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
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