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DSM and APK cooperate on recycling multilayer food packaging films

Royal DSM, a science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, together with APK, are leading the way in taking the next step to increase the sustainable benefits of multilayer food packaging films.

Poland tops growth league in Europe’s flexible packaging market

According to PCI Wood Mackenzie's, Poland continued to be the fastest growing major flexible packaging market in Europe in 2017, increasing by over 5% during the year.

Cheese pack seves up a solution

A convenient bespoke solution from RPC Superfos is breathing new life into cheese packaging for the latest high-end cheese from Skånemejerier, the leading manufacturer of mature cheese in Sweden.


New cup is simply the best

In partnership with German tool producer Marbach, RPC Bebo has developed a unique thermoformed screw closure system.

Ampacet’s solutions for flexible food packaging industry

Ampacet is committed to achieving sustained growth and profitability by designing innovative, cost-effective and sustainable solutions answering new market requirements and bringing value to its customers.

Thermoforming tooling system for floating PP K-cups

In close co-operation with its parent company Kiefel, Bosch Sprang has developed a new patent pending thermoforming tooling system for the production of polypropylene coffee cups which can be recycled in water separation systems thanks to their material density below 1.000kg/m3.

Pack provides crème de la crème of decoration

A traditionally authentic crème fraîche from French dairy producer Laiterie d’Etrez is now being packed in the Ecopack pot from RPC Bebo Bouxwiller.

Easy handling bottle combines safety and protection

The 900g Euro Squeeze multilayer polypropylene bottle from RPC Corby has been selected by leading Greek food manufacturer Provil SA for its new Sandwich Creams range of sauces for the foodservice sector.

Two Sidel Matrix Combis in Sanpellegrino plant to help increase production capacity

Sidel has supplied two Sidel Matrix Combis to the Sanpellegrino plant in Ruspino, Italy, to help increase production capacity of its famous sparkling mineral water. Sidel Matrix is the most powerful solution to date in terms of performance, flexibility, cost savings and sustainability.

PLA bioplastics for demanding applications

Total Corbion PLA will be exhibiting at the Chinaplas trade fair from 24th - 27th April in Shanghai. On display will be a number of partner applications based on Luminy PLA resins from Total Corbion PLA.

Olives enjoy the LongLife containers

A leading producer of processed and packaged olives has selected the LongLife container from RPC Superfos to pack its full range of products.

Nanjing ziquan installs second Sidel complete hot fill PET line

Nanjing Ziquan, one of China’s leading co-packers, has turned again to Sidel to increase its hot fill production capacity of Mizone, a functional drink brand particularly popular in China and packaged in PET, for which consumption is growing.

Lidl targets 20% savings on plastics by 2025

German supermarket chain targets 20% savings on plastics by 2025 and declares full recyclability of packaging for own brands.

Closure helps to secure bottled water image

The Secure Flip next-generation sports cap from RPC Massmould is being used across a number of PET bottles for Highland Spring, the Number 1 UK natural sourced bottled water brand.

McDonald's to eliminate foam packaging

McDonald's to eliminate foam packaging from their global system by the end of 2018.