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Huhtamaki invests in Emerald Technology Ventures’ sustainable packaging fund

Huhtamaki, a global advanced manufacturer of sustainable packaging solutions, announces its investment in Emerald Technology Ventures’ sustainable packaging fund. As a limited partner, Huhtamaki will help to foster next-generation sustainable packaging solutions and tap into nascent innovation of start-ups.

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Mondi opens laboratory that tests paper product recyclability

Mondi opened the Group’s first recycling laboratory at its Frantschach mill in Austria to test the recyclability of paper and paper-based packaging using non-paper components such as coatings. Conducting recycling tests in-house speeds up the process for developing sustainable packaging. While paper packaging offers many sustainability benefits, it also has certain barrier functionality limitations for products like perishable food. To enhance its functionality, non-paper components such as barrier coatings may need to be added, which in turn can impact recyclability.

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Voith Paper launches sustainability program “Papermaking for Life”

In line with the goals of the Paris Agreement, paper manufacturers worldwide are facing the urgent challenge of producing more sustainably. As a globally active technology company, it is Voith Paper's responsibility to take a leading role in achieving these goals and to provide customers with the best possible support on their way to more sustainable and efficient paper production. The company is therefore launching the "Papermaking for Life" innovation and development offensive.

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Koenig & Bauer’s sustainability objectives remain on course

Koenig & Bauer has made significant progress towards its sustainability objectives in 2021. The press manufacturer intends to implement carbon-neutral operations in all its production plants by 2030. Now that all its power is now being purchased from renewable energy sources, its Scope 1 and Scope 2 CO2 emissions in 2021 have already been reduced by 58.5% at the Group’s major production sites in Würzburg and Radebeul in comparison to the base year 2019.

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