Materials

  • 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.
  • 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.