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
NEWARK, NJ, Sept. 11, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Keystone Folding Box Co., a designer and cGMP manufacturer of paperboard packaging solutions, has developed a modified, customizable version of its Ecoslide-RX prescription blister package to address the nation's ongoing opioid epidemic. The updated Ecoslide-RX package is designed to limit dosages in an effort to curb overdoses while providing added benefits for safe dispensing.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Sept. 11, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Evergreen Packaging, a leader in paperboard manufacturing, today announced that Johanna Companies is the first customer to utilize its innovative SmartPak Cartons for their Tree Ripe product line. SmartPak Cartons feature a sleek design that is not only easier for consumers of all ages to handle, but also optimizes space on retail shelves, allowing retailers to stock more products across each shelf. Tree Ripe juices in new SmartPak cartons hit stores earlier this month.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 11, 2018 (Press Release) -Packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has launched the ‘Smurfit Kappa Better Planet Packaging’ initiative to open the future of sustainable packaging.
Launched at its European Management Conference in Berlin last week, the new initiative builds on the company’s expertise in packaging, innovation and sustainability.
‘Smurfit Kappa Better Planet Packaging’ is a multi-faceted initiative comprising futuristic product design, extensive research and development and collaboration with existing and new partners.Read more
NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Boxed Wholesale, an e-commerce company that sells bulk grocery items, has partnered with TemperPack Technologies to develop and test environmentally-friendly thermal packaging to keep its chocolates from melting while in transit to customers during the summer months.Read more