NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , March 17, 2020 (Press Release) -Sig's combibloc ecoplus, the world's first and only aluminium-free aseptic carton, has hit the major milestone of 1 billion packs filled.
With the launch of combibloc EcoPlus, SIG disrupted the market by eliminating the need for an aluminium foil barrier layer in aseptic beverage cartons for the first time, significantly reducing environmental impact.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, March 16, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Board is delighted to announce the winner of its international packaging design competition the Better with Less – Design Challenge. ‘Expandable Eco Street Food Ware’ is a smart and ecological solution that addresses the growing demand for street food packaging and to find an alternative to the use of plastic. This year sustainability, and the dual role of packaging, played an especially strong role among the participating designs.Read more
LACHINE, QC, March 12, 2020 (Press Release) -Supremex Inc. (“Supremex” or the “Company”), a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and a growing provider of paper-based packaging solutions, today announced, that it received its second industry leading British Retail Consortium (BRC) Certification after a rigorous audit, in recognition of the compliance of its corrugate box manufacturing facility, in Lachine, Quebec, accomplishing the highest AA grade status.Read more
VIENNA, Austria, March 12, 2020 (Press Release) -The new GC2 virgin fibre quality Excellent Top Strong will replace the existing grade Excellent Top from the German mill Baiersbronn in grammages from 215 gsm to 375 gsm.
Excellent Top Strong is a further development of the established GC2 quality Excellent Top with improved stiffness values, which enables a reduction in weight of approx. 10 % (grammage dependent).Read more
GRAZ, Austria, March 6, 2020 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ will install an OCC line with a design capacity of 870 admt/d at United Pulp and Paper Co., Inc. (UPPC), Calumpit mill, Bulacan, Philippines. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020.Read more
FULDA, Germany , March 5, 2020 (Press Release) -Spirits and wine are the gift classics par excellence. These presents are increasingly ordered via the internet. Attractively wrapped and provided with a greeting card, the bottles go straight to friends, relatives and business partners. With its new packaging solution E-Wrap, DS Smith additionally boosts the joy of unpacking. The innovation for individual orders of spirits, wines, high-quality oils and much more combines both gift and shipping packaging. The all-in-one solution creates a unique unboxing experience for recipients.Read more
NEW YORK, March 3, 2020 (Press Release) -The search for sustainable packaging alternatives for the German market will not go away. Some major supermarket chains have already changed their programmes several times to find the ideal balance between protection and improved environmental performance.Read more
VIENNA, Austria, March 5, 2020 (Press Release) -In a world where sustainability is front of mind, recent research undertaken by leading paper and packaging group, Mondi, sounds a warning bell for excessive packaging.
According to its online survey of over 2,000 people aged 16-75 across the UK conducted by Ipsos MORI, the majority of British consumers say they would switch to a different brand because it uses less packaging than other brands do. Southerners outside of London are the most likely to make the switch, with Londoners, Scots and the Welsh trailing behind.Read more