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Markem-Imaje launches laser printer designed to save capital and operating expenditures by reducing number of lasers needed to print and score across a wide film web while increasing coding speed and uptime. Read more

Barbara Operschall from the Austrian company SpeechCode explains to Elisabeth Skoda how a simple on-pack code can give consumers valuable product information via their smartphones without the need to be connected to the internet. Read more

On Monday, evian® unveiled evian® (re)new – an in-home water appliance which provides consumers with evian® mineral water at home from the source with what the company claims is a significant reduction in plastic packaging. Read more

At Hannover Messe, Tetra Pak announced the launch of its connected packaging platform, the "factory of the future", harnessing the potential of digital technology, and a collaboration on an energy assessment programme with ABB. Read more

In this week’s video news round-up, we look at Tetra Pak’s new connected packaging platform, find out the latest from the much-anticipated Green Fiber paper bottle project, and gather the reactions from various industry bodies to the European Par Read more

In the oenological sector, it is critical for labels to look pristine in consumers’ hands at all times, especially after bottles are chilled in ice buckets before serving. Read more

Tetra Pak has announced the launch of its connected packaging platform, which the company says will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools. Read more

Submissions to the most serious, rigorous and prestigious international competition for sustainability in packaging open today until 20 May. Read more

Bruce Funnell, head of packaging for global confectionery at Nestlé and Louise Codling, CEO of The National Skills Academy for Food and Drink, discuss the skills shortage within the packaging industry with Libby White. Read more

SIG is the first in the industry to enable customers to demonstrate their commitment to responsible aluminium sourcing using the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) certification. Read more

Paper packaging materials and solutions provider BillerudKorsnäs and plastic packaging solutions provider ALPLA have formed a joint venture in the Danish paper bottle company ecoXpac, which aims to develop a fully biobased and recyclable paper bottle Read more

Tetra Pak has announced it is developing an energy assessment programme in collaboration with ABB to help food and beverage producers lower their environmental impact and cut costs. Read more

Brand empowerment specialist API Group will preview its new range of hot foils for luxury drinks packaging at Pack & Spirit in Reims as it continues to focus on delivering cutting edge brand enhancement products that deliver maximum shelf impact. Read more

The 14 expert judges represent a global perspective across the fields of design, engineering, retail, converting and academia, from organisations including Amazon, Bemis, Mintel, P&G - and Packaging Europe. Read more

Smurfit Kappa has seen a marked increase in the number of companies seeking sustainable replacements for shrink film for multipacks. Read more

Digital channels are all the rage in marketing, but in the CPG industry, POS materials remain as important as ever. Libby White spoke to Daragh Wall, Smurfit Kappa’s European Display Director and Sanja Čićkarić, EyeSee’s Account & Insights Director. Read more

On 29 and 30 May and under the theme “Sustainability trends in barrier packaging: towards Objective H2030”, the fourth edition of MeetingPack will be taking place. Read more

Together with other single use packaging items, single use coffee cups have received negative media attention in recent years. Does this mean that consumers are actually keen to seek out alternatives? Read more

With the innovative Dymond D side shooter and a new edition of the Dymond S, Minebea Intec is now offering a modernised portfolio of premium products for horizontal X-ray inspection. Read more

Hi-Cone, the specialist manufacturer of ring carriers for the beverage industry, has become the first non-branded company worldwide to partner with TerraCycle®. Read more

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