STOCKHOLM, Feb. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Hygiene and health company Essity is a founding partner of AI Innovation of Sweden, a center for research into artificial intelligence (AI) and innovation that opens today in Gothenburg. Partnering with academia, the public sector and industry, AI Innovation of Sweden’s mission is to bring Sweden to the forefront of AI.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Valmet introduces the completely redesigned Valmet Fiber Furnish Analyzer, which takes advantage of Valmet's extensive field experience and new technology. Valmet Fiber Furnish Analyzer provides fast and precise online measurement of key fiber and furnish properties for paper, board and tissue makers.Read more
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Jan. 30, 2019 (Press Release) -Selection of technology startups for Ilim Group, organized by the corporate accelerator GenerationS by RVC, is completed. The short list includes 33 teams from Russia, Canada, the USA, Georgia, Finland, Sweden, and other countries, 13 of which have presented their development projects to Ilim Group top management in St. Petersburg.
The expert panel included Ilim Group executives in charge of strategic development, finance, operations, capital projects, and packaging business.Read more
SEOUL, Jan. 27, 2019 (Press Release) -Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced today that the company will start taking steps this year to replace plastic packaging materials with paper and other environmentally sustainable elements.
From the first half of 2019, the packaging used currently for Samsung’s products and accessories – ranging from mobile phones and tablets to home appliances – will be substituted with environmentally sustainable materials like recycled/bio-based plastics and paper.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 23, 2019 (Press Release) -In the future, it will be possible to control a paper machine, for example, on the basis of its carbon footprint. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing a software tool for on-line life cycle assessment that offers information to the operators of production equipment or an entire plant concerning the impacts of operational procedures on product-based environmental loading.Read more
ALEXANDRIA, VA, Jan. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -In 2008, ICPF installed a CAD table and design software at Millersville University (MU) to introduce a packaging design program for Millersville University’s graphic design students within the university’s Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology.Read more
POOLE, UK, Jan. 9, 2019 (Press Release) -On Friday, 18th January 2019, the Lush shop on 10 Market Street, Manchester will open its doors again after a renovation into the first plastic packaging-free cosmetics shop in the country.
With awareness of plastic pollution at an all time high, Lush’s newest Naked shop will host an abundance of innovative and plastic packaging-free alternatives to your favourite cosmetics - from the classics, such as solid shampoo bars and soaps, to new naked skincare innovations.Read more
NORTHEIM, Germany, Jan. 4, 2019 (Press Release) -To mark the product launch of new Meray mueslis, Thimm developed a display that uses an invisible code to open up new channels for communicating with customers. These digital watermarks in printed images are positioning Fresh Nuts with its brand Meray as one of Europe's leaders in ethnic market sales.Read more
KOLKATA, Dec. 12, 2018 (The Hindu Business Line) -Packaging and processing solutions provider Tetra Pak India will provide smart packaging solutions to its clients by introducing dynamic QR codes.
According to Ashutosh Manohar, MD, South Asia Markets, Tetra Pak India, smart packaging technology will embed every pack with a unique identity, and allow interaction between manufacturers, brand owners and consumers throughout the life cycle of the pack.Read more