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Various companies in the world of packaging come together to create the first Industry 4.0 Working Group

Companies such as Mitshubishi Electric, Comexi, Kuka, Tai Smart Factory, Synaptik or Integral were interested in being part of the Working Group in the line of Industry 4.0 together with the Packaging Cluster. The potential members were presented on September 23 at the cluster facilities, at the Can...
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The strategic and creative communication of the Packaging Cluster is reinforced with a specialist in Digital Marketing

Judith Marti joins the Packaging Cluster as part of the entity's strategy to strengthen its external communication and position itself as opinion leaders With the incorporation of this new figure, the Catalan cluster defines its roadmap: greater and better communication, to grow as an entity at a...
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The circular economy through a cluster at the 19th edition of Equiplast

After four days of face-to-face event at the Fira Barcelona Gran Via Venue, from September 14 to 17, Equiplast closes the doors of its nineteenth edition with a good taste in the mouth Recycling, new resources and raw materials or Next Generation funds were some of the star themes of the...
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A new podcast section is underway where cutting-edge topics for the packaging world will be discussed

The Packaging Cluster inaugurates a new series of podcasts together with Victor Borrás, in his weekly Packaging Podcast program, available on Spotify The section will address rigorous current issues, which directly involve the packaging sector, such as technology, user experience, investment in...
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Approved 7 of the 8 projects supported by the Packaging Cluster in the call of the Agència de Residus de Catalunya that stand up for the circular economy

The Agència de Residus de Catalunya has recently published the provisional resolution of the subsidies for the promotion of circular economy projects, where 7 of the 8 projects in which the Packaging Cluster has participated have been approved With 90% success, the entity stands as one of the...
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The European legislative framework sets new application guidelines in the packaging sector to achieve a circular model

Recent measures such as the First Circular Economy Action Plan of Spain 2021-23 or the Draft Law on Waste and Contaminated Soils, define the new context of action for the packaging sector The Packaging Cluster accompanies its member companies on the path to managing the new green taxes, in projects...
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The future of packaging through digital transformation, robotics, artificial intelligence and the IoT

Packaging Cluster and the Digital Cluster of Catalonia proposed different digital solutions for the development of disruptive innovation driving projects, on June 30 Among the conclusions of the debate, conclusions were drawn such as the need to adapt equipment to new technologies and processes...
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Trends in pharmaceutical packaging

Packaging Cluster and News Packaging organized on Monday an online webinar on trends in packaging for products for sale in pharmacy, which was attended by representatives from the field of design, pharmacy, pharmaceutical laboratories and packaging manufacturing companies. The event was divided into...
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SUMBOX project successfully completed; sustainable packaging for fresh products distribution

SUMBOX is a cardboard box that is recycled into paper and is capable of replacing EPS plastic in the cold chain of fresh products. SUMBOX boxes are already being commercialized and used in the Spanish market. The project, co-financed by the Waste Agency of Catalonia, has demonstrated the technical...
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Martina Font, new president of Packaging Cluster

Her challenge is to transform the packaging industry in the field of digitization and sustainability She will lead the development of the Strategic Plan 2022-2025 Packaging Cluster, a leading entity in the packaging sector, held its Ordinary General Assembly today in Sabadell, which culminated in...
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Industrial symbiosis project, "New plastic product made out of waste from the textile industry", completed

New plastic product made out of waste from the textile industry is the title of an industrial symbiosis project carried out in collaboration between members from the Packaging Cluster and AEI Tèxtils. It had the aim of introducing to the market plastic products made of polypropylene recovered from...
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More than 100 companies in the Food-Packaging sectors discuss the circular economy and the legislative framework of food packaging

The Packaging Cluster and the Foodservice Cluster organized a virtual conference on the occasion of World Recycling Day on May 17, with more than 100 attendees During the session, the different current strategies for the incorporation of the circular economy and the regulations that exist for this...