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
NORTHWICH, UK, Dec. 1, 2016 (Press Release) -According to the ninth annual Proforest* report on the Chain of Custody (CoC) commitment made in 2007 by Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) members – Tetra Pak, Elopak and SIG Combibloc – 100% of wood fibre purchased globally in 2015 was either FSC certified or FSC controlled wood.Read more
OSLO, Norway, Nov. 7, 2016 (Press Release) -Elopak has launched a new package for aseptic products, the Pure-Pak Sense Aseptic carton, with unique design and functional features. Eckes-Granini Finland is the first juice company in Europe to introduce the new Pure-Pak Sense Aseptic carton, with the re-launch this October of its popular Marli Natur juice range.Read more
BRUSSELS, Sept. 28, 2016 (Press Release) -Europe recycled 44% of beverage cartons in 2015, according to industry-wide figures. This corresponds to some 400.000 tonnes, or over 16 billion used beverage cartons recycled, in more than 20 paper mills in Europe. The total recovery rate (recycling and energy recovery) reached 74%.
Annick Carpentier, Director General of ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment, said: “Our sector is committed to supporting and promoting beverage carton recycling, and we are happy to report a continued year-on-year increase.”Read more
OSLO, Norway, June 29, 2016 (Press Release) -Elopak is pleased to announce it is now a CarbonNeutral® company and is also able to exclusively offer CarbonNeutral® packaging to its customers. With this, Elopak is fulfilling its vision of carbon neutrality, in line with its ambitious environmental strategy; Future Proofed Packaging.Read more
CHESTER, UK, June 10, 2016 (Press Release) -The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK, has welcomed the release of a draft report from Simona Bonafè the European Parliament’s lead MEP on the Circular Economy, recommending waste legislation aimed at boosting the use of renewable materials.
The report contains proposals to encourage the use of bio-based packaging, recommending legislative action requiring Member States to take measures such as ‘improving market conditions’ and ‘reviewing existing legislation hampering’ bio-based packaging.Read more
OSLO, Norway, May 13, 2016 (Press Release) -Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Fumio Manoshiro); entered on 01. March 2016 a license agreement with Elopak AS Norway for the introduction of Pure-Pak® carton shapes into the Japanese market.Read more
DENTON, TX, April 6, 2016 (Business Wire) -Good news! Americans still believe recycling is important and positively impacts the environment. These were the findings of a national survey that included nearly 2,500 U.S. adults, conducted for the Carton Council of North America. It showed that 90 percent of respondents believe recycling is important and people should do what they can to try and recycle.Read more