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Korozo Group Appoints Adam Barnett to Group CEO
05.23.2024

The Board of Korozo Group has announced the appointment of Adam Barnett, former President of the £1.2bn Food Packaging Division of Klöckner Pentaplast (kp), as Group CEO. Adam replaces Filip Lens who led the Group...

Minimalist Packaging: A Focus on Sustainability and Smart Design
05.23.2024

Minimalist packaging—a design approach that focuses on simplicity, functionality, and reduction of excess materials—is not a fleeting trend. It involves using the fewest possible elements to package a product while still effectively protecting and presenting...

EcoVadis Grants Huhtamaki Gold Medal Fourth Year in a Row
05.23.2024

Huhtamaki has received the prestigious Gold Medal from EcoVadis for the fourth consecutive year, placing the company in the top 5% of more than 130,000 rated companies worldwide. The score is based on our performance...

Keypoint Intelligence Exclusively Sponsoring WhatTheyThink’s Industry Data Section
05.22.2024

WhatTheyThink, the leading global media organization serving the printing and publishing industries, announced that Keypoint Intelligence, the global data and market intelligence leader for the digital imaging industry, has partnered with WhatTheyThink as the exclusive...

ProAmpac Recognized as Finalist in the 2024 Environmental Packaging Awards
05.22.2024

ProAmpac, a global leader in flexible packaging and material science, is thrilled to announce its selection as a finalist at the 2024 Environmental Packaging Awards. The Environmental Packaging Awards, now in their second year, celebrate...

Minnesota Legislature Passes Packaging EPR Bill With ‘Shared Responsibility’ Model
05.21.2024

If signed by the governor, Minnesota could soon become the fifth state to enact such a law. Eureka Recycling heralded the outcome, and Ameripen described the legislation as “a fair compromise.” Minnesota’s framework this session...

IPP Enters Exclusive Agency Agreement for Koehler Flexible Packaging Paper in the Benelux
05.17.2024

Koehler Paper, a Koehler Group company, hereby announces that IPP Packaging Materials is the exclusive agency for Koehler Paper flexible packaging paper in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, effective immediately. IPP Packaging Materials is a...

Nfinite Nanotech Closes $6.5 Million Seed Financing to Create Flexible Food Packaging with Nanotechnology
05.17.2024

Nfinite Nanotech, a creator of plastic-alternative nanocoatings, announced the completion of a $6.5 million seed round, led by Collateral Good, with participation from Suzano Ventures as a strategic investor alongside investment from FTW Ventures, MaRS...

Update on the Brazilian Merger Review Process for the Sale of Terphane to Oben Group
05.16.2024

As previously announced, on September 1, 2023, Tredegar Corporation entered into a definitive agreement to sell its flexible packaging films (“Terphane”) business to Oben Group. Completion of the sale is contingent upon the satisfaction...

Dow and Freepoint Eco-Systems Announce Supply Agreement to Transform Plastic Waste Into New Circular Products
05.16.2024

Dow and Freepoint Eco-Systems Supply & Trading LLC announced an agreement for an estimated 65,000 metric tons per year of certified-circular, plastic waste-derived pyrolysis oil to produce new, virgin-grade equivalent plastics in Dow's U.S. Gulf...

Flint Group Designated EcoVadis Category Leader in GHG Management System and Retains Silver Medal for 2024
05.15.2024

Flint Group, a leading global producer of inks and coatings for the printing and packaging industries, has demonstrated its commitment to business-wide sustainability with the retention of its Silver rating from EcoVadis. Significantly, EcoVadis designated...

NatureWorks’ Ingeo PLA Manufacturing Expansion Attracts Record Financing from Krungthai Bank PCL of Thailand
05.15.2024

NatureWorks, a leading manufacturer of polylactic acid (PLA) biopolymers made from renewable resources, announced the historic financial support from Krungthai Bank PCL to optimize the capital structure for the new fully-integrated Ingeo™️ PLA manufacturing facility...

AWAVirtual™ Hosts M&A Executive Forum on the Packaging and Labeling Sector
05.15.2024

Alexander Watson Associates will organize the annual AWAVirtual™ Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Forum 2024 on June 4 for the Packaging & Labeling sector. The Forum brings together C-level executives, private equity firms, investment bankers, and...

Coveris Invests €8m to Upgrade Medical Device Production Lines at German Sites
05.13.2024

The Coveris Group is investing more than €8m to upgrade and expand its medical device production lines at its Rohrdorf and Halle sites in Germany. The high-tech facility in Rohrdorf has been in operation since...

American Packaging Corporation Opens Its Second Digital Packaging Production Unit
05.13.2024

American Packaging Corporation (APC), a leader in flexible packaging, opened a second production unit of digitally printed flexible packaging in its Wisconsin Center of Excellence. For the Wisconsin digital packaging unit, APC invested in best...

Sonoco ISCC PLUS Certification Promotes Flexible Packaging Circularity
05.13.2024

Sonoco Products Company, one of the largest global sustainable packaging companies, is pleased to announce that Sonoco Flexible Packaging has received ISCC PLUS certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification System within their EnviroFlex™...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to New Jersey’s S.208
05.13.2024

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to NJ S.208 which directs the Department of Environmental Protection to establish an extended producer responsibility (EPR) mandate in the State of New Jersey.

FPA Signs Coalition Veto Request Letter for Colorado’s SB 24-150
05.10.2024

The undersigned organizations respectfully request that you veto SB 24-150 for the following reasons. Specifically, this bill: Is scientifically inaccurate; Would arbitrarily limit Colorado’s economic development programs and efforts to bring innovation and high-paying jobs...

Tredegar Reports First Quarter 2024 Results
05.09.2024

Tredegar Corporation reported first quarter financial results for the period ended March 31, 2024. First quarter 2024 net income (loss) was $3.3 million ($0.10 per diluted share) compared to net income (loss) of $(1.0) million...

Wikoff Color Names Jeff Czarnecki as VP
05.09.2024

Wikoff Color Corporation announced the appointment of Jeff Czarnecki as its new VP of strategic marketing and business development. Based at Wikoff Color’s corporate headquarters in Fort Mill, SC, Czarnecki will be responsible for overseeing...

Brook + Whittle Awarded Patent for Light-blocking Shrink Sleeve Innovation
05.08.2024

Brook + Whittle is excited to announce that is has been awarded a U.S. patent for its GreenLabel™ BlockOut innovation, a recyclable light-blocking shrink sleeve solution for PET packaging. This patented solution (US Patent No.:...

Flint Group Strengthens Its dayGraphica® Range With Two New High-performance and Durable Blankets
05.08.2024

Designed using next-generation carcass technology to ensure high gauge stability and smash resistance, dayGraphica® 4300 and dayGraphica® 7100 bring durable, cost-effective, and high-performance options to our leading printing blanket range. Offering solutions for UV and...

FPA Submits Comments for California’s SB 54 Plastic Pollution Prevention & Packaging Producer Responsibility Act Draft Regulations
05.08.2024

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting these comments on CalRecycle’s Draft Proposed Regulation Text for Plastic Pollution Prevention and Packaging Producer Responsibility Act Regulations (hereinafter referred to as “Proposed Regulations”). FPA recognizes that these...

Swarms of Miniature Robots Clean Up Microplastics and Microbes, Simultaneously
05.08.2024

When old food packaging, discarded children's toys and other mismanaged plastic waste break down into microplastics, they become even harder to clean up from oceans and waterways. These tiny bits of plastic also attract bacteria,...

FPA Signs Coalition Letter for California’s SB 54 Plastic Pollution Prevention & Packaging Producer Responsibility Act Draft Regulations
05.08.2024

The undersigned organizations (the “Coalition”) thank you for the opportunity to submit comments regarding CalRecycle’s Proposed Plastic Pollution Prevention and Packaging Producer Responsibility Act Regulations (the “Proposal”), along with its accompanying Initial Statement of Reasons...

TC Transcontinental Packaging Online Equipment Auction
05.08.2024

On Tuesday, May 14th, TC Transcontinental is conducting an online equipment auction from its Tomah, WI facility. The auction includes late-model flexible packaging equipment including 8-Color CI flexo printing presses; bag-making and zipper pouch lines;...

The Case for Chemical Recycling of Polyolefins
05.08.2024

Plastic plays a fundamental role in the packaging industry by protecting our products, especially in sectors such as food. Consider that by 2050 we will have over 9 billion people on our planet, which will...

Davis-Standard Sets Industry Benchmark with 100% Carbon-Free Electricity Across North American Facilities; Reinforcing our Steadfast Commitment to Sustainability
05.07.2024

Davis-Standard, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of extrusion and converting technology, is proud to announce a significant milestone in its sustainability journey. All of its North American facilities are now powered by...

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