Bioplastics to rapidly expand with CAGR 10.1%, says IDTechEx

As bioplastic materials transition from being a “nice-to-have” to materials with a very strong, viable business case, manufacturers are racing to keep up with demand. Brand-owners, striving to hit their decarbonisation targets by taking the initiative to transition to bioplastics, are generating a stronger brand-owner pull than ever before. This demand

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Avery Dennison: Introduction of next generation AD CleanFlake technology

As brands and converters seek solutions to increase the circularity of plastic packaging, Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has removed a key obstacle to plastic recycling with the introduction of next generation AD CleanFlake technology. This development is claimed to extend the benefits of CleanFlake technology to the company’s core

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Manjushree Technopack acquires Hitesh Plastics

Manjushree Technopack, India’s largest manufacturers of rigid plastic packaging backed by Advent International, has acquired Bangalore-based Hitesh Plastics. According to the agreement MTL will acquire the business operations and manufacturing facilities of Hitesh Plastics. Hitesh Plastics is the leading manufacturer of plastic caps and closures in India. MTL enters the highly

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Winner crowned for RECO Sustainable Young Designer Competition hosted by Indorama Ventures

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global sustainable chemical producer, named the winners of ‘RECO Young Designer Competition’, Thailand’s largest upcycling fashion design event, parading haute couture garments containing at least 60% recycled materials. Eleven finalists showcased 33 handmade sustainable outfits at the 9th edition of the fashion show at

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TMR Study: Recycled PET Bottles Market to Reach US$ 4.3 Bn by 2031

Continuing global shift of packaging businesses and their customers toward sustainability pivots the adoption of recyclable materials, thereby underpinning streams of revenue of rPET bottles market. Abundant use of plastics in packaging of myriad food & beverage products presents vast lucrative opportunities in key market segments in rPET bottles. According to

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Dasani is rolling out bottles made from 100% rPET

Two of The Coca-Cola Company’s biggest brands in North America are taking further steps to support a circular economy for plastic packaging. Dasani is rolling out bottles made from 100% recycled PET plastic (excluding caps and labels), and Sprite is transitioning from green to clear plastic to increase the material’s likelihood

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