CEFLEX News & Events
Repsol and Saica Natur have signed a new collaboration agreement in order to maximize the use of low density polyethylene film (LDPE) waste and take a new step in the transition towards a circular economy. With this project, Repsol and Saica Natur intend to combine...read more
CEFLEX, the consortium of companies, associations and organisations collaborating to enhance the performance of flexible packaging in the circular economy in Europe, has issued its endorsement of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) Global Commitment for a New...read more
Amcor has set out to transform the circular capability of flexible packaging with the launch of a new polyolefin barrier film – a platform technology for packaging a huge variety of products. The culmination of several years’ R&D and a major step toward achieving...read more
The twice-monthly “Big Ideas” podcast series from Amcor will feature interviews with thought leaders from global consumer-goods companies, sustainability organisations and Amcor itself. To listen to them, click here Press...read more
Schur Flexibles FlexiClose(re): Winner of German Packaging Award in Gold and in the category Sustainability
FlexiClose(re) offers optimal product protection, consumer-friendly use, attractive optics and excellent recyclability. Used in combination with C-base PP bottom web, this state-of-the-art top film results in a fully recyclable reclosure solution with...read more
MOL Group and German recycling technology company APK bring plastic recycling to the East!
MOL Group and APK AG signed a strategic cooperation agreement. As a first step in the cooperation MOL will support the completion of APK’s Merseburg plant. The plant will serve as a pilot for the innovative solvent-based process, called Newcycling®, which enables the recovery of high-quality materials from complex multi-layer packaging.APK and MOL Group will also explore joint projects in CEE.
Düsseldorf/Merseburg, Germany – As part of its sustainability strategy, consumer goods company Henkel is working to further improve the recyclability of its product packaging and to increase its use of recycled materials. A joint development project between Henkel,...read more
BarrierPack Recyclable, Mondi’s fully recyclable plastic laminate for pre-made pouches and FFS roll stock, has just been honoured for technological innovation, but the company is not sitting on its laurels. The addition of an extra layer to the construction now...read more
CEFLEX stakeholder EREMA, provider of plastic recycling technologies, brings to market new solutions for post-consumer recycling.
Two remarkable solutions from one company, EREMA - a member of the EREMA Group, brought to market to help recycle more flexible packaging for more valuable end-market applications. EREMA (Austria) and CEDO (Netherlands) collaboration results in an optimization for the...read more
The APK AG is under the finalists for the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2018 in the category "Best Technology Innovation in Plastics Recycling". APK is nominated with its Newcycling® Technology that enables to generate pure, sorted granulates from mixed film...read more
In India, the Brückner Group highlights its 5 key businesses and CEFLEX, a collaboration to boost sustainable packaging production. The participation of the Brückner Group at Plastindia 2018 goes beyond the usual product presentation. At India's biggest...read more
Press Release – CEFLEX: Surge in collaboration boosts support for circular economy solutions for flexible packaging
CEFLEX, the collaborative initiative to increase the collection and recycling of flexible packaging formats below A4 in size, has grown dramatically since its official launch in 2017 at Interpack. The number of participating stakeholders has risen by 56% in the past...read more
Our industries have long worked to achieve ambitious recycling levels and are committed to increasing the recycling of packaging material. Recycling, however, will always be hampered in the absence of proper collection. Industry calls for all packaging to be...read more
What is the role of plastics in a Circular Economy? Why is innovation so important for the transition towards a resource efficient Europe? What is full life cycle thinking? These and other equally challenging questions were on the agenda of the event “Innovation with...read more
Interview with Gerald Rebitzer, Chairman of the CEFLEX Steering Committee – Kunststoffe, August 2017
Focusing on Flexibles An Initiative Aims to Prevent Multi-Layer Packaging from Becoming Waste Flexible films are extremely light-weight, easy to decorate, and are, therefore, often the first choice for packaging material. However, recycling them is considered a...read more
APK plans to set up recycling plants by 2025 together with strategic partners in Europe and South-East Asia in order to strengthen plastics recycling and to reduce global land pollution and marine litter.read more