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Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex business, is expanding its closure liner offerings with the addition of three new cost-effective, coextruded foamed products to its line, F-224™, F-419M™ and F-830™. Read more

The European e-commerce market for food and beverages was valued at €15.06 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow at an average rate of 11.3% per year. Read more

An expanded polypropylene (EPP) tote offers outstanding insulation helping to reduce food wastage, they are easy and comfortable to handle, and their lightweight reduces carbon emissions and transportation costs. Read more

During the AIPIA Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association) congress held last month in Amsterdam, one message became very clear: Both the AIPIA President and its Chief Executive emphasized that there has been a major change. Read more

Swiss start-up Yamo, offering home delivery of fresh baby purees, takes us on its journey to create an e-commerce solution. Read more

Charlie Ahern, general manager at aluminum packaging supplier Advanta, explores the different options of food preservation and their drawbacks and benefits. Read more

Dromo™, a new polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle system designed specifically for liquid or semi-viscous products sold through e-commerce channels is being launched by PTI at Pack Expo, October 14-17, McCormick Place, Chicago, Booth E-7256. Read more

Exclusive! Amcor sets out to transform the circular capability of flexible packaging with the launch of a new polyolefin barrier film – a platform technology for packaging a huge variety of products. Read more

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RPC bpi protec demonstrates its commitment to environmental stewardship with a barrier film that delivers an oxygen and water vapour barrier, can incorporate recycled material and is fully recyclable Read more

tesa has launched a packaging tape that protects both the handler and contents. The company’s latest packaging tape, tesa® 4190, is designed to facilitate knifeless opening of boxes and cartons. Read more

Proseal has launched its first tray sealer since winning a Queen’s Award for International Trade 2018. The Proseal TTe is a small, compact and robust tray sealer ideal for low-volume production and production trials. Read more

The manufacture of packaging for temperature-sensitive goods is a technically demanding field, and one in which Ecocool GmbH has become highly specialised. Read more

The week in brief - the launch of a new water brand offering an alternative to plastic bottles in the UK, innovative adhesives and keeping products fresh for longer. Read more

RKW presents its Generation PackAge portfolio including films, nets and also nonwovens for a broad range of applications at this year's FachPack in hall 9, booth 9-310. Read more

While leakage prevention is often the primary driver behind the selection of induction foil sealing for automotive product containers, the technology has now moved on to offer other significant benefits. Read more

H.B. Fuller Company has announced the launch of its latest low temperature hot melt adhesive, Advantra® LT 9135. Read more

The Packaging, Transport and Logistics Research Centre (ITENE) has developed an active packaging that repels insects and absorbs moisture that protects and preserves dried food products from pantry pest infestations. Read more

Greif has announced the launch of GCUBE® Shield, marking an enhancement to its range of GCUBE intermediate bulk containers (IBCs). Read 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. Read more

The new EU Directive 2014/47 came into force in Europe on 20 May 2018. It introduces new rules for securing transport packaging and requires the stability of every cargo to be tested and certified. Read more

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