Innovative bubble film, made in the EU, combines surface and corrosion protection and cushioning but is still recyclable and environmentally friendly
Engineering & Industrial
Design Projects begin and end with Research. At every milestone, we do research to collect data – for Inspiration, Project Feasibility and Validation, all of which strengthen the roots of the project and design. Doing good research is winning half the battle
Castrol is introducing new, more sustainable packaging for its premium engine oil brand, Castrol POWER1 ULTIMATE. The brand is now being packed in a 100
UFlex Chemicals Acquires India Patent for Solvent Free Pigmented Adhesive and a Process for its Preparation
The Chemicals Business of UFlex has recently acquired a patent for ‘Solvent free pigmented adhesive and a process for its preparation’. With this patent, the Chemicals business of UFlex has once again demonstrated its commitment to ‘Harvesting Innovation.’
Toppan’s NFC Tags and Cloud-Based ID Authentication Adopted to Combat Counterfeits of Collectible Figures
Toppan a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, offers a platform for authentication, monitoring of grey market diversion, and supply chain management via use of smartphones to read product NFC tags and ID devices.
To keep up with plastic waste, we need to recycle more, faster. Improving & accelerating recycling requires efficient detection of contamination and inconsistency in recycled plastic, making it easier to turn recycled feedstock into reliable products.
UPM Raflatac and Logopak Announce Collaboration to Offer The First Robust Linerless Solution in Print and Apply Labeling
The label manufacturer UPM Raflatac and the industrial labeling and identification solutions provider Logopak have agreed on a collaboration, which provides their customers the first robust linerless solutions in print and apply labeling.
Waste-Based Plastic Substitute From UBQ Materials Now Used For PepsiCo Displays And Shipping Pallets
Pop or soda, beer and food are displayed in stores and shipped around the world.
The displays are usually made from plastics that last forever, produced from oil-based resins. Shipping pallets for the goods are often treated with toxic chemicals to make them last.
+++ Increase in proportion of recycled material in packaging +++ Nikolaides, Head of Logistics: “We are leveraging various options to save carbon emissions and raw materials.” +++ Other pilot projects underway +++
The Cetie “Single-Use Plastic (SUP)” group has been working for almost four years on this topic, related to European Directive 2019/904 “on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment”, better known as the Single-Use Plastic Directive (SUPD). Starting in 2018, before the directive was even published, Cetie had begun drawing up a normative response to Article 6 of the directive, which requires plastic bottles to have caps that remain attached to the bottles, from 2024 onwards.
Scoping review assesses state-of-the-art of paper and cardboard food packaging safety assessment; maps sample preparation approaches, challenges, and factors influencing chemical migration; provides guidance to develop and evaluate standardized sample preparation methods
We are proud to announce the expansion of EcoCortec® plant. EcoCortec® is a manufacturer of environmentally safe VCI/VpCI® anti-corrosion films and bags under patent of Cortec® Corporation.