Henkel Uses Recycled Material for Blister Caps of WC Fragrance Flushers

In a pilot project, Henkel is now using 100 percent post consumer recyclate (PCR) from the yellow bag for the first time for the blister caps of its “WC Frisch Kraft Aktiv Pro Nature Pack” cleaning product. The PCR used consists of more than 80 percent recycled PET trays, which are used for food products, for example, and have not been recycled as standard until now. With this project, Henkel aims to help further exploit the recycling potential of the Dual System in Germany and initiate a new recycling stream.

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Wine in Paper Bottle

They have already won awards at the PAC Global Awards for Innovative Packaging in New York, and now the first paper bottles of Italian wine are filling the shelves in Germany.

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Consumers are Buying More Sustainably Again

Are German consumers more willing to spend their money on sustainable products when the general consumer mood is rising? The current GfK Sustainability Index seems to confirm this trend. With consumer sentiment brightening, the index rises again in April 2023 and now stands at 99.9 points. This is 6.6 points higher than in January. Consumers’ awareness of social sustainability and their expectations for companies to act responsibly are also on the rise.

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Machinery Manufacturers are Currently Drawing on their High Order Backlogs

A recent survey by the VDMA shows that 44 percent of mechanical engineering companies in Baden-Württemberg are cautiously optimistic about the rest of the year. The reason for this is an improvement in the supply of materials, with the exception of electronic components. As a result, 68 percent of companies in Baden-Württemberg expect nominal sales growth for 2023.

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Many Guests from India, Japan and the USA

For everyone involved in the packaging and processing of products, there was only one “place-to-be” from May 4 to 10: Interpack in Düsseldorf. Those responsible for the international trade show were very satisfied with the course of business and the figures.

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Application Phase for the German Packaging Award Extended

The German Packaging Institute (dvi) is extending the submission phase for the German Packaging Award 2023. Companies, institutes and individuals from Germany and abroad can now submit their best solutions across materials and industries in 10 categories with fixed criteria until May 31, 2023.

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Tobacco Product Regulation: Arnold André Trusts in Zetes

Germany’s largest cigar manufacturer Arnold André meets the requirements of the Tobacco Product Regulation for cigars, which will apply from May 2024, with the TPD solution from Zetes. From the overall Zetes system, Arnold André will use the “Primary Repository” for its approximately 50 million annual product units. This is a database containing all relevant information for the traceability of tobacco, which is transmitted from there to the EU-wide “Second Repository”. Zetes is one of seven independent third-party providers certified by the EU for this purpose.

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