The plastics recycling market in India is estimated to grow at a rate of 6.5% to attain a market size of US $53.72 billion by the end of 2023.
Berlin, 17 December 2020 – This week the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) published a report, entitled “Biodegradability of plastics in the open environment”. The report identifies applications of biodegradable polymers which contribute towards achieving a circular economy and tackle the challenge of managing the EU’s waste.
Datwyler has extended its strategic partnership with Nespresso and has signed a new multi-year contract until 2030. The new contract covers capsules and seals production for portioned coffee product lines and envisages continuous volume and revenue growth. By combining its core competencies and focusing on sustainability, Datwyler generates added value for the world’s leading companies in a variety of industries.
What are the big trends that will influence beverage packaging in 2021?
Find out as Wassim Labban, Vice President, Rigid Packaging at Husky Injection Molding Systems takes us through the top 10 trends to watch for. These include: changing consumption patterns, rising e-commerce, new considerations for hygiene and food safety, sustainability, premium packaging, smart packages and more.
Over the last couple of years serialization at pack level has become a global requirement in the pharmaceutical industry,” says Craig Stobie, director of global sector development at Domino. “In the future, it is likely that serialization of individual pockets of a blister pack will become the new standard, in order to further enhance patient safety and reduce medical errors.”
With food safety now the paramount concern amongst consumers, Markem-Imaje which provides a range of product identification and traceability solutions, has launched a new thermochromic ink that changes colour at high temperatures to show the correct sterilization level has been achieved for all packaged food products.
The new pouch is designed to be recyclable, according to the existing local packaging waste collection and sorting system – and is only made of one type of plastic resin (polyethylene). Previous multi-layer packaging included both polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP). By simplifying the design and structure of our flexible packaging formats we are significantly improving their chances to be recycled, while guaranteeing the same standards of quality and food safety for our consumers.