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Mondi has pledged to increase investment in research and development, and drive deeper collaboration throughout its supply chain to move away from non-renewable and non-recyclable plastic

In the world of packaging, sustainability plays an important role. According to numerous sources packaging produced in Australia is estimated to be $10-10.5 billion, which means around USD300 billion globally. Out of which, the food and beverage sector uses almost around 65-70%.

Spectra are gearing up for another busy show at Packaging Innovations at the end of this month. Staged at the Birmingham NEC and widely regarded as one of the largest and most diverse packaging events in Europe, the two-day show will see an estimated 6,000 attendees and over 300 suppliers exhibiting a wide range of products, services and solutions.

Our second candidate for the Packaging Award-nomination is the Spoony pouch. Spoony is a groundbreaking new concept and their mission is to let kids eat their daily portion of vegetables in a playful and easy manner. With the introduction of Spoony Slurp Soup in a spouted pouch Spoony has found a perfect way to achieve their goals. The unique and convenient pouch makes it very easy and fun for kids to eat their vegetables anywhere, at any time.

Aquafil and Genomatica have announced a multi-year agreement to create sustainable caprolactam, a key ingredient for producing 100 percent sustainable nylon. The collaboration aims to develop a commercially-advantageous bioprocess (Genomatica’s GENO CPL™ process) to make caprolactam using plant-based renewable ingredients, rather than the crude oil-derived materials traditionally used by the nylon industry.

From Amcor CEO Ron Delia: People accomplish great things when they set ambitious goals, and inspire and collaborate with others who share the same determination. Since it started in 1971, the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos has provided vivid examples of the power of commitment and collaboration to bring about change. During WEF was an appropriate time for Amcor to join major brands and retailers and be the first global packaging company in making a shared, determined commitment to address the major challenge of plastics in the environment and protect our planet for tomorrow.

Coca-Cola has announced a pledge to recycle a used bottle or can for every one the company sells by 2030. Calling it a "massive global ambition" the firm admitted its part in littering the environment and a responsibility to tackle the problem. The company, which markets 500 brands of fizzy drink, juices and water, will also work towards making all of its packaging recyclable worldwide. Greenpeace said Coca-Cola should focus on reducing, not recycling, waste.

Shenyang, 27 September 2017... The global plastics specialist Röchling has opened a new plant in China. Röchling Automotive opened the new production site in Shenyang, the largest city in the northeast of the country, at a ceremony attended by numerous guests. “China is a key market for Röchling and remains a focal point for our investments,” said Erwin Doll, CEO of Röchling Automotive, at the opening.

The hand cream package cleverly combines the customary packaging concept for tubes and bottles. The round shape of the tottle – a bottle that sits on its top end – sits comfortably in the palm and resembles a palm stone with its soft-touch finish.

PP28 Closure (development 1 of 2) We have designed two revolutionary PP28 (child resistant) closures that have been developed to offer flexibility within the marketplace. Designed, engineered and strategically optimised to be the lightest PP28 closure of its type.

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