Borealis develops reusable, fully recyclable lightweight bottle in partnership with Trexel

AUSTRIA – Austrian chemical company, Borealis has partnered with technology and equipment supplier, Trexel to develop a new plastic bottle based on a grade from the Bornewable portfolio of polyolefins made using renewable feedstocks derived 100% from waste and residue streams. The lightweight bottle, which will be showcased at the Borealis stand at the K 2022 in October (Hall 6,…

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Nampak Zimbabwe records 4% increase in revenue in interim period

ZIMBABWE – Paper and packaging giant, Nampak Zimbabwe Limited has reported an increase in its revenue in the Q3 of 22 despite tough conditions. The company’s revenue growth is partly attributed to the relaxation of Covid-19 lock-down regulations. The availability of foreign currency was also critical for the company, as delays in settling allocations through the auction system were more…

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TrueCircle launches online platform for recyclables trading in UK

UK – TrueCircle has launched an online platform for recyclables trading that it claims streamlines the end-to-end trading process. The trading platform offers a series of features tailored specifically to the needs of the waste industry including computer vision quality data, real-time auction functionality, automated documentation checks as well as embedded financing and transportation. “Recycling facilities across Europe have for…

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Caxton’s packaging division to drive its future progress

SOUTH AFRICA – JSE-listed Caxton & CTP Publishers, Printers and Distributors has posted exceptionally sturdy monetary outcomes for the year to end-June 2022 and anticipates that its packaging enterprise will drive its future progress. According to Managing Director Tim Holden, the corporate sees particular alternatives on the packaging entrance, which used to contribute as much as 25% of the group…

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Coveris partners Notpla to develop recyclable, coated-board food cartons

UK – Leading European packaging manufacturer Coveris has partnered with Notpla to develop a range of recyclable food cartons. Developed using Notpla’s barrier coating technology, the new coated-board packaging is fully printed and branded. Notpla Coating is a unique mix of seaweed and plant extracts that provides a food-safe barrier function, and which disappears naturally in 4-6 weeks at end…

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Novelis introduces new low carbon laminated aluminium coating for beverage can ends

SWITZERLAND – US industrial aluminum company, Novelis has announced the launch of new laminated aluminium surfaces for beverage can ends that will be showcased September 27 to 29 at ALUMINIUM 2022 in Düsseldorf. This innovative application improves beverage container appearance, increases production process efficiencies and lowers CO2 emissions for European beverage brands and can makers. As a result, it further…

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