Borealis partners Vibac to develop BOPP-based food packaging film

AUSTRIA – Austrian chemical company, Borealis has partnered with Vibac Group to design a new BOPP-based film for food packaging, reportedly designed for easy sorting in PP recycling streams. The ‘V-Fresh’ film is produced with a grade from Vibac’s Bornewables portfolio, which consists of circular polyolefins derived entirely from waste and residue streams. These grades claim to provide the same…

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Finnish industry launches US$2.9M to develop industrial chemical recycling concept for plastic waste

FINLAND – The Finnish government is launching a US$2.9 million (€3m) advanced recycling project in collaboration with academics and a host of packaging and waste management businesses. The project will investigate and upscale pyrolysis technology to boost Finland’s recycling rates and circularize the plastics economy. Part of the national UrbanMill innovation project, the research is funded by Business Finland and…

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Hotpack Global bolsters its packaging product portfolio with AHP

UAE – UAE-based manufacturer and supplier of food packaging products, Hotpack Global has completed the acquisition of Al Huraiz Packaging Industry (AHP). Located in Dubai Investment Park, AHP is a state-of-the-art facility that is one of the most technically advanced packaging plants for corrugated carton products in the UAE.   Following the acquisition, Hotpack Global will assume complete control of the…

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Gulfood Manufacturing 2022 set to tackle global food system challenges and power ground-breaking innovation

Gulfood Manufacturing 2022 will be the definitive destination leading the future of food production – from new ingredients and advanced technologies to integrated supply chain solutions and breakthrough developments driving the industry forward. UAE – Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has announced leading global trade fair, Gulfood Manufacturing, will take place from 8-10 November 2022. Showcasing new global products, solutions…

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