LONDON,(Press Release) - McDonald's has achieved a key milestone in its journey to source 100% sustainable packaging in Europe
McDonald's has announced that as of October 2015, all centrally-sourced packaging* that is distributed across its 38 European markets** is chain-of-custody certified, with wood fibre coming from recycled sources or forests certified to one of two globally recognized standards for responsible forest management: Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standard or a Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) national standard.Read more
While cities like Washington, New York, San Francisco and even Minneapolis are pushing to ban plastic foam products, Coon Rapids is embracing these hard-to-recycle items and giving them a new life.Read more
WRIGHTSTOWN, WI, Nov. 7, 2014 (Marketwired) -cei (Coating Excellence International), a market leading U.S. flexible packaging and technical products company, today announced that it has entered into a technology agreement with Teruel Incorporated of Brazil. Under the agreement, cei and Teruel will share technology capabilities.Read more
CHICAGO-U.S. packaging machinery shipments increased by 6 percent to $7.9 billion, in 2013, reports PMMI. A rise in retail-ready packaging (RRP) is changing the role of secondary packaging. PMMI released the findings of its 2014 State of the Industry: Packaging Machinery Shipments Study (SOTI) and 2014 Secondary Packaging market research study.
PMMI member packaging machinery manufacturers provided data for their 2012 and 2013 shipments for this study; total U.S. packaging machinery shipment estimates also incorporated projected non-member shipments.Read more
RESTON, VA, Nov. 3, 2014 (Press Release) -PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, will bring the latest packaging and processing solutions to the East Coast, with the debut of the newest event in its PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, PACK EXPO East (Feb. 16–18, 2015; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia). The new show brings PACK EXPO — and the innovation, educational resources and networking opportunities it’s known for — to the North East in the region’s only event for processing and packaging technologies across industries.Read more