Tag Archives: Beverage Packaging

EIB signs SEK 1.3 billion loan agreement with Billerud for bioproduct mill upgrade

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a SEK 1.3 billion (approximately €110 million) loan agreement with Swedish company Billerud, a world-leading paper and packaging materials supplier. The loan supports investments in the modernization and upgrade of a bioproduct mill, including the replacement of a recovery boiler. The upgrades are well anchored in Billerud’s sustainability […]

Share of paper packaging rise in US$73.5 billion MEA packaging market

The share of paper packaging in the estimated US$74 billion overall packaging market in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) continues to see an exponential growth with e-commerce boom and consumer preference veers to sustainable and environment-friendly solutions. Industry experts participating at the upcoming leading B2B exhibition, Propaper 2023, said that in line with this […]

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, […]

4evergreen alliance adds beverage packaging design guidance to its fibre-based circularity toolset

The 4evergreen alliance releases version 2 of its Circularity by Design Guideline, with new guidance on how to design beverage packaging that is recyclable from the start. Following months of expert-led research and discussions, the new recommendations cover fiber-based composite packaging types and inform designers on their compatibility with specialized recycling processes. From coffee cups […]

Amcor expands AmFiber performance paper packaging to include culinary and beverages

Amcor has announced the expansion of its AmFiber™ Performance Paper packaging range in Europe to include heat seal sachets for dry culinary and beverage applications, such as instant coffee, drink powders, spices, seasonings, and dried soups. AmFiber™ Performance Paper is a recyclable, high barrier, paper-based packaging that was initially introduced in 2022 for snacks and […]

Mondi provides sustainable eCommerce packaging solutions for Modivo

A combination of corrugated boxes and paper-based MailerBAGS will be used to protect and transport fashion items across Europe, saving space and money Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has been appointed as the exclusive packaging provider for one of Europe’s largest fashion enterprises. Following a product trial earlier this year, Mondi […]

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 […]

Stora Enso to Invest EUR 1 Billion for Conversion of Idled Paper Machine at Oulu Mill to Paperboard

Stora Enso has decided to invest approximately EUR 1 billion to convert the remaining idle paper machine at the Group’s Oulu site in Finland into a high-volume consumer board production line. The investment supports the Group’s growth strategy in renewable packaging by providing new volume for growing packaging segments. Production on the converted machine is […]

Paper Excellence Announces Indefinite Curtailment of Crofton Paper Mill Operations due to low demand from china & high costs

Paper Excellence announced the indefinite curtailment of its paper operations at the Catalyst Crofton facility on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, starting in early December 2022. Paper Excellence explained that paper markets in China served by the mill have significantly weakened while there have been substantial cost escalations for chemicals, energy, and wood fiber used […]

Amcor to sell factories in Russia

Amcor recently announced that it will be selling its three factories in Russia. This announcement is in line with its statement in March regarding scaling down activities and exploring strategic options for its Russia operations. Until completion of the sale, which is currently expected to occur in the second half of its 2023 fiscal year, […]