OQ strengthens its bottles & closures portfolio with new solutions

OQ, the multifaceted Oman-based enterprise that specialises in flexible and rigid packaging solutions, continues to advance its portfolio in response to key market trends. Specifically, the company has strengthened its presence in the bottles & closures industry with a broad offering for HDPE blow moulded bottles, and Luban EP 2348R and

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“Design4Circularity” wins 2022 Sustainable Packaging Award

Personal Care packaging concept “Design4Circularity” is the recipient of this year’s Sustainable Packaging Award, announced at the 2022 Sustainable Beauty Awards ceremony on November 7. Resulting from a value chain collaboration between Beiersdorf, Borealis, Siegwerk, and Clariant, the concept centers on giving packaging waste a second life in Personal Care applications

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Greater stability with less material: KHS develops PET bottle with glued-in handle

KHS has further developed its rPET containers for the home care and food sectors. In addition to bottle handles slotted into place mechanically, the Dortmund company now offers a glued-in process that gives users plenty of benefits: stretch blow moulded using the preferential heating method, the KHS PET bottle is more

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Sukano and Emery Oleochemicals announced joint product development and launch for PET antifogging compound

Sukano, a global specialist in the development and production of additive and colour masterbatches and compounds for polyesters, biopolymers, and specialty resins, and Emery Oleochemicals, a global manufacturer of natural-based chemicals made predominantly from natural oils and fats, announced the launch of their jointly developed PET antifogging compound for direct food

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Gneuß and Colines pool their expertise to offer efficient solutions

Gneuss and Colines have worked together to offer manufacturers of stretch film the possibility of using recycled polymer. Colines offers a special, proven cast & blown film extrusion process for handling recycled material, with the help of the Gneuss RSFgenius Melt Filtration System from Gneuss. Colines has already proven this process

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Borealis and value chain partners develop more sustainable flexible packaging formats containing 50% PCR

Borealis announces that two separate collaborations with long-standing value chain partners have resulted in new, fully recyclable flexible packaging formats, which incorporate 50% post-consumer recyclate (PCR). The use of new low density polyethylene (LDPE) PCR grades developed and produced by mechanical recycling expert Ecoplast, a member of the Borealis Group, have

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Void Technologies has received RecyClass approval for VO+ cavitation technology

Materials science company Void Technologies has received RecyClass approval for its VO+ cavitation technology, developed to accelerate the transition to more sustainable flexible packaging by reducing the amount of solid plastic in PE film. Cavitated Machine Direction Orientation (MDO), PE films produced using Void’s new ‘VO+ PE Masterbatch’ is claimed to

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Amcor introduces PET barrier for RTD and dairy alternatives market

Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP) introduces the DairySeal line of packaging that features ClearCor, an advanced PET barrier. With the introduction of DairySeal, the exploding nutritional, dairy alternatives, and ready-to-drink (RTD) market will now have a more sustainable packaging option that can be leveraged across all retail channels, says Amcor. The ClearCor

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