Right from the first lockdown announcements in mid-March and in response to calls for proposal from the governments of Quebec and Canada, the Innofibre team brainstormed to propose quick solutions allowing the industry to solve problems of production to deal with COVID-19.
Stora Enso’s food-safe kraftliner enables businesses to expand to new segments
Toppan Develops Paper-Based Tube-Pouch to Reduce Plastic Use
Paper-based material for body of easy to squeeze tube-shaped pouch further reduces plastic volume.
UPM Raflatac expands Forest Film product range with the industry’s first wood-based polyethylene label film
UPM Raflatac launches UPM Raflatac Forest Film PE™ to complement its range of sustainable film labeling solutions. The new PE film label takes UPM Raflatac forward in its quest for a smarter future beyond fossils, decreasing the use of fossil-based virgin raw materials in home and personal care labeling applications.
Greif Announces the Return of ES Natural™ Paperboard
ES Natural™ (Environmentally Smart) uncoated recycled paperboard has made a return to the Greif paperboard line up. ES Natural™ is the ideal solution for folding cartons and other packaging applications where sustainable paperboard products in natural brown color are desired.
Close the loop with UPM Raflatac Americas’s new Label to Label recycled paper label materials
UPM Raflatac is proud to introduce the label industry’s first paper face material constructed from recycled label materials.
Sappi Casting and Release Announces New Line of Textured Casting Papers for Solvent-Free Systems: Ultracast Viva™
Company continues to set proactive sustainability standards with latest launch
New unique system for tailor-made Shaped Paper Pods
BillerudKorsnäs and Syntegon Technology launch a joint system for Shaped Paper Pods
Mohawk’s Renewal Portfolio Breaks New Ground in Alternative Fiber Papermaking
[Cohoes, NY — April 22, 2020] On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc., North America's largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes, and specialty materials for printing, is unveiling a paradigm-shifting portfolio of papers made with hemp, straw, and recycled cotton fiber.
Plastic-like packaging material made from completely renewable raw materials by VTT
Consumers and companies alike are interested in environmentally friendly and recyclable packaging made from renewable materials, such as wood.
Disposable face protection from PAWI
Like other companies, the PAWI Group founded a pandemic team right at the beginning of the Covid 19 crisis. We laid down rules of conduct to protect our employees, customers and business partners, and implemented measures to ensure seamless production.
Smurfit Kappa launches portfolio of corrugated solutions to help communities affected by Covid-19
Smurfit Kappa has launched a new ‘Design for Help’ portfolio of products to help alleviate some of the current challenges being experienced during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Industrial and home compostability certifications for Metsä Board’s eco-barrier paperboard
The plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard, MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB, has recently achieved DIN CERTCO certificates in both industrial and home compostability.
The winning design of the Better with Less – Design Challenge presents an ecological alternative to single-use plastic
Metsä Board is delighted to announce the winner of its international packaging design competition the Better with Less – Design Challenge.
Graphic Packaging International Launches PaperSeal™ Innovation To Increase Food Tray Recyclability
ATLANTA, Feb. 25, 2020 -- Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK) (the "Company") announced today the launch of a new line of PaperSeal™ trays, offering brands and retailers the opportunity to replace Modified Atmosphere (MAP) and Vacuum Skin Packaging (VSP) plastic trays with a new barrier-lined paperboard alternative.
Stora Enso introduces new barrier boards to replace plastic in food packaging
Stora Enso is expanding its range of renewable packaging materials by introducing new dispersion barrier materials for paper cups and food packaging.
Vellamo partners with UPM Raflatac for bottle water industry's first and only wood-based clear plastic label material
Finland’s award-winning natural mineral water launches in the USA at the 19th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival Presented by Capital One
Koehler Paper Group: Huge increase in demand for barrier paper
Paper is increasingly perceived as a sustainable packaging material. Brand owners are increasing the pace of sustainable packaging. The flexible packaging paper Koehler NexPlus® is already successfully in use.
Metsä Spring and Valmet announce collaboration to develop a new wood-based product as alternative to fossil-based materials
Metsä Group’s innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet have initiated a joint project for the development of a novel wood-based 3D product to replace similar products made out of fossil resources, especially in consumer products like packaging.
Ocean-saving packaging paper by delfort
thinbarrier® eco – the iconic and truly sustainable food packaging paper by delfort – has taken the food industry by storm. Now TÜV has certified thinbarrier® eco Marine Biodegradable.
A new fiber product in the family: Plastic free Future Smart Duo lid
Huhtamaki introduces Future Smart Duo fiber lid, a sustainable and new way to enjoy hot and cold beverages.
Sonoco Alloyd Introduces All-Paper Alternative to Traditional Plastic Blister Packaging
Unique retail package delivers environmental and merchandising benefits