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FEFCO, the association representing the European corrugated board industry, makes the sustainability argument for paper-based packaging. more

We've all heard of the Internet of Things, along with the smart TVs, smart fridges and smart phones that make it up. But what about the boxes all these shiny gadgets arrive in? That’s just cardboard right, quite separate to the cool future-tech? more

Demand for corrugated packaging material is expected to increase by an average of more than four per cent annually over the next five years. Elisabeth Skoda explores some of the recent areas of innovation that demonstrate the potential of corrugated. more

Europe’s fragmented corrugated packaging industry is expected to enter a period of consolidation prompted by slim margins and firms’ need for a wider geographical presence, according to Rabobank. more

BOBST, one of the world’s leading suppliers of machinery and services to the folding carton, corrugated board and flexible materials markets, has strengthened its service offering by delivering web-fed capabilities in the UK for the very first time. more

FEFCO welcomes the European Parliament’s resolution on “Resource efficiency: reducing food waste, improving food safety”, adopted on 16 May 2017. more

Smurfit Kappa inspirepac, market leader in high quality printed corrugated packaging, has again shown its confidence in Mosca strapping technology with the purchase of two Mosca machines – the MCB-2 and the KCK-131 – for its new site at Markham Vale. more

Leading independent corrugated producer Cepac has launched the country’s first truly curved corrugated product, Arcwise. more

Growing demand for customized packaging is a driver for further developments in digital print. Digital print on corrugated board is of great interest to the industry. more

At FEFCO's annual Summit in Berlin Packaging Europe's Tim Sykes caught up with outgoing FEFCO president Roberto Villaquiran, CEO Europe at Smurfit Kappa, and his successor Jan Klingele, managing partner of Klingele Papierwerke, who shared their thoug more

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