Xeikon to introduce new heat-resistant, food-safe dry-toner technology at Labelexpo Americas 2022

US – Xeikon America, a division of Flint Group and a leader and innovator in digital printing technology has announced its return to Labelexpo Americas with new heat-resistant, food-safe dry-toner technology.  Labelexpo Americas is the premier North American show for the latest technologies and solutions for labels and printed packaging. The company will promote two technologies for label printing applications,…

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Surfers Against Sewage reveals 12 companies responsible for branded packaging pollution in UK

UK – Marine conservative charity Surfers Against Sewage has revealed a total of 12 companies are responsible for 70% of the branded packaging pollution found in the UK. In a new study, the charity named Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, McDonalds, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Mondelez International, Nestlé, Tesco, Red Bull GmbH, Suntory, Carlsberg Group, Heineken Holding and Mars as the companies most likely to…

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Mitsubishi partners SN Maschinenbau partner to drive sustainable packaging

GERMANY – Bielefeld-based specialty paper manufacturer Mitsubishi HiTec Paper has partnered with SN Maschinenbau to offer paper-based packaging solutions. Both firms will work together to develop sustainable and flexible packaging solutions for the food and non-food sector. Mitsubishi HiTec Paper has provided barricote, an advanced line of recyclable barrier sheets for flexible packaging of food and non-food for many years.…

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Rwanda joins other countries to launch High Ambition Coalition to end plastic pollution

RWANDA – The governments of Rwanda and Norway together with other nations have launched the High Ambition Coalition to end plastic pollution by 2040. Launched on Monday, August 22, 2022, the coalition was first initiated following the historic UN Environment Assembly resolution passed in March 2022 to start negotiations of an international legally binding instrument to end plastic pollution. The…

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Amcor bolsters portfolio with acquisition of flexible packaging facility in Czech Republic

CZECH REPUBLIC – Swiss-based global packaging company Amcor has completed the acquisition of closed the acquisition of flexible packaging plant located in the Czech Republic. Commissioned as a greenfield by DG Pack in 2019, the plant is fitted with advanced, specialized equipment to allow it to serve various segments, including coffee and pet food. In addition, the purchased land and…

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Tetra Pak’s carton water bottle offer runners in Lewa Safari Marathon a sustainable way to rehydrate

KENYA – Tetra Pak stole the show in the just concluded Lewa Safari Marathon not for track performance but for its eco-friendly carton water bottles that runners relied on for rehydration. The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya is home to the annual Lewa Safari Marathon organized by Tusk and Lewa in Safaricom. The internationally acclaimed event runs through one…

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