Innovation is an activity that drives sustainability – and sustainability provides a set of goals guiding innovation, according to Mondi, who discuss the task of building a sustainable flexibles portfolio more

Kite Packaging have introduced their new paper mailing sack range. The 100% recyclable, water resistant composition features a peel-&-seal strip. more

Austria-based VPZ Verpackungszentrum   has created a new type of packaging for fruit and vegetables. The reusable Packnatur® cellulose bags are made from FSC-certified beechwood and are tear-resistant and wet-proof. more

Innovia Films is launching a new Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP)  Rayoface™ facestock film specifically designed for reclosable applications, such as wet wipes. more

Mondi will showcase its portfolio including global and local premieres of new sustainable packaging innovations at RosUpack 2018. more

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In the second of our series of interviews with sponsors of the Sustainability Awards 2018, Günter Stephan, head of circular economy at Borealis, shares with Tim Sykes his vision for helping realise circularity in plastics. more

TLM Laser is now able to offer PrimeVent™ technology, which provides multiple controlled release applications for flexible packaging more

Elisabeth Skoda explores recent innovations in the area of ovenable and microwavable packaging, speaking with Toby Cottam and Simon Balderson, managing directors respectively of Terinex and Sirane. more

As planet earth awaits the FIFA World Cup™ in Russia, brand owners prepare to monetise consumer engagement with promotional product runs. A short video on packaging around the world inspired by the festival of football more

In the first of a series of interviews with the sponsors of the Sustainability Awards 2018, Georg Müller-Hof, VP marketing, introduces Avery Dennison’s sustainability vision to Packaging Europe. more

SP Thermoforming has introduced a line of flexible and rigid blister thermoforming machines with a carousel design. more

According to a report from AMI Consulting, in the space of two years the BOPP film industry has moved from a scenario of modest capacity growth and improving margins to one where it seems everyone is struggling to make money. more

API is witnessing an uptake in demand for its innovative Transmet™ solution as brands look to reduce the environmental impact of their packaging. more

Wipak has addressed the increased pressure felt by food manufacturers to offer sustainable packaging solutions, with the introduction of an energy efficient skin film which can be processed at temperatures considerably lower those of standard films. more

The Italian flow-wrapping specialist presents new systems for feeding and loading, horizontal flowpacking, and erect-fill-close robotics systems for secondary packaging. more

Saica has started the production of Infinite; a new collection of high quality white papers which are 100% recycled. more

Irplast showcases its full range of products: from BOPP films and roll-fed labels through printed adhesive tapes and multipack solutions. more

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury has designed a shrink sleeve for Ecoegg, overcoming the technical challenge due to the complexity of the unusual and eye-catching container shape. more

EDANA has closed its 2018 International Nonwovens Symposium (INS), having confirmed the industry’s confidence in the opportunities and strengths of the nonwovens industry. more

Gary Buchalter, Innovations Director, RPC bpi protec, warns against demonising plastic packaging and writes about the potential benefits plastics packaging can have to cut food waste. more

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

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