HELSINKI, June 4, 2018 (Press Release) -Fazer and Sulapac have begun collaborating, with the aim of researching, developing and testing plastic-free, biodegradable packaging solutions for foodstuffs. The cooperation started in May. It supports Fazer's strategy and objective of becoming a responsible, modern food company that seeks to reduce the use of plastic with the help of new technologies. Fazer will start by launching a confectionery gift box for Christmas 2018 that uses a Sulapac solution.Read more
HELSINKI, June 4, 2018 (Press Release) -Stora Enso now offers a new 370 g/m2 basis weight as part of its Performa Brilliance carton board range. The new, higher grammage is intended for high-quality folding cartons and graphical products such as calendars, cards and displays.Read more
CINCINNATI, June 1, 2018 (Local News) -One of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of paper products, packaging, chemicals and building supplies has invested $25 million into downtown Cincinnati to bring a new digital print service to the market.
Georgia-Pacific LLC, an Atlanta-based Koch Industries subsidiary, recently launched Hummingbird – a digital pre-print service for corrugated package printing – in the Queen City. The operation has already created 35 new jobs in Cincinnati's urban core and could hire up to six more employees within the next 18 months.Read more
BARCELONA, June 1, 2018 (Press Release) -An inspiring design printed on Creaset Bags 120 g/m2 by Fiorini International.
One of the main European manufacturers of shopping bags and packaging accessories, Fiorini International, has produced a new bag for Lecta's one-side coated paper Creaset Bags range, introduced at the Packaging Première fair, an exclusive event devoted to luxury packaging held in Milan from May 15 to May 17.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, May 31, 2018 (Press Release) -A trial version of a renewable fiber based ready meal packaging will be tested with consumers in the UK starting end May. Huhtamaki is part of a three-party consortium developing an alternative to existing plastic ready meal trays.Read more
BRUSSELS, May 31, 2018 (PPI Europe) -The Vienna-based paper, cartonboard and packaging producer Pulp Mill Holding is planning to produce recycled containerboard (RCCM) in southern Russia. Currently, a search for a suitable site for the project is in progress.
The company’s investment advisor Vladimir Krupchak said that the company is considering the acquisition of a used 200,000-250,000 tonne/yr line or the installation of a new 300,000-350,000 tonne/yr machine.Read more
KOTKA, Finland , May 30, 2018 (Press Release) -ISLA® Duo cupstock is Kotkamills' solution to an ever-growing problem. It does not contain any plastics or waxes that are harmful for the environment or health. Easy recycling makes ISLA® Duo cups an integral part of the circular economy and makes sure that the valuable wood fibre can be reused.Read more
HELSINKI, May 18, 2018 (Press Release) -“Fruit Glasses” by Viktoriia Schmidt and Arthur Schmidt, Germany, has won the 1st prize in the professional category of the Stora Enso Recreate Packaging 2018 design competition. In the student category, the winner of the 1st prize is “MonsterFruits” by Marcus Zieboll and Tino Buschhorn, Stuttgart Media University, Germany.Read more