Category Archives: Cardboard packaging & Tubes

Are paper-based alternatives to plastic wrap truly viable?

FMCG brands are increasingly ditching plastic multipack wrapping in favour of paper-based alternatives. But, according to Lindum Packaging, this is resulting in high levels of product damage and food waste. Rick Sellers tells us more. Sometimes the solution to a problem is worse than the problem itself. It’s the law of unintended consequences: and it’s more common than you think. The

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Smurfit Kappa acquires Atlas Packaging

Smurfit Kappa UK Limited (SKUK), an integrated manufacturer of paper-based packaging products, has announced the acquisition of Atlas Packaging.  Atlas Packaging, based in Barnstaple, North Devon, is an independent corrugated packaging provider. The company is well invested with a strong market presence in the UK which allows them to meet the needs of and deliver value to its broad customer

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Cannabis in Cartons, Fiber Bottles, and Beer Light-Weighting

We continue to see a lot of change of materials driven largely by sustainability objectives.  Plastic replacement is still top of the agenda for many brands and retailers as they look to switch out of the material to solutions that may offer a better environment footprint or at least be better received by anti-plastic focused consumers.  Cannabis Product Switches to

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