MARKETS & PACKAGING

4evergreen shares its first insights of research into different aspects of the fibre-based packaging value chain

Markets & packaging

4evergreen shares its first insights of research into different aspects of the fibre-based packaging value chain


After extensive research and analysis, conducted by more than 130 experts from 80 companies during the last year, 4evergreen alliance presented highlights from its seminal work focused on increasing the recyclability of fibre-based packaging to 90% by 2030 through ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: 4evergreen
What’s Holding Back Digitally Printed Packaging?

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What’s Holding Back Digitally Printed Packaging?


Tim Sykes, brand director at Packaging Europe, one of the leading intelligence resources for European packaging professionals, explores the barriers that may be holding back the digital tide. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: drupa
New environmentally-friendly food freshness indicator uses graphene ink made with bio-based solvent

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New environmentally-friendly food freshness indicator uses graphene ink made with bio-based solvent


A new graphene-based sensor to monitor fresh food as it travels from farm to consumer has been developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Circa Group
ITENE obtains biopolymers from orange peel, romanesco and FORSU waste

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ITENE obtains biopolymers from orange peel, romanesco and FORSU waste


In the BIOWASTE2PACK project, supported by IVACE, these alternative raw materials have been obtained, which have the same quality as the bioplastics currently available in the market. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: ITENE
Pujolasos introduces its sustainable “bacteria-free” wooden caps

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Pujolasos introduces its sustainable “bacteria-free” wooden caps


An antibacterial product, primarily intended for the cosmetics and perfumery market, where it ensures that the entire surface of the cap is free of bacterial activity during its lifetime of use. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Pujolasos
Sony to Develop Sustainable Paper Material “Original Blended Material” from bamboo, sugarcane and post-consumer recycled paper

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Sony to Develop Sustainable Paper Material “Original Blended Material” from bamboo, sugarcane and post-consumer recycled paper


Sony Group Corporation and Sony Corporation (“Sony”) have developed “Original Blended Material,” an environmentally conscious and sustainable paper material made from bamboo, sugar cane fiber and post-consumer recycled paper, whose origins are specified. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Sony
How packaging learned to talk: Labelling is what makes packaging smart

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How packaging learned to talk: Labelling is what makes packaging smart


Whether it is information for individual steps in production and logistics, for checkout operators or for end customers, labelling turns packaging into a communications and data medium. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: FachPack
High speed barrier packaging film for horizontal form-fill-seal

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High speed barrier packaging film for horizontal form-fill-seal


Innovia Films is launching the next film in its new Propafilm Strata range of transparent high barrier, mono structure, packaging films. SLF is a chlorine free film that delivers exceptional barrier levels to oxygen, moisture, aroma and mineral oils. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Innovia Films
Digital watermarks for smart packaging recycling

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Digital watermarks for smart packaging recycling


Under the patronage of AIM, the European Brands Association, over 85 companies and organizations from the packaging value chain have joined forces with the ambitious goal to assess whether a pioneering digital watermarks technology can enable better sorting and higher-quality recycling rates for packaging in the EU, to drive a truly circular economy. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: AIM
Critical factors in the assessment of exposure to nanomaterials

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Critical factors in the assessment of exposure to nanomaterials


Nanotechnology is one of the key technological areas to boost Europe's competitiveness in the future. Nanomaterials have already been commercialized at various stages of the packaging supply chain from food storage to traceability and tracking. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: ITENE