The Round Table Eco Design and the IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen are driving Eco Design in plastic packaging forward and invite interested parties to the open Forum Eco Design on May 5, 2017, at the Interpack trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany.
During Walmart’s annual Milestone Summit, the company launched a sustainability platform inviting suppliers to join Walmart in committing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions resulting from their operations and supply chains, dubbed Project Gigaton.
Campbell Soup Company, Church & Dwight, Henkel, Nestlé Waters North America, RB, Unilever and Ocean Spray join How2Recycle label program; announcement made at sustainability event hosted by Walmart, which has encouraged brands to join the program.
The PET Packaging Market is forecast to reach 21.2 million tons by 2021, according to a report by Smithers Pira. A strong level of new product developments into under-developed markets such as preserved foods, thermoforming, fruit juice and other functional beverages, are projected to boost the market going forward.
The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) held its Spring Outlook and Strategies Conference on Mar. 29-31, 2017, in Charlotte, NC. During the three-day event, leaders in the paperboard packaging industry learned the latest in consumer, economic and policy trends.
ADF&PCD New York (Aerosol & Dispensing Forum, and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design), is accepting entries from brands and suppliers for its Innovation Awards. Winners will be announced at the trade show on September 6-7, 2017, at The Altman Building and Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan, New York.
The most common strategy deployed by many water bottlers to meet sustainability initiatives has been to significantly lightweight their PET containers. However, a recent study found that oftentimes these bottles might meet consumer expectations for convenience and price, but may not minimize the carbon footprint.
Transcendia, a leader in custom engineered materials for critical product components in a wide range of markets and applications has completed the acquisition of Marshall Plastic Film. The acquisition broadens Transcendia’s material science expertise, industry leading service and extensive technology platform into engineered polyethylene films.