INX Europe has joined CEFLEX to further reinforce its commitment to developing sustainable technologies

CEFLEX is a European-based consortium that represents the entire value chain, from material producers, converters and printers to brand owners, retailers and recyclers. More than 140 prominent companies and organizations globally have signed on including...

Key packaging trends in the post-Covid supply chain

None of us could have predicted the impact of Covid-19 on our global and local communities at the end of Q1 2020. Many questions linger within the packaging supply chain: Will Covid-19 change the mindset of consumers? Will sustainability continue to be on the forefront of innovation in packaging...

Sun Chemical has organized a Corporate Sustainability Committee to further strengthen its approach to addressing the sustainability needs of the packaging industry

Comprised of eight executives, including Myron Petruch, Carlo Musso, Chris Parrilli, Fernando Tavara, Robert Fitzka, Greg Hayes, Russell Schwartz, and Jim Van Horn, the Corporate Sustainability Committee will work together to guarantee company-wide engagement in sustainability initiatives and...

Avery Dennison’s BOPP film portfolio has been certified to comply with the APR Critical Guidance for HDPE recycling

The APR Critical Guidance is a comprehensive laboratory scale protocol that is used to assess the compatibility of packaging with reclamation systems.

Avery Dennison is the first label manufacturer to achieve certification in accordance with the new guidelines. Furthermore, the company...

Collection of waste and hand sorting is part os Project Stop initiatives in Indonesia

Since its launch in 2017, Project Stop has welcomed various industrial and governmental partners designing, implementing, and scaling circular economy technologies to prevent plastic waste pollution.

The initiative works hand in hand with local municipalities and environmental agencies to...

Siegwerk launches circular economy website

The growing demand for environmentally friendly methods and sustainable packaging has strongly influenced the packaging market. ‘It is time to rethink packaging and move from a linear to a circular economy model,’ said Alina Marm, head of circular economy hub at...

Feliks Bezati, global sustainable packaging manager at Mars has been nominated as representative of brand owners and retailers at Ceflex

Bezati, who takes over from Sokhna Gueye, plastics sustainability manager at Nestlé, will take a seat on the Ceflex board and steering committee.

‘Flexible packaging plays an important role in our daily lives. Ceflex is an essential platform to help ensure the systems are in place to make...

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper passes monitoring audit

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper said it ‘highly values the environmentally conscious and sustainable production’ of its coated specialty papers; this was reaffirmed by the successful FSC monitoring audit and the PEFC recertification of their mills in Bielefeld and Flensburg. All coated specialty papers...

Flint Group Packaging Inks has announced that it has become a signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact

The global initiative calls on companies to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption, and to enact actions that advance sustainable development goals.

‘We have a clear sustainability vision to support packaging...

CCL Label has introduced EcoFloat TD shrink sleeve material engineered to improve the float separation process for PET bottle recycling

EcoFloat has been developed to enable the packaging industry to meet recycling targets and to support sustainability and complements the range of sustainable products such as EcoStream and EcoSolve for pressure sensitive labels.

‘After shredding the PET bottles, the shrink sleeve parts...

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