Packaging & Paper Industry News – April 2019

Dow and Dow DuPont separate

On the first day of April, Dow announced its separation from Dow DuPont. The new division will focus on 3 segments: packaging, infrastructure and consumer care.
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Toyo Ink moves into Morocco

Toyo Ink SC Holdings, the parent company of Toyo Ink Group of Japan, is to open a new sales subsidiary in Casablanca, Morocco, in preparation for a full-scale business launch into the African continent.
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FPA wants to make flexible packaging more sustainable

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) recommends brands to foster better and more in-depth conversations around sustainability benefits of flexible packaging.
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Flint Group opens technology center in Shanghai

Flint Group opens new technology center in Shanghai to better offer technical support and services to its customers in the Asia-Pacific region
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Tetra Pak is developing energy assessment program

Tetra Pak is developing an energy assessment program in collaboration with ABB to help food and beverage producers lower their environmental impact and cut costs.
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Tesco starts plastic packaging recycling trial

The British retail giant Tesco started a trial to recycle previously unrecyclable plastic packaging.

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