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LATEST NEWS Sanofi CHC joins Blister Pack Collective PA Consulting, the company bringing ingenuity to life, and PulPac, the Swedish packaging solutions company behind Dry Molded Fiber, announce that Sanofis Consumer Healthcare (CHC) has joined the Blister Pack Collective. Sanofi CHC first announced that it joined PA and PulPacs Bottle Collective back in April 2023.The Blister Pack Collective brings together pharma, consumer Read More LATEST PRESS RELEASES IBG Acquired by Fremman Capital from Former Shareholder, Albéa Group Transaction marks new chapter in the future development of IBG, enabling the company to accelerate growth and enhance capabilities.Paris, France IBG (Innovative Beauty Group), a leading global beauty solutions provider, has been acquired by Fremman Capital, a prominent European private equity firm. The strategic acquisition begins a new chapter for IBG, as the company departs from its previous sh Read More
LATEST NEWS TAPPI Trade Show Highlights Growing Embrace of Sustainable Corrugated Packaging Solutions The recent TAPPI trade show showcased the industry's increasing commitment to sustainable corrugated packaging solutions. Attendees witnessed a strong focus on eco-friendly practices and innovative approaches to meet growing environmental demands. Various companies displayed advancements in corrugated packaging, highlighting the industry's dedication to reducing its environmental footprint.Sustain Read More Aeropowder secures £150K investment for feather-based thermal packaging West London materials innovation startup Aeropowder has secured a 150,000 investment from British Design Fund.The company is launching thermal packaging made from surplus feathers as a sustainable alternative to single-use plastics and other harmful materials. The packaging is designed for use in the life sciences industry and cold chain logistics.Traditionally, plastic materials, such as expanded Read More Inspiring Visit: Sandeep Kumar Goyal Brightens EMA with His Presence and Insights
LATEST NEWS Crafty woman makes free gift-tags out of old food packaging and they look stunning When it comes to gift tags, there are two main schools of thought: on one end you have those who finish their Christmas present shopping by the end of November who obviously also have made sure to buy specially matching gift tags.At the other end of the spectrum, there are the less organised amongst us - those who simply cut strips of flimsy wrapping paper from the sheet as a panic-stricken last-m Read More SYROS DUO BROWN, THE UNCOATED CARTONBOARD MADE FROM 100% RECYCLED FIBERS Drawing on its extensive experience, RDM Group, the European leading producer of recycled cartonboard, has introduced Syros Duo Brown, made with 100% recycled fibers, natural-looking cartonboard, with the resilience needed for high-speed printing and folding.No bleeding or cracking. And its quality is consistent and stable, making it ideal as a replacement for plastic packaging, for folders a Read More Startup set to revolutionize consumer goods with plastic packaging alternative — here's what it's made of
LATEST NEWS PET WINE BOTTLE MADE BY ALPLA CUTS CARBON EMISSIONS BY UP TO 50 PER CENT WINE BOTTLE WEIGHS ONLY 50 GRAMSThe global packaging specialist ALPLA has added a PET wine bottle to its product range. The 0.75-litre bottle weighs just 50 grams around eight times less than the alternative made of glass. The first white wine bottles belonging to the Wegenstein winery recently went into circulation in the Austrian wine market, making them part of the Europe-wide bottle Read More Wella Releases Sustainable Welloxon Perfect Professional Color Developer The Wella Company has introduced a redesigned and more sustainable version of its Welloxon Perfect salon color developer. This new product line was sustainably designed, from packaging, to formula, and transportation. The new bottle design features an innovative multi-layer molding technology that replaces virgin plastic with up to 70% of post-consumer recycled plastic. The bottle is also des Read More Flexible food packaging sector collaborates to create new snack packaging
LATEST NEWS DS Smith launches “Customer Innovation Hub” in Madrid to facilitate collaboration with customers and develop sustainable fibre-based packaging solutions The state-of-the-art technology and the synergies established in the centre will provide the opportunity for customers and visitors to explore and share sustainable packaging solutions in an interactive environment. The learning experience will allow for flexible exploration around sustainable and circular ready packaging for brands and manufacturers in the Iberian region and with a focus on a var Read More Dr. Pfleger Arzneimittel GmbH Launches Recyclable Pastille Blister Dr. Pfleger Arzneimittel GmbH is a Germany-based healthcare company that has operated for nearly 80 years with the motto that people are what counts.They manufacture, develop, and distribute more than 60 medicinal products and medical devices in the fields of urology, dermatology, and gynecology, as well as home care medication for pain, hoarseness, and hair health.In March 2021, Dr. Pfleger Read More Flexi-Hex packaging minimises the risk of breakages
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LATEST NEWS Accelerating Plastic Tray Prototyping through 3D Printing Various companies, including packaging suppliers, are increasingly utilizing the flexibility of 3D printing to explore new opportunities for themselves and their clients. Harpak-ULMA, for instance, now offers a nationwide 3D printing service tailored specifically for thermoform tray package prototyping. This service allows customers to easily, swiftly, and affordably customize their tray designs t Read More Cocofloss Strives for Sustainable Smiles Of the more than 700 species of bacteria mingling in your mouth, some are helpful while others can harm dental and gum health. For Dr. Chrystle Cu, co-creator of Cocofloss, flossing isand always has beena non-negotiable. Also non-negotiable for Dr. Cu is her commitment to running a sustainable business.After years of working in the field of dentistry, she grew saddened and frustrated by her inabil Read More Berry Creates Unique rPET Bottle for New Sustainable Luxury Brand NEUE Water has been consciously conceived for todays modern, on-the-go lifestyle. As well as its recycled content, the unique ergonomic flat shape of the bottle enables it to fit easily into pockets, bags and seatback storage in planes and trains. Equally important, the bottles sturdy construction makes it suitable for refilling for multiple use, and it can be recycled at its end of life.Berrys te
LATEST NEWS Chocolates Valor, the Spanish chocolatier, has opted to utilize Sonoco's GreenCan® solution for a portion of its packaging. Chocolates Valor, a prominent Spanish chocolate manufacturer, has effectively transitioned a portion of its cocoa product packaging to Sonoco's recyclable GREENCAN solution.Established in 1881, this family-run enterprise boasts an extensive network of chocolate shops and produces over 22,900 tonnes of chocolate annually. Specializing in high-cocoa percentage chocolate bars, sugar-free chocolate, s Read More Lumson’s aluminium airless packaging TAL now available in a recycled version TAL, the airless system with pouch technology in a lightweight aluminium container launched by Lumson in 2021, is making a return in an even environmental-friendly version.Post-consumer recycled (PCR) aluminiumAt Luxe Pack New York last week, Lumson has unveiled a new version of TAL made from post-consumer recycled aluminium (PCR).Given that aluminium is already a sus Read More PepsiCo introduces paper outer bags for Snack A Jacks multipacks
LATEST NEWS UFlex sources solar power for its packaging films plant UFlex has entered into a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Amplus Phoenix to source renewable power under a group captive power policy. The plant will provide solar power to UFlexs packaging films manufacturing plant in Dharwad, Karnataka.  In line with UFlex's goal of being net zero by 2035, or earlier, this move will strategically reduce UFlexs carbon emissions by approximately Read More Zespri's new pillbox-shaped case will ensure you never forget your fruit Called The Fruit Pillbox, the packaging comes with seven compartments labelled from Monday to Sunday with a Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit in each compartment.Crafted from recyclable material and vegetable-based ink, the packaging aims to combat Singapores forgetfulness to include fruit in their daily consumption habits.In fact, over 50% of Singaporeans do not eat fruits daily and have cited forgetfulne Read More Coveris launches recyclable MonoFlex Thermoform film packaging The film packaging solution offers a sustainable alternative to the non-recyclable materials currently used for thermoforming packaging in food sectors.Coveris MonoFlex Thermoform films deliver a recyclable solution by utilising high-performance monomaterials. This facilitates the transition from non-recyclable, mixed-material thermoforming substrates, resulting in a reduction in carbon footprint.
LATEST NEWS Dunnet Bay Distillery launches new bottle for Holy Grass Vodka The new design, which has been created by Pocket Rocket Creative, Holy Grass Vodka is now packaged in a premium glass bottle, sprayed with colour to create a greater stand out on shelf.The label, which features a fresh font, has been designed to reinforce the hand crafted nature and provenance of the spirit.The bottle also now includes a QR code linking to the brand story and recommended serve.Eac Read More PODS FOR THE PLANET TIPA and ATI craft compostable, bio-based coffee capsules lids Conscious consumers are making a switch to compostable coffee capsules but brands are struggling to develop an effective eco-friendly lid that complies with all qualitative aspects. TIPA and ATIs compostable lid, combines between TIPAs breakthrough high barrier film and ATIs patent protected system to support consisted flow and enhanced taste experience.Pre-brewing options with a capsule is what t Read More Collaboration allows Pregis to design foam packaging with recycled PE