UPM Raflatac has unveiled a new wood-based polypropylene film material into the market - an industry first, as the company claims. Read more

Taghleef Industries (Ti), is pleased to announce that it will be attending Labelexpo Europe 2019, from September 24 to 27 in Brussels. Located in Hall 5 Booth C40, Ti will be presenting their new sustainable film solutions to the labels community. Read more

Davis-Standard, LLC and Maillefer will showcase new technology at K2019 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Hall 16, booth #A43, October 16-23. Read more

Apeldoorn Flexible Packaging (AFP) is introducing its newest High Performance smart thin stretch film and our recently developed CastPP low seal material for food packaging at FachPack 2019. Read more

Addex Inc., a leading supplier of high-performance blown film cooling equipment, will launch Phase 2 of its Intensive Cooling technology at the upcoming K 2019 exhibition (Hall 17/C41), which runs Oct. 16-23, in Düsseldorf, Germany. Read more

Using less material, improving recyclability, and employing renewable raw materials: at this year’s FachPack, SÜDPACK Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG will unveil a range of solutions. Read more

Jarno Stet, waste and recycling manager, Westminster City Council, UK shares his views on recycling and waste management. 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

Smartphone users are gradually becoming familiarised with augmented reality, a readily available technology on the devices that we all carry as extensions of ourselves every day. What does this have to do with the packaging industry though? Read more

The subject of downgauging is something we have covered extensively in Packaging Europe, and it continues to be one of the main sustainability drivers. Victoria Hattersley looks at how the industry is approaching this challenge. Read more

Cosmo Films, a global leader in films for flexible packaging, lamination and labelling applications as well as synthetic paper would be showcasing films reflecting latest in labelling technology at the upcoming Labelexpo Read more

Ampacet, a global masterbatch leader, has introduced Blue Edge 226, a masterbatch that has been specially formulated to enhance the appearance and performance of post-consumer resins. Read more

DOMO Chemicals, a leading integrated high quality material engineering company, underlines its position as one of the main providers of nylon film solutions in Europe by renaming its business Read more

Environmentally friendly packaging is a hot topic worldwide. Sappi, a company that describes itself as a pioneer in the field of innovative and sustainable packaging solutions for years, will present its latest innovations at Stand 9-260 at FachPack. Read more

At FachPack 2019, ppg > companies will be presenting flexible packaging with a focus on design for recycling, the use of regranulates and renewable resources. Read more

Plastic products have become an integral part of almost every area of life. For good reason. Plastic packaging extends the shelf life of food, plastic parts in cars reduces their weight and CO2 emissions. Read more

The winners of the Tube of the Year competition, which is held annually by the European Tube Manufacturers Association (etma), were awarded at this year’s World Tube Congress in Hamburg. Read more

BillerudKorsnäs continues the development of the paper battery and has during the spring completed the world's first production on a paper machine. Read more

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) today welcomed 12 new companies from across the plastics value chain, including Chinese state-owned Sinopec. Read more

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More and more companies from the plastics industry are working on improving the recyclability of plastics and thus helping to create a circular economy. One way that BASF is contributing is the ChemCycling project. Read more

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

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