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The plastics industry is changing – because it has to

Markets & packaging

The plastics industry is changing – because it has to


That’s the general consensus among some of Europe’s leading plastic industry commentators – the very people working to re-shape the industry. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase
Are we on the road to achieving truly sustainable packaging?

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Are we on the road to achieving truly sustainable packaging?


While the sustainability of packaging has been an important topic for Brand Owners for several years, the need to implement meaningful solutions has significantly gathered pace in the last year or two. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Bobst
Carlsberg Moves a Step Closer to Creating the World´s First ´Paper´ Beer Bottle

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Carlsberg Moves a Step Closer to Creating the World´s First ´Paper´ Beer Bottle


During the C40 World Mayors Summit, recently held in Copenhaguen, Carlsberg Group has updated on its journey to create the world's first 'paper' beer bottle made from sustainably-sourced wood fibres that is both 100% bio-based and fully recyclable. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: Carlsberg Group
Pujolasos launches “Woork”, the first 100% natural and compostable wooden cap, free of plastic and glue

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Pujolasos launches “Woork”, the first 100% natural and compostable wooden cap, free of plastic and glue


Woork is an innovation recently patented by Pujolasos, which responds to the growing demand of the perfumery market: to offer a completely organic, natural, ecological and compostable cap. The effects of this patent grant full exclusivity in its manufacture, commercialization and distribution. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: Pujolasos
Sappi & Nestlé: a snack bar wrapped in recyclable paper

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Sappi & Nestlé: a snack bar wrapped in recyclable paper


Close collaboration across the value chain sees Sappi in partnership with Constantia Flexibles driving forward innovation for sustainable packaging solutions. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: SAPPI
Stepping up the sustainability game

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Stepping up the sustainability game


Quadpack introduces Eco-warrior, a new compostable, recyclable and reusable packaging. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Quadpack group
Comexi and the new trends in sustainable barrier packaging

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Comexi and the new trends in sustainable barrier packaging


“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.“ -John F. Kennedy   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Comexi
TheCircularLab, the first circular economy laboratory for packaging in Europe

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TheCircularLab, the first circular economy laboratory for packaging in Europe


According to data provided by Eurostat, Spain ranks sixth among European countries in terms of its packaging recycling rate. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Hispack
From bottle to 3D filament: KLM makes tools from PET bottles

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From bottle to 3D filament: KLM makes tools from PET bottles


KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the first airline in the world to recycle PET bottles to make tools for repairing and maintaining its aircraft. Empty bottles are collected at the end of every flight and transformed into filament, the material used in 3D printers. This process means an empty water bottle can end up as part of a 3D-printed piece of equipment that saves Engineering & Maintenance time and money. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment
Trends in consumption and packaging of fruits and vegetables

Markets & packaging

Trends in consumption and packaging of fruits and vegetables


Nowadays, fruits and vegetables products can be found in the market under different categories. The most common commercial presentation of fresh fruits and vegetables products is in whole pieces which are sold either in bulk or packaged in grams or kilos formats. This category of fruit and vegetable products is known as the first range. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: ITENE