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US’ Novolex invests $10 million in Indiana recycling expansion

13th Sep 2022

United States-headquartered Novolex, a leader in packaging choice, innovation and sustainability, has announced that it is investing $10 million to expand capacity to recycle plastic bags and other polyethylene film at its recycling facility in North Vernon, Indiana. This plant is one of two world-class film recycling facilities operated by the company.

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Germany’s Freudenberg to launch reusable packaging at Fachpack 2022

26th Aug 2022

Freudenberg Performance Materials (Freudenberg) will present its sustainable Evolon product range for reusable technical packaging for highly-sensitive parts at Fachpack 2022 in Nuremberg, Germany from September 27-29. The microfilament textiles offer improved surface protection for moulded plastic parts, painted parts, and so-called class A parts.

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Germany’s BASF & four companies join hands for PET recycling

22nd Jun 2022

Multilayer packaging based on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) can have a bright and sustainable future. This is the message of the strategic partnership of four leading technology companies, including Germany’s BASF, whose closed-loop recycling model is sparking new discussions on the role PET-based multilayer will play in tomorrow’s packaging...

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Denmark’s Tentoma launches new XL power packaging machine

24th Feb 2022

Tentoma, Denmark’s leader in sealed nonwoven roll packaging, has launched an XL Power packaging machine that enables sealed packaging of up to 19-meter-long nonwoven rolls. For the packaging of shorter rolls, XL Power can stretch film for even more products per packaging cycle, which increases the packaging speed. The XL Power replaces an orbital...

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Origin Materials to invest $750 mn in new manufacturing facility in US

22nd Feb 2022

Gov. John Bel Edwards and Origin Materials, a carbon-negative materials company committed to leading the global transition to sustainable materials, have announced that the company plans an investment of at least $750 million to develop a biomass manufacturing facility in Ascension Parish that will result in 1,057 new direct and indirect jobs.

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Ireland’s Resonate Testing gets ISTA certification for packaging

4th Feb 2022

Ireland’s Resonate Testing has become the first company in Northern Ireland to secure certification from the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA), which recognises the facility as a certified testing laboratory for transport packaging. Resonate Testing is a new commercial test house for organisations in need of high-quality testing.

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US’ Sappi named 2021 SEAL sustainable product award winner

28th Jan 2022

Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and pulp based in the US, has been named a 2021 SEAL sustainable product award winner for its Ultracast Viva casting and release paper. Ultracast Viva was also selected by the International Design Awards Jury for an honourable mention for textile design.

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Austria’s Borealis & Reclay join hands for plastic recycling

24th Jan 2022

Borealis, a leading provider of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions based in Austria, and the Reclay group, international experts in environmental and material recovery management, have announced that they have joined forces to satisfy increasing market demand for the supply of recyclate material for use in high-end plastic applications.

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US’ Madi Solutions & KE Enterprises to develop biodegradable packaging

12th Jan 2022

US’ Madi Solutions has joined hands with KE Enterprises for manufacturing of biodegradable and compostable packaging fabric. Within the eco-friendly packaging landscape, compostable or biodegradable packaging has been increasing in prominence. Madi has custom designed green-friendly packaging solutions in beverage, food, grocery, and other industries.

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