Materials

  • Pillow: turning point for MR (Mass Retail)

    Feb 07, 2023
    With MR increasingly sensitive to the demand for sustainability from both consumers and the legislator, new ways of using paper have created room for growth.
  • Functional paper with barrier effect

    Feb 06, 2023
    Mondi extends its range of medium, high and very high barrier paper-based packaging, ensuring excellent product protection and, at the same time, supporting users in their efforts towards more sustainable packaging solutions.
  • Beyond the border beauty

    Feb 02, 2023
    Mimitika, the young French brand known for its suncreams, enters the skincare market working together with Bormioli, which has provided the packaging for the Skin Juice Collection, four lines of serums based on natural active ingredients.
  • Sustainable solventless adhesive against raw materials shortage

    Feb 01, 2023
    An Italian multinational operating all over the world and specialising in the production of specialty chemicals since 1962, Coim has transformed the current scarcity of raw materials caused by the pandemic into an opportunity, enhancing the sustainability of its portfolio of formulas for the production of packaging aimed at the food and pharma industries.
  • 4.5 million tea bags a year saved from going to landfill

    Jan 24, 2023
    Waitrose has recently announced it is the first UK supermarket to sell certified own brand home compostable tea bags which are now accredited with a TUV OK compost certification. As a consequence, tea bags can be placed directly into a home compost bin or heap.
  • A future guided by plant-based packaging?

    Jan 23, 2023
    Palsgaard, a Danish company which produces plant-based emulsifiers and polymer additives for the global food, packaging and plastics industries, presented its most recent novelties at K 2022 in Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • Less CO2 emissions

    Jan 09, 2023
    The packaging and recycling specialist Alpla has realised a carbon-optimised prototype solution as a showcase for future products with its innovative Canupak beauty care packaging.
  • Printing inks and PTFE

    Dec 21, 2022
    New and stricter regulations on the use of certain chemicals can pose significant operational challenges for industry. In printing inks, the use of PTFE is being impacted by new PFOA regulations in Europe as well as Japan and the United States.
  • Sustainable packaging for fresh produce

    Dec 14, 2022
    Basf and StePac, Israeli company specialized in functional packaging for fresh produce, have joined forces to create the next generation of sustainable packaging specifically for the fresh produce sector.
  • Exclusive gadget for Mapei customers

    Dec 05, 2022
    The Mapei group - one of the world's major producers of chemicals for the building industry has asked Smurfit Kappa Italia - a multinational company manufacturer of paper-based packaging - to create a special gadget to promote the new Mapestone GR-ECO mortar unveiled at Marmomac, the marble and natural stone exhibition held in Verona from 27 to 30 September 2022.
  • Expansionist aims

    Nov 16, 2022
    Unitechem, Chinese producer of light stabilizers, exhibited its novelties at K 2022 (Düsseldorf, October 19-26)
  • A bottle easily recognizable

    Nov 07, 2022
    How to combine the quality of a handcrafted product with the most current demands in terms of sustainability? From this common reflection between Verallia Italia and 32 Via dei Birrai comes the desire to make the renewed bottle of 32 Via dei Birrai a communicating object, not only for the values of the brand but also for the environmental commitment.
  • Artfully and cheerfully ennobled

    Oct 11, 2022
    If, for some, chocolate is a devouring passion, for Venchi it means giving moments of joy and celebration, but above all the experience of a true made in Italy.
  • Plastic circularity guaranteed by “Reload”

    Oct 11, 2022
    Aliplast’s project is a guarantee brand that tells the story of the quality of recycled plastic: polymers and films that are the result of completely circular processes, following a model that provides for the collection of waste directly from the company and the return of the same regenerated product.
  • Compostable film

    Oct 07, 2022
    Now, global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has introduced a new alternative home-compostable C-Cling.
  • Recyclable refills for the cosmetic industry

    Oct 03, 2022
    Quadpack, a Spanish company which produces packaging for the cosmetic industry, has recently launched Regula Refill, a recyclable, refillable, monomaterial and easy to use jar which is part of Regula family, a range of jars and airless products.

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