By combining their expertise and latest innovations, Siegwerk and Kotkamills will actively create new capabilities for fibre-based packaging printers and producers, promoting circularity.
Exciting new developments in paper packaging
Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Servera® Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) papers are serving up next generation innovations.
The packaging industry is experiencing an unprecedented change: there is a strong push from both consumers and regulators for more sustainable solutions.
Südzucker switches its sugar stick packaging material to Koehler NexPlus® barrier paper. Seamless changeover of the packaging material on existing packaging lines. Complete changeover in just four months.
Smurfit Kappa has designed a new integrated packaging system following close collaboration with Signify, the world leader in connected LED lighting systems, by designing the BioShift UV-C Chamber Case, used to ship and transport UV-C lights that have significant antibacterial properties, which kill germs and viruses.
Pulp mill waste hits the road instead of the landfill
Plastics are one of the world’s largest polluters, taking hundreds of years to degrade in nature.
VTT is testing Thermocell plastic film made of cellulose and fatty acids in the production of food packaging in cooperation with Arla Foods, Paulig, and Wipak.
Researchers at the University of Maryland have turned ordinary sheets of wood into transparent material that is nearly as clear as glass, but stronger and with better insulating properties. It could become an energy efficient building material in the future.
Borregaard has received a commitment of NOK 15.7 million in funding from the Research Council of Norway for a project for the development of biochemicals to replace petrochemical alternatives.
A Japanese company and Kyoto University have joined forces to develop what they hope will be the world's first satellites made out of wood by 2023.