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In anticipation of Interpack 2020, we spoke with Dow about circularity in plastics and its advancements in feedstock and mechanical recycling. Read more

By 2030 all plastic packaging within the EU will need to be recyclable or reusable. But the devil of how this goal can be achieved lies in the detail. Read more

Düsseldorf’s giant K show is the world’s biggest plastics event, and its three-yearly cycle serves as a snapshot of how the industry is shifting. Tim Sykes visited K 2019 to pick out some key packaging trends and takeaways. Read more

Tim Sykes caught up with Tony Kingsbury, director of sustainability EMEA, Dow Packaging & Specialist Plastics, at K 2019 to discuss how Dow defines the environmental challenges facing packaging, and where it can insert itself to make a difference. Read more

Amcor engineers and designers developed a unique solution to address denting and won Gold for Packaging Innovation from DOW. Read more

Thanks to the joint development with machine manufacturer BOBST, extrusion converter Hosokawa Alpine and packaging producer ELBA, Dow will present a selection of polyethylene-based(PE) pouches Read more

Jointly with the industry, Dow has enhanced its polymer solutions for meat and cheese packaging for efficient packaging production, consumer experience and  food preservation, helping to further reduce food waste. Read more

Dow introduces a new optical finishing for polyethylene (PE)-based packaging which it says can support brand owners and converters in addressing recyclability targets. Read more

Dow expands its portfolio of solvent-based adhesives with the new ADCOTE™ L76-500 high-solids adhesive, which the company says can open new opportunities beyond traditional metal-to-film lamination. Read more

Dow will showcase a comprehensive suite of products and capabilities at K 2019 that it says can help brand owners and converters to address recyclability targets with flexible polyethylene (PE) packaging. Read more

Dow has today announced the results of the 2019 Packaging Innovation Awards. Tim Sykes, who was privileged to participate in the competition’s jury for a second consecutive year, reports on the winners. Read more

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Sustainability and the move to replace non-recyclable high barrier multi-material packaging structures with recyclable mono-material alternatives is a driving force in the plastics industry. Read more

Dow is looking to encourage debate across the industry at K 2019, the world’s premier plastics and rubber trade fair. Read more

DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers, a global business unit of the DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, is launching its new DOW CORNING™ AMB-12235 masterbatch for polyethylene (PE) blown film. Read more

Dow and Menshen, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of caps, closures and single-serve capsules, announce the new transformative Reverse Spout Sealing Technology that enables the production of spouted pouches made of mono-material films. Read more

Pressure on the planet’s resources continues to grow, and with it our need for packaging technologies that prevent food waste, particularly for energy-intensive products such as meat. How is flexible packaging catering to this need? Read more

The 14 expert judges represent a global perspective across the fields of design, engineering, retail, converting and academia, from organisations including Amazon, Bemis, Mintel, P&G - and Packaging Europe. Read more

Dow has launched its call for entries for the 2019 Packaging Innovation Awards – with submissions expected to reflect the cutting edge of innovation in sustainability, e-commerce, and communicative packaging. Read more

Arla Oy is set to be the first company in Finland to use renewable wood-based bioplastics in gable-top paperboards for milk, yoghurt and cooking products. The tall oil-based raw material used for the cartons was developed by Finnish company UPM. Read more

An alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain today launched a new organization to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean. Read more

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Coca-Cola talks sustainability

Joe Franses of Coca-Cola European Partners chats to Tim Sykes about the different approaches the iconic brand is taking to eliminate packaging waste and reduce environmental footprints

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