Food & Beverage

ProAmpac and Sammi Partner to Launch Sustainable Fibre-based Packaging

ProAmpac has teamed up with sandwich brand Sammi to launch a fibre-based modified atmosphere sandwich pack (MAP). ProAmpac is launching its fibre-based MAP RAP Sandwich Wedge in the North American market, in an effort “to innovate the food-to-go p...

Aldi Launches UK’s First Supermarket Own-brand Paper Wine Bottles

Using Frugalpac’s Frugal Bottles, which are made from 94% recycled paperboard with a food-grade pouch to contain the wine, the new bottles are fully recyclable and five times lighter than a standard glass bottle. The Cambalala South African Shiraz...

FDA, Industry Actions End Sales of PFAS Used in US Food Packaging

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that grease-proofing materials containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are no longer being sold for use in food packaging in the U.S. This means the major source of dietary exposure to PFA...
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Equipment

Altopack Launches the PQ100 Continuous Motion Horizontal Packaging Machine

A leader in pasta and consumer goods packaging, Altopack has distilled its know-how in the design of the PQ100, creating a highly innovative machine that combines efficiency, versatility and performance. The PQ100 is designed to optimize the packagin...

Syensqo Partners with TOMRA to Advance the Sorting of Multilayer PVDC Packaging Waste

Syensqo and TOMRA, a leading provider of sensor-based sorting technology and solutions for the circular economy, have joined forces to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of separating and sorting multi-component plastic structures in ...

Syntegon Adds Three Levels of Automation to Case Packer Elematic 3001

Syntegon’s Elematic 3001 WAH case packer now comes with Syntegon Operator Assistance – a feature for assisted format changeovers. The company is further optimizing format change processes and is adding new features to the tried-and-tested Click syste...
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Trends

kp Introduces 100% rPET Food Packaging Trays

Marking a significant food packaging industry milestone, Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) has launched the first food packaging trays comprising 100% recycled PET (rPET) deriving exclusively from trays. Until now, food packaging trays have been manufactur...

MULTIVAC Sees Turnover of EUR1.5b in 2023, Continues Investments

At Anuga FoodTec the Group President and CEO Christian Traumann and Dr Tobias Richter gave an overview of the business development of the MULTIVAC Group and its innovations on display at the trade fair. The company’s focus at this year’s Anuga Foo...
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Printing & Labeling

Faller Packaging Unveils Recyclable, Tamper-Evident Label for Pharmaceuticals

Faller Packaging recently announced the introduction of a recyclable, fibre-based, semi-transparent label, designed with tamper-proof features and first-opening indication, setting a new standard in packaging security and environmental responsibility...

Coca‑Cola Trialing ‘Label-Less’ Packaging

Coca‑Cola has temporarily removed labels from Sprite and Sprite Zero on-the-go bottles in a limited trial of ‘label-less’ packaging in the UK. The pilot sees labels temporarily removed from single 500ml Sprite and Sprite Zero bottles and replaced ...

Antalis Enhances Raflatac Range for Digital Print

Antalis has refreshed and extended its Raflatac digital label portfolio, which is exclusively available from Antalis in the UK and Ireland, adding four new, dry toner approved products to its range from the trusted brand. Items within the range no...
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Business

MULTIVAC Sees Turnover of EUR1.5b in 2023, Continues Investments

At Anuga FoodTec the Group President and CEO Christian Traumann and Dr Tobias Richter gave an overview of the business development of the MULTIVAC Group and its innovatio...

Mondi to Buy DS Smith for GBP5bn and Create Packaging Giant

Mondi agreed to buy DS Smith for GBP5.1bn (USD6.5bn) in a deal that would create one of the world’s largest makers of packaging. The agreement in principle has an impl...

OptiGroup Acquires Ubro SystemPac in Denmark

OptiGroup announces the acquisition of Ubro SystemPac A/S, a Danish packaging specialist offering packaging products and a complete range of end-of-line packaging mac...

Cardbox Packaging Invests EUR6.5m in Czech Subsidiary

Cardbox Packaging, a leader in innovative and sustainable packaging solutions, has announced a significant investment of EUR6.5m in its new subsidiary in the Czech Republ...

Tetra Pak to Close Packaging Material Factory in Jurong, Singapore

Tetra Pak announced that it would close its packaging material production in Jurong and consolidate the Singapore-based production into its other factories in the region....

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Non-food

Faller Packaging recently announced the introduction of a recyclable, fibre-based, semi-transparent label, designed with tamper-proof features and first-opening indication, setting a new standard in packaging security and environmental responsibility...
Amcor, a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging solutions, announced a significant expansion of its North American thermoforming capabilities for the healthcare market. The addition of automated, state-of-the art thermofor...

Materials

Marking a significant food packaging industry milestone, Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) has launched the first food packaging trays comprising 100% recycled PET (rPET) deriving exclusively from trays. Until now, food packaging trays have been manufactur...
ProAmpac has teamed up with sandwich brand Sammi to launch a fibre-based modified atmosphere sandwich pack (MAP). ProAmpac is launching its fibre-based MAP RAP Sandwich Wedge in the North American market, in an effort “to innovate the food-to-go p...

Events

PACK EXPO East Brings the Latest Packaging and Processing Technologies to Philadelphia

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, will bring PACK EXPO East (March 18–20, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia) back for its sixth iteration — and largest show to date. The event represents the most comprehensiv...