Zalkin, powered by Pro Mach, introduces the TM300 FILLCAPP, a single-head stand-alone capper with integrated filler at Interpack, May 4-10, 2017, in Hall 14 at Stand E31. Read more

Hosted by VDMA, one of the most anticipated special exhibits at interpack 2017 focusses on the most disruptive technological wave hitting the packaging supply chain in decades: Industry 4.0. Read more

The NVC is known as one of the most proactive, outward-looking and forward thinking national organisations. Tim Sykes spoke to Michaël Nieuwesteeg about interpack, the big issues facing packaging, and how innovation is transforming industry education Read more

Tackling food waste, enabling ecommerce and holistic packaging will be among the key trends for the packaging industry in 2017, according to a new trends alert from industry leader HAVI. Read more

New research from Package InSight at Clemson University has highlighted the decisive impact on customers of foils and laminates on packaging. Read more

The dynamic Italian company, based near Modena, in the heart of the industrial district in Emilia Romagna, will present at the Düsseldorf trade fair an innovative solution for single-dose packaging that has been designed to meet specific market need Read more

For more than 75 years, Velcro Companies has partnered with brands to deliver innovative closure solutions for all kinds of applications. Its solutions are found in a wide range of products for home and office organisation, gardening and DIY projects Read more

Resealable solutions in the food market are fast growing. From a prominent residence in the cheese aisle they have opened up into other sectors due to their wide-ranging benefits. Packaging Europe's Libby White reports on one of the big trends we wil Read more


“No compromising on product safety” is the overriding principle for companies of the pharmaceuticals industry and for allied enterprises in the packaging sector. Because of their high responsibility for human health, they are strictly monitored and h Read more

Bob Lemmen, marketing manager at Lantech, discusses how to deliver damage-free products. Read more

In a retail environment of ever-increasing consumer choice and demand, leading to greater numbers of SKUs and shorter product lifecycles, the world of packaging and artwork production is having to adapt accordingly. In response, a steady stream of in Read more

The director of Aquapak Polymers Ltd, the design manager of RPC Group and the marketing manager of Futamura talk about how their companies deal with balancing the sometimes clashing priorities of cost, functionality and sustainability in pack design Read more

Fostering a more 'circular economy' is seen by many as critical to paving the way for a sustainable future - according to Phil Davidson - senior manager for sustainability Europe and Asia at HAVI. Read more

Tim Sykes visited Dow's Pack Studios in to find out why the world's number one producer of polyethylene is positioning itself as a hub for packaging innovation - and whether this represents a fresh model for industry collaboration Read more

As a consumer, you see shrink sleeve labels on containers you purchase and use every day. The shrink sleeve label’s ability to conform to the container shape, and provide printed label graphics and content over a larger area of the full container, ma Read more

Founded in 2009, OCSiAl has rapidly grown from a Siberian tech startup to a Luxembourg-headquartered global business that is realising the potential of nanotechnology at viable costs in a wide range of industrial sectors. Tim Sykes travelled to Novos Read more

Tim Sykes visited Tetra Pak HQ in Texas for the launch of its new report on ageing consumers. He took the opportunity to explore its unique innovation model based on a combination of end user market intelligence and supply chain collaborations Read more

Tim Sykes caught up with Mike Richmond, VP, Packaging Technology Integrated Solutions, at HAVI Global Solutions shortly after Mike's appearance at the Global Packaging Summit to discuss the collision of innovation, mass customisation and big data. Read more

Alison Ingle, group packaging manager at Nestlé UK & Ireland, tells Tim Sykes how the giant brand owner approaches packaging development from the point of view of sustainability and other major innovation drivers. Read more

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