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Ireland-based Quinn Packaging has introduced a new range of patent-pending black plastic food trays, Detecta, which it says addresses the long-standing recyclability concerns around black PET. Read more

Glass packaging production in Europe grew by 1% in volume (tonnes) and by 1% in unit terms in the first half year 2018 compared to the previous half year according to data published by the European Container Glass Federation, FEVE . Read more

Latest industry data on glass recycling confirms that over 12 million tons of glass bottles and jars are collected and recycled in Europe, with an average glass recycling rate in the EU28 of 74% according to FEVE recycling statistics. Read more

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) is presenting BD HylokTM, a new glass pre-fillable syringe for the administration of viscous solutions such as hyaluronic acid dermal fillers. Read more

Packaging Europe and Smithers Pira are unveiling the product of an exciting new collaboration: a co-branded report produced by Smithers Pira’s experts according to a brief tailored to the needs and preoccupations Packaging Europe’s readership Read more

Independent, international design agency Cowan London has unveiled the brand identity and packaging design for Billson’s new range of all natural small-batch sodas. Read more

With the presentation of its newly developed VACUNITE technology yesterday at the PETnology conference in Paris, EREMA demonstrates its role as innovation leader. Read more

Rieke made a significant statement for the e-commerce channel in Q4 2018 with the launch of a new portfolio of non-leak trigger and pump dispenser solutions. Tim Sykes visited the company’s Leicester, UK, R&D centre to find out what is driving Rieke’ Read more

From 12 – 14 March 2019, the converting industry will gather for the 11th edition of ICE Europe, the exhibition for Paper, Film & Foil Converting, at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. Read more

After the successful completion of the pilot project, PACCOR and Veolia are preparing to implement PET recycling trays on an industrial scale. Read more

hen it comes to packaging for beauty, fragrance and medical products, three in four European millennials would opt for products in glass over any other packaging material, according to a survey. Read more

Parkside has collaborated with meat substitute company Quorn to produce a reclosable pack for its range of meat-free products. Read more

The Forum for EPS Recycling, EPSY, organised within the IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen e.V., and the airpop expert group emphasise that airpop can be recycled and is being recycled successfully. Read more

The speed of improvement and sophistication in digital design is such that no service can afford to stand still for any length of time. 3D visualisation for metal packaging artwork is no exception Read more

The embryonic PCEP project is starting to take shape. On taking on the role of chairman in December 2018, David Baker spoke to Tim Sykes about the organisation’s aims and the conclusions of its recent workshop Read more

Positive Plastics Pledge articulates kp's sustainability strategy and commitments for the coming decade. Tim Sykes visited CEO Daniel Dayan in London to interrogate the vision and concrete plans behind this document. Read more

Beatson Clark has produced three new bespoke glass containers for Cottage Delight as part of a rebrand for the specialist food manufacturer. Read more

Ball Corporation brings to life a new technology that is changing the shape of the industry by introducing its 360° aerosol can at the ADF&PCD exhibition in Paris on Jan. 30 and 31, 2019. Read more

Working towards a world of zero waste and a lighter overall environmental footprint, a coalition of global brand owners and TerraCycle today unveils Loop™ – an innovative, online shopping concept challenging our reliance on single use packaging Read more

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HP’s water-based corrugated packaging printing on HP PageWide digital presses is easily recyclable using standard industry recycling technology, Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS) of Germany has verified Read more

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