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PAPACKS wins gold at the shop! Global Awards 2024 in Cincinnati, USA

PAPACKS® was featured at this year's Shop! GLOBAL AWARDS awarded gold in the sustainability category. As part of the awards ceremony in Cincinnati, Ohio – USA at the Shop! MarketPlace received the award for the innovative PAPACKS® Tablets blister packaging awarded. This is made from renewable raw materials and has a plant-based coating. This product sets new standards in the industry by eliminating the use of plastic or aluminum.

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Tony Cragg and PAPACKS reveal art history - hemp instead of plastic

In the most recent collaboration, world-famous sculptor Sir Tony Cragg and Papacks, an innovative producer of sustainable packaging solutions, created a product and work of art that combines art, touchability and ecological innovation. Tony Cragg's “Self-Portrait – Passing Through” is a testament to his long-standing fascination with materials and their transformative power. With Papacks A sculpture was created that not only reflects Cragg's signature three-dimensional shapes and textures, but also serves as a tangible, portable work of art.

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Strategic cooperation agreement between PAPACKS® and the European Material Bank – EMBA® for the global promotion of renewable raw materials

PAPACKS® and the European Material Bank – EMBA®, specialists in materials innovation, have signed a groundbreaking strategic cooperation agreement to promote renewable raw materials worldwide. This alliance marks a turning point in the research, development and production of sustainable materials and aims to create a more sustainable future through the use of renewable resources.

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A new chapter: Plastic-free packaging "Made in Thuringia" - opening of the PAPACKS® GIGAFACTORY 2

The newly opened PAPACKS® GIGAFACTORY 2 in Arnstadt marks an important milestone in the production of sustainable packaging 'Made in Thuringia'. The factory, which has more than doubled its capacity in the last three years, is ready to meet the increasing demand for eco-friendly packaging solutions. PAPACKS, an industry pioneer and multiple winner of the prestigious WorldStar Awards, sees this development as a step towards a greener, more sustainable future.

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PAPACKS triumphs at the POPAI DA-CH / Shop Awards 2023 with a special prize for innovation and gold in the “Health and Product Packaging” category

Read about the awards that PAPACKS at the POPAI DA-CH / Shop Awards 2023. Our company was honored with the special innovation award for the sustainable blockbuster nacho bowls and with gold in the health and product packaging category for the tablet blister. Learn more about these innovative, sustainable packaging solutions and what these awards mean.

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Dieline Awards 2023 — PAPACKS wins the Editor's Choice Award as a sustainable game changer

Find out more about the Dieline Awards 2023, a prestigious global packaging design competition that showcases remarkable innovations such as Papacks' Sustainable Paper Blister Pack Appreciates. Discover the winners from 26 countries and how they are revolutionizing the packaging industry with plastic-free solutions. Read on and get inspired by the leading designs that are shaping the future of the packaging industry.

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Cinema 2023 Congress – Baden Baden

PAPACKS presented its snack and nacho bowls, which are made from renewable raw materials and produced in Germany, at the KINO 2023 in Baden-Baden. Just in time for the trade fair, we were able to present our new variants of our nacho bowls, which, like the existing ones, also have an optional cashback option promotional stickers available.

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Initiative with UNIDO: African entrepreneurs rely on pulp from PAPACKS®

African entrepreneurs meet in the PAPACKS® School of Sustainability to discuss the use of molded pulp packaging to improve sustainability in the packaging industry. With the support of UNIDO, they are looking for alternatives to plastic avoidance and recognize the enormous potential of molded pulp, especially by using local raw material sources in their home regions. The meeting opens new doors for the dissemination of sustainable packaging solutions in Africa.

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WorldStar Awards 2023: PAPACKS® Hemp CAP is revolutionizing the packaging industry

We are proud to announce that PAPACKS won the ultimate packaging award in 2023 — the WorldStar Award in two categories Medical & Pharmaceutical Products and Packaging Materials & Components PAPACKS® HEMP CAPS.

A special thanks goes to the BUSHPLANET GROUP, Austria's largest head and grow shop as our customer for the joint packaging product, the development and production team of PAPACKS® and our hemp supplier Ukrainian Hemp®.

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"Materials are recyclables" — PAPACKS® at the Thuringian Materials Day 2023

Under the motto "Materials in the circular economy and energy transition", the 21st Thuringian Materials Day addressed current topics that have social, scientific and economic relevance with several keynote speeches. Around 130 representatives from science and business met and gave insights into the latest findings regarding sustainable materials and the future of the circular economy.

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POPAI DA-CH Awards 2023 – The nominees have been chosen

In 2023, the POPAI DA-CH Awards are already in their 13th round. This year, there are again 15 categories to choose from for the POPAI DA-CH Award, which reflect the entire spectrum of activities at the point of sale. PAPACKS® receives two nominations for the submitted innovations in the packaging sector.

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BRCGS Food Safety Award (Europe)

We are pleased to announce that PAPACKS was nominated for the BRCGS Food Safety Award (Europe) in the category "Site of the Year".

The award is presented to a BRCGS certified site that has demonstrated excellence in developing and maintaining its BRCGS program and has used the BRCGS certification to improve or grow its operations.

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WORLD STAR Winner 2023

We are proud to announce that PAPACKS won the ultimate packaging award in 2023 — the WorldStar Award in two categories Medical & Pharmaceutical Products and Packaging Materials & Components PAPACKS® HEMP CAPS.

A special thanks goes to the BUSHPLANET GROUP, Austria's largest head and grow shop as our customer for the joint packaging product, the development and production team of PAPACKS® and our hemp supplier Ukrainian Hemp®.

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Tahsin Dag - Packaging expert for RTL - Life - people, moments, stories

packaging expert Tahsin Dag revealed the tricks of colorful Christmas packaging and referred to the problematic disposal and return of the packaging. Special prints and 3D effects in the design not only make the packaging more expensive for consumers, but also more harmful to the environment. At the same time, the product content is reduced due to the special shape of the packaging.

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PAPACKS wins the competition "NRW - Economy in Transition"

A jury of experts under the patronage of NRW Economics Minister Neubaur selects model companies in NRW. PAPACKS is a prizewinner in the corporate competition "NRW Economy in Transition". heard with it PAPACKS to one of 9 outstanding companies that symbolize the structural change of the federal state towards a future-oriented business location in an exemplary way.

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Handelsblatt — Sustainable packaging: How the flood of plastic can disappear

The consumer industry is under pressure: consumers want less plastic and the state is threatening a plastic tax. Tahsin Dag likes to compare himself to Elon Musk, he even calls his factory “Gigafactory”. Except that he makes yoghurt pots there and not electric cars. The 39-year-old is burning with ambition and wants to work with his company Papacks changing an established industry: the packaging and food industry.

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HEINZ‐GLAS touches down PAPACKS® CASTING

PAPACKS® developed fiber cast transport packaging together with the cosmetics giant COTY® and the premium flacon manufacturer HEINZ‐GLAS, which exceeded the expectations of the partners/customers. Perfectly protected premium bottles, but packaged without plastic, sustainable, recyclable and compostable: The traditional company HEINZ-GLAS is taking the next step towards a more environmentally friendly future. The transport of the exclusive glass products is even safer and plastic can be completely dispensed with.

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Plastic Waste Free World with PAPACKS® in North America

The Plastic Waste Free World Conference & Expo is the world's largest event dedicated to discussing material innovations, technologies and circular economy solutions to create a world free of plastic waste. For the first time this year's trade fair took place in North America, Atlanta - at the forefront: PAPACKS®.

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OCEAN POSTERS against plastic pollution

In the VHS Cologne has PAPACKS supports a special international poster project against plastic pollution of the oceans: OCEAN POSTERS against plastic pollution. The international project has been selected for the United Nations World Oceans Day website – a special honor

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POPAI Awards 2022 / 2 x gold for PAPACKS

For several years, the PAPACKS® Part of the renowned POPAI DA-CH Awards.

On the evening of June 09, 2022 – was PAPACKS® at the 2022 POPAI Awards Gala, presented by Golde Indianer in the Food, Everyday Goods and Confectionery Product Packaging and Innovation categories.

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Cooperation with Keurig Dr Pepper

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (NASDAQ: KDP) and the sustainable packaging manufacturer PAPACKS based in Cologne, Germany, today announce the start of a partnership to develop a recyclable and compostable mono-material paper bottle made from renewable raw materials.

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PAPACKS® FIBER BOTTLE

Innovation PAPACKS® FIBER BOTTLE made from natural fibers with PAPACKS® ORGANIC COATING for barrier protection and PAPACKS® IMG as a solution for locking technology.

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The mirror - green illusion? A new plastic donation!

We are proud to be able to close 2020 with this article in SPIEGEL.

We are particularly looking forward to 2021 with the start of production in the new PAPACKS® GIGAFACTORY 1 in Thuringia to have created capacities for new customers in order to pack more products in the future in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way without plastic.

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Publication of the European Case Study | PAPACKS x COTY

What was considered impossible just a few years ago has been proven today by two innovation pioneers. Acting regionally, environmentally conscious and efficient is not only possible but also advantageous. Three players rely on the circular economy and convert their supply systems into highly efficient cycles that enable multiple use of the raw material.

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