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Revolutionizing Supermarket Packaging with Sustainable and High-Performance Solutions

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The global certification body’s endorsement underscores TIPA’s commitment to eco-friendly product innovation and is a stepping stone to achieving widespread adoption

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Companies such as Huhtamaki, PulPac and Tanbark are seeing notable growth in opportunities for molded fiber to gain scale as a plastic alternative.

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The Michigan State University Board of Trustees on Feb. 2 voted to authorize the planning of a major expansion to the MSU School of Packaging. The $25 million investment will double the size of the building and significantly increase research capacity, creating space for more faculty and graduate students.

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Global Trade Association Invests in the Next Generation of Sustainable Packaging Professionals

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Mitchell is a former IMFA Board Member and remains a great friend of IMFA

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New recyclable and compostable molded pulp packaging from Sabert Corp. elevates the overall takeout and delivery experience for consumers while reducing the environmental impact.

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A policy brief released by the Composting Consortium that highlights the importance of including compostable packaging in EPR needs assessments recommends three calls to action.

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From bamboo to Dry Molded Fiber to paper, companies are turning to sustainable alternatives to plastic when it comes to bottle production.

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Dutch food company Upfield claims new packaging - developed over several years - sets new industry standard for sustainability

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Paperboard producer says for Europe to meet an ambitious 90 percent recycling rate, paper and board must be collected without contamination.

Should Europe achieve a 90 percent packaging paper recycling rate by 2030, it would see an extra 5 million metric tons recycled annually, DS Smith has calculated.

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Fibmold Makes Eco-friendly Moulded Fibre Packaging That Mimics Rigid Plastics

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IMFA Member HP Given Shoutout by YouTube Giant Linus Tech Tips

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James Cropper, a global leader in advanced materials, luxury packaging and creative papers, has been awarded a Formes de Luxe trophy, and is one of the judges’ choices for the Luxe Pack in Green accolade, for its work with one of France’s most historic and distinctive champagne houses, Maison Perrier-Jouët.

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PulPac is launching the PulPac Scala, a new machine platform combining its Mill-to-Web fibre unit with injection moulding technology, in the hopes of increasing the accessibility of Dry Molded Fiber worldwide.

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The retailer is switching to new product packaging, which some customers believe is a sign of the company moving in the wrong direction.

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted innovative Swedish company, PulPac, three new US patents, two of which concern the divisional applications from PulPac’s original applications filed in 2016/2017, where one is related to the basic process of Dry Molded Fiber, and the second is related specifically to bottle forming. The third patent concerns the layering of the cellulose web in the Dry Molded Fiber process.

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Eco-Products’ Vanguard clamshell is the first molded fiber item made with no-added PFAS to be approved by the Compost Manufacturing Alliance

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We are pleased to announce the opening of Brueckner Group USA's new state-of-the-art facility in Dover, NH, which will enable us to better serve our Kiefel customers in the fiber industry. To celebrate this milestone, we are hosting Customer Days and invite you to join us!

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The elegant, graceful molded pulp ‘Belle Epoque Cocoon’ for Perrier- Jouët champagne is infused with upcycled vine shoots, demonstrating the champagne house’s circular practices, and is 100% recyclable.

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Hosted and judged by a jury of packaging professionals and industry experts, our annual AmeriStar Awards competition is committed to identifying the best in professional and student packaging design solutions. Since establishing our competition in 2001, we've awarded nearly 650 professionals across North America for their exceptional packages.

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Can replace traditional plastic makeup compacts and features a magnet-free and removable mirror design.

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According to a recent market report, India’s sustainable packaging industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.24% between 2023 and 2028.

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Award-winning Italian wine producer Cantina Goccia, the world’s first drinks brand to release wine in a revolutionary paper wine bottle, is to launch its new range of wines in the sustainable bottles at ProWein 2023.

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Huhtamaki has acquired full ownership of Huhtamaki Tailored Packaging Pty Ltd (HTP), the Australian foodservice packaging distribution and wholesale group.

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The European Parliament has given its backing to a new law that would ban exports of plastic waste to non-OECD countries, and phase out the export of plastic waste to OECD countries within 4 years.

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Market struggles with surplus supply as demand seen during the COVID-19 pandemic e-commerce boom has cooled substantially. Plummeting prices for old corrugated containers (OCC) continue to reflect a market struggling with surplus supply as demand seen during the COVID-19 pandemic e-commerce boom has cooled substantially.

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The Cup Collective, an industrial-scale paper cup recycling program, has welcomed its first partners.

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Strong sales and newly raised capital enable accelerated growth. Stefan Thundal, well established in the 3D-printing industry and in the company, appointed as new CEO of AIM Sweden, effective February 1, 2023. Göran Elovsson leaves the CEO position but continues to work strategically for the company. "We are very happy that Stefan Thundal chooses to continue working with AIM Sweden and that he is doing so as CEO," says board chairman Anna Ragén.

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Molded pulp packaging solutions continue to gain favor among eco-conscious consumers and businesses looking to minimize the impact of the packaging sector on environmental health.

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PA Consulting and PulPac have formed the Blister Pack Collective, which calls upon organisations in the pharma, consumer health, and FMCG industries to make use of PulPac’s Dry Molded Fiber technology and provide a recyclable alternative to PVC blister packs.

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Knoll Packaging, the leader in deluxe rigid packaging for over 38 years, delivers the highest level of innovation, technical expertise, and quality in luxury packaging.

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Nestlé has teamed up with Huhtamaki to develop paper-based, home-compostable coffee capsules for its Nespresso brand. The solution makes use of Huhtamaki’s proprietary technology that allows wood fibres to be molded into intricate shapes with high-precision tolerances to a fraction of a millimetre.

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Scotia Investments Limited (SIL), together with CKF, Inc. (CKF) have reached an agreement to acquire Packright Manufacturing Ltd. (Packright). Packright will become a wholly owned subsidiary of CKF. Given the recognized legacy of innovation, quality, and customer service that has been built around the Packright brand, the company will continue to operate in the market as “Packright”. The Packright management team and staff are integral to the next stage of growth for Packright, as part of CKF. Colin Chiu will be appoint

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Melodea Ltd., based in Israel and a producer of sustainable barrier coatings for packaging, plans to expand to the United States and South America. The plastic-free, plant-based coatings are biodegradable, fully recyclable and non-toxic to consumers and the environment, according to Melodea.

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Hébert Group, PulPac, MCC Verstraete, and Pagès Group are set to commercialise Moulded Fibre Labelling (MFL), or the glue-free application of labels to dry moulded fibre during the moulding process, intending to provide recyclable and biodegradable options for fibre-based packaging without sacrificing its decoration quality.

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Market struggles with surplus supply as demand seen during the COVID-19 pandemic e-commerce boom has cooled substantially

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Huhtamaki and Stora Enso have collaborated to launch a new paper cup recycling initiative, The Cup Collective. The programme aims to recycle and capture the value of used paper cups on an industrial scale.

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Rising costs, supply chain challenges and an increased focus on sustainability provide the perfect opportunity for the wine industry to rethink its packaging. So what alternatives are emerging to the traditional glass bottle? While the combination of factors is driving the same need to address packaging across the industry it’s a subject particularly pertinent to the global wine trade (which, to date, relied on inexpensive freight, low trade barriers and cheap energy), according to Rabobank.

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Sources confirm they’ve been mostly able to name their price on many recovered paper grades, particularly old corrugated containers, with one source calling the situation a “disaster.”

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Papermaking trade organization credits multiple stakeholders for its region’s 71.4 percent recycling rate.

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Multi-million-dollar investment will result in a molded fiber products plant in Europe.

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HS Manufacturing Group and parent company Greentech Global today announce a partnership with specialty chemical company Amazon Papyrus Chemicals to promote PROTĒAN® plastic-and PFAS-free barrier solutions.

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No one wants to see plastic litter in their local park or hiking trail, or on the shoreline where their kids play. That’s why the Government of Canada has moved forward a comprehensive plan to ban harmful single-use plastics and keep them out of the environment. Today, after working with Canadians and stakeholders alike to design the ban, the Government is taking the final step to deliver on this commitment.

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SPG Expands Capabilities and Reach in ProtecPac Division With Addition of West Coast Molded Pulp Product Manufacturer

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