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Breaking News in Flexible Packaging January 2024

APR adds PE food-film base resins to list, Mono APET Floatfilm Peel, CapriSun Nintendo pouches debut, bioplastic film from seaweed, sterilization for healthcare flexible packaging.

Rick Lingle

January 30, 2024

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If you’re interested in an informative and fast read on the subject of flexible packaging, this is for you — an all-in-one location for a steady stream of curated news and developments in this dynamic market for the month of January.

The current stream is Breaking News in Flexible Packaging February 2024.

These include pouches, bags, films, and other types of flexible packaging sourced from supplier breakthroughs, brand launches, and other advances of interest. The content is selected from Tweets by stakeholders in the flexible packaging supply chain supplemented by content drawn from the X (formerly Twitter) feeds of sister publications Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday

Association of Plastics Recyclers Design recognition update for nine new packaging components including PE food-film base resins.

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New packaging option for cold cuts of meat: Mono APET Floatfilm Peel.

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Game on for kids: Capri Sun teams with Nintendo for specially designed pouches.

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CA-based Sway uses polymers found in seaweed to make a compostable alternative to thin-film plastic packaging.

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Nosco expert explains the various sterilization processes used in healthcare flexible packaging.

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TekniPlex adds new multilayer blown film line at Puurs, Belgium facility.

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Sacma’s ovenable bag is made from FSC-certified grass paper and a cellulosic inner liner from NatureFlex Films.

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JDE Peet’s coffee brands introduce paper refill packs to retailers in the UK and Ireland.

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Medical Flexible Packaging Market size poised to reach $35.2 billion, growing at 8%+ CAGR 2023 to 2030.

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Treetop Biopak introduces home-compostable bags to bypass the environmental impact of plastic bread bags.

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Paper packaging specialist Mondi looks to address the issue of used bags in construction.

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Plastigraf Trevigiana is using a new generation of biaxially-oriented Ingeo PLA packaging film for high-end luxury goods.

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Sappi Group unveils two new flexible packaging papers made from renewable materials.

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Flexible packaging is booming, forecast to reach $288 billion at CAGR of 5% 2022-2028.

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Sprout Organics’ Curlz organic snacks are switching from a canister to a resealable bag to “seriously” reduce packaging waste and the carbon footprint.

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Flexible Paper Packaging Market forecast for $79.1 billion valuation by 2026 at 4.2% CAGR.

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Garlock Flexibles joins the Flexible Packaging Association.

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Flexible Plastic Packaging Market to surpass $250 billion by 2032.

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Fox Fresh VertiMesh Bags designed for fresh produce are produced on vertical form-fill-seal equipment.

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Sudpack Group acquires more shares in CarboLiq with plans to use its direct oiling technology to chemically recycle flexible packaging and complex multilayer films.

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Trioworld, a Swedish manufacturer of plastic packaging solutions in Europe and North America, will acquire Germany-based Wentus.

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Study focuses on companies in the multiwall paper bag market.

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About the Author(s)

Rick Lingle

Senior Technical Editor, Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday

Rick Lingle is Senior Technical Editor, Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday. He’s been a packaging media journalist since 1985 specializing in food, beverage and plastic markets. He has a chemistry degree from Clarke College and has worked in food industry R&D for Standard Brands/Nabisco and the R.T. French Co. Reach him at [email protected] or 630-408-7184.

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