Materials

  • Protective film for fruits and vegetables

    Feb 25, 2022
    Lidl Switzerland and Empa, the Swiss federal laboratory for materials testing and research, have jointly developed a protective cellulose coating for fruit and vegetables.
  • More cardboard in the pharmaceutical industry

    Feb 18, 2022
    Airnov Healthcare Packaging, one of the global leaders in controlled atmosphere packaging, has recently launched a new packaging made in corrugated and recycled cardboard.
  • Vegan labels

    Feb 09, 2022
    Avery Dennison, an American company specializing in the design and manufacture of labeling and functional materials, has achieved another market first with the launch of a new certified portfolio of vegan labels, which contain no animal-derived components.
  • How to make sustainable packaging attractive

    Feb 02, 2022
    PP mono for Purelay® Pharm blister by Etimex: fully recyclable with best barrier properties. A forward-looking contribution to more sustainability in the packaging industry.
  • New acquisition for Berlin Packaging

    Jan 26, 2022
    Berlin Packaging, a leading hybrid packaging supplier, announced it has completed its acquisition of the Le Parfait business and brands from O-I France.
  • Rotostampa develops Albatross

    Jan 19, 2022
    Albatross is an innovative food tray that is friendly to both products and the environment. It is aseptic, resistant to odours and moisture, lightweight and 100% recyclable.
  • 100% banana food packaging

    Jan 17, 2022
    One of the world-leading agricultural waste fibre technology company, Papyrus Australia has announced that the leased moulded fibre packaging facility in Sharqiah, Egypt has produced a world first 100% banana fibre clam shell moulded product.

  • Triple partnership for pet food packaging

    Jan 13, 2022
    Sabic, a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Mars Petcare, American producer of people and pet food, and Huhtamaki, a Finnish global provider of sustainable packaging solutions have recently announced that their successful collaboration in pet food packaging using certified circular polypropylene (PP)...
  • Microwaveable materials

    Jan 12, 2022
    South Plastic Industry (SPI), a leading Asian manufacturer of thermoformed plastic food packaging, has been striving for years to develop a clear, anti-fogging polypropylene (PP) lid for its microwaveable food packaging.
  • A new green solution to reduce waste

    Dec 13, 2021
    Sufresca, AgriTech start-up, presents easy plug-in business model for its edible coating that extends the life span of fresh produce.

  • Bio-based hot melt adhesives for sustainable packaging

    Dec 02, 2021
    In February this year, Henkel’s Adhesive Technologies division launched Technomelt Supra ECO, a line of bio-based adhesives developed with the goal of promoting innovation and setting a new standard in sustainable packaging.
  • Mixcycling® develops flower-scented bioplastic

    Nov 30, 2021
    The new blends created by Mixcycling®, a spin-off of the Vicenza-based closure company Labrenta founded in February 2020 by Gianni and Amerigo Tagliapietra, originate from the processing of chamomile and lavender fibres.