͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     
About Us

View As Webpage  | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@

Fibre packaging showcase

On October 25, 2023, Innofibre is opening their doors to industry members to visit their impressive research facility. It is the only College integrated applied research center in Québec and Canada that can provide year around education on materials, equipment, and testing protocols involving the alternative cellulosic fibres that the packaging industry have in their tool box. Innofibre is a technology driven expert in applied research to assist companies with innovation in the pulp and paper, and bioproducts sector. As such, it is a must-see for innovation in cellulosic pulp packaging innovations. Innofibre is a technology driven expert in applied....
Register here

Nature's Touch Expands Capabilities

  MONTREAL, Oct. 13, 2023 /CNW/ - Nature's Touch, a leader in the frozen organic and conventional fruit industry, is thrilled to announce the successful acquisition of certain assets of Sunrise Growers, SunOpta Inc.'s frozen fruit operations. This strategic move marks a significant milestone in Nature's Touch's commitment to providing high-quality, affordable, and diverse frozen food products to consumers across Canada and the United States. Image Nature's Touch, founded in 2004, has established itself as a leading retail supplier of frozen organic and conventional fruits worldwide. Operating state-of-the-art freezing and packaging facilities in both Canada and the US, the company ...

Bayer joins the Blister Pack Collective

PA Consulting (PA), the company bringing ingenuity to life, and PulPac, the Swedish R&D and IP company behind Dry Molded Fiber, are pleased to announce the Consumer Health division of Bayer has joined the Blister Pack Collective. The Blister Pack Collective brings together pharma, consumer health, and FMCG businesses to accelerate progress towards a world of more sustainable tablet packs, free from problem plastics like PVC. PA and PulPac have seeded the collective and developed the underlying technology needed to bring a functioning DMF tablet blister pack to life. The adoption of Dry Molded Fiber tablet packs provides an opportunity ...

Combilift picks up industry award

Combilift, the largest global manufacturer of multidirectional trucks, articulated forklifts, and straddle carriers is thrilled to announce that the Combi-CB15-5E has been honored with the coveted Italian Terminal and Logistics Award. This prestigious accolade recognizes the innovation in the operational field and its commitment to operator training and safety. The Italian Terminal and Logistics Award is a significant industry recognition, presented annually to highlight the skills of operators in port, intermodal, and logistics terminals both in Italy and abroad. The new Combi-CB15-5E is a further addition to Combilift’s ever-growing range of electric models which offers powerful performance, extensive battery life, ...

ABB and Altilium sign agreement to work on battery industry's recycling projects

ABB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement with UK-based clean technology group Altilium to jointly explore how the integration of automation, electrification and digital technologies in plants across Europe can support the scaling up of battery materials recycling. Altilium is developing green processing technologies and building infrastructure at scale for the recycling of metals and electric vehicle (EV) battery waste, with the aim of ensuring a domestic supply chain of low-carbon battery materials for the automotive industry. ABB will introduce the design and delivery of control systems equipment and solutions for the distribution and management of electrical power ...

Sponsored Spotlight 

Sustainable packaging for dry pet food

Various trends and requirements are currently transforming the packaging market: renewable raw materials, reducing the amount of packaging material, cutting CO2 emissions, monolayer packaging, recyclability, repulpability and biodegradability – to name a few. The overriding and most urgent trend in packaging is sustainability.
» Learn more...

Navigating the Path to Sustainable Fresh Produce Packaging

As the sustainability agenda continues to drive positive change across many industries, including the fresh produce sector, the search for environmentally responsible packaging alternatives has taken centre stage for many brands and producers. Futamura, the world’s leading manufacturer of cellulosic films, has supplied renewable and compostable packaging solutions to the fresh produce industry since 2003. Futamura’s NatureFlex films are made from renewable wood pulp sourced from responsibly managed plantations. They are certified for home composting by TÜV Austria and meet all standards for industrial composting, including EN13432. Initially favoured by organic producers, NatureFlex films appealed to the environmentally responsible consumer ... » Read More...