DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 20, 2020 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has announced its strategy to expand its paper sack business in the Americas in a $36 million investment.
As part of the investment, a new cutting-edge Windmöller production line that will increase the company’s sack production by 100 million additional units per year will begin operating in 2021 in Palmira, Colombia. A similar project at Smurfit Kappa’s paper sack plant in the Dominican Republic was recently successfully undertaken.Read more
CINCINNATI, Feb. 18, 2020 (Business Wire) -ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging today announced that it will build a Collaboration & Innovation Center (CIC) at its manufacturing facility near Rochester N.Y. The CIC will play an important role in accelerating ProAmpac’s product development, application testing and analytical capabilities, the company said.Read more
HELSINKI, Feb. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -Stora Enso is expanding its range of renewable packaging materials by introducing new dispersion barrier materials for paper cups and food packaging. The new barrier solution responds to market demands for eco-friendly, renewable and recyclable packaging materials to replace plastics in food service applications.Read more
HARTSVILLE, SC, Feb. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -Sonoco, one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has again been listed on the third annual Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the United States list. This year marks the second time Sonoco has been included on the prestigious list.Read more
When the Koehler Paper Group presented the first packaging made of the innovative Koehler NexPlus Seal barrier paper at the FachPack trade fair in September 2019, the new production line 8 was on the verge of being commissioned. Now the Black Forest-based family company has taken a giant leap forward.Read more
KENDAL, UK, Feb. 14, 2020 (Press Release) -Maison Ruinart, the very first champagne house founded 290 years ago, has proudly announced at VINEXPO PARIS 2020, a long-term project to reimagine the packaging for its R, R vintage, Rosé and Blanc de Blancs cuvées. Representing more than two years of R&D, the new cases will replace the Maison’s existing champagne boxes. Set to revolutionize the gift-box and cases market, the packaging is eco-designed, uses zero plastic and is 100% recyclable.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -The impressive e-commerce packages of the clothing brand Billebeino receive positive customer feedback and respond to the growing demands for sustainability. Digitally printed packaging made by Adara Pakkaus Oy, and printed onto Metsä Board’s white kraftliner, changes prints according to the collection's theme. Digital printing allows for variable printed patterns while optimising order quantities. The high brightness of the kraftliner gives stunning colour reproduction.Read more