Month: July 2021

Huhtamaki Lamitubes

Huhtamaki Set to Launch Next Generation Tube Laminates with ISCC Certified Renewable Content in Partnership with LyondellBasell, Plastuni Lisses and Groupe Rocher for Use in Cosmetics and Food Sectors

Huhtamaki, a key global provider of sustainable packaging solutions for consumers around the world, has achieved an important technology breakthrough in developing next generation sustainable tube laminates. Working in partnership with LyondellBasell, Plastuni Lisses (Groupe Somater) and Groupe Rocher, Huhtamaki is launching a tube laminate with more than 40% recycled content from renewable based plastics.

push-tab-paper

Huhtamaki Launches Push Tab® Paper, an Industry-First Sustainable Renewable Paper-Based Blister Solution, Ideal for The global Healthcare Industry

Huhtamaki, a key global provider of sustainable packaging solutions and Syntegon, the German processing and packaging technology provider, today announce a breakthrough innovation for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. Push Tab® paper, the first paper-based tablet packaging, is made from renewable FSC™ certified paper and is designed to meet the stringent safety requirements of regulated pharmaceutical packaging. It provides customers a more sustainable alternative to traditional push-through packaging made of thermoformed PVC and aluminium and also helps to reduce environmental impact throughout the value chain.

Girl at Recycling Bin

Designing for a Plastics Circular Economy

Global consumer trends are driving brand owners and the packaging industry to shift towards a circular economy, compared to the traditional ‘make, take, waste’ linear model prevalent in the last few decades. According to the Ellen McArthur Foundation, a circular economy is restorative and regenerative by design, and is usually based on three key principles …

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Zume Building First Renewable-Powered Compostable Packaging Factory

Zume Building First Renewable-Powered Compostable Packaging Factory

Zume, a tech-focused pizza brand that morphed into a developer of robots and sustainable packaging, secured $122 million to build the world’s first compostable packaging factory powered entirely by renewable energy. After spending years building bespoke packaging machines and rapid prototyping systems, the company hopes to revolutionize retail and delivery packaging, and reduce the amount of single-use plastic reaching oceans and landfills.

Sulzer Chemtech and Wageningen Food & Biobased Research

Sulzer Chemtech and Wageningen Food & Biobased Research Announce Development Partnership for Bio-based Foamed Materials

Sulzer Chemtech has announced a strategic partnership with Wageningen Food & Biobased Research. The global process technology specialist and research institute are combining their capabilities to develop new methods to produce competitive bio-based foamed polymers. These will provide material properties equivalent to their fossil-based counterparts while featuring extremely low environmental footprints.

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