In the run up to the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, NatureWorks became a three-year partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s initiative – a comprehensive strategy for creating a global plastics system based on circular economy principles. NatureWorks has worked with the foundation on the initiative since 2015.
Constantia Flexibles, a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging products and labels for the food, pet food, pharmaceuticals and beverage industries, has hired Dr. Ibon Odriozola as head of innovation, laminates for the company’s pharma division.
Converters will now have access to a new coated recycled board (CRB) that has been engineered as a cost-effective, 100% recycled alternative to solid bleached sulphate (SBS), without sacrificing appearance or performance.
The recent staging of upakovka, 25th International Trade Fair for Processing & Packaging, and interplastica, 20th International Trade Fair Plastics and Rubber in Moscow reflects the improving Russian packaging market.
ASACLEAN™, manufacturer of a leading commercial purging compound for thermoplastic injection molders, extruders and blown film providers, has hired veteran sales professional Rob Palmisano as national sales manager.
U.S. government-mandated serialization is creating a scramble in the pharmaceutical packaging world. Track and trace solutions must meet Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) compliance by November of this year.