Relaunch of Kirin green tea PET bottles

Kirin Beverage Company Limited has renewed Kirin Nama-tea, including the contents, container and package design, and will launch the renewed product nationwide on Tuesday 26 April. The container and package design of Kirin Namacha Houjisencha will also be renewed. In addition, for the 555ml Kirin Nama-ocha, which is exclusively sold in

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Optimistic business conditions in the European plastics industry – 7th Plastic Information Europe Readers Survey

European companies are mostly confident Positive reports and optimistic expectations predominate the current situation in the European plastics industry. Three-quarters of the Pie survey respondents rate their business performance in the second half of 2021 being better than in the first half, or remaining stable, and about 90% of all market

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Mondi & Henkel partner to launch fully recyclable mono-material refill pouch for Pril

Mondi, known for packaging and paper, and Henkel are helping consumers to wash dishes more sustainably by creating a completely new reuse packaging concept. The two companies worked together on a packaging solution for Henkel’s hand dishwashing products that allows refilling plastic bottles from flexible pouches. This supports Henkel’s sustainability targets

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Packaging Speaks Green 2022: the third international conference on sustainable packaging

The conference on sustainability in the packaging supply chain will be back in person during IPACK-IMA and GreenPlast From 3 to 5 May, the world of sustainable packaging will meet in Milan for Packaging Speaks Green, the international forum on sustainability in the packaging supply chain which will be back as

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PET bottles: from recyclability to circularity – EPBP and RecyClass sign off strategic collaboration

Following the numerous commitments of the industry players to increase uptake of recycled plastics, including the new mandatory target of 25% in PET bottles by 2025, the European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP) and RecyClass decided to join efforts to further support the value chain actors in making the right design decisions

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Indonesia embarks on smart manufacturing for sustainable plastics production

Southeast Asia’s largest economy, Indonesia, has a fast-growing plastics industry owing to robust demand from its food & beverage (F&B) packaging sector that accounts for around 60% of the plastics industry’s output. But Indonesia also generates about 6.8 million tons of plastic waste every year, according to the Indonesia National Plastic Action

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Ellen MacArthur Foundation: Werner & Mertz is leading the world in the use of Post Consumer Recyclate!

The current progress report issued by the internationally known Ellen MacArthur Foundation clearly shows that the medium-sized company Werner & Mertz not only set lofty goals for recycling use, but also has taken a worldwide lead in implementation. Those goals—by 2025 all packaging will be 100% recyclable and made of 100%

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Combination of Vacurema PET recycling technology and Amut Inline Sheet production technology

In a collaboration for the New Zealand market, Erema and Amut have finalised the installation and commissioning of Alto packaging’s first extrusion line for food grade PET sheets. At the Alto Plastic Packaging site in Albany, the plant now processes 100 % washed post-consumer flakes into 100% food contact grade monolayer

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WPO launches the ‘Packaging Trends Report’ based on WorldStar 2021 winners

The 2nd edition of WPO (World Packaging Organisation) ‘Packaging Trends Report’ is ready for free download at WPO webpage or can be accessed through the link https://worldpackaging.org/resources/28/. The document, written and produced by the packaging editor and specialist Liliam Benzi, that is also WPO Press & Communication Liaison Officer, brings a

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New launch of the PET returnable bottle in Austria

Austria’s market leader in the mineral water market, Vöslauer Mineralwasser GmbH, is concretising its plans to relaunch the first and so far only PET returnable container in Austria. “In Austria, PET reusable containers were common until the 1990s, but they disappeared from the shelves completely due to a lack of demand.

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