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Paper-thin protection – coating and laminating
06 April, 2017
Ever thinner materials, decreasing manufacturing times and...
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Shelf appeal – the rise of flexible packaging 06 April, 2017 Barry Mansfield looks into brand-owners’ rapid adoption of flexible packaging in recent years. Why the steady growth, and how can it continue to thrive?

Packed with innovation – the future of fossil-derived packaging 06 April, 2017 The versatility of plastics has made them the go-to choice for food and beverage containers, but competition has arrived in the shape of more sustainable options. Matthew Rogerson...

Let’s get engaged – smart packaging 06 April, 2017 Smart packaging, whether through QR codes, augmented reality or other forms of engagement via smartphones, will dominate packaging’s future. More than seven billion people are expected...

Wave of the future – smart labelling 06 April, 2017 Barry Mansfield looks into the world of smart labelling, how it is evolving and the new possibilities it offers to brand-owners worldwide.

A convenient truth – customer-friendly packaging 06 April, 2017 Food and beverage companies are using packaging to create more convenient, eye-catching and sustainable products. Jim Banks looks at how consumables are becoming healthier,...

Return of the ‘pack – Interpack 2017 06 April, 2017 With more than 2,700 exhibitors expected from 60 different countries, interpack (4–10 May), is seeing the highest demand in its history. Bernd Jablonowski, global director at...

Welcome change – top ten global trends 06 April, 2017 Ugly is beautiful, cold is hot and alcohol is healthy: these are just three of the top ten trends expected to announce themselves in 2017. Thomas Vierhile, innovation insights director...

Circular logic – towards a no-waste economy 06 April, 2017 The vogue for sustainability, corporate social responsibility and ethical credibility has made ‘green’ packaging a major selling point for consumers. Packaging & Converting...

Best one wins – FDA food safety regulation 06 April, 2017 Incoming legislation from the FDA focused on food modernisation and safety, and new guidelines being formulated in Europe, have thrown the spotlight once again on food safety. How...

First impressions – printed packaging 06 April, 2017 Printed packaging is a crucial part of the battle to retain customers. John Fortune investigates how it continues to enhance front-line sales and marketing.

Spirit of adventure – marketing to millennials 10 February, 2017 Millennials are today’s most coveted customers, but social media has created a generation that is all but impossible to detain with conventional marketing. Beverage...

Stick with what you know – Canadean market insight 13 December, 2016 The past 12 months have witnessed changes that were as sweeping as they were swift, with turbulent global affairs affecting consumer behaviour. Beverage Packaging Innovation and...


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