If you’re interested in an informative and fast read on the subject of flexible packaging, this is for you — an all-in-one location for a steady stream of curated news and developments in this dynamic market for the month of June.
The content is selected from Tweets made by stakeholders in the flexible packaging supply chain supplemented by content drawn from the Twitter feeds of sister publications Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday. The live stream is Breaking News in Flexible Packaging for July.
June's news in flexible packaging includes Tipa's partnership with PPC Flexible Packaging and Clearview Packaging to boost US compostable packaging options, biopolymer film from kombucha, Voortman's fast-tracked move to resealable packaging, ProAmpac's USDA BioPreferred certification, Bobst's new Competence Center for flexible packaging in Atlanta to open in early 2024, AdvanSix's 100% recycled-content nylon food packaging film, Procter & Gamble China's collaboration with Dow to launch new ecommerce flexible packaging, edible packaging market, LyondellBasell's partnership to recycle flexible packaging waste, and more flexible packaging news.
Oliver Healthcare Packaging acquires German packaging supplier EK-Pack Folien.
Terinex Flexibles to create “the most sustainable and flexible packaging factory in the UK.”
Tipa Compostable Packaging partners with PPC Flexible Packaging and Clearview Packaging to produce compostable packaging for their customers and boost US options in the market.
Biopolymer film from kombucha.
Biopolymer films from avocado peels.
Tamper-evident tape made using Futamura’s renewable NatureFlex film.
Inside look at how the cookie packaging team at Hostess’ Voortman plant fast-tracked a switch to resealable packaging.
ProAmpac receives USDA BioPreferred certification for its ProActive Compostable product.
Bobst to open new Competence Center for flexible packaging in Atlanta in early 2024.
Parkside Flex launches a range of sustainable lidding films.
Mura Technology’s new chief sustainability officer on the complementary roles of mechanical and advanced recycling for flexibles.
AdvanSix launches 100% recycled-content nylon for food packaging and other applications.
CCL Industries acquires Pouch Partners srl Italy, maker of Capri Sun pouches.
Procter & Gamble China collaborates with Dow to launch new flexible packaging for ecommerce.
Huhtamaki to consolidate flexible packaging production in Europe by closing facility in the Czech Republic
Edible packaging market growing 5.7% yearly.
LyondellBasell partners with agricultural film recycler AFA Nord to recycle flexible packaging waste.
Researchers make bioplastic sheets from pineapple stems.
Conagra Brands recalls rozen beef shepherd’s pie products that may be contaminated with clear plastic film.
Flexible packaging supplier AWT Labels & Packaging (AWT) of Minneapolis acquires ASL Print FX.
Pregis releases air cushioning film made with its HC Renew PCR that's more sustainable than similar films made with virgin resin.
Retail startup Noboxx introduces reusable pouch packaging and tracking application.
New plastic films report released.
Flexible coffee packaging gets a jolt of sustainability.
Update from FlexCollect, a flexible packaging recycling initiative managed in the UK by the Flexible Plastic Fund.
Constantia opens new flexible packaging plant in India.
New VOC-free film is 100% recyclable.
Top 10 new developments in antimicrobial and shelf-life-extending packaging films.
EVOH films market.
The industrialization of digital flexible packaging.
Healthycell all-in-one gel dietary supplement for heart and cardiovascular support packaged in convenient little dispensing packets.
Coveris opens ReCover recycling facility in Lincolnshire, UK, to help recycle printed polyethylene (PE) films.
Kao Global’s film-to-film recycling technology for used refill packs that has been implemented into a packaging layer of the brand’s Attack Zero liquid laundry detergent.
Terphane shows BOPET polyester films at the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) Show 2023 in Anaheim, CA, including Resealphane, a high-performance resealable film.
TerraCycle launches Zero Waste Bag for “hard to recycle” packaging in the UK.
Report: flexible packaging prices fell in Q1 but remain high in Europe.
Dymapak’s child-resistant pouch with a soft-touch finish.
Medical packaging film industry growing at a 5.20% CAGR from $5.9 billion in 2022 to projected $8.41 billion by 2030.
Market assessment for flexible packaging in ecommerce.
Chemically recycled flexible packaging market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.2% during the forecast period of 2023 to 2031.