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With the Christmas retail rush almost underway, Antalis Packaging is urging UK businesses to minimise the amount of packaging they use, warning retailers that, in many cases, excessive packaging is spoiling that all-important unboxing experience. more

23 Nov 2017 12:53

Applied DNA Sciences provides molecular-based security and authentication solutions that help protect products, brands, entire supply chains, governments and consumers. more

23 Nov 2017 10:54

Marvin Foreman, Tonejet’s worldwide Sales Manager, explores how digital printing for packaging can add a competitive edge for local brand. more

23 Nov 2017 09:32

Adhesive solutions and applicators are innovating to meet exacting requirements, functionalities and performance, while keeping in mind environmental impacts. more

23 Nov 2017 08:17

Thinking about packaging is increasingly paramount to businesses as they seek ways to lower their carbon footprint, manage warehouse complexity and reduce costs to help them grow successfully and sustainably. more

22 Nov 2017 14:53

Manufacturers and brand owners are under immense pressure to repeatedly produce conforming, high quality, safe and well-presented packaged food to meet industry requirements. more

22 Nov 2017 13:02

Consumer perceptions and a high profile product recall can make or break a food brand. The damage, if left unchecked, can come back and haunt a company for years to come. more

22 Nov 2017 08:37

Plastic containers are available in the most diverse designs, shapes, and materials and can be used in a wide variety of applications. more

22 Nov 2017 07:48

The clock is ticking on the EU Falsified Medicines Directive. Are the pharma brand owners & CMOs ready? Beyond compliance, what is the industry making of the opportunities presented by serialisation? Five industry insiders share their insights. more

21 Nov 2017 10:07

A large number of multinationals with vast funds to invest in R&D practices, a rapid pace of technological advancement, and integration of smart technologies in packaging automation solutions are rendering the packaging automation competitive. more

21 Nov 2017 08:26

Flexibles are elbowing rigid packaging off the shelf. Paul Wilkinson of Pacepacker Services explores the growth in films for food, the challenges, and the many ways in which robotics and intelligent automation can contribute to their success more

20 Nov 2017 14:43

E-commerce has disrupted our shopping habits and the supply chains behind them. Tim Sykes reports on some of the challenges this has thrown up and the packaging innovations and strategies being devised to meet them. more

20 Nov 2017 10:23

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, recently addressed the European Parliament on the EU’s circular economy package. more

15 Nov 2017 15:13

The fast-paced printing industry is influenced and progressed by technological developments in surrounding domains. more

15 Nov 2017 08:50

James Drake-Brockman, Divisional Director of Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print talks about plans for the event’s return to Birmingham’s NEC on 28 February & 1 March 2018. more

15 Nov 2017 08:28

Colour and imagery are the most attention-grabbing aspects of packaging design, according to research by contract packers WePack, investigating public perception of packing aesthetics in the digital age. more

14 Nov 2017 08:00

In September 2018 FachPack, the European trade fair for packaging, processes and technology, will go into its next round of events. And since October 2017, it has had a new face at the helm, in the shape of Cornelia Fehlner. more

13 Nov 2017 10:52

Many consider the Coca-Cola’s ‘Share a Coke’ campaign in 2013 a watershed moment in branding, bringing the versatility of digital print into the mainstream. But when will mass customisation give way to a new era of personalisation? more

10 Nov 2017 08:36 , ,

Counterfeit pharma figures continue to grow due to increasingly complex supply chains, the increased sophistication of counterfeiters, a lack of enforcement capacity, and the expansion of e-commerce, writes Essentra's Rupert Taylor more

10 Nov 2017 08:15

Tim Sykes asks whether, in a world where 'what feels right' often trumps the factual, keeping quiet about the positive impacts of packaging is the bigger risk. more

9 Nov 2017 09:09