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£1 Million Project to Develop Sustainable Packaging Solutions

A Prosperity Partnership project, worth £1million, has been awarded to design and manufacture sustainable flexible packaging. Professor Koon-Yang Lee from the Department of Aeronautics will lead the collaboration with Unilever, alongside Dr. Jonny Blaker from...

APR Publishes Expanded Global Design Catalog

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) recently expanded and updated the APR Global Design Catalog, a comprehensive resource to access the most current plastic packaging recyclability guidelines for countries and regions around the world. Different...

4 Signs Your Packaging Needs an Update

Product packaging is one of the first things consumers notice; so it needs to be visually appealing. Your product appearance determines whether it sells … or sits on the shelf. An average product can benefit...

Anjou Simplifies Labels Production With BOBST DIGITAL MASTER 340

The label market is constantly evolving, and customer requirements are becoming more complex. To help simplify its label production, Anjou Etiquettes, a family-owned label converter located in Montreuil Bellay, in the Maine-et-Loire department in France,...

Change in Huhtamaki’s Global Executive Team

Thomasine Kamerling, Executive Vice President, Sustainability and Communications, and a member of Huhtamaki Global Executive Team has decided to leave Huhtamaki to pursue other career opportunities. “I want to thank Thomasine for her contribution during the...

Accredo Packaging Appoints Trei Johnson as Director of Sustainability

The API Group, Inc. and Accredo Packaging, a manufacturer of sustainable packaging solutions in the food and consumer products markets, welcome Treijon (Trei) Johnson as Director of Sustainability. Leveraging a rich background in developing sustainable...

Flint Group Digital with Xeikon Present at the FEFCO Technical Seminar in Lyon, France

Flint Group Digital is proud to announce its participation in the upcoming Technical Seminar organized by FEFCO, the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers. The event is scheduled to take place in Lyon, France, from...

Flint Group Shines Spotlight on UV LED Curing Technology in New Whitepaper

As the adoption of UV LED curing gains momentum among narrow web printers due to its numerous benefits, Flint Group has introduced a new whitepaper that closely examines this technology and the role of dual...

Prepress Packaging Experts Pacificolor Welcome New Workflow Engineer

Utah-headquartered prepress packaging specialist Pacificolor LLC is excited to announce the addition of John Clark to their team as a prepress-IT workflow engineer. With his extensive experience and expertise, Clark will play a pivotal role...

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper With Price Increase for Thermal Papers

As of 1.10.2023 Mitsubishi HiTec Paper will increase the prices for thermoscript® thermal papers by up to 10%. The aim is in particular to counteract the price decline of recent months, which has had varying...

Wipak Strengthens Gravure Division and Supports Sustainability Pledge with BOBST oneECG

Driven by its vision to become the most sustainable company in the flexible packaging sector, Wipak Walsrode, together with BOBST, has set out to take its gravure printing division to a new level with BOBST’s...

TotalEnergies to Build Plastic Mechanical Recycling Unit at Grandpuits Refinery

Oil and gas giant TotalEnergies announced it will build a second plastic recycling unit at its Grandpuits refinery, which it is converting into a zero-crude platform. The new recycling facility will focus on mechanical recycling,...

ProAmpac Joins Nestlé to Celebrate 2023 Digital Labels & Packaging Awards

ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging and material science, is proud to announce its partnership with Nestlé in celebrating their joint recognition for the prestigious 2023 Digital Labels & Packaging Award. The annual Print Award,...

Aquapak Joins WRAP and the UK Plastics Pact

Aquapak Polymers, which specialises in polymer-based material technologies that can deliver both performance and environmental responsibility at scale, announced that it has joined WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme), the climate action NGO which...

Eaglewood Technologies Opens Cincinnati Service Center

Eaglewood Technologies eagerly announces the expansion of our XPress Roll Cleaning Service into Ohio and the surrounding area. Our new location in Cincinnati will allow our technical team to easily reach the East and Southeast...

Wikoff Color Announces Appointment of Mark C. Lewis as New CEO

Wikoff Color Corporation announced the selection of Mark C. Lewis as the organization's next CEO. Lewis brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in the specialty chemicals and specialty materials sectors, making...

Durst Group Most Highly Awarded in 2023 PRINTING United Alliance Pinnacle Awards

The Durst Group, comprised of Durst Image Technology and Vanguard Digital Printing Systems, is honored to receive eight (8) highly coveted PRINTING United Alliance Pinnacle Awards this year. A panel of experienced judges across the...

Back to the Roots is Launching the Garden Industry’s 1st Ever Soil Packaging Made from 100% Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic

Back to the Roots, America’s leading organic gardening brand, announced that in the 2024 garden season, packaging for its best-selling Organic Potting Mix will begin transitioning to bags made from certified circular, 100% Post-Consumer-Recycled plastic...

Open House Bielefeld 23 Invites Packaging Industry to “Unwrap the Future of Flexible Packaging”

Bobst Bielefeld has opened registrations for its Open House 2023 event, set to take place on October 26. The event promises a full day of insightful demonstrations and discussions at the BOBST Training Center and...

TOPPAN Acquires Skymark Packaging

TOPPAN subsidiary InterFlex Group, a global flexible packaging supplier and converter, has completed the acquisition of Skymark Packaging International (Skymark), an innovative manufacturer of flexible packaging across Europe. With the acquisition of Skymark, InterFlex Group...

Greenback Buys Laminate Plastics Recycling Firm Enval

Greenback Recycling Technologies has acquired laminated plastics recycling specialist Enval for an undisclosed sum. The deal will see the combined company headed by Greenback chief executive Philippe von Stauffenberg. The companies have merged their operations...

U.S. FDA Approves Over-the-Counter Designation for Vonco’s EnteraLoc™ Flow Direct-Connect Enteral Feeding Solution

Vonco Products LLC, an industry-leading risk-free plastic and packaging manufacturer, is excited to announce the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared EnteraLoc Flow as an over-the-counter (OTC) direct-connect feeding solution for enteral patients....

Call for Presentations Extended for TAPPI’s FlexPack PLACE Conference

Flexible packaging subject matter experts are invited to submit abstracts to TAPPI’s 2024 FlexPack PLACE Conference before October 2, 2023. The deadline has been extended to accommodate an abundance of quality submissions/requests. Technical presentations, case...

Hans Sohlström Appointed New President and CEO of Stora Enso

The Board of Directors of Stora Enso Oyj has appointed Hans Sohlström (58), M.Sc. (tech.) and M.Sc. (econ.), as the new President and CEO of Stora Enso as of today. Hans Sohlström is currently a...

Berry Global Manufacturing Site Gains Zero Waste-to-Landfill Accreditation

Berry Global’s manufacturing plant in Steinfeld, Germany has achieved Valpak’s Zero Waste-to-Landfill accreditation, the company says that this demonstrates the advantages of continuous operational improvements and on-site recycling capabilities. Steinfeld is now the third of...

BOBST’s Wide-web Flexo Technology for Flexible Materials: Compendium of a Story 75 Years in the Making

BOBST’s flexo technology addresses the packaging industry in each of the three industries it serves, folding carton, corrugated board, and flexible packaging. The process and equipment solutions developed are at the forefront of technological development...

Canada Plastics Pact Unveils 5-Year Roadmap to Drive Circular Economy for Flexible Plastic Packaging

Today, over 95 companies, governments, institutions, and NGOs that are part of the Canada Plastics Pact (CPP) are proud to release an ambitious 5-year action plan (2023-2027) focused on addressing the challenges and opportunities associated...

CEFLEX Launches Assessment Tool; Aims to Accelerate Sustainable Design

CEFLEX has teamed up with recyclability experts Recyda to deliver which launches publicly with an information webinar on the 19th September 2023. This free service is being made available for anyone wanting to...

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