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Unilever pledges to halve its virgin plastic packaging by 2025

Unilever has also pledged to collect and process more plastic packaging than it sells by the year 2025. The personal care giant has also pledged to help collect and process more plastic packaging than it sells by the year 2025. "Plastic has its place, but that place is not in the environment," said Alan Jope, Unilever CEO, in a statement."We can only eliminate plastic waste by acting fast and taking radical action at all points in the plastic cycle." AccorWeiter lesen

13.11.2019 read more

CPC Packaging has acquired Fina Flexible Packaging

Headquartered in Paterna (Valencia), Fina Flexible Packaging is a premium Spanish family-owned provider of flexible packaging that specialises in advanced, complex and customised solutions in rotogravure and flexography for leading companies in the food industry and other sectors. With over 40 years of experience, Fina is widely recognised in the Spanish industry as a specialised supplier that applies new technologies in the industry with a proven track record of new productWeiter lesen

21.10.2019 read more

NESTLÉ INAUGURATES PACKAGING RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Nestlé has officially inaugurated the Institute of Packaging Sciences, the first-of-its-kind in the food industry. The new Institute enables Nestlé to accelerate its efforts to bring functional, safe and environmentally friendly packaging solutions to the market and to address the global challenge of plastic packaging waste. “Our vision is a world in which none of our packaging ends up in landfill or as litter,” said Mark Schneider, Nestlé CEO, speaking at the inauguration. “Weiter lesen

13.09.2019 read more

Schur Flexibles acquires Nordic packaging specialist

The acquisition enhances Schur Flexibles’ strong and rapidly growing market position in Europe, and will particularly bolster Schur Flexibles’ existing capabilities in the Nordic region in the sphere of flexo printing. Overall, this means the group will become a full-service provider in the Nordics region, covering the complete converting and digital printing value chain. Combining Scandiflex Pac with Schur Flexibles Denmark, Schur Flexibles Finland and Danapak Flexibles, thWeiter lesen

09.04.2019 read more

The Food Packaging Forecast

Research suggests that Generation Z has perhaps the largest purchasing power, and their fast-paced lifestyles mean that the food packaging industry is rushing to keep up. The packaging sector is currently characterised by change, but certain market movements rise above the rest. Read more:Weiter lesen

22.03.2019 read more

FMCG firms driven by improvement in packaging industry

Nigeria is a good market for consumer goods, with many Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) firms able to record positive sales.Good and efficient packaging, especially the flexible type, has helped to boost a number of them. Many companies are able to record increased sales based on the attractiveness and designs of their products. Packaging represents a significant part of Nigeria’s FMCGs, which are products that are bought over the counter, including foods, drugs, shoes, plasWeiter lesen

12.03.2019 read more

NOVOFLEX II Flexographic Press to Premiere at W&H Open House

Machinery manufacturer Windmöller & Hölscher is hosting “Experience the Future of Flexo” featuring the newest technological developments in flexographic printing at its renovated Printing Technology Center in Lengerich, Germany on March 27th & 28th. Highlighting the Open House will be the world premiere of the NOVOFLEX II flexographic press, which will demonstrate challenging jobs at top speeds. The MIRAFLEX II product range, the market’s top selling flexographic presWeiter lesen

25.02.2019 read more

European Commission gives go ahead on Amcor and Bemis merger

Australian packaging company Amcor has been given the go-ahead for its $6.8bn merger with U.S. flexible packaging company Bemis following approval by the European Commission. The EC has approved the merger under the EU Merger Regulation, with the approval conditional ‘on the divestment of Bemis’ medical packaging business in Europe.’ This would cover three plants in the UK and Ireland, which are thought to generate around $170 million annual revenues in healthcare packaging.Weiter lesen

15.02.2019 read more

Test your packaging IQ: Aluminium foil packaging

Aluminium foils are widely sold into the consumer market, as it is used for wrapping food in order to preserve it. According to a report, approximately 75% of aluminium foil is used for the packaging of foods, cosmetics, and chemical products, and 25% is used for industrial usage. Aluminium has the ability to form any shape along with its strong barrier properties. Also, aluminium cans and other aluminium packaging materials can be recycled and reused. In this edition oWeiter lesen

11.02.2019 read more

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