NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2019 (PRNewswire) -The NextGen Consortium, convened by Closed Loop Partners, announced today the winners of the NextGen Cup Challenge - an open-sourced, global innovation challenge to redesign the fiber to-go cup and create a widely recyclable and/or compostable cup.
After a rigorous four-month review process by an esteemed group of judges including NextGen Consortium business leaders, as well as experts in recycling, composting and packaging, the Challenge narrowed the nearly 500 submissions from over 50 countries down to 12 winners.Read more
LUND, Sweden, Feb. 27, 2019 (Press Release) -AR Packaging is first on the market to present a gas tight pressed board tray packaging for chilled foods as a replacement of plastic trays. The Group’s combined expertise in barrier materials and pressed board tray production has enabled an efficient solution well suited for giving a shelf life of at least 18 days.Read more
DEESIDE, UK, Feb. 26, 2019 (Press Release) -Deeside based Iceland has launched a trial giving customers the option of buying loose fresh fruit and vegetables at a cheaper price than plastic-packaged products in a greengrocer style aisle.
The trial has been launched today at Iceland’s Food Warehouse concept store in North Liverpool and will see 35 product lines sold loose and another 27 switched to plastic-free packaging alternatives.Read more
ORLANDO, FL, Feb. 25, 2019 (Business Wire) -Resolving the e-commerce industry’s need for high-volume, custom-sized box output, Packsize today announced the commercial availability of the X7 Automated Right-sized Packaging System. The X7 meets the high-capacity packaging demands for single or consolidated stackable product orders by achieving order process optimization through advanced packaging automation.Read more
BRUSSELS, Feb. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -Graphic Packaging International, a leading provider of paper-based packaging solutions for food, beverage, foodservice and other consumer products, will unveil new sustainable carton packaging, alongside a cooking solutions showcase, at Packaging Innovations 2019.Read more
CHESHAM, UK , Feb. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -BalloonGrip is the world’s first cardboard engineered balloon holder, designed to secure and distribute air inflated latex balloons for giveaways and promotions.
Answering the urgent need for an alternative to plastic balloon sticks, the fully patented* BalloonGrip is made from sustainable raw materials which are fully biodegradable. Easily assembled for high volume balloon giveaways and suitable for both children and adults, the BalloonGrip is currently available in colourful party colours, or a natural wood effect.Read more
HELSINKI, Feb. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -In 2015, Valio was the first company in the world to start using plant-based cartons and announced a lofty goal: by the end of 2018, all of its gable top milk, sour milk, cream and yoghurt cartons sold in Finland will be fully plant-based. We have now achieved this goal, and these cartons are currently being made of fully plant-based materials. Next, Valio intends to expand the use of plant-based packaging in other products.
Plant-based packages reduce our carbon footprintRead more
YAVNE, Israel, Feb. 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Highcon will be exhibiting for the first time at the CCE International show in Munich, 12-14 March, 2019. At the Highcon booth, #146, Hall B6 visitors will be able to see a wide array of samples showcasing the capabilities of the Highcon digital cutting and creasing technology, including customer jobs made on the Highcon Euclid IIIC.
With the introduction of the Highcon Euclid IIIC last year Highcon has seen growing interest in the use of digital technology for the efficient production of corrugated boxes and displays.Read more