Tim Sykes


When you source packaging products and services, how helpful or frustrating is the internet as a means of finding solutions and suppliers? This is the question being explored in a significant new research project. more

22 Jun 2017 09:47

Tim Sykes reports from Barcelona on the challenge posed by serialisation and the IoT for the whole pharmaceutical supply chain and the specific implications for packaging. more

22 Jun 2017 08:37

Do our brand owners, retailers and graphic designers meet the needs of colour blind consumers? Should the CPG industry be doing better? Tim Sykes tracked down Kathryn Albany-Ward, founder of Colour Blind Awareness. more

13 Jun 2017 15:00

Simon Edwards, Vice President Sales & Marketing at Tonejet, talks to Packaging Europe about the company's new digital can decorating machine and how Rockwell's iTRAK technology is an ideal fit to enhance the machine's capabilities. more

2 Jun 2017 07:44

In the second of a series of articles ahead of NEXUS 17 (the annual forum that gathers pharmaceutical supply chain leaders to shape the future of track and trace), Tim Sykes interviews Dr. Bertalan Mesko, The Medical Futurist. more

30 May 2017 10:18

Sparc Systems MD David Buckley introduces a groundbreaking range of modular, robust and cutting edge x-ray inspection and check-weighing machines for the food market, featuring airless technology and simple smart interfaces. more

26 May 2017 09:20

In the first of a series of articles ahead of NEXUS 17 (the annual forum that gathers pharmaceutical supply chain leaders to shape the future of track and trace), Tim Sykes interviews Prateek Lal, CEO of Adept Packaging. more

24 May 2017 11:00

CapScent, an innovative, super-light French capsule, is revolutionising the cosmetics sample space and charming consumers. Tim Sykes spoke to entrepreneur Agnion Mpiere as CapScent prepares to conquer Europe. more

17 May 2017 13:11

Packaging Europe today launches the third edition of its prestigious Packaging Sustainability Awards. The winners and shortlisted submissions across multiple categories will be announced in the July edition of Packaging Europe magazine. more

15 May 2017 13:17 3 Comments

GEA develops world’s first non-invasive oxygen measurement system for MAP – 100% quality control – GEA’s contribution to the fight against food waste. more

12 May 2017 12:56

Schneider Electric's Ali Haj Fraj (Senior Vice President Machine Solutions) talks about the company's presence at interpack 2017 and about EcoStruxure™ - the single, open IoT system more

12 May 2017 08:26

The latest advanced performance systems and innovative packaging line solutions introduced by Gebo Cermex at interpack 2017 were one of the highlights of the show, writes Tim Sykes. more

11 May 2017 15:39

Managing director Jacob Knudsen tells Tim Sykes how automation is adding value for users of Trepko's packaging and filling lines, underpinned by Schneider Electric's servo solutions and software. more

10 May 2017 14:37

In the first of three videos shot at interpack, Packaging Europe explores how Schneider Electric's cutting edge technologies are powering today's tidal wave of automation in packaging production lines. more

10 May 2017 10:33

Amid ongoing growth in flexible packaging market share, Dr Helene Roberts, marketing and innovation director at LINPAC, pitches the case for rigid plastics to Tim Sykes more

8 May 2017 16:06

The world's biggest packaging event gathered momentum over the weekend. more

8 May 2017 11:13

More dispatches from the festival of packaging more

5 May 2017 22:36

Impressions from the first day of interpack 2017, with a plethora of product launches, press conferences and innovation everywhere. more

4 May 2017 23:40

Increased attention to the potential of innovation through collaboration has been a particularly important phenomenon in recent times. Some businesses are extending and deepening the R&D project partnerships they have always participated in. more

3 May 2017 12:53

European Bioplastics MD Hasso von Pogrell talks to Tim Sykes about the state of the industry and EUBP’s expectations from interpack. more

2 May 2017 06:25