OAKLAND, CA, June 21, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -International Paper (IP) CEO Mark Sutton said this week that a planned machine conversion project at its Riverdale mill in Selma, AL, will allow North America's largest containerboard and corrugated producer to make unique high-quality boxes that will double as a shipping container and a highly colorful print product that can sell product at a retail store.
Sutton said such a "corrugated package almost becomes a consumer package," during his presentation at the Vertical Research Partners conference this week.Read more
MOSCOW, June 18, 2019 (Press Release) -From 18 to 21 of June 2019, BOBST and VMG Printing Holding will present their latest innovations at RosUpack, the International Industrial Exhibition for the Packaging Industry, taking place in Crocus Expo, Moscow.Read more
OSLO, Norway, June 20, 2019 (Press Release) -Fontsoria drives its strategy for more responsible water packaging forward with the launch of its Agua enCaja Mejor brand in Pure-Pak cartons with plant-based renewable polymers from sugar cane.
Aiming to reduce the environmental impact of water packaging, Fontsoria launched Agua enCaja Mejor, meaning "Water in a Box is Better" in 2017. The product was a new approach for water packaging in Spain, and the company has seen sales more than double with products now sold through food service and specialized channels with key customers.Read more
HELSINKI, June 19, 2019 (Press Release) -According to a survey commissioned by Stora Enso and Valio, more than half of Finnish youths say that they prefer cartonboard packaging over plastic packaging when choosing food products. The renewability of the packaging material is important especially for those young people who are most concerned about climate change.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, June 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has won three awards for innovative and sustainable packaging solutions at the 2019 WorldStar Awards.
The first product was for a life-saving dialysis kit. ‘Not a Drop Wasted’ is a secure but easily opened pack with rounded corners to protect the 5-litre bags of dialysis solution inside.Read more
LONDON, June 17, 2019 (Press Release) -DS Smith's factory in Portugal, specialised in displays for point of sales, received a PAPIES 2019 award last June 5th.
The award-winning equipment, in the category of displays for point of sales, was a cardboard island, consisting of a modular structure, integrating real ropes as a true stand- out feature. This eye catching and attractive solution, structurally developed for Unilever FIMA, provided great prominence to the Tresemmé brand.Read more
DENVER, June 17, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Footprint, a leader in manufacturing environmentally friendly packaging solutions, is introducing a plastic-free, fiber-based six-pack ring for beverage cans. These eco-friendly, biodegradable rings are now being tested on a selection of Colorado Native beers. Colorado Native is the first brand to test Footprint's fully compostable and recyclable six-pack ring solution. Colorado Native is brewed by AC Golden, an incubator brewery within Coors Brewing Company that is charged with developing and nurturing small above premium malt beverages.Read more
MONTREAL, June 17, 2019 (Press Release) -Rayonier Advanced Materials paperboard division is pleased to announce the launch of their new Folding Grade Kallima box™.
Customers of Kallima® coated paperboard will continue to benefit from the strength and versatility they've come to expect from Kallima® commercial printing grades, but with a new product option that delivers a foldable, printable, boxable solution for all their packaging, cartons, POP displays and other projects.Read more