“The Whole Product Cycle is in Demand”

The main theme of FACHPACK 2022 is “Transition in Packaging”. We asked representatives from the packaging industry what this motto means to them. Read the answers from representatives of packaging companies Craemer, KOCH and Metsä Board.

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Essity Increases Recyclability of Packaging

Essity, a producer of hygiene products, has collaborated with packaging manufacturer Mondi and chemical company Dow on new secondary packaging for feminine hygiene products. The solution makes greater use of renewable and recycled materials.

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dm Saves Further Packaging Material

The drugstore retailer dm also wants to take a leading role in sustainable packaging. The topic of recyclability in plastic packaging is a hot topic in the consumer goods industry, as dm packaging expert Dagmar Glatz reports. FACHPACK is taking up this topic as well.

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Pods by Ariel and Lenor Now Come in a Cardboard Box

The all-in-1 pods by the Ariel and Lenor brands are now available in cardboard packaging that is fully recyclable. Adults can intuitively open the box with its ergonomic design, while it remains securely closed for children, says manufacturer Procter & Gamble. Previously, the laundry detergent pellets were available in plastic packaging.

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Less Recycling Share for More Production

Finnish toilet paper manufacturer Metsä Tissue is looking for alternatives to make its own production economically and environmentally sustainable. In doing so, the group is relying on virgin pulp instead of recycled paper to reduce costs. Recycled paper makes more sense for packaging than for sanitary papers, the company says.

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Protection for Wounds

Nivea manufacturer Beiersdorf has implemented the biggest brand relaunch in the history of its healthcare brands: The Hansaplast, Elastoplast and Curitas plaster brands have renewed their products and packaging.

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New Detergent in Paper Packaging

Plant-based laundry detergents packaged virtually without plastic. Starting in April, Henkel is launching the new “Love Nature Wash Bars”, a product that complements the Group’s sustainability line. In selected stores, the detergent is also refillable.

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Recycled Aluminum for Deodorant Sprays

Drugstore retailer Rossmann is taking further steps toward sustainability with its own brand Isana. Twelve deodorant sprays are getting sustainable packaging. Instead of using primary aluminum, Rossmann says it will use 100 percent recycled aluminum for the spray cans of its deodorants in the future.

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