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.
You’ll find regularly updated news and developments in the ever-widening world of applications for pouches, bags, films, and other types of flexible packaging sourced from supplier breakthroughs, brand launches, and other advances of interest. The content is selected from Tweets by stakeholders in the flexible packaging supply chain supplemented by content drawn from the Twitter feeds of sister publications Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday. Return to this page to quickly scroll through to see what you’ve missed.
Seeing the carbon footprint light: C-P Flexible Packaging commits to solar power.
TIPA launches compostable barrier film with anti-corrosive properties.
Breakthrough enables 35% material reduction in polyethylene film
Klöckner Pentaplast debuts quick-release film for sticky products.
Flexible packaging made from 100% starch.
Sani Professionals cut plastic 85% in switch from pails to pouches.
Sustainable Films for Packaging Market is growing 7.0% yearly.
Compostable cling film.
Südpack’s aluminum-free, recyclable PP-based stand-up pouch for food packaging is 26% lighter in weight than conventional pouches.
Thin photovoltaic film could substantially increase the solar power output of buildings.
Packaging paper supplier Sappi Europe and Kallfass to develop a sustainable, paper-based alternative to film-based primary secondary packaging in the nonfood packaging sector.
Avery Dennison launched three sustainable label product during Labelexpo Americas this week.
Covestro debuts technology to make flexible packaging more recyclable.
Global Medical Flexible Packaging Market valued at $24.32 Billion in 2021, projected to reach $37.13 Billion by 2027 at a CAGR of 7.3%.
Amcor makes further strategic investment in ePac Flexible Packaging of up to $45 million.
FPA’s Emerging Leadership Council to debut first-ever FlexPack Crash Course at Pack Expo Intl. October 26 in Chicago.
A new self-sterilizing plastic film kills viruses, such as COVID, when exposed to an ordinary light source.
“We* the many” brand carbon neutral gourmet health food introduces new-look monomaterial recyclable pouches.
Flexible packaging market growing 4.3% annually to reach $319.9 billion in 2028.
Transparent Barrier Packaging Film Market growing at a CAGR of 7.3%
Flexible packaging is on the upswing in Europe, expanding at 6.1% CAGR.
Fortis acquires flexible packaging supplier Digital Dogma.
2022 State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report released by the FPA.
Storopack introduces AIRplus Bio Home Compostable air cushion film made using starch.
Flexible packaging supplier TC Transcontinental Packaging is honored by the Pet Sustainability Coalition for sustainability.
Biodegradable stretch film debuts.
Snacks brand’s source reduction cuts bag material by 25%.
Benefits of reclosable flexible packaging for food.
Flexible packaging supplier Emerald Packaging provides insights on California’s plastic packaging/EPR law.
Stretch and Shrink Film Market growing at a 5.76% CAGR.
Sustainable films food packaging is taking over the films market.
Parkside joins HiBarFilm2 project.
Funding of STRAP technology to recycle flexible multi- and mono-layer packaging to food grade resins.
Constantia Flexibles acquires FFP Packaging Solutions in the UK.
Using rPET flake from post-consumer trays to make new food packaging.
Are PVOH coatings that can eliminate PFAS better than PE for food packaging?
Charting how flexible packaging reduces food waste.
Demand for flexible green packaging for the period 2021 to 2027 is set to increase at a 6.2% CAGR.
Paper packaging breakthrough for frozen foods, in Iceland of course.
Brand applications and insights for Tipa’s compostable flexibles.
ePac Flexible Packaging’s global growth plans.
Using cheese whey to reduce food waste and add value to film packaging.
Packaging Digest contributor Claire Sand writing for IFT drills down into film and paper recycling challenges and opportunities.
Dazpack Flexible Packaging makes business moves in the Midwest.
New biodegradable biopolymer nanocomposite can monitor packaged food freshness.