NORTHEIM, Germany, Dec. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Thimm has produced two innovative sales-promoting displays for the big games developer and publisher Ubisoft. In electronics and games retailers two pallet displays are promoting the sales of video games and the ever more popular merchandising items in the gaming sector.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 9, 2019 (Press Release) -PankaMax will be produced with all fiber layers hard sized from beginning of December 2019 onwards.
This means that the Cobb 30 min values are maximum 90 g/m2.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -Stora Enso and Sulapac are launching a renewable and biodegradable straw to combat the global problem of plastic waste. The straw has strong usability and works just like a traditional straw. The new straws are available to brands and consumers looking for more eco-friendly solutions.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -Stjärnägg AB in Sweden is switching from plastic to paperboard in their egg packaging to reduce plastic for environmental reasons. The company supplies fresh eggs from about seventy certified farmers to shops and restaurants across the country and wanted to get rid of unnecessary plastic. The new packaging solution is fully renewable and recyclable.Read more
ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, Nov. 25, 2019 (Press Release) -The packaging design "Zoe & Zazu" by Model AG is this year’s winner of the German Design Award in the category "Excellent Product Design – Retail". The jury bestows this award on extraordinary packaging designs for retail.
The German Design Award is one of the most acclaimed design competitions worldwide and is growing constantly every year. This year over 5.000 entries were submitted, for the jury to assess.
OAKLAND, CA, Dec. 6, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -In a 50-year career where his company grew from three people to one today that generates multi-billion-dollars per year in revenue, Jack Schwarz of Schwarz Partners was honored with the third RISI Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Containerboard Conference (ICC) in Miami Beach on Nov. 14.
The two previous winners were industry icon Roger Stone and Jim Porter, a top WestRock executive today.Read more
BRUSSELS, Dec. 5, 2019 (PPI Europe) -The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has raised concerns over the potential health risks posed by food contact materials (FCMs) made of melamine-formaldehyde resin (MFH). These include re-useable to-go coffee cups and tableware made with bamboo fibers.
In a position paper released earlier this week, the BfR warns consumers against using this tableware with hot liquids. “The reason is that at higher temperatures, hazardous melamine and formaldehyde can migrate from the material into food,” the BfR said.Read more