The constant research carried out by Giflor's dedicated GiflorLab unit has resulted in The Ring: the new multicoloured flip-top closure system in PP and HDPE, ready to enter the cosmetics and personal care packaging market.
Coim, an Italian multinational that has been producing speciality chemicals since 1962, is investing in several research and development projects to be able to offer a complete range of recyclable polyurethane-based solutions, including inks, for flexible packaging.
As an innovation driver for the packaging industry, Schubert has developed a new solution that can make automated packaging processes more sustainable: Dotlock, a technology that makes it possible to produce cardboard packaging completely without glue. Brand owners, confectionery and snack manufacturers and consumers benefit not only from sustainability, but also from many other advantages.
At the 2024 edition of Marca, the trade fair for modern organised distribution (DMO), Novamont presented the results of the company's research and development on Mater-Bi compostable materials for the production of food trays and coffee capsules.
Fresh produce packaging pioneer StePacPPC has customised its modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) films to preserve whole and sliced white mushrooms and exotic mushrooms such as oysters, lion's mane, shiitake and portabella. The MAP system is able to slow down spoilage and reduce waste of these highly perishable products.
IFCO, a global supplier of Reusable Packaging Containers (RPCs), has launched Dora, the reusable plastic pallet that paves the way for a healthier, cheaper and more durable future for 'post-wood' pallets.
Securikett, a pioneer in tamper evident packaging, has launched Mastermind, a new multifunctional paper security label that offers complete protection against various types of tampering while contributing to the circular economy.
In a context that is increasingly focused on the search for innovative and sustainable materials and techniques, Corno Pallets, a company specialising in the production of pallets, known under its own brand name Presspall, has recently launched a new solution in wood, a natural and infinitely recyclable material that is still a valid solution for the production of packaging.
Materials with enhanced structure derived from crustaceans and seaweed could be part of a next-generation answer to the challenge of replacing petroleum-based plastic films, according to new research from North Carolina State University. The research has been supported by the National Science Foundation.