Europe Tissue And Hygiene Paper News

Recent industry report about Europe Tissue And Hygiene Paper company news, including latest market trends and industry updates in 2024. This sector news is compiled by Mordor Intelligence™ Europe Tissue And Hygiene Paper Market industry experts.

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Europe Tissue And Hygiene Paper News

  • February 2024 - Metsä Group invested in three new converting lines to Mariestad’s tissue paper mill in Sweden. The expansion focuses on the sustainable production of fresh fiber, with 80% of the total fresh fiber production coming from the mill after the expansion in the 2nd half of 2025.
  • January 2024 - Ontex Group launched a baby swim pants line for retailers based on its growing baby pants manufacturing platform HappyFit, and these swim pants have been designed to remain comfortable in the water without swelling and staying in place due to side elastics and soft and colorful material.
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  • March 2024: Sealed Air developed a new paper bottom web to meet the needs of food processors, retailers, and consumers looking to reduce plastic consumption and meet paper packaging demand. CRYOVAC’s new barrier formable paper, branded under Sealed Air, is made of 90% fibers certified by the FSC. According to SEE, this paper bottom web can reduce plastic by 77% when replacing PET/PE bottom web packaging.
  • January 2024: The new product, Sunfeast Farmlite Digestive Biscuit Family pack in 100% outer paper packaging, was launched by ITC Sunfeast Farmlite, a range of healthy biscuits from ITC Foods. It is the first brand to embrace 100% outer paper packaging. Ergonomic design aspects have been carefully selected, making paper packaging consumer-friendly, visually attractive, and comfortable.
  • January 2024 - Bank ABC (Arab Banking Corporation BSC) closed a EUR 24.9 million (USD 26.94 million) sustainability-linked credit facility for the Saudi Paper Manufacturing Company. The loan amount is planned to support SPM’s expansion plan by funding the procurement of state-of-the-art machinery from Toscotec, which will add efficiencies of scale and scope to SPM’s business.
  • April 2023 - Hotpack, a UAE-based manufacturer and supplier of disposable packaging, launched a specialized food packaging program in Saudi Arabia, involving a SAR 1 billion (USD 266 million) investment. The initiative aims to manufacture environmentally friendly products, with the packaging unit dedicated to producing sustainable and recyclable packaging solutions.
  • February 2023 - Amcor and MHI partnered on trials to determine a novel recycle-ready blister package that could be produced in large capacities and at high speeds to promote sustainable pharmaceutical packaging. A key aspect of Amcor's sustainability success is that the company's blisters and lids are made from HDPE. If they differ, the entire product is sent to the landfill rather than the recycling center.
  • January 2023 - Vermacare'srange of safe medical containers, Sharpsafe, announced its fifth generation of harm-reduction pharmaceutical containers for hospitals. This new Sharpsafe is manufactured from recyclable materials with reduced carbon footprints.
  • October 2022 - Tetra Pak, a multinational provider of food processing and packaging solutions, declared that it would establish a joint venture with Egyptian paper board producer Uniboard to recycle used beverage cartons (UBC) in Egypt for a sum of EUR 2.5 million (USD 2.59 million). When the plant reaches full capacity in five years, it will recycle 8,000 tonnes of UBC yearly after beginning the first operation the next year.
  • June 2022 - The Board of Directors of the paper and cardboard division of the Chamber of Printing & Packaging Industries of the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI), led by the division's head Jamal Al-Saudi, prepared a case study on strategies to develop the paper and cardboard industry and the challenges it faces, for submission to the responsible authorities for their timely action. Al-Saudi pointed out that the study contains 15 recommendations for solving all the major problems faced by the paper and cardboard industry in Egypt and ways to develop them and increase the sector's exports.
  • October 2022 - Sealed Air launched its first ready-to-roll paper wrapping systems to streamline packaging supply for low- and medium-volume e-commerce retailers and fulfillment companies. According to Sealed Air, the QuikWrap Nano and QuikWrap M systems require minimal assembly and do not need electricity or excessive maintenance. Each can produce double layers of FSC-certified honeycomb paper and interleaf tissue paper, which are claimed to be 100% kerbside recyclable and are expected to provide enhanced protection for the products they package.
  • January 2022 - Crown Paper Mill (CPM) planned to construct a tissue mill with an annual production capacity of 60,000 MT in Saudi Arabia. The company signed a Memorandum of Association (MoU) with Valmet to engineer, manufacture as well as supply the tissue machine. Crown Paper Mill is expected to start manufacturing during the first quarter of 2024.
  • January 2024: PulPac, a Swedish packaging company, announced the acquisition of DMF Tooling, a new subsidiary of the company. DMF Tooling will provide serial-produced, multi-cavity tools specially designed for dry-molded fiber DMF production, which aligns with PulPac's mission to eliminate single-use plastics from the packaging industry. DMF Tooling will support the company's mission to promote a more sustainable future by accelerating the shift toward eco-friendly packaging solutions.
  • April 2023: HZ Green Pulp signed a deal to become Malaysia's first dry-molded fiber producer. Dry molded fiber pioneer PulPac partnered with HZ Green Pulp as its first licensee in Malaysia. HZ Green Pulp aims for a speedy market launch to supply the growing pulp packaging market with dry-molded fiber products, starting with convenience products such as lids for hot and cold drinks, food trays, and cutlery.
  • June 2022 - US-based hybrid packaging supplier Berlin Packaging acquired Verrerie du Comtat, a France-based provider of glass packaging for wine and olive oil markets.
  • April 2022 - Ardagh Glass Packaging North America, a business of Ardagh Group, announced the addition of new products to its portfolio. The company now offers two new beer bottles, a 12oz long-neck bottle and a 22oz Belgian-style bottle, on its BuyOurBottles site.
  • January 2022 - Berlin Packaging, one of the world's largest hybrid packaging suppliers, completed its acquisition of the Le Parfait business and brands from O-I France SAS. Le Parfait is known for its iconic glass jars and lids manufactured by O-I France SAS and its affiliates.
  • December 2022: India launched the Plastics Pact, the first-of-its-kind initiative in Asia, to ensure the effective recycling of plastic packaging with the support of stakeholders. By 2030, this pact aims for 100% plastic packaging to be reusable or recyclable in India.
  • August 2022: Supple Pack, previously known as National Vinyl industries, was listed among India's top 10 packaging companies by Industry Outlook. It manufactures bottles/cans ranging from 5 ml to 75 l through the Extrusion Blow Moulding Process. Also, the company is one of the leading companies in manufacturing a wide range of caps and closures, including flip-top caps manufactured using high cavitation molds that come with full hot-runner and in-mold closing systems. The company includes a strong foothold in manufacturing retortable PP bottles. 'To complement its high volume production of caps and closures, the company plans to venture into the single-stage stretch blowing technology to help it capture the high volume market of pharma bottles.'
  • January 2022 - Berry and TotalEnergiesannounced their collaboration to make food packaging more circular and divert waste from landfills. TotalEnergieswill supply Berry with certified circular polymers obtained through advanced recycling of post-consumer plastic waste that is otherwise hard to recycle via existing processes. This will help reduce waste and allow Berry to use more recycled plastic in its food and beverage packaging as well as healthcare products.
  • June 2022 - Aptar has developed new mono-material solutions or modified existing ones with more recycled resins in order for sustainable product development and has expanded its resin portfolio, with new PCR Plus resin specifically designed for the cosmetic industry and continuing a three-year partnership with PureCycle, to accelerate the use of Ultra-Pure Recycled Polypropylene (UPR) into dispensing solutions.
  • Dec 2020- Private investment firm Graham Partners continues its targeted investments in technology-driven advanced manufacturing companies and has acquired Berry Global Group Inc. The business will be combined with Graham Partners' flexible packaging portfolio company, Advanced Barrier Extrusions LLC (ABX), which Graham Partners acquired in August 2018. The business will operate under the ABX name in the future.
  • March 2021- Greiner Packaging announced that it has expanded its range of sanitizer bottles to meet the increased demand. The new product range includes 16 bottles, including sanitizers, and comes in different sizes and shapes with capacities ranging between 100 and 1000 milliliters. These bottles are all produced using the ISBM process and have round bodies, which can be made from up to 100% r-PET.

Europe Tissue and Hygiene Paper Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)