LAUTERBACH, Germany, June 22, 2018 (Press Release) -On June 14, POPAI's expert jury recognized the past year’s most creative POS and packaging solutions across Germany, Austria and Switzerland at its annual award ceremony in Frankfurt. POPAI (Point of Purchase Advertising International) sees itself as a platform for Marketing at Retail excellence, and has been awarding prizes for outstanding POS solutions for more than five decades.
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HELSINKI, June 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Stora Enso and Sulapac have signed a joint development agreement to combat the global problem of plastic waste by accelerating the use of fully renewable, recyclable and biodegradable materials in packaging.
Through the joint development agreement, Stora Enso will licence Sulapac’s materials and technology, and begin the development of fully renewable caps and closures for liquid packages. Other areas for joint development work include food packages and packages for consumer electronics.Read more
LINNICH, Germany , June 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Inner Mongolia Mengniu Dairy Group in China has chosen SIG’s innovative combismile package to complement its new ‘Zhenguoli’ long-life yoghurt with coconut chips and berry jams, targeted at young and mobile consumers who require a convenient on-the-go option to match their busy lifestyles.Read more
MALMO, Sweden, June 21, 2018 (Press Release) -When the Volvo Ocean Race starts its eleventh and final stretch on 21 June, everyone is invited to a big sailing event in Gothenburg. The competition has become famous for being one of the leading sail racing contests that takes place around the world, but also for its focus on the question of plastic pollution in our oceans. Among other things, different summits are held on this topic at each stop of the race.Read more
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, June 21, 2018 (Press Release) -Earlier today Ilim Group Chairman Zakhar Smushkin and Irkutsk Oblast Governor Sergey Levchenko took part in the official launch of the integrated investment project Big Ust-Ilimsk at Ilim's Mill in Ust-Ilimsk.Read more
SHANGHAI, June 20, 2018 (PRNewswire) -China's packaging industry has been growing at a rapid and stable pace over the recent years, thanks to the country's growing economy and increasing middle class with higher purchasing power. Today, China has already become one of the world's largest processing and packaging markets, with fast-growing rates in segments, such as food & beverage processing, paper packaging, flexible packaging, and rigid plastics packaging.Read more
IGGESUND, Sweden, June 21, 2018 (Press Release) -A number of global companies have replaced or are doing trials to replace the material in their gift cards – from plastic to paperboard. Sweden’s largest cinema chain, SF Bio, has taken the plunge and is now replacing all its cards.
“When our card supplier, Megacard, suggested we could make our gift cards from paperboard and thereby drastically reduce their environmental impact, it was self-evident to us to switch,” explains Anna Marcusson, product manager for gift cards at SF Bio.Read more
COVENTRY, UK, June 20, 2018 (Press Release) -Kite Packaging have introduced their new, cost-effective paper mailing sack range which offers an environmentally alternative to traditional polythene mailing sacks.Read more
SAO PAULO, June 19, 2018 (Press Release) -Between June 20 and 22, Klabin will participate in the 25th Hortitec, Brazil’s largest technical fair targeted at the farm produce sector, to be held in Holambra in the interior region of São Paulo state. Along with EcoKraft, the company will showcase its recyclable corrugated board packaging for the farm produce segment.Read more