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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New dual leadership at Kiefel Packaging GmbH in Austria

Kiefel Packaging GmbH, the Upper Austrian subsidiary of the Freilassing-based mechanical engineering company Kiefel GmbH, has been under dual management since September 1, 2022. Andreas Staudinger took on the duties of the previous managing director Robin Roth in spring and now heads the location as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) jointly with

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UK: New funding competition to drive innovation in smart sustainable plastics

UK Research & Innovation’s Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) Challenge has launched a new £2.5 million Future Plastic Packaging Solutions Round 2 competition for research and innovation projects seeking grant funding from £30,000 to £250,000. From new recycling processes to reuse and refill solutions and novel polymers, the £60 million SSPP

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Packaging tape with material made from recycled post-consumer PET

Tesa, international manufacturer of adhesive tapes and self-adhesive system solutions, is launching a new packaging adhesive tape. The new Tesa 60412 Recycled PET packaging tape has a waterborne acrylic adhesive system, and 70 per cent of the PET that makes up the backing comes from Post-Consumer Recycling (PCR). Tesa states that

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Amcor announces opening of Asia Pacific Innovation Center

Packaging solutions provider Amcor announced the opening of its latest Innovation Center in Jiangyin, China. The new center is intended to bring advanced packaging technologies and more sustainable material science to Asia Pacific, helping to drive growth and innovation across the region. Mike Cash, President of Amcor’s Flexibles business in Asia

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Regenerative PET packaging solutions

Doloop  Hall C5 – Booth 227 In 2021, one of the leading PET packaging producers changed their name to Doloop. With this change the company’s new vision was set and all activities are now strategically directed towards achieving global sustainability. Doloop have been profiting from almost 30 years of knowledge, experience

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