LONDON, Oct. 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Retailer reduces its use of plastic packaging, saving 12 tonnes of plastic each year through grape punnet switch
The employee-owned supermarket, Waitrose & Partners, wanted to reduce the unnecessary use of plastic packaging to help meet a company-wide pledge on packaging sustainability. To provide an innovative and sustainable solution for its Duchy Organic grape punnet, the supermarket turned to fruit supplier Primafruit and leading packaging company DS Smith to begin a collaborative packaging design process.Read more
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -MEPCO, the Middle East’s largest containerboard and paperboard manufacturer, announced today that it obtained the ISEGA certification for its product MEPWHITE (White-Top Liner). By certifying MEPwhite; MEPCO has an ISEGA-certified full range of containerboard products. MEPCO’s certified product list include MEPflute, MEPliner, MEPkraft, MEPdual, MEPchem, and recently, MEPwhite. Having a certified full range of products boasts MEPCO brand quality as well as widens its customer base and product applications.Read more
LONDON, Oct. 4, 2019 (Press Release) -Online wine retailer Laithwaites wanted to improve the protection performance of its packaging while also eradicating plastic from its portfolio. The company turned to packaging experts DS Smith to ensure these ambitious targets were realised.
To enhance the protection that Laithwaites’ packaging provides to its fragile glass bottles, DS Smith started by undertaking an audit of the company’s supply chain and the journey the product takes to the consumer.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box, the global expert in comprehensive Bag-in-Box and PouchUp packaging solutions, has installed a new triple head automatic filling line for bulk wine supply chain specialist SkanVin in Denmark.
Smurfit Kappa and SkanVin have been in partnership since SkanVin entered the Bag-inBox market with the packaging leader providing boxes, Bag-in-Box solutions and taps.Read more
LONDON, Oct. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Farmers Boy, (Morrisons manufacturing), were looking to re-launch their Best Bacon product improving its Retail Ready Packaging (RRP) solution to attract shoppers in store. DS Smith was the perfect partner to help do this.Read more
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Oct. 2, 2019 (Press Release) -Portuguese food and beverage company Sumol+Compal has launched its premium brand Compal in Tetra Pak’s sleek, fresh new Tetra Stelo Aseptic 1000 Edge with Bio-based WingCap 30.Read more
TOKYO, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -Oji Container Co., Ltd. (president: Yutaka Fushino; head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo), a subsidiary of Oji Holdings Corporation (president: Masatoshi Kaku; head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo), today announces that it will sell Vario558, a new packaging system (an automatic sealing machine with adjustable height manufactured by OPITZ Packaging Systems GmbH) to the mail-order logistics center of a major retail manufacturer.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, Oct. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -JSC "Yarpaper" selected Toscotec for a major rebuild of its paper machine at Yaroslavl mill, northeast of Moscow, Russia. PM1 has a wire sheet width of 2,830 mm, produces test liner and fluting in the range of 100 to 150 gsm, using 100% waste paper.
Toscotec will supply the approach flow system, including screens, fan pumps, TT Headbox-H fitted with dilution control system and a newly designed Fourdrinier make up. The sheet path in the press section will be optimized, including the sheet transfer to the dryer section.Read more