TriEnda and Penda Corporation Collaborate to Address Urgent Hospital Bed Shortage

Collaboration looks to combat hospital bed shortages related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Kruger Family Industries (KFI) has announced a critical collaboration between two key brands in their portfolio, TriEnda and Penda.  These brands have joined forces to work to combat the severe and immediate need to address the upcoming hospital bed … [Read more...]

Polyfuze Graphics® Corporation announces antimicrobial safety products in support of healthcare associated infection (HAI) control and inhibition

Polyfuze Graphics® Corporation, the global manufacturer of the world’s only polymer fusion technology products for Safety Labeling and Graphics based in Clarkdale, Arizona has announced the introduction of their new proprietary line of polymer fusion products with antimicrobial blocking agents designed to exceed the rigid labeling standards of the … [Read more...]

3 Ways A Global Packaging Marketplace Can Boost Growth For Indie Suppliers

by Sally Fink The OPN Platform is a global packaging marketplace designed to connect buyers, suppliers, and vendors quickly.  You know how it goes. You took the plunge to start your own business and now you’re facing the prospect of finding customers and entering an already established market. The good news is thanks to industry 4.0, the … [Read more...]

Recycleye wins new investment from Grosvenor Britain & Ireland

Grosvenor Backs Two Innovative Start-Ups With £10,000 Social Impact Prize Two start-up businesses have received £10,000 from Grosvenor Britain & Ireland to further the development of their business. The teams, Recycleye and Tempo Market, are the joint winners of the Social Impact Award, part of Imperial College London’s flagship innovation … [Read more...]

Government is treating the symptom, not the cause of plastic pollution

In response to public pressure, the government is tackling plastic pollution by addressing individual uses of plastic, like some plastic bags and microbeads. While bans on items likely to damage the environment are necessary, this approach completely fails to deal with the root of the problem and, worse, is storing up new environmental issues for … [Read more...]

Renewable Energy and Cogeneration

Most people realize that it would be better for our planet and all its inhabitants if we were to make greater use of renewable energy. But if you ask them why that's a good idea, they might not get past saying that renewable energy constitutes an endless supply, in contrast to the finite amount of fossil fuels waiting to be unearthed in oceans, … [Read more...]

Earth Day Network announces shift to global digital mobilizations for 50th anniversary of Earth Day

March 17, 2020, WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amid the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, Earth Day Network, the global organizer of Earth Day, will mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the first Digital Earth Day, a global digital mobilization on April 22 to address the most urgent threats to people and the planet. “At Earth Day … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2020 Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award

Submissions due by June 15 for program recognizing implementation of reusable transport packaging solutions Tampa, FL. The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) has announced the opening of the application period for the 9th annual Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award. This award recognizes primary (end) user companies and organizations … [Read more...]

Smithers forecasts packaging in Asia to reach $458.2 billion in 2024

LEATHERHEAD, Surrey, UK and AKRON, Ohio, USA – 13 March 2020 – There will be a moderate increase in growth for packaging in Asia across the next five years. Asia is now the largest regional market for packaging and the key growth market for the packaging market globally. As such its diverse and rapidly evolving market space presents unique … [Read more...]

RFID Journal LIVE! Announces SpotSee as Cornerstone Sponsor

Supply chain damage management specialist SpotSee will lead sponsorship lineup at RFID Journal LIVE! 2020, Apr. 28-30, in Orlando, Florida NEW YORK, March 10, 2020— RFID Journal, the world’s leading media and events company covering radio frequency identification (RFID) and other related technologies, announced today that SpotSee, the global … [Read more...]