Russian dairy were launched onto the market in December 2016 following a major equipment upgrade at its plant, which was supported by its packaging partner, Elopak.Read more