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Clearly labelled
21 July, 2020
One trend that is crossing categories is the love for CBD....
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Elopak on sustainability 21 July, 2020 Elopak released their annual report on sustainability at the beginning of July. Matthew Rogerson reached out to Chief Marketing Officer Patrick Verhelst to learn more about the...

Say no to GLYMO 07 July, 2020 Sustainability is one word with far-reaching impact. At every trade fair, webinar and meeting, the issue of sustainability is discussed, with every part of the supply chain keen...

Change for the better 07 July, 2020 For the flexo industry, change is inevitable. LeadEdge Flexo managing director Michael Owen speaks to Emma-Jane Batey about how he and his team have confidently grabbed...

EUROSAC launches new food contact guideline for paper packaging 23 June, 2020 EUROSAC launches new food contact guideline for paper packaging

Flexible and powerful 23 June, 2020 The quality must be right: this is of paramount importance to Rotkäppchen-Mumm. Accordingly, the demands made of the diverse range of packaging used by the sparkling wine producer...

Launching the journey to autonomous supply chain planning 09 June, 2020 For many companies, the COVID-19 pandemic has provided the impetus—and a uniquely apt moment—for transitioning toward autonomous planning. By Christoph Kuntze, Shruti Lal, and...

A spirited spectral solution 03 June, 2020 Brands are volatile, they’re not invincible; they can just as easily slip back as they can go forward.

Lead the charge 26 May, 2020 With the world stumbling to a crisis point in its over use of plastic, especially single-use, a drastic change in direction is needed. Mutinationals like Nestlé are leading the way...

Ease the transition 26 May, 2020 Even in our digital age, print remains hugely important to the packaging sector – it’s the first thing about a product the consumer sees. Annie Scanlan, membership and information...

Industry fate is sealed 11 May, 2020 Before the covid-19 reality, sustainability led the agenda for the packaging and converting industry, dictating a number of the newest innovations and launches. A key example of this...

Get me the low-down 11 May, 2020 With the nature of labelling fast-changing, new and more explicit means of conveying information are required to inform an increasingly busy and convenience-focused market. Without...

Latest study confirms negative carbon footprint for Amorim cork stoppers 28 April, 2020 Sparkling wine stoppers with two natural cork discs have the highest CO2 retention in the whole closure industry

Interview with Sabine Geldermann: drupa postponed to April 2021 28 April, 2020 Mid-March, the postponement of the world's leading trade fair for printing technologies, drupa, to April 20 - 30, 2021 was announced due to the exponential spread of the...

Packaging and food waste reduction strategies 14 April, 2020 Packaging has many roles to play. It must securely contain and hold a variety of products of different shapes, sizes and content, enabling them to be transported from the manufacturer...

Sustainable forest management – a central element in the value chain of paper bags 13 April, 2020 In times of rising concerns about climate change and environmental pollution, consumers are increasingly changing their behaviour and making more environmentally friendly...

Reduced off-odor of plastic recyclates via separate collection of packaging waste 31 March, 2020 Plastic recyclates produced from waste packaging have to meet high sensory
requirements in order to be used for new products. Plastic recyclates often have
off-odors, some...

Recycling Revolution 30 March, 2020 How Manufacturers Are Finding Innovative Ways to Support a Circular Economy. Written by
Tracee Auld, Chief Sustainability Officer, Graham Packaging

Accelerating plastic recovery in the United States 17 March, 2020 Plastic waste is a critical issue of our time. Effecting change will require an integrated approach.

by Thomas Hundertmark, Manuel Prieto, Andrew Ryba, Theo Jan Simons,...

Winning in the new age of packaging: An interview with WestRock’s CEO, Steve Voorhees 17 March, 2020 WestRock, which is headquartered in Atlanta, has operations
around the world and expertise in every shopping category. The
company has created game-changing innovations...


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