Avery Dennison has teamed up with forecasting consultancy The Future Laboratory to release a Regenerative Retail Economy report

The report is released when the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has challenged retailers to ensure that 20 percent of the retail industry by revenue is committed to net-zero by 2023 and that the entire sector reaches net-zero by 2050 at the latest.

This report...

Mondi has collaborated with a Nordic food manufacturer HKScan to provide renewable packaging for its Falukorv sausage by switching from an unrecyclable plastic multi-layer material to a paper-based alternative

Sustainable packaging is a high priority for HKScan, which sells over eight million Scan Falukorv sausages every year in Sweden alone. The company has pledged to achieve a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2025 and aims to achieve a carbon-neutral food chain by the end of 2040.

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Avery Dennison, Estal and Leonhard Kurz have partnered to launch Make a Mark, a three-year collaboration initiative for designers, printers and materials providers to break new ground in sustainable and innovative wine and spirits packaging

‘Since wine and spirits packaging is more than just a glass bottle and stopper, we thought, why not join forces with the most respected industry leaders in labeling and finishing, Avery Dennison and Leonhard Kurz, to see how much further we can push creative innovation,’ said Gerard Albertí, CEO...

Due to the high number of requests, the deadline to enter for the AWA International Sleeve Label Awards 2021 has been extended to October 1, 2021

Judged by an international panel of industry experts, the AWA International Sleeve Label Awards 2021 are designed to recognize the industry’s outstanding achievements in stretch-and shrink-sleeve labeling and product decoration.

The Awards are open to printers, converters, end-users and...

Mondi has been recognized at the Austrian Green Packaging Star Awards for its EcoVantage, WalletPack recyclable and functional barrier paper.

The annual Green Packaging Star Awards recognize environmentally friendly packaging and recycling technologies, as well as packaging-related improvements in operational processes in production, logistics, and distribution. The award is presented by Kompack magazine and the Austrian Research...

Holmen Iggesund has launched a paperboard coated with Bio E, a barrier coating technology made from 75 percent renewable raw materials

Paperboard packaging has come as a welcome change for many food and beverage brands eager to reduce their use of plastic and improve their carbon footprint. And while this has been an enormous improvement in sustainability, the barrier coatings laminated on paperboard to protect food continue to...

According to the latest Finat research, after a relatively modest start of 2021, labelstock demand in Europe boomed in the second quarter

Compared to the same quarter of 2020, consumption of self-adhesive label materials in Europe was 9.3 percent higher. This is a remarkable result considering that label demand already peaked in Q2 2020 with an annual growth rate of 8 percent due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The demand peak in the...

Herma has released HERMAsilphie (grade 341), a novel labelstock incorporating fibers of Silphium perfoliatum

These fibers are separated in a biothermal process before the energy generation phase and then converted into a new regional and sustainable raw material. Labels made with the paper are suitable for printing without any further treatment. Embossing and other embellishment can add sophistication...

Unilever has partnered with Mondi to develop a new high barrier paper-based packaging material for its Colman’s dry Meal Maker and sauces range

By replacing the previously unrecyclable multi-material laminate with paper packaging, Mondi supports Unilever in its sustainability targets. The aluminum, as well as all unnecessary plastic layers of the previous material, were eliminated. This resulted in a new packaging with 85 percent paper...

Emsur Poland has been certified by DGP, Deutche Pfandsystem, to produce and sell shrink sleeves and labels for the German beverages market
The DPG system was set up in Germany in 2005. It provides the legal and organizational framework for settling deposits (deposit clearing) between companies participating in the system. To this end, DPG has developed a set of standards for a uniform labeling procedure that enables automatic...

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