The rigid plastic packaging market is forecast to top $166 billion worldwide by 2022, thanks to a number of factors including urbanisation, rising plastic production, increased applications, and smart packaging technology. Read more
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.