Packaging News

CCL's EcoFloat shink sleeve
CCL Label

CCL has created a sustainable TD shrink sleeve material enabling its customers to meet recycling targets. This EcoFloat material complies with all CCL conformity standards and has been engineered to improve the sink/ float separation process relating to PET bottles.

ISHIDA the 'natural' choice for artisan potato chips
The collaboration between Belsia, a high-quality artisan French potato chip manufacturer, and Ishida, world leader in weighing and packing line solutions for the food industry, underlines the care and support that the company can provide to help small start-up companies achieve a foothold in the market and build a foundation for sustained growth.
Aptar x Strand: Customized Color & Care

Aptar Beauty + Home, the world leader in the fragrance and cosmetics dispensing solution sector, and Strand Cosmetics Europe, an international expert in designing skincare and make-up formulas, have combined their packaging and formula know-how to invent tomorrow’s personalized cosmetics.

Connectivity, customization and sustainability driving packaging and drug delivery in 2020
Pharmapack Europe

Connectivity, customization and sustainability are driving pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery innovation at Pharmapack Europe (#pharmapackeu), which opens in February 2020. The event is the leading exhibition dedicated to pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery devices, with major industry players set to come together to discuss vital best practices, insights and strategies.

Cosme Tech Tokyo 2020 focus: Airless Pack for BABY Skincare - Eco Airless Bottle & Tottle
SR Packaging
The bottles are equipped with two plastic layers: a tough and resistant exterior bottle and a highly compatible inner pouch. As the product is dispensed and pressure sets in, the inner pouch contracts and separate evenly from the exterior bottle wall. With SRP’s advanced dispensing pump solution, consumers are able to enjoy the experience of product dispensing at any angle, even upside-down.
Certina Packaging's black plastic is now green
Certina Packaging
New technology is now allowing black plastic to be recycled and re-used. Certina Packaging is utilizing this new technology to produce carbon-free black packaging. The company uses different particles which can be detected by the scanners, ensuring that black continues to be a colour option available to brands, and enhancing the opportunity for its packaging products to be recycled and incorporated as material for use again in a brand new product.
Toly's TK32 Jar Net Sifter

Toly has developed the TK32 Net Sifter Jar with Flapper. This innovation reduces significantly the powder cloud, which occurs in conventional loose powder packaging.

L’OCCITANE cuts over 30 tonnes of cardboard packaging this Christmas
Groupe L'Occitane
As part of the brand’s plan to Reduce, Recycle and React, L’OCCITANE en Provence has cut down on excessive holiday packaging. In a bid to minimise the amount of packaging materials, the company reduced its use of cardboard by 31 tonnes in this year’s Christmas range. With sensible sustainable thinking at its core, L’OCCITANE designed its collection of Christmas products and gift sets with the environment in mind. Using a new, micro-corrugated cardboard structure, the brand reduced the weight of its most popular holiday gift boxes by 20%, which led to an overall reduction of 22 tonnes of cardboard compared to last year. In addition, L’OCCITANE optimised the format of its gift boxes, cutting another 9 tonnes of cardboard without reducing the number of products they contain.
Entries now open for PIDA awards 2020

Entries are now open until 14 February for the 2020 Australasian Packaging & Innovation Awards for Australia and New Zealand. The AIP, in conjunction with Packaging New Zealand, have designed the PIDA awards to recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their field in Australia and New Zealand.

Concertina design suits advent calendar down to a tea
Pollard Boxes
Pollard Boxes has created a unique concertina design for tea specialist teapigs’ 2019 advent calendar. In addition, as part of its complete design, manufacture and fulfilment service, Pollards is also packing the calendars with the 24 different tea varieties for onward dispatch to consumers.
IntraPac International merges with Technical Precision Plastics

IntraPac International LLC, a designer and manufacturer of rigid packaging solutions, announced today that it has merged with Technical Precision Plastics, Inc., a customer service focused injection molder of high-precision specialty components for medical and premium consumer applications.