OPM Group, has extended its reach into the US market through a joint venture with New York-based companies Macaran Printed Products and Syracuse Label & Surround Printing.

Collectively known as Skylark, the partnership will introduce OPM’s patented Thicker Label Closure (TLC) technology for wet wipe products to the US market. It marks the next significant step in OPM’s ambitious growth strategy and is supported with significant investment in new presses both in...

Malires Grafica, a leading Brazilian printing company opted for a Bobst Novafold 110 folder-gluer, with crash-lock module, to help grow its packaging operations during the pandemic, and is now looking to make further investments with Bobst.

The accelerated demand for online sales and home delivery caused by the worldwide pandemic allowed the packaging sector to record high growth during the period.

With a manufacturing site with state-of-the-art equipment and a presence in the market for more than 30 years, Malires Gráfica...

(L-R) Christoph Höfling (Mondi), Julia Bredemeier (Hilcona) and Petra Pummer (Mondi)
RetortPouch Recyclable, made of polypropylene (PP)-based mono-material. The packaging is claimed can replace complex multilayer unrecyclable packaging that uses aluminum or metallized layers to provide high barrier food protection.  
 
RetortPouch Recyclable can...

The pioneering initiative, named Design4Circularity, is providing innovations and insights for the different design aspects to encourage others to follow design for circularity principles.

The cross-industry collaboration is targeting the achievement of truly circular packaging by...

Packaging looks to reduce unnecessary waste created from capsulated coffee

In 2020, Incapto was born with the purpose of revolutionizing the coffee industry with the aim of moving towards a better and more sustainable market, being an alternative to coffee in capsules with the aim of changing the consumption habits of today's consumers. HP Indigo digital printing has...

Sihl has launched Artysio, an innovative packaging film for premade, individually printable stand-up pouches, developed for ‘print and pack’ and ‘pack and print’ production methods

For plannable runs, the Artysio film can be first printed cost-effectively using aqueous inkjet printing and then made into stand-up pouches on the line. The film can also be processed into unprinted stand-up pouches, which can then be individually printed later as required using an aqueous...

Parkside has extended its cooperation with All Real Nutrition as the company expanded its reach in the Irish market after it secured a permanent listing with a large retailer

Parkside and All Real Nutrition initially worked together in 2020 to launch the company’s first-ever range of healthy, natural protein bars in compostable packaging. The move represented a further step in the brand’s sustainability journey, utilizing a new pack specifically designed to provide a...

Zeus Packaging has acquired Swanline Group and its sister company, BoxMart.

This exciting development represents a huge opportunity for all three parties, with each company providing complementary services to a wealth of markets, enabling growth and the sharing of best practice across the board.

Swanline CEO Nick Kirby says, 'We’re very much looking forward to...

Faller Packaging has presented its range of sustainable packaging at the recent Customer Academy Nordic in Copenhagen, Denmark

The Customer Academy Nordic is a joint event held by the Austrian packaging manufacturer Constantia Flexibles and the Swiss company Perlen Packaging, which specializes in film manufacturing and coating. The organizers of this two-day event got together with participating companies to talk about...

CEFlex has developed ‘Criteria for Circularity’ as a checklist for EPR schemes and stakeholders to make packaging waste materials circular
They come at a critical moment, as EPR schemes look to meet higher recycling targets and align with other legislation driving changes to how packaging waste is collected, sorted and recycled to be used again, according to CEFlex.   
 
The criteria are a basis for...

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