Legal assessment on the EU packaging regulation PPWR: Special rules for plastic packaging not compatible with EU law

A legal assessment published on February 15 shows that the special rules for plastic packaging and exemptions for other packaging materials discussed as part of the planned EU Packaging Regulation (PPWR) are very likely not compatible with EU law. According to the report, provisions that, for example, only prohibit plastic packaging

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Combined strengths for new wine packaging

In the ever-evolving landscape of plastic packaging, creativity remains a driving force behind transformative change. Sipa, the well-known plastic packaging specialist, designed the world’s first PET bottle specifically for sparkling wine. This new PET bottle has garnered significant attention within the wine industry and beyond. PET bottles for sparkling wine provide,

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Husky celebrates grand opening of new state-of-the-art service center in Jeffersonville, Indiana

Husky Technologies celebrated the grand opening of a new state-of-the-art service center in Jeffersonville, Indiana, USA on November 30 with an official ribbon cutting ceremony event. This strategic investment comes as Husky celebrates its 70th year anniversary, confirming an ongoing commitment to service excellence and innovation. Tony Black, Husky’s President of

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Halal certification expands for Avient’s colourants and additives produced at Indonesia site

Avient Corporation, a premier provider of specialised and sustainable material solutions and services, announced its OnColor, Smartbatch, and ColorMatrix colourants and additives produced at the Tangerang site are now certified to comply with Indonesia’s Halal Product Assurance Regulation 33/2014 by the Council of Ulama, Indonesia. This expands the Halal certification already

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Aseptic technology from Sidel implemented at Ferrarelle Società Benefit

Italian Ferrarelle Società Benefit partnered with Sidel to install its first aseptic line at the Boario plant to produce its product range of Vitasnella ‘Le Linfe’ functional water and teas. The bottler is one of the largest mineral water producers in Italy, well-known for its naturally sparkling water brands. “Boario”, “Vitasnella” and

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EU: Council and Parliament reach provisional agreement on waste shipment

Negotiators from the Council and the European Parliament have reached a provisional political agreement to overhaul regulations governing waste shipments. The revised regulation is geared towards curbing problematic waste exports beyond the EU, aligning shipment procedures with circular economy objectives, and bolstering enforcement measures. The regulation’s scope expands to encompass climate

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New PET sorting plant in Frauenfeld, Switzerland, relies on artificial intelligence

PET beverage bottles have been sorted at Müller Recycling AG in Frauenfeld for over thirty years. The two sorting systems from 2004 and 2015 are currently being replaced by the latest generation of sorting modules. The system developed by Swiss machine manufacturer Borema Umwelttechnik AG utilises the advantages of artificial intelligence

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