News 2020-06-26T11:38:29+03:00

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11January 2022

Raw material crisis impacts the manufacturing industry

Manufacturers producing added value commodities on a large scale remember the year of 2021 as being a tough one. Shortages of raw materials and logistics bottlenecks made business very difficult. The corona crisis was the trigger that stood at the basis of it all. Company managers, freight transport operators, economists […]

29September 2021

IMPORTANT: XPS food packaging products can still be used

XPS food packaging can still be used in an important number of European countries. Given that in various EU member state the process of transposing the EU Directive 2019/904 was not completed, XPS food packaging still represents one of the options available and will continue to be so until otherwise […]

29September 2021

SUP Directive: Transposing efforts are advancing with different steps

The national efforts across EU to transpose the EU Directive 2019/904 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment (SUP Directive) are taking place at a rather slow pace. Two months after the entry into force of the Directive, it turns out that progresses are […]

29September 2021

China energy crisis deepens, power rationing extends to factories

China is currently experiencing one of the worst energy crunches in its recent history, due to a combination of factors that range from a shortage of coal from suppliers, skyrocketing coal prices, a growing demand for energy from both household and industrial consumers (night temperatures fell sharply, prompting a spike […]

02June 2021

2 new product releases in the BFG Packaging XPP product range

Extruded polypropylene (XPP) or foamed PP is the most innovative alternative to extruded / expanded polystyrene (XPS / EPS) and is considered the future of plastic in catering packaging.

XPP is closed-cell bead foam that possesses unique properties such as thermal insulation, water […]