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ITENE produces new flexible packaging structures for food applications

ITENE produces new flexible packaging structures for food applications

The NEFLEXAR project, funded by IVACE+i and executed by ITENE between June 2023 and June 2024, has developed flexible single-material structures based on polyolefins, polypropylene (PP) or polyethylene (PE). The main objective of the project has been to generate recyclable materials with high barriers, mechanical resistance and processability, which...
FaiveleyTech and Sulapac continue their successful collaboration

FaiveleyTech and Sulapac continue their successful collaboration

FaiveleyTech reveals a new marble-like finish for beauty packaging made from bio-based Sulapac® materials. This example is one of many projects resulting from their long-term collaboration. As a recognized expert in manufacturing with Sulapac materials, FaiveleyTech is the first to create cosmetic packaging...
Winter & Company presents WINLAY®, a packaging solution based on high-quality molded fibers and without plastic

Winter & Company presents WINLAY®, a packaging solution based on high-quality molded fibers and without plastic

WINLAY® is recyclable within the paper recycling process, biodegradable and, therefore, a more ecological alternative to traditional packaging materials such as foam or plastic. It is manufactured entirely from renewable natural resources, as well as recycled fibers. WINLAY® contains a high percentage of recycled fibers,...
Revation presents its sustainable packaging solutions

Revation presents its sustainable packaging solutions

Revation, a Korean green research and development solutions company, presents its paper molds and new materials. Revation provides end-to-end developments from material planning, research and design, product structure and manufacturing to delivery. The paper mold proposed by Revation meant...
ADBioplastics presents its compostable products

ADBioplastics presents its compostable products

ADBioplastics has presented its latest solutions for single-use products, made with its PLA-Premium compostable bioplastic, for various industry sectors such as food, cosmetics, agriculture or consumer goods at the NPE 2024 fair, which took place place from May 6 to 10 in Orlando, Florida, United States. Between the ...
Compostable materials startup Pack2Earth closes its €1 million pre-seed round

Compostable materials startup Pack2Earth closes its €1 million pre-seed round

The Spanish compostable materials startup Pack2Earth, created with the aim of replacing polluting plastic by reinventing materials to package food and other products in a more sustainable way for the planet, has closed its first pre-seed round of 1 million euros. The operation has been led by JRV Holding...
A stronger and more sustainable packaging sector

A stronger and more sustainable packaging sector

The packaging sector shows an upward trend, with a future marked by sustainability. The use of recycled and/or recyclable materials, their availability, the certifications that endorse them, the traceability of the products, their life cycle, the increase in capacity and adaptation of recycling companies, transparency and...
Metsä Board presents its carbon reduction concept for premium gift packaging

Metsä Board presents its carbon reduction concept for premium gift packaging

Metsä Board will explain at PCD (January 17-18, Paris) how to reduce the carbon footprint of packaging or drive innovation in its design by introducing a unique co-creation concept housed in the company's modern Center of Excellence. At its stand, visitors will be able to see several new packaging concepts made with...
Self-adhesive materials for biodegradable labels

Self-adhesive materials for biodegradable labels

Two self-adhesive label materials from HERMA that can be composted at home and in the garden have also passed the critical worm toxicity test according to the Australian Standard AS 5810. It is the most recognized standard when it comes to composting of packaging materials. at home and in the garden, "This means that HERMA...
Transform pineapple, orange and rice waste into precursors for biodegradable packaging materials

Transform pineapple, orange and rice waste into precursors for biodegradable packaging materials

The ITENE technology center has developed biotechnological processes for the valorization of agri-food waste and by-products (orange, pineapple and rice husk) to obtain organic acids, which can be used as additives in the food and cosmetic industries and as monomers in the production of biodegradable plastics for the sector ...
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