ProAmpac partners JBT Proseal to launch in-line sandwich packaging testing lab

NORTH AMERICA – US-based flexible packaging and material science company ProAmpac has partnered with JBT Proseal to launch North America’s first in-line sandwich packaging testing lab at the former’s Collaboration & Innovation Center (CIC). The lab will be equipped with Proseal’s GTSV, a modified atmosphere in-line carton sandwich wedge erecting and sealing machine. Designed to form and seal fresh sandwich…

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Shake ‘N Bake ditches its signature plastic shaker bag to drive sustainability

US – Shake ‘N Bake, the Kraft Heinz-owned pantry staple for mimicking fried foods has announced plans to remove the plastic ‘shaker’ bag from its products in a bid to support sustainability. The move will be implemented across the brand’s full product portfolio and helps save more than 900,000 pounds of plastic waste annually, according to a statement by product…

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Sappi invests US$418M to expand Somerset Mill capacity in Skowhegan

US – Sappi North America, a subsidiary of Sappi Limited, has approved a US$418 million investment to rebuild a paper machine at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan to make packaging and specialty papers. The investment at the mill will “increase its Paper Machine No. 2’s capacity and produce solid bleached sulfate (SBS) board products, a sustainable alternative to plastic packaging,”…

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