Flexibles Packaging News

‘Goood’ results for Interquell with Mondi’s paper-based FlexiBags
Mondi

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is launching two new paper-based bags for German pet food producer Interquell, delivering both consumer convenience and sustainability benefits. The pet food manufacturer asked Mondi to create two sizes of paper-based packaging bags with a functional plastic barrier for its sustainable premium Goood dog food. The innovative FlexiBags meet Interquell's goal to reduce the amount of plastic used while ensuring premium product protection and convenient handling for consumers.

Mars and Huhtamaki join Sabic’s Trucircle initiative for pet food packaging based on certified circular polypropylene
Sabic
SABIC has announced that BOPP film based on the company’s certified circular recycled feedstock PP will be introduced in primary pet food brand packaging by Mars, Incorporated, a global leader in confectionery, food, and pet food products. The BOPP film structures are manufactured by Huhtamaki and the joint initiative will help the partners implement their ambitious targets of reducing the volume of fossil-sourced plastics and accelerate the transition to a more circular plastics economy.
TricorBraun honored with four AmeriStar packaging awards
TricorBraun
TricorBraun has been honored with four 2020 AmeriStar Packaging Awards from the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP). The company’s awards—recognizing innovation and excellence in packaging design?are in the Food - Shelf Stable, Household Products and Cosmetics categories.
What cookies, pasta and plastics (now) have in common
Clariant

A team of experts from Clariant’s Business Unit Additives learned when working with a global film manufacturer that only a fraction of the plastic film scraps can be reused for production. To change this, they created AddWorks® PKG 906 Circle – a special polymer stabilizer able to substantially boost the rate of scrap reused in polyolefin films.

Canny Investments Paying Off for Roberts Mart
Roberts Mart
A multi-million-pound investment in plant and machinery – with more potentially in the pipeline – is proving money well spent by specialist printed flexible packaging company Roberts Mart & Co Ltd, following its latest scoop of industry honours.
BillerudKorsnäs launches recyclable paper-based flow wrap – challenging the standard in confectionery packaging
BillerudKorsnäs

BillerudKorsnäs joins forces with Syntegon Technology to launch Recyclable Flow Wrap, a paper based packaging solution that enables a shift from conventional plastic to renewable and recyclable materials. BillerudKorsnäs Recyclable Flow Wrap is an innovative paper packaging solution, based on primary fibres from well-managed forests and with high barrier performance that can be recycled as paper.

Toly's Latest Innovative Applicators Making Waves
Toly

Following months of extensive research, development, and testing, Toly is proud to release its latest wave of cutting-edge innovative lip gloss applicators, all of which have been designed with specific applications and results in mind.

Fast and fresh: Snack-friendly packaging for prepared fruit
Amcor

Healthy eating trends and convenience are boosting the fruit snacks industry globally. Amcor Food Scientists work closely with customers and suppliers to understand every factor that needs to be considered when packaging fruit. From variety of fruit, cut size and weight, and country of origin, to supply chain, preparation processes and end pack format.

5 Things to Look for in a Packaging Supplier
Raptor Packaging
One of the most critical attributes that you can look for in a supplier (manufacturer or distributor) is the ability to provide accurate and dependable technical support. Most anyone can sell a product but few provide the technical expertise that comes with being a qualified supplier. Here are a few key attributes to look for when selecting what distributor to buy from.
CTL-TH Packaging (CTL Packaging) collaborates in the fight against COVID-19 with the manufacture of flexible tubes for hydroalcoholic solutions
CTL-TH Packaging
The CTL-TH Packaging group, one of the leading companies in the packaging industry of flexible tubes with plants in Vitoria (Spain), Barcelona (Spain) and Vichy (France), launches a specific production plan for flexible tubes for the packaging of hydroalcoholic solutions at a European level, in order to quickly serve its customers, reducing delivery times from the usual 60/80 days to 15 days.
A convenient split
RPC bpi

The latest addition to the NorDiVent range from Berry bpi provides end-user convenience with a pack that allows the contents (typically concrete or cement) to be used without unnecessary product waste. End users are able to empty the bag on construction sites directly into concrete and cement pumps without the need for any additional opening tool.

Parkside collaborates with Taylors
Parkside
Packaging solutions specialist, Parkside, has collaborated with iconic Yorkshire-based coffee company Taylors of Harrogate to create a new pack for its range of coffee products. The new design has enabled the leading brand to welcome new audiences to the Taylors brand.
Smurfit Kappa combines expertise with Mitsubishi HiTec Paper to create innovative food packaging
Smurfit Kappa

As part of its ongoing Better Planet Packaging initiative, Smurfit Kappa has collaborated with one of its partners, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper, to create a new type of innovative and recyclable food-safe packaging. A combination of Smurfit Kappa’s expertise in paper-based packaging and Mitsubishi HiTec Paper’s strength in coated papers has led to the first product in the new range being shortlisted as a finalist in the Swiss Packaging Awards.