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November 2023

Tube of the Year

etma presents the winners of the Year 2023

The election of the winners of etma’s competition “Tube of the Year 2023” and the presentation of the winning tubes took place in Amsterdam at the end of May 2023 …

Market Development

European tube market continues to grow

When it comes to developing innovative concepts and new ideas for the tube as a packaging material, the topic of sustainability remains at the forefront …

EU Commission

Proposal for a Green Claims Directive

A large number of environmental claims or labels are existing in the European Union, a significant number of which are vague, misleading and unsubstantiated …

Tubes & Sustainability

Tube Examples

New ideas and sustainable concepts

When it comes to creativity and innovation in tubes, as in previous years, the focus is particularly on ideas and solutions around sustainable concepts. But exciting new product ideas and attractive designs also found their way onto the shelves …

Tube Examples

Bisphenol A

A new TDI and regulatory proposal

In the realm of food contact materials (FCMs), Bisphenol A (BPA) is a key component, notably used in coatings to line metal packaging like aluminium tubes, cans, lids, trays and as a component in the external coatings of plastic tubes …