Elisabeth Skoda


Looking back at this week's product and innovation highlights in the packaging world, focusing on new technologies for cost-efficient recycling, a new collection scheme for crisp packets and a new convenient drink box. more

Sealed Air presented a range of solutions at Fachpack, helping companies address the operational challenges they face in a constantly changing marketplace. more

Tetra Pak has launched a suite of new packaging material effects, known as Tetra Pak® Artistry, to help food and beverage producers revitalise the look and feel of their products. more


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Global designers unite to draw attention to, and create debate around, the issues of health warnings and marketing restrictions on packaging, and whether there are more effective solutions to change consumer behaviour. more

Immo Sander, Head of Packaging Development at Werner & Mertz, highlights the Recycling Initiative's sustainable packaging solutions at Fachpack. more

At FachPack 2018, Logopak is demonstrating a new type of Multiformat Labelling System LSC 100 and a range of other solutions. more

This week's video news roundup focuses on innovations and awards: The big reveal of the Sustainability Awards 2018 finalists, O-I's groundbreaking, paradigm shifting digital 3D decoration technology and a look at the Dow Diamond Award winning pack. more

Three product designers from Milan came up with a novel idea for packing street food. They observed that this type of packaging generally has a short time of use, and immediately after the food is consumed, becomes hard to recycle waste. more

Velox Ltd.'s proprietary DTS-Inkjet technology, based on uniquely formulated inks and dedicated deposition architecture, introduces an entirely new approach to digital printing. more

Ahead of FachPack one of Germany's leading packaging voices, Dr Thomas Reiner (chair of the dvi, CEO of Berndt+ Partner and 2018 Sustainability Awards judge), speaks to Elisabeth Skoda about the environmental challenges facing the industry more

One year ago, Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) and Coca-Cola GB (CCGB) presented their Sustainable Packaging Strategy. Elisabeth Skoda finds out from CCEP’s Head of Sustainability, Nick Brown, if the company is on track. more


The week in brief - the launch of a new water brand offering an alternative to plastic bottles in the UK, innovative adhesives and keeping products fresh for longer. more

According to a recent survey, the majority of Germans feels unable to objectively judge packaging and feels that there is a lack of information. more

An innovative aid for pharma products from Multivac, the latest unique sealant technology from Velcro, and Borealis shares a solution addressing its vision for a circular plastics economy. more

A new transparent bioplastic by Velo and SK Chemicals, Coca-Cola's reverse vending machine initiative and Multivac's PaperBoard range. more


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Restaurant chains across Europe are taking a somewhat different approach to combatting plastic waste and reducing the amount of plastic straws used. more

At Packaged, the 7th Global Summit in Amsterdam, Dr. Chris Simms gave a talk on the opportunities presented by packaging integral products. Elisabeth Skoda took the opportunity to speak to him to find out more. more

An exclusive Q&A with the newly appointed president of Pro Carton and head of marketing at Mayr-Melnhof Karton. Horst Bittermann talks about the potential for cartonboard packaging as advancements in barrier technology open up new possibilities. more

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) sets out to provide added security to pharmaceutical products dispensed in the EU, and in addition, will enable players across the supply chain to verify product authentication. more

London based start-up AEROPOWDER has unveiled pluumo, a new form of sustainable thermal packaging material. more

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