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Plastic-eating

Plastic-eating enzyme to help solve environmental problems

Scientists have engineered an enzyme which can digest some of our most commonly polluting plastics, providing a potential solution to one of the world’s biggest environmental problems. The discovery could result in a recycling solution for millions of tonnes of plastic bottles, made of polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, which currently persists for hundreds of years …

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Frito-Lay

Danimer Scientific’s biodegradable resins attract Frito-Lay and other brands

Garry Kohl, senior director R&D, snacks category, global packaging innovation – ?PepsiCo, detailed a startling goal at last month’s The Packaging Conference when discussing specific Frito-Lay initiatives to develop packaging that’s better for the environment. Kohl told the audience that the company’s “Holy Grail” quest of a 100% biodegradable film was made possible by incorporating …

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High-barrier polymers

High-barrier polymers : Invisible but indispensable at your local supermarket

High-barrier polymers could seem a foreign concept for anyone living life outside a science lab, but in reality, they’re a lot more prevalent in daily life than most people realise. High-barrier polymers are the ideal food and pharmaceutical packaging solution that efficiently protects and extends the shelf life of food and medicines. Matthias Huter, Global …

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food grains packaging

India extends mandatory jute packaging norm for food grains

The Indian Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) recently extended regulations for mandatory packaging of food grains and sugar in jute material for jute year 2017-18, i.e, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018. The decision followed demands from the jute industry regarding the same and will support the livelihood of the workers and farmers …

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Michelman Innovation Centre for Coatings

Creating the Platform for Sustainable Packaging – Michelman Innovation Centre for Coatings

An Interview with Mr. Shailesh Nema, Vice President and Managing Director, The Michelman Innovation Centre for Coatings The Michelman Innovation Centre for Coatings(MICC) was recently inaugurated in Mumbai and Packaging 360 took the opportunity of having a chat with Mr Shailesh Nema, Vice President and Managing Director, Michelman about the center and their future plans in …

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Uflex-packaging

Uflex focuses on resource optimised packaging for essential Indian staples

Uflex is putting increased emphasis on developing resource optimised packaging for essential staples like Pulses, Wheat Flour, Sugar, Salt and Oil. It’s an endeavour to extend the very use of flexible packaging by India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Talking more about this initiative, Mr. Jeevaraj Pillai, joint president, packaging and new …

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India’s flexible packaging

India’s flexible packaging demand to grow substantially to 2022

Demand for flexible packaging in the Indian market is estimated to be nearly 5.6 billion USD in 2017, and is expected to grow at nearly 10 percent a year over the next five years according to analysis from PCI Wood Mackenzie. The market intelligence specialist’s Flexible Packaging Supply Demand Study – India report has identified …

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Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak introduces new packaging material to help brands to attract customers

Tetra Pak headquarters at Switzerland has introduced a suite of new packaging material effects, known as Tetra Pak Artistry. This will help food and beverage producers improve the look and feel of their products. The objective of the new packaging material effects is to help brands to attract customer’s attention to the brands without going …

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Aseptic packaging

20% per CAGR growth for aseptic packaging market in India upto 2025

ASEPTIC packaging plays an important role in sealing sterilized products under unsterilized atmosphere. There are two types of aseptic packaging; packaging of pre-sterilized and sterile products, and packaging of non-sterile products. Aseptic packaging products can range from bags and pouches to metal cans. The purpose of aseptic packaging is to produce food items that can …

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Uflex-laminating adhesive

Uflex launches solvent-based laminating adhesive for flexible packaging

THE chemicals business of India’s largest fully integrated multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has unveiled a general performance 2K solvent-based PU laminating adhesive under FLEXBON brand for food packaging and general applications. The chemicals business of Uflex is a leading provider of adhesives, printing inks and coatings for a wide range …

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