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New FiberMax™ Packaging delivers more sustainable option for heavy and high-value products

Packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has joined forces with KHS, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of filling and packaging systems for the beverage and liquid food industries, to roll out its sustainable TopClip multipack product for bundling canned beverages.

The labeling industry’s first truly closed-loop solutions for paper materials are here with the introduction of the UPM Raflatac LabelLoop™ range.

Amcor’s premium Matrix paper-based and paraffin-free cheese packaging receives a Silver award at the 2020 Packaging Innovation Awards sponsored by Dow.

What if bottles could be made entirely from renewable materials and be fully biodegradable? That was the challenge set by the innovative Danish start-up team at Paboco – the Paper Bottle Company – which has now unveiled its Pioneer Community during a launch event in Copenhagen.

Södra has successfully added 20% used textiles to its OnceMore® dissolving pulp. The achievement is a significant step towards more sustainable solutions for the fashion industry.

Direct co-dissolution of cellulose and lignin is a recent and emerging technological field of interest, having its importance in the production of bio-based reinforcing fibers such as carbon fibers.

Poland Spring, University of Maine to explore bio-based materials

A group of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory has discovered a way to convert a common byproduct of the paper manufacturing process into valuable chemical precursors for making nylon.

Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany have developed a new sustainable method of extracting the flavoring agent vanillin from lignin, a component of wood. Large quantities of waste lignin accumulate during the production of pulp, an important raw material for making paper.

Corrugated boxes bring the world to you, protecting and securing everything from smartphones and medical devices to fresh fruits and vegetables on their journey to the store shelf or your doorstep.

Polymers reinforced with ultra-fine strands of carbon fibers epitomize composite materials that are "light as a feather and strong as steel," earning them versatile applications across several industries. Adding materials called carbon nanotubes can further enhance the composites' functionality.