Our industry is going through many changes and challenges at the moment. In our latest update, we focus on the sector’s opportunities to play a pivotal role in sustainability with a look at key announcements over the past two weeks.
Renewable, recyclable, and biodegradable; BillerudKorsnäs launches new generation of coated liner
BillerudKorsnäs’s newly launched Pure DecorX is made of 100% primary wood fibres, making the liner strong and stiff. In practice, this means great lightweighting opportunities, high runnability in converting machines, reduced risk of washboarding, and enhanced packaging performance. For full details on the new kraftliner click here
Consumer demand for sustainability at the centre of Graphic Packaging International’s new Paperboard Punnet
We regularly bring you news of the latest sustainable packaging developments and Graphic Packaging International’s new ProducePack™ Punnet is one of our favourites. An innovative paperboard alternative to plastic punnet trays for fresh fruit and vegetables. Read more
Sappi’s Ultracast Viva Wins Green Product Award 2021
Since its launch in 2013, the Green Product Award has recognised sustainable, innovative products and services on the market. The 2021 awards announcement sees
Sappi North America’s Ultracast Viva release paper winning the Green Product Award 2021 jury prize in the fashion category. This first-of-its-kind product embodies Sappi’s forward-looking sustainability practices and aligns with the company’s global goals for environmentally-friendly manufacturing. Read more
It’s Toilet Paper but not as we know it
Kruger Products has announced it is researching the viability of creating tissue from environmentally friendly bamboo. With the focus on quality, Canada’s biggest toilet paper manufacturer is at the early stages of this sustainability project.
From bamboo to sugarcane, read more about alternative raw materials to pulp in our blog.
Norske Skog to enter the European packaging markets
Global demand for renewable packaging sees Norske Skog announce its intention to convert one machine at their Austrian industrial site from newsprint to recycled containerboard production in Q4 of 2022. The world’s leading producer of publication paper, Norske Skog’s strategy is to establish the company as a leading independent European producer of recycled containerboard. Read more