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P&G has introduced a new bag-in-box for North American e-commerce channels to ship Liquid Tide laundry detergent with greatly increased efficiency. Tim Sykes spoke to some of the creators of the new format. 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. more

WRAP has published its The UK Plastics Pact Roadmap to 2025, outlining  key actions businesses should take to help curb pollution caused by plastic packaging by moving plastics from being a single-use disposable material to a valued resource. more

At Scanpack in Gothenburg Jon Bagiu introduces FlexLink's automation technologies for the food industry, driven by food safety, shorter lead times and reduced floor space. more

Romaco’s fully integrated Noack Unity 500 blister packaging line will be on show at the upcoming All4Pack exhibition. more

Petainer is launching its new 30L and 20L Slimline petainerKeg Hybrid kegs at this year’s Brau Beviale - Hall 4 / 4-137.  The new formats complement the standard 20L Hybrid which is already in use around the world. more

Elisabeth Skoda looks at key trends in area of closures and dispensing systems, and explores how key industry players are working to address challenges such as convenience, sustainability and connectivity. more

EyeC, manufacturer of print inspection systems, launches new solutions for a quick and automated inspection of cigarette and tobacco packs. more

Corrugated cardboard boxes have been the backbone of e-commerce for some time. The engineered paper product has a highly designed construction, which enables it to carry a wide range of weights - from food products to books and electronics. more

Find out about Baumer hhs' new Xfeed centralised adhesive supply system in this video interview with the company's technical sales manager Martin Kotecki. more

Packaging Europe's series of video interviews from FachPack continues: Gebr. Becker GmbH's market manager Sebastian Lehmann outlines the company's high performance vacuum pumps for primary and secondary packaging applications. more

tna has announced the launch of the tna intelli-date 5, a high-speed thermal transfer overprint (TTO) date coder with airless design and integrated print code verification technology for continuously high-quality printing on flexible bags. more

Loma Systems has launched the next generation Lock-PH IQ4 Pharmaceutical Metal Detector. The new machine boasts improved sensitivity and industry-first features designed to ensure optimum production efficiencies and reduced operating costs. more

Omron has opened a new Robotic Innovation Lab at the company’s UK headquarters in Milton Keynes. Elisabeth Skoda speaks to the company's marketing manager Dan Rossek to find out more. more

Martin Kühl, head of labeling machines at Herma, showcases the new, innovative HERMA 500, a highly integrated, high-performance label applicator. more

Load security represents a major challenge for the supply chain and the freight industry: 4% of the products transported every year on the road in Europe, are estimated to be lost or arriving damaged at destination. more

The latest in our Fachpack video series: Heuft's Product Manager Anton Diehl talks about the benefits of the company's unique pulsed X-ray technology, which allows to carefully and precisely check the integrity of product and packaging. more

The BASIC IML series from Beck Automation AG, Oberengstringen, Switzerland, is now also available for two cavities. The new variant is suitable for one to five litre buckets. more

At the Middle East’s biggest food and beverage processing industry event, taking place in Dubai from the 6th to 8th of November, Sidel and Gebo Cermex will present innovations that help liquid packaging manufacturers, co-packers and brand owners. more

Novamont has announced the opening of a revamped Mater–Biopolymer plant south of Rome, significantly boosting production capacity from 120,000 tons per year to 150,000. more

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