CHICAGO, IL, June 8, 2018 (PRNewswire) -BillerudKorsnäs, a sustainability leader in the global packaging industry and provider of packaging solutions, is encouraging action against ocean litter in a series of just-announced U.S. events, in theme with this year's World Oceans Day. The Swedish company has outlined an ambitious mission to challenge conventional packaging and bring more sustainable practices to the industry.Read more
SAO PAULO, June 5, 2018 (Press Release) -Klabin is one of the exhibitors at the 44th Expocitros and the 40th Citriculture Week, organized simultaneously by the Sylvio Moreira Citriculture Center until June 8, in Cordeirópolis in the interior region of São Paulo. The company is showcasing its recyclable corrugated board packaging solutions for the agricultural produce segment, especially citrus fruits.Read more
CHICAGO, June 6, 2018 (Business Wire) -E-commerce retailers are embracing ship-from-store as a viable method to fulfill and distribute online orders from their stores rather than a distribution center. Outfitting a fully equipped shipping room at the retail storefront with the necessary materials to pick, pack and ship is now possible with the iQ3™ custom box-making machine from Packsize.Read more
COLOGNE, Germany, June 5, 2018 (Press Release) -With a new, scientifically well-founded assessment method, companies from retail and industry can now find out how well packaging can be recycled. The system was developed by Cologne-based environmental service provider Interseroh together with the bifa environmental institute (bifa Umweltinstitut) and was finally reviewed by the experts of the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV (Fraunhofer-Institut für Verfahrenstechnik und Verpackung IVV).Read more
BRACKNELL, UK, June 5, 2018 (Press Release) -Waitrose is cutting plastic by introducing punnets made using tomato vines for some of its tomatoes.
The punnets - which combine dried vines with recycled cardboard - will be used for the supermarket’s Duchy Organic tomatoes. The environmentally-friendly packaging puts the by-product of tomatoes to good use as the vine and leaves would otherwise be wasted.Read more
KIRCHHEIM, Germany, June 5, 2018 (Press Release) -With an expanding market and the “best business in years,” Lithographic Industries, a privately-owned, third generation packaging printer located in Broadview, IL, chose to invest in its business by adding a new KBA-Iberica Optima 106 die cutter after thoroughly investigating what was competitively offered in the marketplace. The firm, which is known for its high-quality blister card printing in combination gang runs, has always remained a bit under the radar in its one-story facility on a quiet street in this suburb of Chicago.Read more
LONDON, June 4, 2018 (Press Release) -Concerned about the environmental pollution created by construction materials, Bat’IPac, a French Construction Company, looked into the development of a sustainable solution made of corrugated cardboard and plastic.
The final product, made in collaboration with DS Smith, consists of various layers of corrugated cardboard surrounded by twin-wall polypropylene plastics sheets which provides thermal insulation and make boards flame retardant and water resistant.Read more
SHELBY, OH , June 4, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Carton Service CSi, LLC is pleased to announce a new service – the production of gable-top cartons with a see-through window. According to Company President Reid Lederer, "Our customers have been looking for this innovation for a while. And now thanks to a patent pending process, we can deliver on their request. We know that consumers want to see the contents of their packaged retail products – these new packages make that possible."Read more