A biodegradable fibre packaging alternative has been developed to help the industry move away from black plastic.

A company in the Netherlands has created a cap which makes opening plastic bottles easier.

Innovia Films will launch a new BOPP Rayoface facestock film designed for reclosable applications such as wet wipes.

Scientists from the University of New South Wales have developed a new carbon-based material that could impact moisture control in packaging.

Innovia Films is refocusing its R&D efforts on high-barrier materials, with plans to produce a range of new BOPP products.

Packaging company RPC Bebo has partnered with German tool producer Marbach on a new thermoformed screw closure system.

Innovia Films has added new downgauged grades to its BOPP squeezable Rayoface label facestock range.

Innovia Films has released a video which unpacks the subject of mineral oil migration and the testing it has conducted on its films.

Plastics company LyondellBasell will launch a new grade of homopolymer which provides better impact resistance for packaging.

HDPE can be recycled at least 10 times and further processed under controlled conditions, as determined by a new set of experiments.

A company specialising in corrosion protection has launched an environmentally friendly replacement for polycoated and waxed papers.

Over 600 packaging professionals are expected to attend a US pouch and flexible packaging event in June.

Rigid and flexible packaging distributor Jet Technologies has partnered with a NZ-based printer paper and boards company.

Food packaging company KM Packaging Services has extended its range of ovenable films to include new flow-wrap products.

RPC Group's WaveGrip division has can hygiene covered with its latest launch in the multi-packing range, WaveSafe