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Eye-popping news for sustainable, 3D paper packaging

Highly tactile and sustainable, new paper-based embossing, thermoforming and f/f/s technologies based on FibreForm, from BillerudKorsnäs, are now available in North America.
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Breakthrough in thermoformable paper
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Breakthrough in thermoformable paper

Fiberform is a thermoform able paper-based material from Glenroy that is sent to Glenroy's customers in roll stock format. Sustainability is a key value proposition.
THERMOFORMABLE PAPER-BASED TRAY.  Shown here are two of the seven varieties of chilled meat products packaged by Micarna in the PaperLite material.
Package Case Study
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Sliced fresh meats in a thermoformable paper-based pack

Migros, the well known and influential supermarket chain based in Switzerland, has launched a paper-based barrier tray that represents a 60% reduction in plastic content.
Machine Case Study
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MAP meat line is fast and flexible

When this large meat processor in southwest Germany needed more capacity, management relied heavily on two key OEM partners for a tightly integrated solution.
Package Case Study
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Poultry processor switches to 100% recyclable trays

Saudi Arabian food company selects PET-based poultry trays that provide 100% recyclability.
Package Case Study
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Dip snacking and serving made easier with new guacamole packs

Wholly Guacamole dips launch in an easy peel-and-serve tray and in a 100-calorie mini cup, providing consumers with more convenient serving and snacking options.
Secondary packaging is a paperboard sleeve.
Machine Case Study
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Microwave-ready rice pudding

Rieber & Son of Norway are such big fans of microwave pasteurization as a means of extending refrigerated shelf life that they recently installed their third line.
Package Case Study
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Retortable plastic trays for new pet food

Forthglade Foods of Devon, England, has launched a new range of cat and dog food products in new packaging.
Package Case Study
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PCR PET is central to OtterBox redesign

The outer carton boasts a ‘beautiful opaque yellow’ while the inner tray that holds the cell phone protector is made of up to 100% post-consumer recycled PET.
Not only is the lidding material attractively printed, the forming stock has a ‘deep blue sea’ theme, as well.
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'Go-Green' thermoforms distinguish seafood launch

A high-end, value-added line of seafood products aimed at the retail market takes advantage of an unusual tray-making technology that reduces carbon footprint.

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