Materials

Innovia Films is launching a new film in its Encore range of sustainable polypropylene packaging films, the REF30cn.

Mars Wrigley will partner with Danimer Scientific over the next two years to develop home compostable packaging for its range of products.

According to the latest market analysis from Smithers, flexible plastic, paper, and foil packaging will continue to see a steady rise in demand across the next five years.

The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL), has announced its 2025 vision for recycling as part of Steel Awareness Week, a virtual event to showcase steel as the model material for a 21st century circular economy.

Tetra Pak is introducing certified recycled polymers in a market trial in Europe, marking a key step in the company’s approach to circularity.

Henkel has officially opened its upgraded Innovation and Application lab in Seven Hills, Sydney, targeting key growth sectors in Australia and New Zealand.

Recent polymer market developments in Europe have created sudden and significant shortages, along with price increases in the supply chain. PKN looks at the impact on Australian supply.

Innovia Films has launched SLF – a chlorine-free film that delivers high barrier levels to oxygen, moisture, aroma, and mineral oils.

Jet Technologies this year celebrates 40 years of service, innovation, and expertise in the Australian and global industrial printing and packaging industries.

Spicers brings to market the game-changing product Sylvicta by Arjowiggins, to answer the demand for sustainable packaging in ANZ with this revolutionary new translucent barrier paper.

Pressure sensitive label material supplier UPM Raflatac says it is making “great progress" toward a more circular economy, with a raft of measures reducing its environmental impact.

Jet Technologies is launching a new in-house aluminium brand – AluJet – which it says offers a diverse range of quality aluminium sheets and coils, to the Australian market.

Packaging materials, from paper to wrap around cases, require bonding in a fast-paced environment, such as manufacturing. Hot melt adhesives are often used and may cause a range of issues, but Henkel's latest solution can help overcome such problems with its reduced application temperature.

Melitta Single Portions has launched Avoury, a line of new, premium organic tea capsules made from certified circular polypropylene (PP) that uses feedstock made from used plastic.

Stretch hood films based on LyondellBasell’s Catalloy technology are used across the globe and have replaced more traditional EVA-based films due to their higher performance and versatility.

Martogg Group is to add food-grade HDPE to its range of marLENE LDPE food-contact recycled resin and marPET PET food-contact recycled resin to cater to growing demand in sustainable alternatives.