JAKARTA, April 10, 2019 (Press Release) -Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) continues to expand its portfolio to meet the environmentally conscious goals and demands of consumers with the newest addition to the Foopak suite of products: the new Bio Container for takeaway food. Constructed with folding boxboard (FBB), the box offers a fully biodegradable and compostable solution for takeaway containers, trays and other direct food contact items. The highly durable paper stock capable of breaking down naturally in 12 weeks makes the boxboard an ideal alternative to commonly used plastic boxes.Read more
BRACKNELL, UK , March 28, 2019 (Press Release) -Egg boxes made out of rye grass and recycled paper will be extended to more Waitrose eggs.
The packaging has protected eggs in the Duchy range safely since 2015. From today customers will spot more Waitrose eggs in the environmentally friendly alternative, with the roll out to eight more products. The new boxes will house British Blacktail eggs which are exclusive to Waitrose. All the retailer’s hen eggs are free range.Read more
BRUSSELS, April 9, 2019 (Press Release) -The way packaging is designed has a major impact on its recyclability. Global food and drink packaging leader Huhtamaki launches blueloop, a new range of recyclable flexible packaging made of mono-material PP, PE and paper. Huhtamaki blueloop solutions involve innovative polyolefin structures to pack coffee, snacks, dry food, personal care and other fast-moving consumer products. The range also includes paper-based solutions to replace plastic packaging.Read more
LUND, Sweden, April 9, 2019 (Press Release) -AR Packaging has introduced a gas-tight pressed board tray packaging for chilled foods based on technology developed together with Stora Enso.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -The Helsinki Wholesale Market area launched, in October 2018, an innovation competition aimed at finding new ideas and solutions for the development of services and versatile entrepreneurship. From around 60 entries submitted, the best seven were chosen for a pilot phase. Metsä Board is delighted to announce that one of the selected entries is for its recyclable packaging concept targeted at restaurant takeaway services.Read more
GLENVIEW, IL, March 26, 2019 (Press Release) -Signode Industrial Group, a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in transit, will introduce its StorFast Warehouse Automation technology in line with its industry-leading Octopus Compact 20 TSI automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper to North American manufacturers at ProMat 2019 (April 8-11, Chicago’s McCormick Place, booth# S1641).Read more
GLEN ARM, MD , April 8, 2019 (Press Release) -SUN Automation Group, a global leader in providing innovative solutions to the global corrugated industry, will announce its continued expansion in the Asia-Pacific region and highlight its popular innovations at SinoCorrugated 2019 in Shanghai, China from April 8-11 at Stand N5A15.Read more
LINNICH, Germany , April 4, 2019 (Press Release) -SIG is the first in the industry to enable customers to demonstrate their commitment to responsible aluminium sourcing using the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certification.
Added value through responsible sourcing
From today, SIG will offer the world’s first aseptic carton packs that use foil certified to the ASI standard. This will add value for customers, brands and retailers by promoting responsible sourcing throughout the value chain – from suppliers all the way through to consumers.Read more