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Study says recycled PET cuts emissions by 79% compared to new material A study carried out by denkstatt on behalf of Austrian converter Alpla has revealed that recycled PET (rPET) results in a much higher carbon dioxide saving than assumed earlier. Types of Packaging > PET > News

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Closures

Taghleef to showcase specialized films at Labelexpo Europe 2017
By PKBR Staff Writer
Taghleef Industries will be showcasing a wide range of specialized films at Labelexpo Europe 2017, which will be held between 25-28 September in Brussels, Belgium.
Types of Packaging > Closures > News
Lindal introduces new insert-less actuator for personal care market
By PKBR Staff Writer
Aerosol packaging firm Lindal Group has introduced new FlipClassic, which is an insert-less actuator with an integrated cap.
Types of Packaging > Closures > News

Containers

Advantis setting up Amster-Can canning solutions in two US states
Advantis is finalizing agreements with its clients in the US states of Oregon and Nevada to package their goods in with Amster-Can.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News
Beverage brand Merican Mule launches Moscow Mule in can
By PKBR Staff Writer
Beverage and lifestyle brand Merican Mule has introduced Moscow Mule in a can, as part of its efforts to reduce the use of copper mug.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News

Pet

Study says PET film to grow fastest of all packaging films through 2021
PET film demand in the packaging market is forecast to expand 2.4% annually to 322 million pounds in 2021, faster than any of the major packaging film resins.
Types of Packaging > PET > News
Study says recycled PET cuts emissions by 79% compared to new material
A study carried out by denkstatt on behalf of Austrian converter Alpla has revealed that recycled PET (rPET) results in a much higher carbon dioxide saving than assumed earlier.
Types of Packaging > PET > News

Paper & Card

Smurfit Kappa buys Russian corrugated packaging firm Soyuz
By PKBR Staff Writer
Paper and packaging firm Smurfit Kappa has acquired Russia-based corrugated packaging company, Soyuz, for an undisclosed sum.
Types of Packaging > Paper & Card > News
Cascades to build containerboard packaging facility in New Jersey, US
Green packaging and tissue products manufacturer Cascades is investing $80m to build a new containerboard packaging facility in Piscataway, New Jersey, US.
Types of Packaging > Paper & Card > News

Protective

Packaging Corporation of America sales increase in Q2
Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) has reported sales of $1.6bn for the second quarter of this year, compared to $1.4bn for the same period last year.
Packaging Materials > News
Survey finds over 90% of Britons want plastic-free aisle in supermarkets
A survey commissioned by A Plastic Planet has revealed that more than 9 in 10 Britons want a plastic-free aisle in supermarkets.
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