ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, Feb. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -The hexagonal lighthouse display (DABSO SA – Fisherman’s Friend) wins silver at the display Superstar Awards.
For the 25th edition of the display Superstar Awards, the nominees were once again showcased in different ways. In addition to the presentation of the displays on all three days of the 2019 viscom trade fair, all 94 nominated displays were detailed in a yearbook. The awards ceremony for this coveted industry prize took place on 9 January in the Rheingoldsaal at the Rheinterasse in Düsseldorf.Read more
KOTKA, Finland, Feb. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Less plastic. Better future. One cup at a time.
Join the Kotkamills Consumer Boards team at Packaging Innovations 2019, the UK’s premier event for innovative and environmentally sustainable packaging on the 27th and 28th of February at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.
You will find us at stand K42 where we will be showcasing our entire range of innovative barrier board solutions.
The world wants to be less dependent on plastic and Kotkamills is fully committed to that challenge.Read more
NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland , Feb. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -SIG is the first in the industry to offer a market-ready alternative to plastic straws, announcing today that a paper straw solution will be delivered to first customers in the first quarter of 2019.
With growing concern about the environmental impact of plastic straws, the food and beverage industry urgently needs an alternative solution. SIG’s new paper straw offers such a solution.Read more
IPSWICH, UK, Feb. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -Frugalpac – manufacturer of the first fully recyclable coffee cup made from recycled paper – has opened a new manufacturing facility in Wrexham, North Wales, to produce Frugal Cups.
The ‘Frugal Cup’ offers an environmentally-friendly solution for cafes and consumers seeking an alternative to non-recyclable disposable cups.
Investment is bringing the Frugal Cup concept to lifeRead more
RICHMOND, VA, Feb. 12, 2019 (PRNewswire) -TemperPack, a leader in sustainable packaging, and Albertsons Companies are teaming up to divert tens of thousands of pounds of waste from the landfill every year.
The grocer announced today that it is swapping out traditional Styrofoam coolers in its pharmacy shipments in favor of TemperPack's paper-based insulator, ClimaCell. ClimaCell represents a significant breakthrough in packaging technology, allowing companies to protect temperature-sensitive shipments for up to 80 hours while significantly reducing packaging waste.Read more
LUND, Sweden, Feb. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -We are proud to announce that A&R Carton has been awarded with four prizes at The German Design Award 2019 in the category Excellent Communications Design Packaging. The winners are Domino's Chicken Box, Schnitzel Joker Curry Wurst Pommes Kombibox, Tenz – PEEKBOX and Nalle Oat Flakes.
Domino's Chicken BoxRead more
HELSINKI, Feb. 8, 2019 (Press Release) -UPM Raflatac, one of the world’s leading suppliers of self-adhesive label stock, has opened a new slitting and distribution terminal in Johannesburg, South Africa. Operational since December 2018, the new Johannesburg terminal will supply innovative and sustainable paper, film and specials products to label converters in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The grand opening of the new terminal was celebrated on February 7, 2019 with over 100 participants from around South Africa and the neighbouring countries, including customers and local trade media.Read more
LONDON, Feb. 7, 2019 (Press Release) -Attendees can learn about DS Smith’s Greencoat, the 100% recyclable wax alternative box, and see live hourly demonstrations of DS Smith’s mechanical packaging equipment for poultry packaging in booth #B6105.
DS Smith will be exhibiting at the International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, Georgia from February 12 through February 14, where they will be featuring live demonstrations of box-forming machinery and showcasing their revolutionary Greencoat wax-replacement box.Read more
NEWTOWN, CT, Feb. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -The Independent Carton Group (ICG) is pleased to report that, despite continued consolidation in the folding carton industry, business growth among its membership remains strong. This is evidenced by the significant investments that ICG members continue to make in their own operations and the strength of their collective buying power.Read more