Packaging Gateway-Updates The latest content updates from the www.packaging-gateway.com web site http://www.packaging-gateway.com/ en-us http://www.packaging-gateway.com/ Packaging Gateway-Updates http://www.packaging-gateway.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Dell to use new packaging solution made from 25% recycled ocean plastic http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsdell-to-use-new-packaging-solution-made-from-25-recycled-ocean-plastic-5748950 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsdell-to-use-new-packaging-solution-made-from-25-recycled-ocean-plastic-5748950 Dell is set to use new packaging trays made from 25% recycled ocean plastics content, marking the first solution of its kind used in the technology industry for product shipment. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK’s Keenpac creates hand-printed bag for skincare brand Nior London http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsuks-keenpac-creates-hand-printed-bag-for-nior-london-5747941 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsuks-keenpac-creates-hand-printed-bag-for-nior-london-5747941 UK-based Keenpac has created a collection of hand-printed retail paper bags, mailing boxes and rigid presentation gift boxes with sleeves for skincare brand Nior London. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: LyondellBasell Industries, DS Smith http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-lyondellbasell-industries-nv-ds-smith-5748414 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-lyondellbasell-industries-nv-ds-smith-5748414 The Netherlands-based chemical company, LyondellBasell Industries, has announced a public offering of 3.5% guaranteed notes to raise gross proceeds of $1bn. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Premium pet care: how can packaging add value to animal products? http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurepremium-pet-care-how-can-packaging-add-value-to-animal-products-5744180/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurepremium-pet-care-how-can-packaging-add-value-to-animal-products-5744180/ The pet product market is going through a makeover as animal needs become more apparent. Eloise McLennan explores the ways the brands can use packaging to add value to pet products identified by GlobalData Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Roberts PolyPro to exhibit can-carrying handles at Pack Expo East in US http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsroberts-polypro-to-exhibit-can-carrying-handles-at-pack-expo-east-in-us-5747714 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsroberts-polypro-to-exhibit-can-carrying-handles-at-pack-expo-east-in-us-5747714 Roberts PolyPro, a division of Pro Mach, is set to display its new can-carrying handles at the upcoming Pack Expo East event in Philadelphia, US. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT US’s Sugarmade to launch new intelligent and active packaging for cannabis http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsus-sugarmade-to-launch-new-intelligent-and-active-packaging-for-cannabis-5747703 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsus-sugarmade-to-launch-new-intelligent-and-active-packaging-for-cannabis-5747703 US-based Sugarmade is set to develop a new set of intelligent and active packaging systems for transporting and storing cannabis. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Multivac develops new tray sealer for ready meal packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmultivac-develops-new-traysealer-for-readymade-meals-packaging-5747729 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsmultivac-develops-new-traysealer-for-readymade-meals-packaging-5747729 Germany’s Multivac has developed a new tray sealer, G 700, for packing ready meals, snacks, vegetables and fresh-cut products of all types. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Sidel opens new office in Poland http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsfrances-sidel-opens-new-office-in-poland-5746557 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsfrances-sidel-opens-new-office-in-poland-5746557 Global packaging equipment provider Sidel has opened a new office in Wrocław, Poland, to provide enhanced services to its Central and Eastern European customers. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Polyco provides paper stems to Waitrose as plastic alternative to cotton buds http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newspolyco-provides-paper-stems-to-waitrose-as-plastic-alternative-to-prevent-pollution-5745335 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newspolyco-provides-paper-stems-to-waitrose-as-plastic-alternative-to-prevent-pollution-5745335 UK-based PPE manufacturer Polyco has provided biodegradable FSC-certified paper stems to supermarket chain Waitrose as an alternative to plastic stemmed cotton buds, to help tackle pollution. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Linpac introduces new skin top film range for packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newslinpac-introduces-new-skin-top-film-range-for-packaging-5745342 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newslinpac-introduces-new-skin-top-film-range-for-packaging-5745342 Fresh food packaging manufacturer Linpac has introduced a new film range, LINtop PE HB SKIN, to complement its existing product portfolio. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Monomatic: Providing Winding Technology for Packaging Solutions http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/machinery/monomatic-packaging/presswinding-technology-packaging-solutions.html http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/machinery/monomatic-packaging/presswinding-technology-packaging-solutions.html Packaging design complexities, new substrate properties, and the search for optimal quality are daily technical concerns for all those within the industry. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:32:00 GMT FSC disassociates from Austrian timber group Schweighofer http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsfsc-disassociates-from-austrian-timber-group-schweighofer-5745210 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsfsc-disassociates-from-austrian-timber-group-schweighofer-5745210 The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to cut its association with Austrian timber giant Holzindustrie Schweighofer (Schweighofer) due to the company’s constant and indiscriminate sourcing of illegal timber in Romania. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT US’ McCall Farms launches new ready-to-eat vegetables in clear cans http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsus-mccall-farms-launches-new-ready-to-eat-vegetables-in-clearcans-5745148 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsus-mccall-farms-launches-new-ready-to-eat-vegetables-in-clearcans-5745148 US-based McCall Farms has introduced its new range of ready-to-eat vegetables clear plastic can packaging TruVue. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK's DS Smith provides new packaging solution to Schneider Electric http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsds-smith-provides-new-packaging-solution-to-schneider-electric-5744679 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsds-smith-provides-new-packaging-solution-to-schneider-electric-5744679 European manufacturer DS Smith has provided a new pack design for French-based Schneider Electric to help the electrical manufacturer decrease waste and packaging costs. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Carpentier Packaging to Exhibit at Interpack 2017 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/machinery/carpentier-packaging/presscarpentier-interpack-2017.html http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/machinery/carpentier-packaging/presscarpentier-interpack-2017.html Carpentier Packaging is to exhibit at this year's Interpack 2017 conference and will do so for the first time with sister company Hassia Redatron, a manufacturer of vertical form fill and seal machines (V-FFS). Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:59:00 GMT Meet us at SPE Polyolefins Conference 2017, the Convergence of Technology and Markets http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/services/pace-business-partners/pressspe-polyolefins-conference-2017.html http://www.packaging-gateway.com/contractors/services/pace-business-partners/pressspe-polyolefins-conference-2017.html Always in touch with the latest developments in advanced materials, PACE Business Partners will be attending the forthcoming SPE 2017 Polyolefins Conference in Houston, Texas, US. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:48:00 GMT Clondalkin creates new stand-up pouch for Bayer’s Minigustos vegetable snacks http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsclondalkin-creates-new-stand-up-pouch-for-bayers-minigustos-vegetable-snacks-5743897 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsclondalkin-creates-new-stand-up-pouch-for-bayers-minigustos-vegetable-snacks-5743897 Netherlands’ Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Grootegast has designed a new stand-up pouch to increase the shelf life of Bayer’s Minigustos snack vegetable brand. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT US’s Expera develops new Grease-Gard FluoroFree food packaging paper http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsus-expera-develops-new-grease-gard-fluorofree-food-packaging-paper-5744267 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newsus-expera-develops-new-grease-gard-fluorofree-food-packaging-paper-5744267 US-based grease resistant paper manufacturer Expera Specialty Solutions has developed a new grease-resistant paper solution, FluoroFree, for the food packaging sector. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Smurfit Kappa awarded 90% chain of custody certification for its sustainable packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newssmurfit-kappa-wins-90-chain-of-custody-certification-by-fsc-for-packaging-5743913 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newssmurfit-kappa-wins-90-chain-of-custody-certification-by-fsc-for-packaging-5743913 Ireland-based Smurfit Kappa has achieved 90% chain of custody certification from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for its corrugated packaging solutions. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Tetra Pak to open new closures production facility in Thailand http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newstetra-pak-to-open-new-closures-production-facility-in-thailand-5742707 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/news/newstetra-pak-to-open-new-closures-production-facility-in-thailand-5742707 Tetra Pak has unveiled plans to build a new facility that will produce carton packaging closures at its existing Straws and Strips Plant site in Rayong, Thailand. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT