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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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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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US’ Glatfelter & ALPLA group to launch sustainable packaging solutions

3rd Jan 2022

Glatfelter, US-based supplier of engineered materials, and joint venture (JV) partner ALPLA Group, the packaging solutions and recycling specialist, have announced their partnership with Blue Ocean Closures (BOC), a startup based in Sweden, to develop innovative natural fibre-based closures and other moulded packaging products using dry-forming...

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US’ pharma company Aptar joins Nextloopp sustainability project

3rd Dec 2021

Aptar has announced that the company has joined the Nextloopp project. Nextloopp is a multimember project made up of a diverse group of companies with the common goal of creating a circular pathway for post-consumer Polypropylene (PP) packaging. Aptar is a United States-based global manufacturer of consumer dispensing packaging and drug delivery...

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US’ Berry announces goal for 30 per cent circular plastics by 2030

25th Nov 2021

US’ Berry has unveiled its most ambitious sustainable packaging goal to date of around 30 per cent of circular plastics use across its consumer goods packaging by 2030. Circular plastics include recycled and renewable resins like bioplastics. Berry’s global footprint and purchasing scale offer access to the supply of recycled material.

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