Corrugated board

DS Smith continues expanding

The European supplier of recycled corrugated cardboard packaging DS Smith has acquired DPF Groupe. This is a French group with a capital of 16 million Euros, which works mainly through two companies, i.e….


WestRock acquires five plants of U.S. Corrugated

The US packaging giant WestRock has announced that it has completed the acquisition of some company branches of U.S. Corrugated, i.e. a major independent producer of corrugated cardboard for the packaging sector. The…


Investments and expansion for Amerpol Karton

The Polish cardboard packaging producer Amerpol Karton has announced its intention to invest almost 2.5 million Polish Zloty (i.e. about 600,000 Euros) with the aim of expanding the productive capacity of its facility…


A single and specific regulation for the paper and cardboard sector

Cepi brings the voice of paper in Europe. It has been working for two years for the harmonization of the norms on papers and cardboards that are in touch with food. Clear and…

Luxury Paper

Where there is paper, there is luxury. And where there is luxury, there is paper

by Vanna Pizzetti and Titti Cocola What characteristics must paper have, in the future, in order to meet the requirements of luxury brands? And in what sectors will there be most demand? We…

Cepi news

The European paper industry welcomes the European Parliament’s call for new measures on food packaging

The European paper and board industry welcomes the European Parliament report by the rapporteur Christel Schaldemose MEP on implementation of the Framework Regulation on Food Contact Materials. In particular, the paper-based packaging value…

Packaging concept

Milk in cardboard packaging: is it possible?

by Elena Consonni A group of young Brazilian designers has designed a kit made up of a cardboard shell and four flexible envelopes of 700 ml each: the cardboard, which is basically a…


A new dust-tight sealed 100% paper packaging solution

Stockholm-based BillerudKorsnäs – a provider of sustainable materials for the packaging industry – and Bosch Packaging Technology, have launched their Sealed Paper Packaging technology, in order to replace conventional packaging for dry foods…

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An all-round development strategy

Stockholm-based SCA has recently launched its new Arcwise technology, whose aim is to support box producers in integrating the typical rigidity of corrugated board with graphic design and curved shaped packaging solutions. By Roberto…

Paper versus plastic

Life Cycle Assessment to understand the environmental performance of market processes and goods

Commissioned by BillerudKorsnäs AB, a major company which stands out on the international arena for the production of primary cellulose-based packaging, the IVL (Swedish Institute of Environmental Research) has conducted a comprehensive study,…

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