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The news section below brings in the latest news items from selected reputable packaging news sources (Packaging News, Packaging Digest and Food Production Daily) by RSS. Clicking on any of these headlines will take you to the external website which publishes the content. The Packaging Hub did not originate any of these news items and is not responsible for content from external sites.

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Smart Planet talks innovations in sustainable takeaway packs

Packaging News - 4 hours 37 min ago

Smart Planet Technologies is exhibiting at Restaurant Takeaway & Innovation show and presenting an “Innovations in Sustainable Takeaway Packaging That You Need to Know” talk.

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Co-op bans single-use plastics with new commitment to reduce plastic packaging

Packaging News - 10 hours 46 min ago

The Co-op has announced an end to single-use plastic bags in its stores, and replace them with compostable carrier bags

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Allied Glass’s golden ticket winner launches new bottle design

Packaging News - 11 hours 3 min ago

Allied launched its Golden Ticket Competition in October 2017, with the prize being the design and creation of a bespoke glass bottle for one craft distillery.

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Tjoapack launches postponement packaging service

Packaging News - 12 hours 1 min ago

Tjoapack has launched a new postponement packaging service to help customers address supply chain challenges including variable demand and repackaging work.

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The Collective launches technology to help recycle black plastic packaging

Packaging News - Fri, 21/09/2018 - 09:26

Gourmet dairy brand The Collective is set to launch near-infrared (NIR) colourant technology which could help the industry recycle black plastic trays and packaging.

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Smurfit Kappa showcases new Shelf Facer technology

Packaging News - Fri, 21/09/2018 - 09:13

Smurfit Kappa has announced the launch of its new Shelf Facer technology, featuring in-built merchandising to boost on-shelf presence.

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Royal Docks step up packaged production for craft beer with WaveGrip

Packaging News - Fri, 21/09/2018 - 07:54

WaveGrip’s multi-packing applicator and coloured carriers are helping Royal Docks Brewing increase its packaged beer output.

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SICK TriSpector P1000 3D camera gives robots a ‘gentler touch’

Packaging News - Fri, 21/09/2018 - 07:49

SICK has launched a fully-programmable 3D vision camera to enable reliable, continuous in-line product detection.

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 31 August 2018

Packaging News - Fri, 21/09/2018 - 05:44

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange.

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Rigid plastics dent steady local authorities plastics recycling collection rate

Packaging News - Thu, 20/09/2018 - 09:24

A new RECOUP report has recorded a collection rate of 59% for plastic bottles and 33% for plastic pots, tubs and trays - but more clearly can be done.

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Report: EVOH films market growth over next 10 years

Packaging News - Thu, 20/09/2018 - 07:54

Fact.MR’s recently published market study, reveals the EVOH films for packaging market will grow at a healthy 4.7% value CAGR during the period 2018-2028.

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Skymark film rolled out across Huggies Baby Wipes range

Packaging News - Thu, 20/09/2018 - 07:45

A speciality co-extruded film developed by UK flexible packaging manufacturer, Skymark, is now being used across Kimberly-Clark’s Huggies Baby Wipes range.

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PCI appoints Salim Haffar as CEO

Packaging News - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 15:08

PCI Pharma Services has appointed Salim Haffar chief executive, having made the move from Aptar Pharma.

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Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging 2018 | Biggest and busiest show to date

Packaging News - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 13:18

Exhibitors and speakers hailed Packaging Innovations, Luxury Packaging and ADF London’s return to London Olympia this September a huge success.

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Government ‘mulls new tax’ on retailers for cardboard waste

Packaging News - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 10:38

The government could introduce new taxes on retailers using large amounts of cardboard, as part of the Resources and Waste Strategy.

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