All AIPIA articles

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    What to expect from the most important smart packaging event of the year


    In just a few weeks’ time, the AIPIA World Congress will be returning to the Beurs van Berlage in central Amsterdam. With a focus on smart packaging, visitors from across the value chain will have an unparalleled opportunity to meet each other and discuss the latest trends and innovations. Eef de Ferrante, managing director of AIPIA, lets us know more about what attendees can expect from the event.

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    The world’s first lie-detector-in-a-can


    According to a recent survey commissioned by Molson Coors’ brand Simply Spiked Lemonade, just over half (51%) of Canadians aged 19+ have lied to avoid conflict and/or protect someone’s feelings. This new-to-Canada alcoholic lemonade drink, on the other hand, is trying to help them be more honest with a clever piece of packaging technology.

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    IoT sensor-based blockchain technology provides NFT authentication via smartphone


    During the recent CES show in Las Vegas, Authena AG, a leading provider of NFT ownership certificates and ‘phygital’ authentication at the single SKU level introduced M3TA™, which provides authenticity and ownership certificates via NFTs associated with their physical twin.

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    AIPIA Summit Chicago latest: Speakers offer key insights into consumer connectivity


    With the biggest line up of smart packaging expert speakers since pre-pandemic, the AIPIA Smart Packaging Summit in Chicago, (hosted by Pack Expo International, McCormick Place, 25 October 2022) will offer an important overview of the latest developments in connected and digital packaging.

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    The packaging stories and trends to follow in 2022


    From the trends in e-commerce and reusable packaging to the events that will shape the sustainability agenda for packaging, we highlight some of the key issues facing the industry today. 

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    AIPIA and Packaging Europe connect to fast-track Smart Packaging development


    AIPIA (the Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association) and Packaging Europe have entered into a strategic partnership aiming to accelerate uptake of smart packaging innovation across FMCG at every stage of supply chains and retail.

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    Taking the next steps in the digitization of packaging


    Andrew Manly, communications director at the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association, looks back at this year’s AIPIA congress and at some of the main takeaways.

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    Podcast: A closer look at smart packaging with AIPIA


    In the latest edition of the Packaging Europe podcast, we explore the dynamic smart packaging industry with AIPIA - the Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association. Elisabeth Skoda speaks to the recently appointed new Advisory Board chair Stéphane Piqué, and the outgoing chair Dick de Koning. 

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    Video: anticipating AIPIA


     Ahead of the AIPIA world congress 2019 we ask three specialists in Active & Intelligent Packaging, Systech, PragmatIC and Dotz, to look ahead to their participation.

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    AIPIA / Packaging Europe smart packaging collaboration announced


    Martine Groeneveld introduces a collaboration between AIPIA and Packaging Europe to share the story of how businesses are growing the young Active & Intelligent Packaging industry

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    A Look Back at AIPIA 2018


    During the AIPIA Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association) congress held last month in Amsterdam, one message became very clear: Both the AIPIA President and its Chief Executive emphasized that there has been a major change.