Materials

  • Europe’s first polystyrene advanced recycling pilot plant

    Nov 29, 2021
    Ineos Styrolution, one of the leaders in styrenics, has recently confirmed its decision to invest into a pilot plant for advanced recycling of polystyrene. With regard to that, it is possible to observe that this material is largely used in the packaging industry, indeed it can be found in several applications for food such as meat and semi-liquid food such as yogurt.
  • Dedicated to the responsible consumer

    Nov 16, 2021
    As a child of our times, the issue of sustainability has also entered by force into the shopping bag of Italians who, on supermarket shelves, want to find not only products but also packaging that can be identified as eco-friendly. Contital’s many solutions are largely made of recycled raw materials.
  • From Research to the Shelf - November 2021

    In The winners of the “Best Packaging 2021. The Packaging of the Future” contest were announced on 19 October during the Re-Economy Summit, a livestreamed event organised by Il Sole 24 Ore.
  • An odour-eliminating food packaging system

    Aroma+ is an innovative food packaging system patented by Siad that maintains the desired aromatic profile of a protective atmosphere while enhancing the product’s flavour and eliminating undesirable volatile compounds.
  • Refill for shampoo, 100% PP or PE

    New eco-refill format with low environmental impact (developed by Arcade Beauty) for Elvive Color Vive shampoo by L’Oréal.
  • Re Place is sustainable, versatile and visually appealing

    Lumson, a leader in the field of primary packaging for skincare and make-up, is presenting Re Place, a new glass jar with refillable inner cup. The innovative refill solution is designed to be easily removable and replaceable and offers an effective response to market demands.
  • Environmentally-proof security seal for beauty products

    From the collaboration between Pusterla 1880 and IGB - companies from Lombardy with an international outlook that share a similarity in terms of territory and values - comes a line of boxes with an anti-counterfeiting and anti-shoplifting seal, designed and patented for luxury perfumery and the beauty world in general.
  • High barrier recyclable food packaging, 100% PE

    Ticinoplast’s commitment to the development of sustainable packaging solutions - recyclable and mono-material - continues in partnership with different players in the supply chain: from resin producers to converters and packaging machine manufacturers.
  • A new project to close the plastic recycling loop

    Dow, HP, Reifenhäuser, Cadel Deinking and Karlville have joined forces in a project focusing on close-loop recycling of digitally printed PE-based barrier pouches. The first phase has been concluded with the development of initial prototypes.
  • Best Packaging 2021, a journey through values and projects

    I 10 valori della Carta Etica del Packaging hanno preso vita nelle soluzioni dei 27 finalisti del contest Best Packaging 2021; e con la presentazione dei primi Ambasciatori, la Fondazione fa dialogare l’ideale con il reale.
  • From Research to the Shelf - September 2021

    Monthly showcase of packaging solutions to communicate, protect and distribute commonly used products.

    Yoga: Brik for vending
    L'Oréal: Refill for shampoo, 100% PP or PE
    Valfrutta: Prize for “anti-waste” recipes
  • COMPETEK, one-stop supplier

    From the synergy between PET Engineering and COMEP comes COMPETEK-Sustainable Packaging Solutions, a new international player in the supply of complete services to food, beverage and homecare producers.
  • From Research to the Shelf - July/August 2021

    Monthly showcase of packaging solutions to communicate, protect and distribute commonly used products.

    COOP water in 100% R-PET bottles - COOP
    Mutti: Industry 4.0 with augmented reality - Mutti
    Award to Nature Fresh - Fabbri Group
  • From Research to the Shelf - June 2021

    Monthly showcase of packaging solutions to communicate, protect and distribute commonly used products.
    Microplastic-free cosmetics jars - Quadpack
    New BOPP film with improved thermal resistance - Innovia Films
    Recyclable multilayer for vacuum-packed rice - Goglio
  • TotalMono PET top and bottom film

    Sustainable and recyclable monomaterial film for the production of food trays. Innovation and sustainability according to AMB, an international company that presents itself as a unique interlocutor in the packaging field.