IGGESUND, Sweden, Sept. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Sometimes people who work with food packaging feel tied down by all the regulations and standards that exist to guarantee safety. However, the regulations for packaging medical technology (“medtech”) products are equally complex. These products must be manufactured in a sterile environment and then transported all the way into an operating room without risking contamination. Otherwise, people’s very lives could be in danger.Read more
UETERSEN, Germany, Sept. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Feldmuehle GmbH will present its diverse product portfolio in the area of packaging solutions at the European packaging industry trade fair FachPack. Particular attention will be given to the trend towards high-white visual appearances as well as the functional surfaces of packaging papers. Besides kraftliner, SBS board and label papers, the company is highlighting its flexible packaging papers.Read more
EMERYVILLE, CA , Sept. 17, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Premier Protein – a line of shakes, powders, bars and Clear drinks known for their delicious taste and best-in-class nutritionals – has announced the launch of new Earth First packaging for its ready-to-drink shakes. Premier Protein shakes now feature FSC®-certified Tetra Pak cartons and a re-sealable plant-based cap derived from sugarcane. The decision to change its packaging represents the brand's ongoing commitment to reduce its environmental footprint and introduce more sustainable packaging for its consumers.Read more
GILBERT, AZ, Sept. 17, 2018 (Local News) -It's a movement we're seeing across the country, and now, we're seeing it here in the Valley -- eliminating plastic.
Sustainable technology manufacturer,Footprintin Gilbert, designs and develops what they call the "next generation" for packaging and supply solutions.
"We focus a lot on biodegradability, decomposability, and recyclability," Jeff Bassett said. "Those three metrics... to create something that's better for the planet."Read more
SUNDSVALL, Sweden, Sept. 14, 2018 (Press Release) -The innovation concerns a sizing additive that SCA has developed to improve the production of water resistant, hydrophobic, paper. The additive can be produced in a green sustainable manner.
The new sizing additive can completely replace the addition of commercial sizing agents in the paper production. The resulting paper exhibit improved water resistance and UV-light stability.
Since the depolymerized lignin can be produced from byproducts from a pulp mill the resulting sizing additive is sustainable and cost effective.Read more
ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, has extended its Connected Packaging suite through a strategic partnership between its Multi-Packaging Solutions business and A+Be, a spin-off technology business of the Stevanato Group.Read more
PARIS and STOCKHOLM, Sept. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -The carbon footprint of paper cement sacks is 2.5 times smaller than the carbon footprint of form-fill-seal (FFS) polyethylene cement sacks. This is the outcome of a comparative study by the Swedish research institute RISE on behalf of the European Paper Sack Research Group (ESG), a collaboration between CEPI Eurokraft and EUROSAC. It also concludes that the paper cement sack is more climate-friendly and energy efficient. An infographic captures the most important findings.Read more
TORONTO, ON, Sept. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) and its North American strategic partner Charta Global, will showcase their extensive array of packaging products including food grade, compostable, specialty and consumer retail products at Pack Expo 2018 October 14 – 17 at the McCormick Place in Chicago. APP will be stationed at Booth N-5360, Containers & Materials Pavilion.Read more