Household & Home Care Packaging News

DS Smith opens industry-leading box manufacturing plant to fulfill consumer demand for more sustainable boxes
DS Smith
In a single day, DS Smith’s new state-of-the art box manufacturing plant is able to produce more than 17 million square feet of lightweight recyclable packaging. The opening of the corrugated plant heralds the company’s latest technology, keeping pace with increasing demands by consumers and retailers for fully recyclable boxes and “fit-to-product” packaging.
Aptar opens new sales office in Dubai
Aptar Group

Aptar celebrated the official opening of its new Aptar Dubai office during an inauguration ceremony, which took place on November 27, 2019 at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Resort, Dubai. The sales office is shared by all three segments of Aptar – Beauty + Home, Food + Beverage and Pharma.

The best sprayer options for automobile cleaning products

If a product's packaging doesn't live up to the expectation of the final user, then further sales opportunities are lost. For the unique requirements of the automotive market, PKP highlights the features of its industrial sprayers with adjustable nozzle spray features.

Giflor's Carbon Black Free resin enables recycling
Black plastic packaging poses a great challenge for the recycling process because the presence of carbon black does not allow the correct sorting of black parts at recycling facilities. Giflor’s Carbon Black Free (CBF) resin is the latest response to this challenging issue.
Mecmesin's materials testers

Testing the physical strength properties of materials, in accordance with international or in-house standards, is a key part of determining their characteristics to better understand the effects of process improvements. With this in mind, Mecmesin has designed a range of static-load Materials Testers powered by intuitive VectorPro MT software.

LINDAL and DuPont celebrate ‘smart’ ADF award win
Lindal Group

Leading aerosol dispensing experts, LINDAL Group have picked up a joint award with chemical company, Dupont at the ADF&PCD New York Packaging Innovation Awards. The GREAT STUFF SMART DISPENSER outshone fellow nominees in the Industrial and Technical Application category at one of the biggest aerosol events on the calendar.

Mondi, Werner & Mertz partner on fully recyclable, award-winning StripPouch that supports a circular economy

Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi’s four-year effort with a customer – German cleaning products maker Werner & Mertz GmbH – to develop a fully recyclable, flexible, stand-up pouch for W&M’s Frosch-brand laundry detergent is paying dividends. The project applied Cradle to Cradle principles to assess every aspect of the product, from design to optimal end-of-life options, to close the packaging loop.

Advanced Dynamics' 'perfect' solutions win over automotive brand
Advanced Dynamics
Advanced Dynamics Ltd stepped into the breach to restore a business’s faith in packaging solution partners after the boss of one of the UK’s leading automotive distribution companies felt let down by his previous supplier, urgently looking for a new supplier that would go the extra mile to deliver the filling and labelling system he required, quickly and efficiently..
Pregis joins Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier network
Pregis LLC, a leading protective packaging materials and automated systems manufacturer, has joined the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier (APASS) network. As part of the APASS network, Pregis can certify that packages meet the requirements of Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging programs and its 3 tiers of certification.
Adept Packaging is APASS certified
Adept Packaging

Adept Packaging has joined the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS), a program to assist vendors, suppliers and manufacturers to reduce defective product deliveries, receive products ready to ship and eliminate unnecessary packaging waste. Adept Packaging offers the full suite of services to help sellers certify their products as Prep-Free Packaging (PFP), Ships-in-Own-Container (SIOC), and Frustration Free Packaging (FFP).