BRUSSELS, Belgium, Dec. 18, 2019 (Fastmarkets RISI) -French cardboard packaging maker Fellmann Cartonnages has acquired two Speedmaster XL 106 LPL presses for its production facility in Guebwiller, in north-eastern France.
It is the third time Fellmann Cartonnages has chosen the Heidelberg brand to update the machinery fleet at its Guebwiller site and is part of its plans to raise output. Fellmann Cartonagges processes about 50,000 tonnes/yr of cardboard, producing 10 million packaging products per day, according local news outlet Emballages Magazine.Read more
MONROE, NH, Dec. 17, 2019 (PRNewswire) -In an effort to further reduce the environmental impacts of its packaging and inspire consumers to adopt new behaviors to lessen their carbon footprint, Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs, the country's leading organic egg brand and a Certified B Corp., today announces the industry's first reusable egg carton. Currently in pilot at Co-Op Food Stores in New Hampshire and Vermont, the brand has seen a strong response to the program to date, with same-store sales growing weekly and numerous positive consumer messages.Read more
NORTHEIM, Germany, Dec. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Cartonara, the packaging and value-added accessories specialist, is now offering customisable shipping packaging in a Christmas-inspired design in its online shop. As well as the option of creating a shipping box with a personal greeting for the recipient, the box also includes another surprise: When scanning the printed QR code with a mobile phone, Christmas songs are played.Read more
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland, Dec. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -Tokyo-based 50-50 joint venture DNP • SIG Combibloc Co., Ltd has announced that pioneering dairy manufacturer Moriyama is the first customer in Japan to run commercial production using SIG filling technology and the first to offer premium ready-to-drink (RTD) products in SIG carton packs locally filled in Japan.Read more
PORCARI, Italy , Dec. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -Sofidel continues to pursue its commitment to more sustainable packaging with its main European brands (including Regina) – once again at the forefront to reduce the use of conventional plastic in consumer product packaging.Read more
OYONNAX, France, Dec. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -The contest for innovation in spirits packaging organized during VS Pack exhibition in Cognac has awarded the no-foil metallization technology Gloss&Green developed by Duran Dogan.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Dec. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa and the Wings for Aid Foundation joined forces to create an innovative packaging solution that facilitates the delivery of emergency supplies into hard-to-reach areas.
The pack, which won the 2019 TIACA Air Cargo Sustainability Award, can be dropped from a plane without any damage to the contents. This was proven in prototype tests during which a pack of 30 eggs, a notoriously fragile product, remained intact following a drop from 100 metres.Read more
STOCKHOLM, Sweden and PARIS, France , Dec. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -A recent study found that paper sacks and form-fill-seal (FFS) polyethylene sacks provided equivalent protection for cement when stored for 18 months under the same conditions. The study was conducted by the Norwegian research organisation SINTEF on behalf of the European Paper Sack Research Group (ESG), a collaboration between CEPI Eurokraft and EUROSAC.Read more