Conferences, seminars, trade shows, training and more for companies involved in the packaging industry.
The 10% jump in 2016 numbers highlights a dramatic growth over the past decade, according to a pair of recycling reports issued at the annual Plastics Recycling Conference.
PPEC (Paper & Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council ’s John Mullinder loves fish but isn’t as keen on plastic. See what he has to say about creating a circular economy for plastics.
Join PAC on March 8, 2018 for a webinar examining how plastic pollution in our oceans is causing the packaging industry to rethink how it packages products.
A BBC report says that plastic pollution has reached the Arctic—much of it from the fishing industries—with some 30 tonnes picked up. Watch the video.
The BOBST AluBond process provides high metal adhesion and surface energy levels through vacuum metallization.
Bottle for Nature’s Promise hand soap is produced on proprietary Amcor-built machine powered by LiquiForm.
Investment will allow Pregis to better assist converters in delivering performance-oriented materials.
Tests show that High-density polyethylene (HDPE) can be recycled 10x or more.
The Coca-Cola Company announces new global vision to help create a world without waste to help collect and recycle a bottle or can for every one it sells by 2030.
Presented by the European Commission, Plastic Waste is a European strategy to protect the planet, defend our citizens and empower our industries.
European Commission misses chance to fully embrace circular benefits of bio-based plastics and biodegradable plastics, according to European Bioplastics association.
Platinum Equity purchasing Husky International from Berkshire Partners LLC and OMERS Private Equity Inc.
BASF’s biomass balance approach for conserving fossil resources continues to establish itself with Styropor produced from renewable resources, available for the first time on the market.
A study by UK’s University of Plymouth says that by tearing apart solid plastics, marinelife actually contributes to the spread of microplastics in the environment.
Sidel partners with Coca-Cola in developing new design for Fanta bottle in PET.
Strategic West Coast acquisition provides another perfect fit for the fast-growing flexible packaging products powerhouse
The sub region of South East Asia could potentially become a world leader in importing plastic waste, according to PCI Wood Mackenzie’s ‘RPET China Study – China Waste Import Ban 2017’.
RPC Superfos debuts innovative spoon-in-the-lid for its 75mm container.
At the Responsible Business Forum (RBF) Singapore Amcor vice-president of sustainability shares report on recycling initiatives in Asia.
Even practical packaging can look good thanks to new UN-approved container for liquids from RPC Group.
SIG Whitepaper for download: Global society goes mobile – challenges and opportunities for the beverage industry.
Despite dip, long-term outlook still projected as strong according to the National Postconsumer Plastic Bottle Recycling Report.
Decision will help create a single market for bio-based and biodegradable materials used in agriculture.
PERT shampoo holds product party at Xtreme Couture gym in west Toronto on October 23, 2017 with fan meet and greet with MMA champ and PERT spokesperson Elias Theodorou.
Innovative ‘prismatic’ effect for carton packaging attracts attention and engages customers.
For absolute leak-proof sealing of its versatile OMNI drinking bottles and CRUISE beverage cups, Timolino uses a Thermoplastic Elastomer from KRAIBURG TPE that combines permanent elasticity with food compliance fully in accordance with FDA regulations and EU directive 10/2011.
Quebec sandwich maker going national with pre-made, pre-packed meals for customers looking for convenience
French cheese producer provides new look packaging for its line of spreadable cheeses thanks to RPC Bebo.
European Bioplastics (EUBP) calls for separate recycling streams for biodegradable plastics to improve waste management efficiency throughout Europe.
New Regina E-F.A.S.T. material is made with a new environmentally-friendly grade of Delrin that boosts performance of high-speed filling lines.
Small-town Ontario producer kicks out the jams to make its mark in the North American markets with world-class product quality and cutting-edge packaging automation