Flexibles Packaging News

Pregis launches Phantom Mask protective film
Pregis

Pregis is launching Phantom Mask, a new temporary protective surface film, that has been engineered to eliminate costly and labor-intensive adhesive transfer problems on plastic sheets, parts and products

Packaging for the Planet 2021 Conference
Webpac
Webpac is proud to announce the launch of the Packaging for the Planet conference online in June 2021. The Packaging for the Planet 2021 Conference is the world’s first dedicated virtual event where brands and packaging suppliers come together to learn, network and collaborate for the good of the planet.
Unique home-compostable paper laminate for flexible packaging
BillerudKorsnäs

BASF and the Swedish packaging material manufacturer BillerudKorsnäs have developed a unique home-compostable paper laminate for flexible packaging. It can be used to produce wraps with individually adjusted barrier properties. And it is a solution that meets today’s requirement for sustainability by being organically recyclable.

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.

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.

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.