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Dow partners with P&G China for air capsule e-commerce packaging

23rd Jun 2023

Dow and P&G China have collaborated to develop an air capsule e-commerce packaging solution aimed at reducing excessive packaging and promoting recyclability. The packaging design provides product protection, consumer convenience, and tamper-free opening. Dow's ELITE AT high-performance PE resins enable the creation of an all-PE mono material...

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Israel’s Shemesh Automation launches BuckIT TKS25

23rd Jun 2023

Shemesh Automation has launched BuckIT TKS25, an automated turnkey packaging line for buckets. The line offers high throughput, versatility for various bucket specifications, and customisation for jumbo nonwoven wet wipes. It provides a one-stop-shop solution with design, manufacturing, installation, training, and support services all in one place.

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Joa partners with PulPac on North American Dry Molded Fibre Line

2nd May 2023

PulPac has announced its partnership with Curt G. Joa, a custom machine manufacturing company, to expand its capabilities and meet the growing demand for sustainable packaging in North America. Joa will provide PulPac with its Dry Molded Fibre production platform, called 'PulPac Modula', which has been customised for the United States market.

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Finland’s Ahlstrom’s Cristal transparent papers get SAFER designation

31st Mar 2023

Finland-headquartered Ahlstrom has announced that its Cristal transparent packaging papers have met ChemFORWARD's SAFER programme's rigorous evaluation of human and environmental criteria for safer alternatives. This announcement comes as brand owners are seeking more eco-friendly packaging solutions that meet both packaging and consumer demands.

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US’ Berry Global cuts down Scope 1 & 2 GHG emissions by 21% in 2022

24th Mar 2023

Packaging manufacturer Berry Global Group has achieved a 21 per cent reduction in operational GHG emissions in 2022. The company has also increased its purchase of post-consumer recycled plastic by 28 per cent and circular plastic by 21 per cent. Additionally, 79 per cent of its fast-moving consumer products are now reusable, recyclable, and/or...

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US’ Domtar to sell Dryden Mill to First Quality

3rd Mar 2023

US’ Domtar, a part of the Paper Excellence group, and First Quality, have entered into an agreement to sell Domtar’s Dryden pulp mill to First Quality. The Dryden transaction, to close in the third quarter, is subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of regulatory approvals and the closing of the Resolute Forest Products transaction.

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Germany’s Freudenberg unveils new Evolon ESD packaging textiles

20th Feb 2023

Germany’s Freudenberg Performance Materials is widening its range of technical packaging textiles. The new Evolon ESD collection protects automotive and industrial parts with electronic components from electrostatic discharge. This includes trim lines, dashboards, mirrors, steering wheels, etc. Evolon ESD also prevents scratching of sensitive surfaces.

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US’ Berry names Anastasia Matthews as VP, global diversity & inclusion

18th Feb 2023

US’ Berry, manufacturers of innovative packaging and engineered products, has appointed Anastasia Matthews as vice president – global diversity and inclusion/corporate human resources. In her new role, Matthews is leading Berry’s executive D&I council and D&I global workgroup in the development and execution of an updated diversity and inclusion...

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Germany’s Voith acquires Swedish start-up Yangi

30th Jan 2023

Germany’s Voith has acquired shares in the sustainability start-up Yangi, headquartered in Varberg, Sweden. Yangi’s ground-breaking technology emerges from ten years of R&D within its sister company, The Loop Factory, which focuses on the megatrends of sustainability and circular economy. Yangi manufactures next-generation fibre-based solutions.

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