Tag Archives: alternative packaging

Ence signs sales agreements for about 1 million tons of pulp for 2023

Ence has already closed sales agreements for approximately 1 million tons of pulp for the year 2023, which means covering the maximum production of the company’s biofactories for this year. Mainly, the sales agreements reached are destined for the European market, in which Ence has significant competitive logistical and customer service advantages. Through these operations, […]

Carton Care Group and Van Genechten Packaging announce joint venture

Van Genechten Packaging (VGP) is delighted to announce the completion of a 50:50 Joint Venture Agreement with CartonCare Group, including CartonCare Ltd, MSO Cleland Ltd, and Pendragon Presentation Packaging Ltd. This privately-owned group of companies, with a combined annual turnover of 30M Euro, is a specialist in printing and packaging. They have a strong focus […]

Kruger Packaging opens $114 million facility in Elizabethtown

Kruger Packaging, with base operations in Montreal, Canada, has opened an over 475,000-square-foot building in Elizabethtown in Kentucky, USA. The $114 million state-of-the-art facility will manufacture environmentally sustainable packaging products, creating nearly 150 new jobs. The plant will produce more than two billion square-feet of 100% recycled corrugated boxes annually — the equivalent of over 40,000 […]

Mondi and Reckitt launch paper-based packaging for Finish dishwasher tabs with 75% less plastic

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has helped Reckitt on its sustainability journey by designing new paper-based packaging for the company’s market-leading Finish dishwasher tablets. Packaging for dishwasher tablets must be sealable, durable and water resistant, so using paper has traditionally been challenging. However, by working closely together along Mondi’s EcoSolutions approach, […]

Greatview Aseptic Packaging to acquire the assets of Alternapak Production srl, Italy

Chinese Greatview recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Alternapak Production srl at San Pietro in Gu, Italy. The facility in Italy ceased production earlier this year after having established a solid track record as a key supplier of aseptic cartons to leading players in the liquid food […]

Towards a science-based approach in the packaging debate

As the European Commission prepares to publish the revision of the packaging and packaging waste legislation, the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) has released a series of three scientific studies comparing recyclable and reusable packaging solutions. The studies highlight the essential role of sustainable packaging in the context of the EU Green Deal, […]

Mondi feeds pet market growth with sustainable packaging at Interzoo

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is presenting its broad portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions at this month’s Interzoo and demonstrating how flexible packaging can drive sustainability in the pet food industry. Packaging for pet food and pet care needs to be both protective and sustainable – the food contents need to remain […]

Stora Enso to double its production capacity of formed fiber in Europe

Stora Enso is investing EUR 8 million to double its production capacity of formed fiber in Europe. With new machinery in Hylte, Sweden, Stora Enso will meet the increasing demand for formed fiber. The investment further strengthens Stora Enso’s position as a leading provider of renewable materials that replace fossil-based ones.   Stora Enso’s formed […]