Versuni, a Dutch manufacturer of electrical appliances, has introduced packaging made of 100% recycled paper for all Philips products. Consumers can dispose of the cardboard responsibly, as the paper is also 100% recyclable.
Aimplas, a technology and consultancy centre operating in the plastics industry based in Spain, has developed a coating for food and cosmetic packaging from fish gelatine and fishing nets as part of the EcoeFISHent project, which aims to implement circular solutions for the valorization of the fishing and fish industries.
The number of online shoppers has been growing steadily in recent years, and according to Statista, an authoritative statistics portal, the global e-commerce market is expected to reach $4 trillion in 2023 and $6 trillion in 2027. It is also estimated that the number of people worldwide who frequently shop online will increase from 57% to nearly 70% of the world's population in the next four years. The food and personal care industry tops the list of fastest-growing e-commerce sectors.
Gruppo FLO, a historic brand specialising in the production of tableware and food containers, has designed and developed “Alpha”, an innovative range of food products in a natural material, 100% Made in Italy.
Founded in 1929, Viappiani specialises in providing In Mould Label (IML) solutions for a wide range of applications. The company's success is based on innovation, creativity, reliability and flexibility, all of which are appreciated by its international customers. On the occasion of the company's participation at Plast, CEO Stefano Cuttitta was interviewed to talk about the latest innovations presented at the show.
Volpak, a Coesia company specialising in the production of horizontal form-fill-seal packaging machines, has formed a strategic partnership with watttron, a company at the forefront of precision heating technology. This collaboration integrates watttron's intelligent digital sealing technology into Volpak's horizontal form-fill-seal machines, marking a significant leap forward in flexible packaging.
The Microcell technology, presented by Promix Solutions at the last Fakuma, is able to reduce the consumption of raw materials in the foam extrusion process by up to 20% while maintaining the mechanical properties, a completely new element that makes this technology even more revolutionary. In addition, the addition of environmentally friendly atmospheric gases reduces the weight of the final product by 20-50%.