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Is it time to rethink plastic In packaging?

Is it time to rethink plastic In packaging?

A cross-party parliamentary group warning that firms are replacing plastic with potentially more harmful alternatives for the environment is a wakeup call for companies to redouble their sustainability efforts, says an industry expert.

Padded mailers witnessing healthy sales, buoyed by rapid expansion of e-commerce: FMI

Padded mailers witnessing healthy sales, buoyed by rapid expansion of e-commerce: FMI

In the backdrop of increasing demand for compact and cost-efficient protective packaging solutions, the growth outlook of global padded mailers market will remain positive during the forecast period (2019 - 2029). A new study projects healthy 5% CAGR for padded mailer sales during the period of projection.

Growing BCMPA membership hightlights benefits of outsourcing

Growing BCMPA membership hightlights benefits of outsourcing

Over thirty new members joined the BCMPA (British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association) during 2019, underlining the continuing growth and popularity of outsourcing in the UK markets.

Tomorrow’s leaders solving today’s problems: Mondi supports young entrepreneurs with $50,000 Prize

Tomorrow’s leaders solving today’s problems:  Mondi supports young entrepreneurs with $50,000 Prize

Mondi, the sustainable packaging and paper solutions provider, is continuing its partnership with One Young World, the global forum for young leaders, on the Lead2030 initiative – a competition to find youth-led practical solutions to drive progress on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

CHEP launches Zero Waste World in Europe

CHEP launches Zero Waste World in Europe

A new initiative to enable greater collaboration between retailers and manufacturers to create smarter, more sustainable supply chains, and respond to consumer concerns, like packaging waste, has been launched in Europe by CHEP, the end to end supply chain specialist in the FMCG and retail marketplace.

Sustainable transport solutions made from recycled plastic

Sustainable transport solutions made from recycled plastic

Plastic recycling specialist Cabka-IPS will be presenting its innovative solutions for the sustainable and economical transport of goods at LogiMAT 2020, the leading trade fair for intralogistics (March 10-12, Stuttgart, Germany).

Packaging Innovations 2020 announces plans for the BIG Carbon Debate

Packaging Innovations 2020 announces plans for the BIG Carbon Debate

Leading industry experts from some of the UK’s most respected authorities will come together on the Ecopack Stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 to debate one of the industry’s hottest topics – sustainability.

Establishing end-to-end control of product labelling & customer-facing materials: 5 focal points for improvement for the year ahead

Establishing end-to-end control of product labelling & customer-facing materials: 5 focal points for improvement for the year ahead

By Graham Francis, Channel Marketing Manager at global enterprise labelling solutions company Kallik.

In heavily regulated industries - including medical device manufacture, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and cosmetics - demand is intensifying for accurate, compliant and contextually-relevant product labelling.

Interket strengthens UK sales team with new appointment

Interket strengthens UK sales team with new appointment

The Whaley Bridge site is part of the Interket Group of Companies with its headquarters in Denmark. Additional sites in Holland, Germany, Sweden and France combine to offer a long-established label stock coating, printing and die-cutting infrastructure.

Bold approach required to hit European plastic recycling targets

Bold approach required to hit European plastic recycling targets

A more circular approach to plastic packaging will be key to hitting ambitious international plastic recycling targets, says a prominent packaging machinery supplier.

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