The global flexible plastic packaging industry has experienced rapid growth as a result of rising demand for food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products around the world, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. The growing e-commerce sector is also driving demand for flexible packaging demand, which is less expensive and requires fewer raw materials compared to rigid packaging.
However, standard films are difficult to recycle, and multi-layer packaging is even more difficult. Could mono-material packaging be the solution to this problem? Mono-materials eliminate the need for material separation and risks of contaminating the recycling stream, making recyclability easier to achieve. How about renewable & compostable materials? Is it a sustainable alternatives?
Nestle and a coalition of companies have collaborated to produce Australia’s first flexible film food wrapper made with recycled content.
~ 5/4/2021, packworld.com
Mars Wrigley France Launches Mono-material M&M’s® Pouch.
~ 17/12/2020, packaging360.in
Digital printing is fast becoming the driver of digitization in the packaging industry. A number of flexible packaging solutions providers are effectively leveraging digital printing platforms to increase the visibility and appeal of their products. Find out what are the printing substrate trends to meet recyclability requirements of labels and packaging.
Mechanical recycling of multi-material flexible is highly challenging and what are the technologies out there that can help advance the circular economy?
CMT’s Sustainable Flexible Packaging Virtual event on 25 May 2021 at 15:30 SGT (GMT+8) aims to brings together industry experts to share insights on the flexible packaging value chain, addressing packaging innovations & market trends, Brand-owner’s sustainable packaging strategy & case studies, printing & materials innovation & recycling technology.
Key Speakers :
• Jodie Roussell, Senior Public Affairs Manager, Packaging & Sustainability, Nestlé S.A.
• Jason Yew, Market Development Manager, Dow Chemical Pacific
• Ruturaj Kamthekar, Director – Product Development, Huhtamaki
• Agnes Wong, Business Manager - HPC, Food, Beverage, SEA, UPM Raflatac
• Amaia Cowan, Business Development Manager – Cellulose Films, Futamura
• Cindy Qian Business Manager, Flexible Packaging Segment, Asia Pacific & Japan, HP
• Thorsten Hornung, CEO, Saperatec
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