Month: April 2021


Strong Foundation for Designing Cloud Kitchen Packaging

Cloud kitchens have been sprouting rapidly, this opens up opportunities for designing innovative packaging for the faced-paced kitchen model. As cloud kitchens work on online delivery without any physical store presence, Packaging becomes one of the most crucial and foremost brand touchpoints for restaurants to connect with consumers.

Let’s get Smart about Packaging

Let’s get Smart about Packaging

Active Packaging provides functionality to extend shelf life and actively changes the condition of the packed food when additives are incorporated into the substrates, or inside of the packaging. Depending on the required outcome the additives release, or absorb, into the packed food, or surrounding environment, to not only improve shelf life but also quality, safety and sensory traits of the food.

Joint Venture SKYi FKuR Biopolymers started production of biodegradable, partially bio-based plastics

FKuR and SKYi establish joint venture in India

Willich/Germany und Pune/India, March 2021 – A decade of successful collaboration between FKuR Kunststoff GmbH and India’s SKYi Innovations LLP, acting as distributors of the FKuR bioplastics range, has laid the foundation for a promising presence in the Indian market. Both companies finally established the SKYi FKuR Biopolymers Pvt Ltd joint venture at the end of 2019 to further strengthen their cooperation.
The local production of biodegradable, partially bio-based plastics has now begun.

NOVA Chemicals debuts first three 100% PE-PCR resins

NOVA Chemicals debuts first three 100% PE-PCR resins

Calgary, AB (April 6, 2021) – NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA Chemicals”) has introduced its first three grades of 100% post-consumer polyethylene resins. The post-consumer resin (PCR) grades each come from a dedicated source and are ideal for a range of flexible film applications


Trivium Packaging Accelerates Long-term Climate Change Commitment

Today, Trivium Packaging, a $2.7B global leader in infinitely recyclable and reusable metal packaging, affirms its long-term commitment to combat global climate change and make real impact. To achieve the most ambitious aim of the Paris Climate Agreement, and limit the global temperature rise to 1.5°C, Trivium has pledged to set science-based targets to help reach that ambition in the short- and long-term.

Advances in plastics recycling processes towards the creation of a circular economy

Advances in plastics recycling processes towards the creation of a circular economy

Altshausen, Date, 2020 – Plastic is an exceptional product, with numerous benefits that have made it indispensable to modern life. Its extreme durability, however, creates a difficult end-of-life issue which needs to be addressed with urgency. The solution lies in a shift towards a circular economy where plastic is re-used or recycled, never becoming waste. The recycling industry has a central role to play in this process, with the challenge of maximizing the amount of plastic it recovers from waste and producing an output of consistent, high-quality Post-Consumer Resin (PCR) that can compete with virgin resin.

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