Packaging


That’s a wrap! Mondi’s new Advantage StretchWrap paper offers a more sustainable choice for pallet wrapping

Mondi's Advantage StretchWrap. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR183)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, collaborated with the Italian machine producer ACMI to create a new wrapping system for pallets that uses paper instead of plastic. By transforming the way pallets are wrapped, Advantage StretchWrap reduces the supply chain’s reliance on plastic, moving to a renewable and fully recyclable material.

TotalEnergies, MPG Manifattura Plastica S.p.A. and Froneri announce the commercial launch of bio-based ice cream plastic cups made from Certified Renewable Polypropylene

TotalEnergies, MPG Manifattura Plastica S.p.A. and Froneri announce the commercial launch of bio-based ice cream plastic cups made from Certified Renewable Polypropylene. 
(Photo: Total, PR037)TotalEnergies, MPG Manifattura Plastica S.p.A. and Froneri join forces to develop a sustainable food packaging made from Certified Renewable Polypropylene.

Packaging challenges of rapid urbanisation

How polymers can meet the challenges of rapid urbanisation. 
(Photo: OQ, PR013)OQ has hosted food packaging industrialists at a webinar exploring the contribution that high-grade polymers can make to enhancing environmental sustainability in food processing and packaging during an age of rapid urbanisation.

Clariant completes its divestment program by reaching agreement to divest its Pigments business

ClariantClariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, today announced that it has reached definitive agreements for the divestment of its Pigments business to a consortium of Heubach Group (“Heubach”) and SK Capital Partners (“SK Capital”) at an Enterprise Value (EV) of CHF 805 million to CHF 855 million on a cash and debt free basis, depending on an earn-out payment of CHF 50 million contingent on the 2021 financial performance of Clariant’s Pigments business. This represents a multiple of 10.7 to 11.4 times the stand-alone adjusted 12-month EBITDA per April 2021 (LTM).

Mondi and Hazeleger Kaas launch recyclable cheese packaging for Dutch market

Mondi and Hazeleger Kaas launch recyclable cheese packaging for Dutch market. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR184)
Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi, along with cheese packaging company Hazeleger Kaas and brand owner Westland Kaas, worked together to package the well-known Dutch Maaslander brand in EnvelopeForm, a new fully recyclable polypropylene (PP) mono-material packaging solution. Most sliced cheese in the Netherlands is still packaged in mixed material film, which is difficult to recycle. This new packaging has a PP thermoforming top and bottom web, and a PP label instead of a paper label, so that the new solution can be recycled in its entirety. The solution has been certified as recyclable by the German institute cyclos-HTP.

New sales and marketing leadership appointments at Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials EMENA

Burak Sahbaz, VP, Sales LPM EMENA. 
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR453)Avery Dennison’s Label and Packaging Materials (LPM) division in EMENA region is making two new key appointments effective June 1, 2021.

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