John Wolf, Sealed Air Vice President of Strategic Fulfilment Solutions, talks about the important role air can play to keep products safe during transit. more

15 Mar 2018 10:02

As the debate about plastics rages on, packaging producer Supravis weighs in with a big-picture overview of the environmental challenges facing the industry today and the important role of multilayer films in addressing them. more

14 Mar 2018 10:41

Amid a recent flurry of headlines around plastic packaging waste, Antalis has welcomed the transition towards sustainable, compostable packaging. more

13 Mar 2018 12:35

Companies are beginning to appreciate and embrace the concept of industrial digitalisation and the potential it offers to improve production efficiencies, reduce cost and be more responsive to customer demands. more

13 Mar 2018 08:27

Thanks to extensive measures taken to ensure their quality and hygiene, paper sacks offer optimum product protection for the packaging of powdered products like flour, starch, baking mixes or powdered milk. more

12 Mar 2018 10:02

Products today are developed, manufactured and introduced to the market faster than ever before. more

9 Mar 2018 09:13

In the efforts to end the leakage of plastics into the environment it is important to analyse the root causes of the problem rather than working on the symptoms, argues Patricia Vangheluwe of PlasticsEurope. more

8 Mar 2018 14:05

As the IIoT gains ground in manufacturing all around the world, the case for new, improved motion solutions grows with it. One motion technology offers huge improvements in throughput and efficiency while reducing downtime, change-overs and wastage. more

6 Mar 2018 08:07

Arco Berkenbosch, Smurfit Kappa’s VP, Innovation and Development, speaks to Libby White and Tim Sykes about the importance of factoring in realistic end-of-life scenarios when designing packaging for sustainability. more

5 Mar 2018 15:14 ,

The Museum of Brands opened a new display to the public on Thursday 22nd February 2018, Pack the Future, focussing on the topic of sustainable packaging. more

5 Mar 2018 13:40

Sustainability has always been a key factor in plastic packaging design and new techniques are now ensuring it is even more at the heart of the process, explains Brian Lodge, RPC design manager. more

5 Mar 2018 10:46

A new generation of robots is on the verge of making the breakthrough in the food and beverage industry: the cobots. more

2 Mar 2018 11:00

Toine Timmermans is one of Europe’s leading authorities on food waste. Ahead of his appearance at NVC’s Forum Resource Efficiency at Anuga Foodtec, Toine shared his insights on the barriers, opportunities and role of packaging with Tim Sykes. more

2 Mar 2018 08:39

David Jahn, director at packaging automation specialist Brillopak, examines how robotics can help food manufacturers and packhouses to seize the opportunities presented by disruptive packaging trends. more

1 Mar 2018 15:09

Breaking apart LEGO bricks, unbaking a cake… The use of metaphors reflects the fact that chemical recycling is a poorly understood concept in the margins of mainstream debate about plastic waste. Three experts spoke to Tim Sykes about its potential. more

28 Feb 2018 12:54

Innovation is often perceived as a process that results in high capital expenditure, long lead times, production disruption and considerable uncertainty. In many instances this couldn’t be further from the truth – according to Guy Harrison of Touch. more

28 Feb 2018 12:10

Packaging industry researchers are warning of a global shortage of paper and increased prices in the face of rising demand. more

27 Feb 2018 13:42

A study exploring the importance of sustainability in packaging has revealed some worrying statistics that demonstrate the potentially misguided view held by a number of brand owners and retailers across Europe more

27 Feb 2018 12:09

Louise Edge, senior oceans campaigner for Greenpeace UK, sets out the environmentalist challenge to packaging. more

26 Feb 2018 15:29

The food and nutrition industry is facing increasingly stringent requirements relating to product quality and safety. Extensive regulations govern the legislative rules that manufacturers must currently meet. more

26 Feb 2018 15:09

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