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WeighPack Announces New High Speed Continuous Motion Bagger

WeighPack has launched its newest vertical form, fill and seal machine for high-speed applications, the VF 1200 continuous motion bagger. Debuted at Pack Expo International in Chicago last month, this bagging machine can produce up...

Henkel and cyclos-HTP Enter Into Strategic Partnership

Henkel and cyclos-HTP Institute (CHI), a company specialized in the classification, assessment and certification of recyclability of packaging and goods, have announced a strategic partnership. This partnership brings together two vital components of the packaging...

Oerlemans Packaging Group to Acquire Adriaan Dekker Paper Industry

Moving the packaging program to Rijssen would further expand the product portfolio of flexible packaging for the Oerlemans Packaging Group. Oerlemans Packaging Group intends to take over the activities of Papierindustrie Adriaan Dekker. The decision...

Extended Producer Responsibility: New Obligations for Packaging Producers

Bill Dunkerley, associate partner in the regulatory team of commercial law firm, Pannone Corporate, lifts the lid on the regulations that will help packaging companies prepare for the year ahead. The Environment Act 2021 may...

WM and Dow Run Curbside Recycling Pilot Scheme for Plastic Films in Illinois City

WM and Dow are collaborating to facilitate curbside recycling of hard-to-recycle plastic films in a pilot scheme taking place in the US city of Hickory Hills, Illinois. Only 1.9% of US households currently have access...

BOBST Flies to Number 1 in the World for Vacuum Metallizing and Coating in Flexible Packaging

BOBST has claimed another global top spot, with recent sales figures revealing that the company now has the largest share in the worldwide flexible packaging market for vacuum metallizing and coating technologies. “Sales in...

With $100M in Recycling and Waste Grants Now Available, EPA Schedules Info Sessions on How to Apply

The U.S. EPA has opened the application process for new, long-awaited recycling grants and said the first round will disburse $100 million to states, municipalities, and other entities. Applications are due Jan. 16, 2023. The...

Henkel’s EPIX Padded Mailer Solution Receives International Recyclability Certification from Institute cyclos-HTP

As the rise of e-commerce continues apace, there is an equally intense drive to discover more sustainable and recyclable packaging materials. By making paper a viable option for one-time shipping materials EPIX technology from Henkel...

Flint Group Packaging Reaffirms Digital Investment With Online Webshop

Flint Group Packaging, one of the largest consumables suppliers to the global print and packaging industry, confirms its commitment to ease of doing business and order efficiency for its customers with its Webshop platform. Underlining...

SABIC Launches Value Chain Partnership With Jinming and Bolsas to Foster Innovative Flexible Film Packaging Solutions

SABIC, a global leader in the chemicals industry, has teamed up with Guangdong Jinming Machinery Co., Ltd., a plastic packaging equipment manufacturer and Bolsas de los Altos, a leading plastic film and packaging converter to...

LyondellBasell to Develop Recycling Plant in Wesseling, Germany

Netherlands-based chemical company LyondellBasell has decided to proceed with engineering to develop a commercial-scale advanced recycling plant at its site in Wesseling , Germany. The facility will use the company’s proprietary MoReTec technology to convert...

Montalvo Promotes Russ Hall to Chief Executive Officer

The Montalvo Corporation, an international industry leader in web tension control products and services based in Gorham Maine, has promoted interim CEO Russ Hall to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Robin Goodwin, Executive Chairman of Montalvo’s...

Anthony Toklo Joins Davis-Standard as Chief Marketing Officer

Davis-Standard is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Toklo as Chief Marketing Officer. In his new role, Tony will assume global responsibility for Davis-Standard’s marketing, communications, and branding initiatives. Tony comes to Davis-Standard from...

Approaching a ‘Holy Grail’ of Food-Grade, Film-to-Film Recycling?

The MBOLD coalition is building a new ecosystem of stakeholders to support a circular economy for flexible packaging and films in the Upper Midwest. Considering that you’re now browsing Packaging World magazine's website, chances are...

IPG appoints Peter Durette CEO

Intertape Polymer Group (IPG), a global provider of packaging and protective products, has announced that Peter Durette will join IPG as chief executive officer (CEO) and a member of the Board of Directors. Former CEO...

Wendel considers selling packaging firm Constantia Flexibles

France-based investment group Wendel is considering selling Austrian packaging firm Constantia Flexibles, as reported by Bloomberg. The sale could value Constantia at around €2bn ($2.1bn) if it takes place. Wendel is currently in the initial stages of working with advisers...

Clearlake Capital-Backed IPG Names Protective Packaging Veteran Peter Durette as CEO

Intertape Polymer Group, a global provider of packaging and protective solutions, announced that Peter Durette will join IPG as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a member of the Board of Directors. Former CEO Gregory Yull...

Sonoco Further Expands Sonopost® Cornerpost Manufacturing with New Facility in Turkey

Sonoco, a global leader in diversified packaging, plans to further expand Sonopost® cornerpost manufacturing in Europe. A new protective packaging production facility is set to open in Bursa, Turkey in November, one year after Sonoco established the first Sonopost® operation in Sochaczew, Poland....

LyondellBasell Evaluates Propylene Expansion Project

LyondellBasell announced it is evaluating the expansion of its propylene production capacity at its Channelview Complex near Houston, TX. The potential expansion would involve building a new propylene facility using LyondellBasell's existing technology to convert...

AIMPLAS Participates in a New Horizon Europe Project on Reusable Plastic Packaging

AIMPLAS participates in a new European research on reusable plastic packaging. The project BUDDIE-PACK, funded by the Horizon Europe programme, was launched on 21 and 22 September in Oyonnax (France) and is coordinated by the...

First-Ever Report Assesses Chemical Recycling for Governments

The term “chemical recycling” refers to a wide range of technologies that process recovered plastic products (including packaging) into new plastic, as well as energy and/or fuel. These technologies have become a lightning rod: Producers...

Ever Expanding Circles: Huhtamaki and WasteAid’s Circular Economy Partnership

In June 2020, WasteAid embarked upon an innovative and expansive programme to support circular economy solutions to the waste crisis in three locations; Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam, Guwahati in India and Johannesburg, South Africa....

Taghleef Industries Won the Sustainability Awards 2022

The Packaging Europe expert jury has announced that the solution proposed by Taghleef Industries and Gerosa Group of a BOPP High barrier 4-side sealed sachet proposed by Taghleef Industries and Gerosa Group has won the...

High-Energy K2022 Yields Substantial New Orders for Davis-Standard

The electric atmosphere of K 2022 resounded at Davis-Standard’s exhibit with meaningful customer interactions, hundreds of quality leads, and multiple customer orders! Davis-Standard’s team reported a high level of excitement throughout the show, with customers...

Recycle Bags to Win Big: Trex Plastic Film School Recycling Challenge Begins Today

November 15th marks the official start of the 16th Annual Trex® Plastic Film Recycling Challenge. Strategically timed to coincide with America Recycles Day, the nationwide competition, hosted by Trex Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of...

CEFLEX and Partners Target Commercial Roll Out for ValueFlex

The Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging (CEFLEX) along with the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, have invited expressions of interest for its ValueFlex model. Consultants Roland Berger and HTP Engineering have also collaborated with CEFLEX...

The Science Behind Packaging Sustainability

We need more facts, not simply more faith, to move the needle on packaging sustainability. In this article, Robert M. Lilienfeld, executive director at SPRING, unpacks sustainability misconceptions and myths, and gives an introduction into...

APR and TWEN Machinery Enter Into an Exclusive Partnership

Twen Machinery is proud to announce that they have entered into a strategic partnership with All Printing Resources Inc. All Printing Resources is a leading flexo printing solutions provider in the USA that focuses on...

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