May 21, 2024

Technology & Sustainability

Food-grade PET flakes for bottle-to-bottle recycling

EcoFloat® WHITE supports the use of widely recycled transparent PET bottles combinedwith a white opaque sleeve / Low density sleeve material supports float separation fromPET during the recycling process / Increases yield of high-quality, food-grade PET flakesfor bottle-to-bottle recycling Toronto, Canada – CCL Label, a global leader in specialty label, security and packagingsolutions, has introduced

Automation and Robotics: The best innovation of Aetna Group at MODEX 2024

Aetna Group is gearing up for the new edition of Modex 2024, the reference exhibition for the manufacturing industry and supply chain which will take place from 11 to 14 March 2024 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta (USA). A highly appealing event that brings together the entire supply chain ecosystem to showcase

AIMPLAS, the most comprehensive lab for biodegradation and compostability testing

AIMPLAS has been authorized by DIN CERTCO and BPI to perform tests thatenable businesses to obtain ecolabels certifying the composability andbiodegradability of their products.These authorizations, combined with the ones AIMPLAS obtained in 2017 and2019 from ENAC and TÜV AUSTRIA, respond to company needs on certifyingthe sustainability of their products. AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, has

Versatile printing solutions from TSC for higher productivity and sustainability

TSC Printronix Auto ID is showing the new high-performance desktop printers of the TH DH series and the high-performance PEX printing modules at LogiMat 2024 from March 19th to 21st in Stuttgart (Hall 2, Stand 2D11). 2000. Further highlights include the resource-saving, compact linerless printer MB240 as well as versatile thermal enterprise printers with RFID

ACI introduces an ecosystem of expertise in cannabinoids, for UK & EU market entry

The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI), together with key industry stakeholders, has today launched Green Bridge Gateway – a network of service providers offering comprehensive expertise in cannabinoids. Green Bridge Gateway combines excellence and expertise in manufacturing and processes, cloud-based technology, marketing, regulatory affairs and quality compliance, to help organizations navigate the complexities of

Microsoft unveils path to accelerating sustainability with AI in the Middle East

Five-point playbook highlights the opportunities that AI provides governments, businesses, and society for accelerating sustainability Microsoft has released a whitepaper titled “Accelerating Sustainability with AI: A Playbook” ahead of the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28), taking place at Expo City in Dubai from November 30th to December 12th. The playbook outlines a comprehensive strategy for governments, businesses,

Smartcore makes its debut at Fi Europe

Meet Smartcore at Fi Europe 2023 – The Official Digital Marketing Provider of Fi Europe & Vitafoods Europe Introducing Smartcore, the best-in-class B2B food and nutrition marketing solutions partner for smarter digital campaigns that empower you to reach your buyers and drive business growth. Rebranded from Food & Nutrition Marketing Services, Smartcore will make its official

European Parliament sends mixed signals to the bioplastics sector

European Bioplastics (EUBP) commends the European Parliament for recognizing the role of compostable plastics in achieving packaging waste prevention and reaching recycling targets. EUBP welcomes a less prescriptive approach, such as the one adopted by the European Parliament in plenary session today, for the packaging formats where biobased and compostable plastics play an important role

Technology and sustainable products are driving the corporate gift industry forward

The corporate gift sector in the MENA region is currently transforming due to the growing demand for technology and sustainable products. According to leading regional players in the industry, businesses are now opting for eco-friendly items and technology-based products to create unique and memorable gifts for their clients and employees. Gifts and Lifestyle Middle East

AIMPLAS’ social impact in 2022 was quantified at €665 million

For the fourth consecutive year, AIMPLAS presented its sustainability report, prepared in accordance with GRI standards, in which it takes stock of its activity in 2022 based on ESG criteria and renews its commitment to the ten principles of the UN Global Compact and the SDGs. AIMPLAS’ ESG report highlights some of the centre’s milestones,

Siegwerk’s climate targets validated by SBTi

Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications and labels, has had its science-based climate targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Siegwerk joined the initiative with a commitment letter in 2022, and has set near- and long-term company-wide emission reductions in line with science-based net-zero


From incorporating sustainability into products right from the design phase, thanks to ecodesign and the utilization of reusable or recyclable materials, to obtaining environmental certifications. From increasingly intuitive user interfaces to digital services on online portals and in the cloud. These are just some of the distinguishing features of the 26 solutions that, due to

Albert Maltings implements the Digital Factory Portal

Digital Industry Platform – DFP, the latest solution developed by Montelektro, one of the leading automation companies in the food and beverage sector, has been recently successfully implemented in the Albert Maltings plant in Ruisbroek, Belgium. With a project that digitalizes production in this malting plant, Montelektro continues its long-term cooperation with one of its biggest