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For 2 years CEFLEX worked quietly on mapping a flexibles circular economy. Now it's ready to share its detailed vision and direction of travel. Tim Sykes was privileged as the first journalist to attend its general meeting – and left deeply impressed Read more

Sealed Air Corporation welcomed visitors on April 4 to the opening of its new customer engagement facility, Packforum EMEA, in Passirana di Rho, Milan. Read more

Submissions to the most serious, rigorous and prestigious international competition for sustainability in packaging open today until 20 May. Read more

HP's video about our successful collaboration, part marketing campaign / part journalistic experiment: to deliver Packaging Europe magazine in multi-version digitally printed boxes, localised for all of our subscribers across Europe. Read more

Resino Trykfarver and KPG Europe have combined their expertise to launch a digital system for printing artificial food casings in both full colour and white. Read more

As the UK parliament debates the Brexit withdrawal agreement Elisabeth Skoda reviews the multiple reasons that Packaging Europe strongly advocates continued cooperation and integration between European countries Read more

There has been increasing interest in alternatives to plastic straws, following last year’s single-use plastics ban. Read more

European packaging manufacturer Coveris has opened a first of its kind sustainable development centre in Leeds, as part of its Pack Positive® strategy to address packaging and food sustainability in a circular economy. Read more

Sun Chemical has entered into a partnership with HAVI, to bring its SunVisto® AquaGreen bio-renewable, natural based inks to market. Read more

The Walki Group is focused on turning recycled mixed plastic waste into certified circular polymers for the packaging industry. The first products with circular polymers will be delivered to customers this year. Read more

The embryonic PCEP project is starting to take shape. On taking on the role of chairman in December 2018, David Baker spoke to Tim Sykes about the organisation’s aims and the conclusions of its recent workshop Read more

As well as talking about innovation at Packaging Europe, we like to practise it. That’s why we have partnered with HP to create digitally printed, localised packaging for our own magazine for thousands of subscribers across Europe Read more

Swedish researchers, packaging manufacturers, printing companies and brand owners are investing in a joint test bed for fossil-free packaging solutions to make the packaging of tomorrow more environmentally friendly. Read more

Durst, a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has entered into a 50/50 joint venture with printing press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer for the joint development and marketing of single-pass digital printing systems Read more

In 2017, Unilever made an industry leading commitment to ensure that all its plastic packaging will be designed to be fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. Packaging Europe delves into the strategy Unilever is taking to achieve its goals Read more

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Smithers Pira and Packaging Europe, both leaders in their markets, have pooled their shared industry knowledge and insight to produce The European Packaging Competitive Landscape: Strategic Forecasts to 2023. Read more

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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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 Read more

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