Tag Archives: eco-friendly packaging

EETC secures Nine Dragons Paper Jingzhou ESP Project

Enelco Environmental Technology Co., Ltd. (EETC) today announced that it has been selected to supply electrostatic precipitators (ESPs) to Nine Dragons Paper (Hubei) Co., Ltd. The contract includes delivery of a 4,600 tds/d recovery boiler ESP and a 700 t/d lime kiln ESP as part of Nine Dragons’ Phase III expansion for chemical pulp production. The contract is […]

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 […]

Archroma launches new barrier coating for odor-free packaging applications

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced the launch of Cartaseal® VWAF, a new industry-leading perfluorinated compound (PFC)-free and ammonia-free barrier coating for odor-free packaging applications.   Archroma is well known for its innovations and sustainable solution systems aimed at helping packaging & paper manufacturers to optimize productivity and/or create […]

Sappi North America opens 2021 ‘Ideas that Matter’ call for entries

Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and pulp, today opened its call for entries for the 2021 Ideas that Matter grant program. Established over 20 years ago, Ideas that Matter invites designers from around the world to show how print design can improve the lives of others. […]

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches innovative compostable oxygen barrier

Continuing its focus on global sustainability leadership and aligned with its ‘from Plastic to Purpose’ campaign, Ahlstrom-Munksjö has released a pioneering mono-material oxygen barrier technology made of 100% cellulose fibers.   The PureBarrier™ technology is based on Genuine Vegetable Parchment and boasts numerous attributes including oxygen and gas barrier properties as well as natural wet […]

Amcor expands global network of innovation centers

Amcor, a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging, recently announced plans to build two new state-of-the-art innovation centers. The new facilities in Ghent, Belgium, and Jiangyin, China, will welcome customers as of mid-2022, with full build-out over the next two years. The total investment is expected to be approximately $35 million. The new […]

Huhtamaki invests in new fiber packaging capacity in South Africa

Huhtamaki, a global key advanced manufacturer of sustainable packaging solutions, is setting up a new manufacturing unit in KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa to serve its existing and new egg packaging customers in the KwaZulu-Natal area with a broad range of locally produced packaging solutions. The new facility will be located close to one of South […]

Mondi packages potatoes in award-winning paper bag

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has partnered with SILBO, a Polish leading producer of compostable packaging, to create a paper-based high-strength packaging for the Irish farm potato business Meade Farm Group. The innovative bags replace hard-to-recycle plastic with paper, a renewable resource enhanced with a bio-based coating and are certified as compostable[2]. […]