sustainability

RKW invests worldwide in sustainable production and solutions

Sustainability plays a central role for the RKW Group. The RKW Group invests year-round and worldwide in modernizations and innovations in favor of sustainable products and processes. For the second time, the company and its approximately 3,000 employees have now also actively contributed to social commitment in a...

Juliane Hehl, Managing Partner and responsible for Marketing at Arburg

Taking place from 12th to 16th October, Fakuma is this year's first big international in-person event for the plastics sector to be held in Germany. Arburg is preparing for a major appearance at the trade fair in Friedrichshafen. The focus will be on "The best of both worlds": "arburgXworld" and "arburgGREENworld"....

At Endress+Hauser in Gerlingen, Germany, a ‘wind tree’ with tiny turbines generates green energy

Endress+Hauser has achieved 76 out of 100 points in the international Ecovadis sustainability rating, four more than in the previous year. The Group achieved a ranking in the top group for the fifth year in a row in 2021 and is now among the top one percent of the companies compared. Endress+Hauser achieved further...

„Goood“ results for Interquell with Mondi’s paper-based Flexibags: packaging made from renewable materials, reducing plastic and CO2 footprint

Mondi is launching two new paper-based bags for German pet food producer Interquell, delivering both consumer convenience and sustainability benefits. The pet food manufacturer asked Mondi to create two sizes of paper-based packaging bags with a functional plastic barrier for its sustainable premium Goood dog food. The...

Volker Sassmannshausen, Senior Product Manager Thermoforming Packaging Systems at Gea

The Gea powerpak plus thermoforming packaging machine lends itself to a range of different packaging solutions, including handling protection, vacuum, map and shrink packaging. Gea has recently added a new dimension of versatility to the powerpak plus by making it possible to use a more sustainable paper-based...

Sabic TF-Bope polymer is part of the “Design for Recyclability” under Trucircle solutions

Sabic has launched a sustainable packaging solution for frozen food which combines a new polyethylene (PE) grade with innovative film production technology. Compared to conventional blow PE film solutions, it offers significantly higher throughput and also has potential for down-gauging, making it attractive from both...

The prize-winning entry involves a beverage bottle, the design and lifecycle of which were comprehensively created in accordance with sustainability criteria

With the “3 Circles” bottle, all of the individual elements and the entire lifecycle were designed to be sustainable. It is made one-hundred percent out of recycled PET and it itself can be completely recycled again after use. Instead of having a label which is normally unable to be recycled, the bottle was decorated...

Carbon neutral dairy

Sustainably produced food is a hot market and the carbon footprint of food products is already a decisive factor in consumers’ buying behaviour. As the world’s most innovative dairy, Valio has set an ambitious goal: carbon neutral dairy by 2035. This objective both helps to fight climate change and to provide food...