Petcore 30th Anniversary Conference, 1-2 Feb 2023, Brussels

Petcore’s Annual Conference 2023 will be dedicated to recycling, circularity and the PET industry’s contribution to the EU’s carbon neutrality goals. 2023 marks Petcore’s 30th anniversary and the high-level conference in Brussels will explore the theme of: PET value chain in a fast-paced environment for Circularity. The hybrid event will be

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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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Affaba & Ferrari awarded the EcoVadis Gold rating for its sustainability efforts

For the fifth consecutive year, Affaba & Ferrari, a TriMas Packaging brand, was honored with the coveted Gold rating for its sustainability efforts by EcoVadis, an independent provider of business sustainability ratings. The manufacturer of precision closures for the food & beverage industry and industrial product applications now ranks among the

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Alpla starts production at the new plant in Lanseria near Johannesburg

In the presence of the South African Environment Minister, the Alpla Group opened a state-of-the-art production site in Lanseria near Johannesburg. In the new headquarters for Sub-Saharan Africa, the internationally active plastic packaging specialist is merging five previous locations in South Africa under one roof. All Alpla technologies, processes and materials

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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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Berry Global and Mars, incorporated announce the launch of recycled content packaging

Berry Global Group, Inc. is collaborating with snack and treats leader Mars, Incorporated to launch its popular pantry-sized treats in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) jars that have been optimised to be lighter weight and include 15% post-consumer resin (PCR). With the shared mission of creating more sustainable packaging solutions, Berry and Mars

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Sidel’s food, home and personal care initiative

Interview with Sidel’s new Global Vice President, Mr Pascal Lefèvre In April 2022 Sidel announced the appointment of Pascal Lefèvre as the new Global Vice President. He will develop and drive Sidel’s food, home and personal care (FHPC) strategy, meeting the unique needs of FHPC markets and delivering flexible, eco-friendly, tailor-made

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