SAO PAULO, June 14, 2013 (RISI) -Chilean packaging paper producer Forestal y Papelera Concepción (FPC) and food and beverage packaging major supplier Tetra Pak inaugurated Chile's first hydropulper for long life UHT milk packaging recycling.
SPRINGFIELD, MA, June 13, 2013 (Press Release) -From June 4-5, 2013, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) conducted its Technical and Production Forum: Design Summit at PPC headquarters in Springfield, MA. While many design-related topics were discussed, a common theme was initiating and sustaining collaboration, both inside and outside a company's doors.
DEKALB, IL, June 13, 2013 (CNW) -Sonoco Alloyd, a unit of Sonoco (SON), is pleased to introduce the industry's first 100 percent electric ergonomic heat sealing machine. Featuring numerous design improvements and operator-friendly enhancements, the new Aergo 6E represents a significant upgrade in cleanroom productivity and ease-of-use.
CAMBRIDGE, MA, June 12, 2013 (PRNewswire) -New materials have long been sought that help to tackle increasing concerns about the future sustainability of petroleum feedstocks and the increasing generation of waste (and litter) driven by our growing population.
MENTOR, OH, June 12, 2013 (Business Wire) -Avery Dennison Corporation has added four new facestocks with a Bleached Glassine (BG) liner to its Prime Film Portfolio of BOPP films.
HEIDELBERG, Germany, June 11, 2013 (Press Release) -Since August 2012, Weidenhammer UK, the British subsidiary of the Weidenhammer Packaging Group (WPG), supplies United Biscuits with a high-quality In-Mould Labelling (IML) box for their "Family Circle" biscuits.
ROUND ROCK, TX, June 5, 2013 (Business Wire) -Dell today announced ambitious sustainable packaging initiatives, including goals for a waste-free packaging stream by 2020 and a new wheat straw material that turns agricultural waste into boxes. The company will achieve its waste-free packaging goals by 2020 through two avenues:
The company will achieve its waste-free packaging goals by 2020 through two avenues:
WASHINGTON, DC, June 6, 2013 (Press Release) -In 2012, 91 percent (29 million tons) of the corrugated packaging used in the U.S. was successfully recovered for recycling, maintaining its top position as the most-recycled packaging material.
IGGESUND, Sweden, June 5, 2013 (Press Release) -Iggesund Paperboard is advising customers to expect an upgrading of its folding box board Incada. From this autumn Incada will be whiter and lighter and also have a number of improved properties affecting printability. Incada Exel, which is more targeted as a packaging board, will also have improved stiffness.
DALLAS, TX, June 4, 2013 (Press Release) -KBA North America is pleased to announce that Malnove, the largest independent folding carton manufacturer in North America, has chosen to equip its Omaha, Nebraska facility with a new KBA Rapida 14557-inch seven-color sheetfed press equipped witha host of impressive automation features includingthe KBA SIS Sensoricsidelay-fre