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ENZYCLE: A Paradigm Shift in Plastic Waste Management

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ENZYCLE: A Paradigm Shift in Plastic Waste Management


According to a recent JRC study (Exploring the EU plastic value chain: a material flow analysis), around 19% of plastic waste was recycled in 2019 (4.5 megatonnes of recycled plastics were consumed), and it is estimated that this rate will be increased a 45% by 2025. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Packaging materials BRAND: ITENE
Food packaging with barrier

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Food packaging with barrier


Barrier properties are essential in packaging to maintain food quality and safety. Packaging systems with optimal barrier properties protect their contents against water vapor, gases, light, and aromatics, and ultimately against spoilage ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Packaging materials BRAND: ITENE
Transfer metallization for the production of barrier coatings on paper and bioplastics

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Transfer metallization for the production of barrier coatings on paper and bioplastics


New barrier transfer technologies for fiber-based packaging. ( Read more... )


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Signs of recovery European labelstock demand at the end of 2023 after disappointing year

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Signs of recovery European labelstock demand at the end of 2023 after disappointing year


In the fourth quarter of 2023, labelstock demand in Europe increased by 2.1% compared to the same quarter in 2022. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Packaging materials BRAND: FINAT
Investment project at Sappi Gratkorn is well on schedule

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Investment project at Sappi Gratkorn is well on schedule


Sappi’s new Parade Label WS wet-glue label paper has been produced and converted successfully ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Packaging materials BRAND: SAPPI
Choosing packaging materials that support climate and circularity

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Choosing packaging materials that support climate and circularity


Due to regulatory, environmental and consumer demands, more producers than ever before are looking at their packaging and questioning how changes can be made to align with climate and circularity goals. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Packaging materials BRAND: UPM Raflatac
Steel packaging exceeds EU 2025 recycling rate target with new calculation methodology

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Steel packaging exceeds EU 2025 recycling rate target with new calculation methodology


New independently verified figures published by APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, show that steel packaging has already met its new EU recycling rate target for 2025, four years ahead of schedule. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Packaging materials BRAND: APEAL
PPWR: Container glass industry welcomes EP decision to protect distinctive packaging designs

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PPWR: Container glass industry welcomes EP decision to protect distinctive packaging designs


The European Container Glass industry welcomes the outcomes of the European Parliament Plenary session vote on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) designed to make the packaging sector a key contributor to the EU Circular Economy ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Packaging materials BRAND: FEVE
Catalogue “The New In”, from Fedrigoni Self-Adhesives: another step in the right direction

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Catalogue “The New In”, from Fedrigoni Self-Adhesives: another step in the right direction


With a nod to the world of haute couture, the catalogue has a new format, is a limited edition to browse through and discover all its new features and is an ode to innovation and luxury. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Packaging materials BRAND: Fedrigoni
Permanent Material Alliance welcomes European Parliament’s ambition on recyclability

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Permanent Material Alliance welcomes European Parliament’s ambition on recyclability


The Permanent Material Alliance - comprising the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL), European Aluminium, the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) and Metal Packaging Europe - welcomes the recyclability provisions adopted by the European Parliament’s plenary session today ( Read more... )


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