2020-03-31

McKinsey Guide

McKinsey recently published this guide for retailers which may interest Pro Carton members.
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2020-03-26

The Carton Campaigners to the rescue!

The Carton Campaigners are our team of superheroes who want to help to reduce the impact that waste is having on our environment.
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2020-03-10

PRO CARTON AT PACKAGING INNOVATIONS BIRMINGHAM, FEBRUARY 2020

Pro Carton was delighted to be invited to be a part of the Education Hub at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, UK in February 2020.  The Education Hub, run by Earth Island, had been designed to showcase the opportunities the packaging industry has to offer to young professionals.
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2020-02-19

Stora Enso introduces new barrier boards to replace plastic in food packaging

Stora Enso is expanding its range of renewable packaging materials by introducing new dispersion barrier materials for paper cups and food packaging. The new barrier solution responds to market demands for eco-friendly, renewable and recyclable packaging materials to replace plastics in food service applications.
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2020-02-04

ECMA Annual Congress 2020 will be held in Krakow, Poland

The ECMA Annual Congress will be held in Krakow, Poland on 17th and 18th September 2020 with the theme of “Sustainability Unboxed".
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2020-01-23

Pro Carton wins European Award

Pro Carton’s TICCIT initiative has won the 2019 European Paper Recycling Award (EPRC) for Information and Education.
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2019-12-17

Metsä Board’s impact report showcases importance of sustainable packaging in tackling food waste

Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has published a web-based impact report to demonstrate the importance of sustainable packaging. Metsä Board created the report with experts at AskKauko, a Finnish software start-up developing next-generation impact communications.
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2019-11-27

Stora Enso enters collaboration to develop sustainable barriers for formed fiber products

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.
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2019-10-17

Museum of Brands to celebrate the best of cartonboard packaging in new exhibition: Save the Planet

The Museum of Brands in Notting Hill, London, will host a new exhibition from 14 October 2019, in partnership with Pro Carton, the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard Manufacturers, to celebrate environmentally friendly carton-based packaging.
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2019-10-09

New strong cartonboard takes lightweighting to a new level

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.
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2019-10-02

Stora Enso introduces a renewable paperboard tube for cosmetics packaging to replace plastic

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.
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2019-09-18

Metsä Board introduces a new plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard

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.
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2019-09-16

Stora Enso and Fiskeby show the way to circular bioeconomy

Stora Enso and Fiskeby show the way to circular bioeconomy: recycling trials prove that paper cups made from renewable fibre can be recycled
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2019-08-29

Print & Paper: Myths & Facts

Two Sides have updated their Print & Paper; Myths & Facts report about the European Paper Industry.
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2019-08-15

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.
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2019-08-07

MMK's UT TRAY BLACK REPLACES PLASTIC PACKAGING FOR FRUITS

Minimise waste, maximise the product impression – this could be the slogan of Austein Gård´s new cartonboard packaging for their strawberries
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2019-07-31

Kotkamills joins the KooKoo team

Kotkamills and a Finnish ice hockey club KooKoo partner up - together towards plastic-free game events.
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2018-09-26

Verleihung des ersten deutschen FFI/Pro Carton Young Designers Award 2018

Der Pro Carton Young Designers Award ist einer der führenden jährlichen Wettbewerbe Europas für junge Talente im Verpackungsdesign. Erstmalig wurde er in Kooperation mit dem Fachverband Faltschachtel-Industrie e. V. (FFI) auch für Deutschland ausgeschrieben.
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2018-07-18

Moving with The Times

This year’s Future of Packaging report – published in The Times in July 2018 – highlights the latest trends in the packaging industry and discusses several key areas where innovation is having dramatic effects on the FMCG industry. It includes a feature on Pro Carton and a front cover banner advertisement.
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2017-07-03

From the Editor’s desk:

We’re trying to make the content of the newsletter different from the information that’s already on the website and more “chatty” in style, we do hope you find it interesting as well as informative. As you will have seen, we are supplementing the newsletter with various other short communications, either a Newsflash, if it’s something we need to get out to our members quickly, or a Bulletin, if it’s a more general update.
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2016-12-05

Getting generations to connect

Today, five different generations meet at the workplace: If they can be networked systematically, this could result in enormous opportunities.
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2016-06-28

More for the money

One of Europe's leading designers, is of the opinion: you can achieve more with good packaging than with a TV commercial.
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