Stora Enso has entered into a strategic collaboration with HS Manufacturing Group (HSMG), a producer of plant-based barrier coatings, to develop Stora Enso’s formed fiber offering. The technology offers a biodegradable and recyclable additive that gives fiber-based packaging water-, grease- and oil-resistant properties.
CrownBoard is the new cartonboard brand from BillerudKorsnäs, so strong that it allows for substantial reduction of packaging weight. The launch of CrownBoard gives customers new opportunities to save cost and reduce environmental impact.
Stora Enso is introducing a paperboard tube for cosmetics packaging as a new, climate-friendly alternative to plastic tubes. The paperboard tube is suitable for the primary packaging of skin cream products.
Metsä Board has taken the next step in barrier packaging of the future: a new plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard that can be recycled in paper or paperboard streams.
Stora Enso and Fiskeby show the way to circular bioeconomy: recycling trials prove that paper cups made from renewable fibre can be recycled
Smurfit Kappa's survey reveals 75% consumers prefer paper-based packaging against less sustainable alternatives
Smurfit Kappa has seen a marked increase in the number of companies seeking sustainable packaging alternatives for fresh fruit and vegetables.
Minimise waste, maximise the product impression – this could be the slogan of Austein Gård´s new cartonboard packaging for their strawberries
Kotkamills and a Finnish ice hockey club KooKoo partner up - together towards plastic-free game events.
Stora Enso has introduced Cupforma Natura Solo™
Metsä Board renews its folding boxboard portfolio
Paperboard adds value to cherry tomato packaging in a recent study
Switching material from plastic to paperboard can reduce a packaging’s climate impact by 99 per cent.
The prizes for the best cartons of the European Carton Excellence Award have now been awarded! Outstanding designs and functional solutions were honoured at the ECMA Congress Award Gala on 20 September - in the glamorous setting of the House of the Riga Latvian Society.
How can neuromarketing – using combinations of biometric measuring techniques to analyse consumer reactions – be a tool that makes packaging development more efficient? The answers will be supplied by Iggesund Paperboard and Tobii Pro, a global leader in the field of eye tracking, in exclusive seminars targeted at both companies’ customers.
Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards, has been awarded the Gold level rating by EcoVadis for the second consecutive year for its approach to sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Overall Metsä Board was ranked in the top 1% of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis across all categories.
“When our card supplier, Megacard, suggested we could make our gift cards from paperboard and thereby drastically reduce their environmental impact, it was self-evident to us to switch,” explains Anna Marcusson, product manager for gift cards at SF Bio.
With MMK digital, Mayr-Melnhof Karton is the pioneer in the digitalisation of the cartonboard industry and sets new standards in terms of speed and communication.
Metsä Board, a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards, is launching a new eco-barrier paperboard. This new, innovative paperboard with a special barrier treatment is bio-based, recyclable and biodegradable, and developed especially for food service use. On top of the sustainability benefits of this new product it also offers efficiencies in printing and converting.
On 4 December Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards, was named Champion of Packaging Printing, Paper Packaging, at the 29th Hong Kong Print Awards for its innovative SkinCare 2.0 gift box design.
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.