Tag Archives: Automatic Packaging system

Microline for the South American tissue market

Microline, an Italian company specialising in the design and development of packaging solutions for tissue products, has excelled for over twenty years in the dynamic South American market, where it has a reputation for providing versatile, high-performance and high-quality machines. The Tissue market consists in paper products in various forms, such as rolls and parallelepipedal […]

Ahlstrom promotes plastic-free packaging by offering paper tape solutions

Ahlstrom is extending its product range of pressure-sensitive adhesive packaging tape applications. MasterTape® Pack supplements the fiber-based product offering supporting megatrends like e-commerce and the global need for more sustainable packaging solutions. There are approximately 30 billion square meters of packaging tape worldwide, and the numbers are growing with the expansion of e-commerce. The market […]

Amcor Launches High-Barrier Performance Paper Packaging in North America

Amcor today announced the North American launch of curbside-recyclable AmFiber™ Performance Paper packaging, part of the company’s AmFiber portfolio. Prequalified by How2Recycle®, performance paper meets the repulpability standards for curbside recycling, allowing brands to provide consumers with more sustainable end-of-life outcomes for packaging. Paper-based packaging alternatives employ innovative technologies to deliver the right barrier, shelf-life, […]

Wepack 2023 lifts a new trend of innovation and development in the global packaging industry

Organised by RX (Reed Exhibitions), WEPACK series exhibitions, including SinoCorrugated 2023, SinoFoldingCarton 2023, DPrint 2023, SinoPaper 2023, Food Pack & Tech 2023 and PACKCON 2023, has been successfully held at the National Convention & Exhibition Center (Shanghai) from 12-14 July 2023. T he area of the show exceeded 100,000 square metres for the first time, […]

Packaging Corporation of America 2Q net sales down to $2 billion

Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) reported Q2 2023 net income of $203 million, or $2.24 per share, and net income of $209 million, or $2.31 per share, excluding special items. Q2 net sales were $2.0 billion in 2023 and $2.2 billion in 2022. Excluding special items, the ($.92) per share decrease in Q2 2023 earnings compared to the Q2 2022 was driven primarily by lower volumes […]

E-commerce packaging offers theft protection for valuable lightweights through tamper protection

Clothing and underwear are among the booming groups of goods in e-commerce. The corresponding shipping packaging must take various factors into account and therefore place high demands on its design. The experts for corrugated board packaging at Südwestkarton GmbH & Co. KG (a company of the Panther Group) meet the diverse challenges with individual, high-performance […]

Huhtamaki and Stora Enso launch industrial scale recycling program for paper cups in Europe

Huhtamaki and Stora Enso have joined forces to launch a new paper cup recycling initiative, The Cup Collective. The programme, which is the first of its kind in Europe, aims to recycle and capture the value of used paper cups on an industrial scale. Initially the programme will be implemented across the Benelux. With the […]

Huhtamaki welcomes the latest scientific evidence on the environmental impacts of reusable packaging

Huhtamaki has welcomed the conclusions of a new report, which reviews 26 scientific studies comparing the environmental impact of single-use packaging vs. reusable tableware used in takeaway settings. Conducted by Ramboll, a leading global engineering, design and consultancy company, the ‘meta-analysis’ of 26 previous scientific studies concludes that the additional and specific burdens of reusable […]

Green Bay Packaging to establish new corrugator plant in Fort Worth, Texas

Green Bay Packaging Inc. (GBP) will begin construction of a new 600,000 square foot corrugator plant in Fort Worth, Texas. Construction on the site is set to begin in the 1Q 2022 and startup operation is scheduled for the 2Q 2023. The new “super-plant” will be replacing GBP’s current 200,000 square foot corrugator plant in […]

Huhtamaki to develop technology to tackle floating river waste

Huhtamaki partners with RiverRecycle and VTT to develop technology to tackle floating river waste. New technology river waste collector now operational on the Mithi River in Mumbai, India Finding new ways to address our environmental challenges is reliant on our ability to foster innovation to find ways of driving systemic change. To support such innovation […]