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Billerud Appoints New President for North America

Billerud announces the appointment of Deputy President and General Counsel for Billerud North America, Kevin Kuznicki, as the new President for Billerud North America. Kevin has been with Billerud since 2021 and is already a...

Miraclon to Share Latest Technology Advancements at FORUM and INFOFLEX 2023

Miraclon is returning as Platinum Sponsor to FORUM (April 16 – 19) and INFOFLEX (April 17 – 18, 1:30pm – 6:00pm) in Columbus, Ohio – this year’s largest flexo industry event in the United States....

Study: Current Systems Place Constraints on Circular Outcomes for Packaging

Recycling and composting systems are not equipped to handle growth in flexible packaging, according to a new study from American Institute for Packaging and the Environment (AMERIPEN) and PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing...

The Power of Partnerships: BOBST Innovations Showcased by Key Partners at interpack 2023

At interpack 2023, taking place in Düsseldorf, 4-10 May, BOBST innovations will be a major presence throughout the tradeshow, with several samples and machines shown at stands across the exhibition. BOBST staff will be on...

Michelman’s Coating Technologies Enable Mono-material Structures and Improved Sustainability for Flexible Packaging – Hear the Discussion at Converters Expo on April 13!

Sustainability initiatives rolling out across the globe are catalyzing brands and converters to seek out paradigm-shifting technologies that facilitate improved end-of-life solutions for flexible packaging structures—including both fiber based and film based substrates. You can...

NOVA Chemicals Sets Bold ESG Aspirations to Lead the Plastics Circular Economy

NOVA Chemicals Corporation announced sector-leading ESG ambitions to drive the circular economy for plastics, in line with its vision to become the leading sustainable polyethylene producer in North America. By 2030, the company aims to:...

DIC India Inaugurates Its New State-of-the Art Manufacturing Facility in Gujarat

The leading manufacturer of printing inks, innovative packaging solutions, and allied material in the country, DIC India Limited , part of DIC group, Global Leaders in printing and packaging Inks, inaugurated its advanced and latest...

Great American Packaging Reaches New Milestones With Its Koenig & Bauer EVO XD Eight-Color Flexo Press

When Great American Packaging extols its “white glove service,” this premium differentiator extends to all areas of the company: high quality production, knowledgeable sales force, and sustainability initiatives. As a vertically-integrated manufacturer of custom printed...

Ministers Demand More Flexibility with EU Packaging Law

Environment ministers from the European Union’s 27 member states, led by Italy and Belgium, want more flexibility in implementing the bloc’s Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), tabled by the European Commission in November. The...

Michelman Solutions for Creating Sustainable Flexible Packaging on Display at PAMEX 2023

Michelman will introduce PAMEX 2023 visitors to next-generation barrier and functional film coatings that help customers achieve sustainability targets. They will also highlight the Michelman Innovation Centre for Coatings (MICC), a packaging incubator helping customers...

ALTANA Reports Record Sales in 2022

ALTANA generated sales of 3 billion euros for the first time in the 2022 fiscal year. Sales rose by 13 percent to 3,021 million euros (previous year: 2,667 million euros). The specialty chemicals group has...

Toppan to Establish First European Production Site for Transparent Barrier Films in Czech Republic

Toppan, a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, will open a new plant in Most, the Czech Republic. Toppan aims to commence mass production at its first transparent barrier film...

TotalEnergies and Paprec Partner for France’s “First” Advanced Plastic Recycling Value Chain

TotalEnergies and Paprec have signed a long-term commercial agreement to develop a French value chain for advanced recycling of plastic film waste. The deal will secure the supply of materials from TotalEnergies’ future advanced plastic...

Innovia Films Announces Groundbreaking for Expansion at German Site

Innovia Films, a science material leader and major producer of highly differentiated speciality Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP), Bubble and Tenter technologies and Cast Polypropylene (CPP) films, has announced the groundbreaking for a significant expansion at...

Toppan Named as CDP Supplier Engagement Leader for Second Consecutive Year

Toppan, a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, has been recognized for the second consecutive year as a Supplier Engagement Leader in the 2022 Supplier Engagement Rating (SER) conducted by...

ePac Announces Advance Compliance with PFAS Regulations

ePac Flexible Packaging is pleased to announce that the company has achieved compliance in advance of all state deadlines related to PFAS and plastic packaging. State Laws and regulations banning intentionally added Polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) in...

FlexoPlatte Invests in PureFlexo™ Printing from Miraclon to Drive Efficient Flexo

Mexican prepress provider, FlexoPlatte, based in Guadalajara, has invested in PureFlexo Printing from Miraclon to offer its customers the increased productivity and reduced downtime enabled by the technology. Ferel Garay, FlexoPlatte owner, said: “When we...

Sustainability Success for Flint Group With Improved EcoVadis Rating

Leading global print consumables manufacturer, Flint Group, is celebrating continual improvement after its updated EcoVadis rating, which saw a seven-point increase over 2022. EcoVadis is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability...

Tredegar Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Tredegar Corporation declared a quarterly dividend of thirteen cents ($0.13) per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on April 1, 2023 to shareholders of record at...

BOBST to Showcase Sustainable Paper-based Packaging with Partners at Converters Expo

BOBST will attend the Converters Expo 2023, taking place April 12-14, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA, with a focus on oneBARRIER, a family of new alternative and sustainable solutions developed by BOBST and its partners. BOBST...

FirstWave Innovations and ProAmpac Partner to Offer Aseptic Pouching

FirstWave Innovations, a wholly owned subsidiary of SinnovaTek and a co-manufacturer of aseptic food products, has partnered with ProAmpac, a global leader in flexible packaging and material science, to bring to market aseptic spouted pouches...

Toyo Ink Group to Feature Packaging Solutions for Enhanced Sustainability at interpack

Toyo Ink Co., Ltd., Toyo Printing Inks Inc. and Toyo Ink Europe, N.V., all member companies of the Toyo Ink Group of Japan, will be jointly exhibiting at interpack 2023. Under the banner of “Packaging...

Inovar Acquires Amherst Label

Inovar Packaging Group has completed its acquisition of Amherst Label, which is based in Milford, New Hampshire. This is Inovar’s ninth platform company and adds to its existing manufacturing footprint in Dallas, Texas; Newburyport, Massachusetts;...

Curbside Film Recycling Pilot Unlocks New PCR Streams

A pilot program for residential recycling of hard-to-recycle plastic films is being piloted by Dow, WM (formerly Waste Management), and leading edge film converter Natura PCR (formerly Avangard Innovative, acquired by WM). The two publicly...

NOVA Chemicals Commercializes First SYNDIGO™ FDA-Compliant Mechanically Recycled Polyethylene

NOVA Chemicals Corporation, a leading supplier of polyethylene (PE) for food packaging, announced that it delivered a commercialized FDA-compliant high-density recycled polyethylene (rPE) resin to market. The new grade is its first mechanically recycled food-contact...

5 Benefits of the Connected Packaging Worker

The connected worker model combines the human element with applications or software integrated into a company’s environment and connects them to various departments — such as operators and maintenance teams. Tablets and smartphones connected to...

New Generation Koenig & Bauer Rapida 106X UV LED Press Opens New Markets and Adds Significant Capacity at Inland Packaging

When Inland Packaging opened its third new 40,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in La Crosse, WI, the domestic label and packaging manufacturer ensured that its $15 million dollar equipment investments included a unique high speed,...

Robert Kreizenbeck Leaves Billerud

Billerud's North America President, Robert Kreizenbeck, is leaving the company. “I would like to express a big thank you to Robert for his contributions during Billerud's startup phase in North America. He has been a...

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