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The impact of plastic waste on the environment is a global challenge, and it requires a global response. Read more

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The Better Planet Packaging Initiative aims to reimagine and redefine the future of sustainable packaging. As the first of many initiatives, Smurfit Kappa is launching two design challenges, open to designers, engineers, inventors & creative thinkers Read more

We reflect on our unprecedented collaboration with HP and LIC to distribute Packaging Europe in a digitally printed, multi-version corrugated box. HP’s experts and thought leaders in brand innovation to explore the ideas that the project touch upon Read more

This week's big packaging stories: engage in our #unboxingEurope digitally printed customised corrugated experiment; introducing Loop - the new shopping concept using reusable premium packaging; and Smurfit Kappa's sustainable design challenge. Read more

As well as talking about innovation at Packaging Europe, we like to practise it. That’s why we have partnered with HP to create digitally printed, localised packaging for our own magazine for thousands of subscribers across Europe Read more

Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging vendor incentive program has landed in Europe. Tim Sykes spoke with Dr Kim Houchens, Amazon’s director, Customer Packaging Experience, to discuss the aims and far-reaching implications of this initiative. Read more

As the world wrestles with the relationship of packaging to the environment, Smurfit Kappa has been rethinking its own engagement with sustainability. Arco Berkenbosch speaks about the challenges and SK's new, radically outward-facing approach Read more

FEFCO, the association representing the European corrugated board industry, makes the sustainability argument for paper-based packaging. Read more

We've all heard of the Internet of Things, along with the smart TVs, smart fridges and smart phones that make it up. But what about the boxes all these shiny gadgets arrive in? That’s just cardboard right, quite separate to the cool future-tech? Read more

Demand for corrugated packaging material is expected to increase by an average of more than four per cent annually over the next five years. Elisabeth Skoda explores some of the recent areas of innovation that demonstrate the potential of corrugated. Read more

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Europe’s fragmented corrugated packaging industry is expected to enter a period of consolidation prompted by slim margins and firms’ need for a wider geographical presence, according to Rabobank. Read more

BOBST, one of the world’s leading suppliers of machinery and services to the folding carton, corrugated board and flexible materials markets, has strengthened its service offering by delivering web-fed capabilities in the UK for the very first time. Read more

FEFCO welcomes the European Parliament’s resolution on “Resource efficiency: reducing food waste, improving food safety”, adopted on 16 May 2017. Read more

Smurfit Kappa inspirepac, market leader in high quality printed corrugated packaging, has again shown its confidence in Mosca strapping technology with the purchase of two Mosca machines – the MCB-2 and the KCK-131 – for its new site at Markham Vale. Read more

Leading independent corrugated producer Cepac has launched the country’s first truly curved corrugated product, Arcwise. Read more

Growing demand for customized packaging is a driver for further developments in digital print. Digital print on corrugated board is of great interest to the industry. Read more

At FEFCO's annual Summit in Berlin Packaging Europe's Tim Sykes caught up with outgoing FEFCO president Roberto Villaquiran, CEO Europe at Smurfit Kappa, and his successor Jan Klingele, managing partner of Klingele Papierwerke, who shared their thoug Read more

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