News for May 2018

DS Smith wins five awards at 2018 POPAI AWARDS

The specialised Displays factory for DS Smith in Portugal was recognised with five awards at the POPAI AWARDS Gala in Lisbon, Portugal. These awards want to praise excellence in the most original and effective creations by the point of sales industry. Full Story Source: Container Board

BMW Cardboard Engine Is Truly A Work Of Art

Hobbies are healthy. They keep the mind active while providing a sense of accomplishment. Some people garden while others complete crosswords. Others like to build things such as furniture or model airplanes. However, not everyone is satisfied with your typical run-of-the-mill household hobbies. Sometimes, you have to think outside the box. Full Story Source: Container […]

How Innovative Packaging Is Fighting Throwaway Culture

Before the industrial revolution, households produced little to no waste, either completely using or repurposing all of their items—a reality that is nearly unimaginable in today’s world of trash receptacles, recycle bins and landfills. One major contributor to the problem of accumulated waste is packaging for purchased goods, which is at best recyclable and at […]

Corrugated: circular by nature, and ready for a sustainable future

The FEFCO Summit brought together 200 high-level corrugated industry representatives and their suppliers from 23-25 May. The sun was shining bright in Stockholm and the mood was as positive as the market perspectives discussed during the event. Full Story Source: Container Board

AICC’s Ask Ralph: Could Starch Lines Be Culprit to Metal in Boxes?

Ray asks, Since April of this year we’ve been fighting with major metal detection rejections with one of our customer that has a stringent HACCP/SOP in place. We feel we may have finally found the source of our metal contamination. We believe that it may be our metal starch lines and perhaps rust form the […]