Tsinghua x-lab is a Tsinghua University education platform designed to foster student creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.
July 1, 2019
Nestlé Research and Development (R&D) China opened an innovation challenge in collaboration with Tsinghua x-lab, Beijing, China, to leverage China’s extensive capacity for innovation, while providing a platform for the development of potential solutions to address packaging sustainability locally.
BWP provides specialty dry bulk transportation, warehousing and logistics services to plastic resin to plastics manufacturers, distributors and recyclers.
July 1, 2019
Wind Point Partners, Chicago, and portfolio company A&R Logistics, Louisville, Ky., acquired Blue Water Plastic Transport, LLC, a St. Clair, Mich.-based provider of specialty bulk transportation and logistics services to the plastics industry.
The LCA examined the effects of each system on seven environmental impact indicators.
June 19, 2019
The Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA), Itasca, Ill., released a new life cycle assessment (LCA) of produce packaging that shows neither corrugated containers nor reusable plastic containers (RPC) have an advantage in all environmental impact categories.
Over half of the 4,000 respondents in the United States, China, Germany and Finland said they would be willing to pay more for renewable food packaging.
June 17, 2019
Nearly 56% of Americans feel that food brands have the main responsibility for reducing plastic waste in food packaging, and that 46% are willing to pay more for renewable packaging, according to an international consumer survey commissioned by Kemira, Finland.
Sustainability remains a key issue for the food and beverage packaging industry, with plastic packaging facing substitution pressures.
May 23, 2019
While technology offers the greatest opportunities for the agriculture and nutrition industry, enabling technology to deliver on personalization is the next big thing, according to a report released by Frost & Sullivan, Santa Clara, Calif.
The ReadyCycle clamshells will be used for the Markon First Crop 2-pound strawberry containers that Ben E. Keith Foods distributes.
April 29, 2019
Ben E. Keith Foods, Fort Worth, Texas, announced a plastic reduction initiative, in conjunction with Markon Cooperative Inc., Salinas, Calif., intended to move the produce industry away from single-use plastic.
The pet food packaging market is dominated by the plastic segment accounting for 40.8% share in the overall market in 2017.
April 11, 2019
The global pet food packaging market was valued at $8.3 billion in 2017, and is anticipated to expand with 5.2% CAGR over the forecast period to reach $10.7 billion by 2022, according to analyses from Transparency Market Research, Albany, N.Y.