DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has come out top in two categories at the prestigious Estrella del Sur Awards in Argentina.
The packaging leader’s innovative bulk tray for blueberries triumphed in both the ‘Food’ and ‘Sustainable Packaging’ categories. The tray, which is automatically assembled, eliminates the need for plastic and is made entirely from recycled cardboard.Read more
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands , Nov. 30, 2018 (Press Release) -As part of Smurfit Kappa’s mid-term development plan, the Roermond mill will undergo a major rebuild of the wet-end of its PM1, a 260 kT capacity machine, in January 2019.
This rebuild is focused on the extension of the product portfolio towards light grades and high specification papers.
It finalizes a 3-year comprehensive plan to reconstruct PM1 to world class standards of quality and efficiency to further support our final customers need for high quality packaging solutions.Read more
HANOVER PARK, IL, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -The Onset X3, a full-bed wide format UV inkjet flatbed printer provides more opportunities at Southern Carton, a family owned and operated third generation solutions company specializing in packaging, based in Lewisburg, Tennessee.Read more
LONDON, Nov. 29, 2018 (Press Release) -Two DS Smith Tecnicarton solutions have been awarded in the V edition of the Inspirational Packaging Awards (IPA Awards). It is a 5-wave foldable export solution and ESD-treated trays for products with electronic components that have been awarded in the category of Technological Innovation.Read more
CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2018 (Business Wire) -Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, is launching a paper testing facility at its existing site in Chicago. The new lab will offer the full scope of testing services to standards set by the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), further expanding the Company’s extensive package testing services in the United States, including ISTA transit testing and regulatory consulting.Read more
BARCELONA, Nov. 26, 2018 (Press Release) -SAICA PACK Barcelona’s pack was selected as 2018 European Finalist for the Frozen and Chilled Foods category in the European Carton Excellence Awards, promoted by ECMA and ProCarton.
The awards highlight the latest innovations from the European cartonboard and carton industry.
The selected design is 100% recycled and recyclable basket. The box was designed for our client “Divino Marmande” manufactured for Cualín, a leading vegetables grower from Almería.Read more
SPIKKESTAD, Norway, Nov. 28, 2018 (Press Release) -Zumosol in Spain has re-launched its organic juices in 1 litre aseptic Pure-Pak Sense cartons with Natural Brown Board from Elopak. In a switch from plastic packaging, the premium juice manufacturer found the new more natural and sustainable cartons a perfect fit for its organic portfolio.Read more
NEWPORT BEACH, CA, Nov. 27, 2018 (Press Release) -As global demand for increased recycling rates and plastic reduction in single use packaging continues to grow, US-based restaurants and coffeehouses are doing their part for the environment by adopting the reCUP recyclable paper cup and other recyclable paperboard foodservice products, made with EarthCoating barrier coating. The most recent are Muscle Maker Grill with 40 locations, and Pie-Not with two locations.Read more