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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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Survey shows consumers want legislation on sustainable packaging

Packaging News - Tue, 27/11/2018 - 10:35

Nine in 10 shoppers said they want the government to provide legislation to force brands to disclose how environmentally friendly a product’s packaging is.

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RPC bpi protec launches new recyclable shrink film

Packaging News - Tue, 27/11/2018 - 09:22

RPC bpi protect has launched a new recyclable shrink film containing 30% post-consumer recyclate (PCR).

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Spanish Securities Market authorises DS Smith Europac acquisition

Packaging News - Tue, 27/11/2018 - 05:08

The Board of the Spanish Securities Market Commission (CNMV) has authorised DS Smith's proposed acquisition of Europac.

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4 Aces’ 9oz vending cup completes Planet range

Packaging News - Tue, 27/11/2018 - 04:03

4 Aces has launched a 9oz vending version of its plant-based materials compostable, PLA hot cup.

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 26 October 2018

Packaging News - Tue, 27/11/2018 - 02:58

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

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Palagan extruder investment increases capacity by up to 20%

Packaging News - Mon, 26/11/2018 - 10:45

Polythene packaging firm Palagan has increased its manufacturing capacity by up to 20% by investing in a new film extruder at its Dunstable site.

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Hands on packaging sustainability lesson at Kids Ink workshop

Packaging News - Mon, 26/11/2018 - 08:39

Cannon Peter Primary school visited Ultimate Digital to design their very own Kids Ink lunch bags.

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Avery Dennison and SMAG Graphique team to offer easy RFID access

Packaging News - Mon, 26/11/2018 - 08:32

Avery Dennison and French converting equipment manufacturer SMAG Graphique are jointly offering RFID conversion solutions.

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Fresnels unveils folding carton with enhanced security features

Packaging News - Mon, 26/11/2018 - 08:21

A new recyclable folding carton featuring advanced brand enhancement technology has been launched by specialist Fresnel.

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FPA says ‘biodegradable’ packaging is a misleading term

Packaging News - Fri, 23/11/2018 - 07:47

The Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) is calling for an end to the description ’biodegradable’ in reference to packaging.

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Resource Association calls for ‘feebate’ scheme to tax plastic packaging

Packaging News - Thu, 22/11/2018 - 15:21

A new report commissioned by the Resource Association calls for a ‘feebate’ scheme for packaging waste which would refund good-performing companies.

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Coca-Cola to continue investing in 2019 and advising on DRS

Packaging News - Thu, 22/11/2018 - 14:46

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is set to continue a slew of investments in 2019 as well as liaising with government on a DRS scheme.

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Gebo Cermex’s case packer rises to Unilever’s skin cream challenges

Packaging News - Thu, 22/11/2018 - 14:41

Gebo Cermex has supplied Unilever a complete end-of-line solution, including the WB46 wrap-around case packer, at its Dubai site.

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SICK boosts safety for pick & place and packaging lines

Packaging News - Thu, 22/11/2018 - 12:28

SICK has launched a regulatory-compliant safety protection system enabling ‘unrestricted’ safe access to fenceless robots.

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 19 October 2018

Packaging News - Thu, 22/11/2018 - 12:15

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

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Linx launches returnable bottle ink to enable reuse of glass bottles

Packaging News - Thu, 22/11/2018 - 11:52

Linx Printing Technologies has launched its new returnable Linx Black bottling ink 1068 to enable the reuse of glass bottles used in the drinks industry.

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Pro2Pac 2019 | Sustainability & packaging trends: Registration open

Packaging News - Thu, 22/11/2018 - 10:08

Visitor registration for Pro2Pac, the complete processing & packaging event for the food & drink industry, is now live.

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Materials, practicality and choice come together with WKT’s FUSION

Packaging News - Thu, 22/11/2018 - 08:34

WK Thomas has announced the FUSION bowl, a brand new food-to-go container.

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WaveGrip G1 streamlines manufacturing for US brewery

Packaging News - Thu, 22/11/2018 - 07:49

WaveGrip’s innovative multi-packing G1 applicator is helping Texas’ Tupps Brewery streamline its manufacturing process.

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