• Connect with industry-leading experts at our Sustainable Packaging Summit

  • WIPOTEC to introduce ‘most flexible quality control machine series to date’ at Pack Expo

  • Mondi to launch two recyclable food tray products at Anuga Foodtec

  • Focus on sustainable barrier packaging at MeetingPack 2022

  • Join us at the Sustainable Packaging Summit in Lisbon

  • AIPIA and Packaging Europe launch two LIVE events for 2022

  • The revolution of sustainable PE packaging bags vs. paper bags

  • Sustainability Awards 2021 winners secure WorldStar recognition

  • European Bioplastics Conference points to gaps in EU legislation

  • Designing circularity into the styrenics value chain

Latest News

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    Connect with industry-leading experts at our Sustainable Packaging Summit

    2022-06-30T08:48:00+01:00

    With Packaging Europe’s Sustainable Packaging Summit just weeks away, here’s a rundown on the top-level experts who’ll be attending – and how you can meet them.

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    Finalist interview: The Coles Sustainable Packaging Data Project

    2022-08-05T09:24:00+01:00

    Shortlisted in the ‘Best Practice’ category of the Sustainability Awards 2022, Australian retailer Coles’ Sustainable Packaging Data Project gathers information about packaging recyclability from the company’s suppliers to facilitate the reduction or elimination of what it identifies as “problematic packaging”. We spoke to the company to find out more about the collaborative solution. 

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    WIPOTEC to introduce ‘most flexible quality control machine series to date’ at Pack Expo

    2022-08-04T13:38:00+01:00

    WIPOTEC-OCS will launch its ‘most flexible quality control machine series to date’ at Pack Expo Booth S-4172 later this year.

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    Finalist interview: Sealed Air’s shrink film made from 30% PCR

    2022-08-02T09:59:00+01:00

    Late last year, Sealed Air launched a food-grade shrink film made from 30% post-consumer recycled flexible packaging, using film collected from Tesco stores. Stephanie Poole, the company’s senior business development manager, tells us more.

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    Finalist interview: FormerFab’s forming solution for paper with asymmetrical seams

    2022-08-01T10:00:00+01:00

    We spoke to FormerFab GmbH about being finalists in the ‘Machinery’ category of the Sustainability Awards 2022 with its horizontal forming shoulder for paper with asymmetrical seams, which is aimed at making it easier for brands to switch to paper solutions without compromising on performance. 

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    Finalist interview: Recycle-ready bag-in-box solution from Liquibox

    2022-07-27T09:54:00+01:00

    Liquibox claims to have broken new ground with its recycle-ready bag-in-box packaging for sensitive products. Our judges picked the solution as a finalist for the Sustainability Awards 2022, and we caught up with the company to learn more about it.

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    Finalist interview: R-Cycle's digital product passport for plastics

    2022-07-25T12:54:00+01:00

    In this article, part of our ongoing series of interviews with the finalists of the Sustainability Awards 2022, we talk with R-Cycle about its digital product passport, through which it aims to revolutionise traceability in plastic recycling.

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    Finalist interview: turning fallen leaves into paper with Releaf Paper

    2022-07-22T09:59:00+01:00

    Releaf Paper has developed a process for turning cellulose fibres derived from fallen leaves into paper packaging products, such as carrier bags. We spoke to the company about developing the technology and being shortlisted in the ‘Renewable Materials’ category of the Sustainability Awards 2022. 

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    Finalist interview: AB InBev and partners’ low carbon aluminium can

    2022-07-19T14:57:00+01:00

    Shortlisted for the ‘Climate’ category of the Sustainability Awards 2022, AB InBev, RUSAL, CANPACK and ELVAL’s low carbon aluminium beer can is made with 100% renewable electricity and uses an inert anode technology that allows for reduced emissions. AB InBev tells us more about the collaborative solution. 

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    Finalist interview: Berlin Packaging’s carbon neutral wine bottle

    2022-07-18T09:45:00+01:00

    Berlin Packaging’s Aurelia is a carbon neutral wine bottle produced using renewable energy sources, with an offsetting programme for the remaining CO2 emissions. We caught up with the company about being shortlisted in the ‘Climate’ category of our 2022 Sustainability Awards. 

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    Finalist interview: Aptar’s monomaterial Future pump

    2022-07-13T09:50:00+01:00

    We caught up with Aptar to learn more about its recyclable, monomaterial Future pump, which is a finalist in the E-commerce category of our 2022 Sustainability Awards.

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    Finalist interview: the Paboco Paper Bottle

    2022-07-12T09:53:00+01:00

    Paboco’s Paper Bottle, featuring a paper outer shell with a thin plastic barrier inside, has been trialled by companies including Carlsberg, Coca-Cola, and Absolut. We spoke to Paboco about being finalists in the ‘Renewable Materials’ category of our 2022 Sustainability Awards.

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    Vote in our 2022 Readers’ Award

    2022-07-12T08:58:00+01:00

    The nomination period for Packaging Europe’s 2022 Readers’ Award has ended, and now it’s time for you to select the winner!

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    Finalist interview: Nivea’s reusable bottle for hand soap made from dissolvable tablets

    2022-07-11T10:01:00+01:00

    Nivea’s ecorefill is a soap with a difference – the consumer creates it themselves by mixing dissolvable tablets with water, in a bottle made from 100% recycled material. To learn more about this innovation, which is a finalist in the ‘Driving the Circular Economy’ category of our 2022 Sustainability Awards, we spoke with Nivea’s parent company, Beiersdorf.

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    Packaging Europe’s Readers’ Award 2022 is open for submissions!

    2022-06-15T09:12:00+01:00

    We’re excited to reveal that our coveted Readers’ Award will be returning this year as part of our Sustainability Awards 2022! 

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    Announcing the Sustainability Awards 2022 finalists!

    2022-06-10T08:13:00+01:00

    After weeks of careful deliberation, our expert jury has concluded the first round of judging, which means it’s time to reveal the finalists of this year’s Sustainability Awards!

Spotlight
  • KHS Group and E.Leclerc realize showcase project for the French beverage market

  • Huhtamaki Fiber Solutions: The future redesigned

  • H.B. Fuller introduces Open Sesame® fiber-based tear tapes

  • Labels: A ‘removable’ sustainability

Webinars

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Webinar: Watermarks for Plastics Recycling: Accelerate from Planning to Action

Experts will demystify digital watermarking by explaining how it works, why it performs better than alternative approaches, and the process for getting started. 

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Webinar: Flexibility: The business imperative of modern manufacturing

Trends and tastes change in an instant! Digitalization is underpinning the agility that modern manufacturers must exploit in order to meet the needs of more demanding consumers.

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Webinar: 2022 Food and Consumer Packaging Trends, Opportunities and Implications

The food and consumer packaged goods industry is undergoing change driven by a number of market trends.

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Webinar: The revolution of sustainable PE packaging bags vs. paper bags for powdered products

PE packaging bags vs. paper bags for powered products - Find out how PE film packaging can offer an attractive alternative to paper sacks