At Anuga FoodTec, one of the key focal points for many packaging companies was technology to keep products fresher for longer, prolonging shelf life and thereby preventing food waste. Elisabeth Skoda explores just a few of the highlights. more

23 Mar 2018 14:43

With its barrier papers Feldmuehle Uetersen GmbH offers food producers the possibility to protect their products effectively against pollutants by mineral oil residues. more

23 Mar 2018 09:35

Material surfaces like glass, steel, aluminum, wood or plastics are usually exposed to external mechanical conditions (e.g. dust, rubbing…) during manufacturing, processing, transport and storage processes, more

23 Mar 2018 09:20

One of Europe’s leading providers of premium quality flexible packaging solutions, the Wipak Group, is celebrating a trio of award wins, thanks to its revolutionary wide web digital printing technology. more

22 Mar 2018 08:16

Leading packaging manufacturer Coveris has revealed a revolutionary new plastic-free sandwich skillet that is more easily recycled within the UK infrastructure. more

21 Mar 2018 10:52

An increase in sales of the INTAREMA® K recycling system built by the mechanical engineers EREMA is already clear before the end of the 2017/18 financial year at the end of March. more

21 Mar 2018 09:05



Around 6,300 invited guests from 54 nations came to Lossburg for the Arburg Technology Days, held from 14 to 17 March 2018. more

20 Mar 2018 09:01

Flexfresh is a special patented film made of proprietary polymeric composition that elongates the shelf life of highly perishable fresh produce like fruits, vegetables and flowers. more

19 Mar 2018 13:09

The owner of Treofan Holdings GmbH, the Italian investor M&C, has announced the sale of the Treofan Americas business to Canadian label manufacturer CCL Industries. The legally binding agreement was signed on Thursday, 8th March. more

16 Mar 2018 08:53

Ethicality, efficiency, and sustainability culpability is often pointed down towards the root of the packaging supply chain. Packaging Europe takes a focussed look at the pulp and paper industry with a visit to a key player on the global market, APP. more

15 Mar 2018 11:09

Thermal transfer overprinter coder delivers top quality flexible film printing with high uptime and lower cost through greater modularity in terms of features, hardware and setup. more

15 Mar 2018 08:32

As the debate about plastics rages on, packaging producer Supravis weighs in with a big-picture overview of the environmental challenges facing the industry today and the important role of multilayer films in addressing them. more

14 Mar 2018 10:41

The EU-funded NanoPack Project will reveal the results of new antimicrobial efficacy tests that demonstrate the ability of its innovative film to extend bread shelf life by an extra three weeks at Anuga FoodTec. more

12 Mar 2018 10:37

Thanks to extensive measures taken to ensure their quality and hygiene, paper sacks offer optimum product protection for the packaging of powdered products like flour, starch, baking mixes or powdered milk. more

12 Mar 2018 10:02

Products today are developed, manufactured and introduced to the market faster than ever before. more

9 Mar 2018 09:13

In the efforts to end the leakage of plastics into the environment it is important to analyse the root causes of the problem rather than working on the symptoms, argues Patricia Vangheluwe of PlasticsEurope. more

8 Mar 2018 14:05

Breaking apart LEGO bricks, unbaking a cake… The use of metaphors reflects the fact that chemical recycling is a poorly understood concept in the margins of mainstream debate about plastic waste. Three experts spoke to Tim Sykes about its potential. more

28 Feb 2018 12:54

Folding carton specialist Graphic Packaging International (GPI) has unveiled its Integraflex™ packaging solution at Packaging Innovations 2018. more

28 Feb 2018 10:13

Shrink sleeve manufacturer Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks) has announced it is one of the first UK companies to introduce a shrink sleeve that contains post-consumer recycled content (PCR). more

28 Feb 2018 07:45

Just 0.01% of TUBALL™ nanotubes has allowed a European manufacturer to obtain transparent polyethylene film with permanent and uniform anti-static properties. more

27 Feb 2018 13:17

Fast food lovers are saying Bonjour to crepes and waving goodbye to the humble chip, according to a North East packaging expert. more

22 Jun 2017 08:21

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