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Andrew Alaya Promoted to Davis-Standard Vice President – Aftermarket Sales

Davis-Standard is pleased to announce that Andrew Alaya has been promoted to Vice President – Aftermarket Sales. Alaya brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role having held various customer-centric positions at Circonix Technologies,...

BillerudKorsnäs and Tetra Pak Together Towards 100 % Recyclable Packaging

Through close and enduring collaboration BillerudKorsnäs and Tetra Pak aim to push the figure of renewable material from wood fibre in carton packages towards 100%. Already today the figure is about 70%. New innovations to...

Toyo Printing Inks Unveils New GMP-compliant Offset Inks for Food Packaging

Toyo Printing Inks, Inc., a member of the Japan-based Toyo Ink Group, one of the world’s largest ink manufacturers, recently brought to market the LP-9000 Toyo Life Premium Food LO/LM, a new series of sheetfed...

ProAmpac Launches Unprecedented ProActive Recyclable® Film for Premium Frozen Food Products

Filling the market gap for premium and high-performance recyclable frozen food packaging, ProAmpac announces the launch of ProActive Recyclable R-2000F. This patent-pending film is the newest member of the ProActive Sustainability® product family and has...

CR Print Adapts & Grows Business During Pandemic With Fujifilm Acuity Line Of Printers

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division, announces that its install of Acuity LED 46 and Acuity LED 1600R has helped CR Print grow its business despite the downturn many have experienced during the global...

Nestlé and Microsoft on Financing Circular Innovations

A circular economy looks different within each industry, but its broad vision of healing the harm from the industrial economy’s extractive, polluting original sins is appealing more to a variety of businesses. A small number...

Siegwerk Collaborates with Idealliance to Offer G7 Certification to Brands in India

Siegwerk reported that it has partnered with Idealliance to offer G7 Certification for the printing community globally – including India. Idealliance is a transformational industry association providing global standardisation, training, and certification programmes for the...

NOVA Chemicals Debuts Film Structure Designs Formulated with PCR

NOVA Chemicals Corporation has developed a series of customizable film structure designs formulated with post-consumer resin (PCR). The film structures, which incorporate post-consumer low-density and linear low-density polyethylene (rLDPE/LLDPE), can be tailored to meet the...

Md. Retailers Concerned Pandemic Causes Issues for Proposed Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Maryland is currently considering legislation that would ban single-use plastic bags. But some say the pandemic is complicating things. Retailers in Maryland say a nationwide shortage of paper bags could make banning plastic bags difficult. Some...

Printpack Partners with Iconic Brands and Leads the Charge to 2025 Sustainability Goals

Printpack partnered with General Mills to develop the first plastic film wrapper designated as Store Drop-Off Recyclable by How2Recycle® for the snacking industry. This bar wrapper, made from PE, was created for the iconic Nature...

Fmcg Giants Unite on Plan for Flexible Packaging Waste

Fmcg giants Mars and Nestlé have teamed up with Taylors of Harrogate and Ella’s Kitchen to crack down on flexible packaging waste. Dubbing themselves ‘the Flexible Packaging Consortium’ (FPC), the group of four suppliers has...

Food and Food Packaging Highly Unlikely to Spread Covid-19, Experts Say

Food and food packaging are highly unlikely to spread Covid-19, the US Food and Drug Administration, US Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a reminder Thursday. "Consumers should...

Sainsbury’s Introduces Trial of New In-store Recycling System for Flexible Plastics

Sainsbury’s is announcing the introduction of a recycling system which allows customers to recycle Polypropylene (PP) film found in several household plastic products, in selected Sainsbury’s stores. The launch of this new recycling system comes...

New Flexoprinting Machine in Jatne Will Answer to Growing Demand for Sustainable Food Packaging

The demand for flexible packaging materials is growing amid the transition towards sustainable food packaging. Walki has answered to this need by investing in a brand new flexo printing machine in its Jatne plant in...

More Sustainable Recycling of Plastics

Plastics are among the most widely used materials, and they are vital components of all modern technologies. So far, it has been possible to recycle these valuable materials only to a limited extent. In order...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to Senate Bills 14, 581, and 582 to Oregon’s Senate Committee on Energy and Environmental

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to SB14, SB581 and SB582, having to do with extended producer responsibility programs for plastic packing, for all packaging and paper and labeling for recyclability....

The Best Just got Better - Sitexco+!

Looking for the fastest, safest and most effective way to deep clean your aniloxes? The Sitexco+ Laser Anilox Cleaning System, based on the award winning Sitexco System is here. The Sitexco+ System is...

CEFLEX Shows New Market Potential for Recyclates from Flexible Packaging

A new Quality Recycling Process (QRP) for flexible packaging from CEFLEX and its stakeholders reportedly shows that high-value applications for recycled polymers from a mechanical recycling process are viable. CEFLEX says the breakthrough process has...

APTech Announces New “Wide-Format Business Master Class” Program to Begin March 16th, 2021; Marks Debut of APTech’s “Master Class Series”

The Wide-Format Business Master Class is the first in APTech's Master Class series, aimed at providing a blueprint for businesses that wish to build a major profit center around wide-format printing operations. This is a...

Innovate UK Invests £1.2 Million in Chemical Recycling Technology

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), has announced its support of a £1.2 million project between Recycling Technologies, University of Birmingham, University of Surrey and Cranfield University to enhance and improve the...

UFlex Announces Capacity Expansion in Packaging Films

UFlex Ltd declared its financial results for the quarter ending December 2020. The company said it witnessed a surge in demand for multiple lines of businesses while also adding newer clients. The company posted strong...

FPA Partners with TAPPI’s Virtual Conference on Looping the Flexible Packaging Supply Chain into the Circular Economy

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that it is partnering with TAPPI’s International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division’s (IFPED) upcoming...

Macaran Printed Products Names Tom Sargent EVP

Macaran Printed Products, a label and packaging converter, has appointed Tom Sargent as executive vice president, joining the executive leadership team. In this role, Sargent will work closely with Macaran’s president and CEO, Nick Van...

MEETINGPACK VIRTUAL 2021: Strategic Vision in the Development of Barrier Packaging and Prelude to Meetingpack 2022

As a consequence of the health crisis caused by COVID-19, the next face-to-face edition of MeetingPack postpones its celebration to April 20 and 21, 2022 . However, given the interest that this meeting on barrier...

FPA Submits Testimony in Opposition to House Bill 1316 to Hawaii’s House Committee on Energy and Environmental Protection

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) is submitting testimony in opposition to HB1316, “A Bill for an Act Relating to Packaging Waste,” which would establish and extended producer responsibility act for packaging and paper.

Karville Increases Capacity for Pouch Machine Manufacturing

Karlville Swiss opened a second building in Stabio, Switzerland to meet the demands of the flexible packaging market. The added capacity for fabrication is coupled with extended service support. New service technicians, designers, mechanical assemblers,...

Policy Draws Focus at the State and National Levels

A coalition of industry associations, brands, packaging producers and other groups released a document calling “for a national strategy to improve, advance and increase recycling in the United States.” The Recycling Leadership Council (RLC), which...

Toppan’s PET-Based Mono-Material Flexible Packaging Adopted for Unilever’s New Lux Luminique Sachet Set

Toppan Printing, a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, has successfully collaborated with Unilever Japan on quality tests resulting in the adoption of mono-material flexible packaging for “Lux Luminique Sachet...

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