Eastman is proud to have collaborated with cosmetics house Groupe Rocher on the design of a new “ecodesign compact” concept made entirely of Eastman materials. more

Repsol and Saica Natur have signed a new collaboration agreement in order to maximise the use of low density polyethylene film (LDPE) waste and take a new step in the transition towards a circular economy. more

The FachPack 2018 packaging trade fair has come to an end and there seemed to be an overarching theme: out with non-recyclable plastics and in with recyclable packaging materials. This includes recycling as well as various forms of composting. more

Borealis has announced a strategic alliance with Bockatech, a UK early stage Greentech and provider of EcoCore™ technology for sustainable packaging. This partnership will develop low-cost, high performance foam injection moulding solutions more

Systech, a global technology leader in brand protection and product authentication, and FarmaTrust, a leader in pharmaceutical supply chain security, have announced their strategic partnership. more

PCI Pharma Services is pleased to announce its exclusive collaboration agreement with CSP Technologies, Inc. more

UNITED CAPS and Braskem have announced that they have collaborated to deliver to the market greener bio-sourced plastic caps and closures made from sugar cane as an addition to the UNITED CAPS product portfolio. more


Under the scope of the World Cup, DS Smith’s display and packaging units worked in close collaboration with Pizza Hut in Portugal, to provide a second life to pizza packages during this period. more

Coca-Cola Great Britain has announced a partnership with Merlin Entertainments, to offer people 50 per cent off entry to familiy attractions in exchange for used plastic drink bottles. more

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, together with APK, are taking the next step to increase the sustainable benefits of multilayer food packaging films. more


The PrintCity Alliance will be further expanding its activities for FachPack 2018 and is exhibiting at its shared stand in the PackBox, and also hosting a seminar on “Packaging design, finishing and production”. more

VELOX GmbH  and its long-term partner SK Chemicals Co. Ltd. are presenting an innovation for plastic packaging applications such as aerosol containers as well as cosmetic and hot fill bottles. more

COEXPAN & EMSUR will show their rigid & flexible packaging solutions at FachPack 2018, that will take place in Nuremberg from 25th to 27th of September. more

ALPLA, the Austrian packaging solutions specialist, and FROMM (Switzerland) have agreed on a collaboration in relation to PET recycling. more

Repsol has signed a new technological and supply alliance with PEP Licensing Limited, an innovative company in the development of new enzymatic applications. more

Smurfit Kappa is continuing to use digital print with remarkable effect in the corrugated packaging industry. The packaging leader has ramped up its capabilities by installing eight HP Scitex corrugated presses across its European sites. more

In partnership with Pantone and X-Rite, GlobalVision proudly announces the release of the world’s first digital Color Inspection system for print & packaging. more

Esko today reported that it has joined forces with Danaher sister companies AVT, X-Rite and Pantone to integrate its automation and collaboration solutions, with the X-Rite and Pantone color technology and AVT’s camera inspection solutions. more

Stora Enso and Sulapac have signed a joint development agreement to combat the global problem of plastic waste by accelerating the use of fully renewable, recyclable and biodegradable materials in packaging. more

Bio4pack and TIPA were exactly what organic grains company, De Halm, was looking for. Together, they were able to develop a compostable packaging solution, and a long-term relationship, that has proven to be an overall success. more

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