New for this year: there are more categories and there will be more winners plus more Finalists all of whom get to go to the Gala Dinner which this year is in Riga.
The European Commission has been working on a Plastics Strategy to tackle the problem of plastic waste in the seas and on the streets.
Advertising was yesterday, at least according to marketing guru and master story teller Markus Gull at the recent Pro Carton PROPAK Austria Marketing Event.
Pro Carton caught up with Magdalena Witkowicz, twice a finalist in the Pro Carton Young Designers Award, who landed a plum job at an international design agency.
Most of you will have seen on TV, or read about in the press, the problems that plastic packaging is causing, particular in polluting our oceans.
Iggesund Paperboard’s both mills – in Iggesund, Sweden, and Workington, England - have been awarded the highest rating for sustainability in an evaluation done by the EcoVadis firm of analysts.
The European paper industry takes a positive stance on the European Commission’s Staff Working Document on the review of the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy.
Packaging design competition “Better with Less” challenges designers to create more environmentally-friendly solutions
Billions of consumer packages are consumed globally every day, and the amount is growing. The Better with Less – Design Challenge is challenging packaging designers to create ever more environmentally-friendly, functional packaging solutions for everyday goods. The international competition jury includes renowned packaging design experts.
Metsä Board has once again been rewarded a position on the CDP Water A List as well as on the CDP Climate A List.
When Apple CEO Tim Cook wanted to discover more about the sustainability work that lies behind the paperboard material Invercote, he visited the forest outside Iggesund in Sweden.
The EU has decided against taxing plastic products, in favour of raising public awareness about the harm that plastics are doing to the environment.
Curious to know what cities are doing to become more sustainable, and how packaging can be part of the solution?
It was a great moment for the Finnish family distillery Lignell & Piispanen, when the company’s new Gustav Dill vodka was at the top podium in the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London.
Brilliant and sustainable packaging ideas dominated proceedings at the 21st European Carton Excellence Awards.
The Pro Carton Young Designers Award is becoming an integral part of the college curriculum with 46 design schools from 16 countries participating
A new addition to the judging panel this year was Dr. Janet Shipton who is already very familiar with the Carton Excellence Award not as a judge but as an entrant from her time at Chesapeake/MPS.
Pro Carton have developed a new infographic to show how cartons fit with the circular economy.
WEIG-Karton will be presenting themselves in a new light at the 17th Global Gypsum Conference & Exhibition in Kraków in Poland in October. The focus will be on three aspects: the new positioning of “Driven by care”, the UNIPLAC® plasterboard liner for maximum production stability and worldwide reliability of supply at the same high-level quality standards. The latter will be visualized by the new “global hands” key visual.
In a first of its kind project the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has called upon its member companies to voluntarily exhibit innovative, emissions-reducing projects that centre on increasing energy efficiency and promoting the use of renewable energy sources.
One of the world’s most widely used forms of packaging – the blister pack – can now be made totally in paperboard. Two major benefits are reduced environmental impact and less consumer rage and self-injury.
Metsä Board's uncoated white kraftliner, MetsäBoard Natural WKL Bright, provided the ideal solution for Kyrö Distillery's gift packaging for its premium Napue Gin brand.
With an 18-unit Speedmaster XL 106, packaging manufacturer MPS, part of WestRock, offers designers and brand owners exceptional finishing options
The international packaging manufacturer Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS), part of WestRock, has installed the world’s first Speedmaster XL 106 with 18 units at its Scottish site in East Kilbride. MPS is responding to the high level of customer demand on the part of designers and brand owners for a wide variety of finishing options and premium quality.