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Managing production data, supported by fast-paced innovation, addresses the need to gain control of a more connected value chain and streamline fully integrated factories. Read more

A strong magnifying lens has been focused on the sustainability of materials, plastics generally being placed at the epicentre of debate and blame. But what about aluminium? Read more

Libby White talks to Susie Ma, founder of Tropic Skincare, a beauty brand which has recently launched its products with a fresh approach in refillable packaging. Read more

Church & Dwight, a major manufacturer of leading household products, has announced the opening of Discovery House, a dedicated Research & Development Centre in Folkestone, Kent. Read more

Electronic tracking of medication, flexible electronic connectivity, and battery-free sensor tags? These all sound like they are straight from an alternate universe in a Philip K. Dick novel; however, innovation today in the real world is smart. Read more

Last year Packaging Europe began to take a closer interest in chemical recycling – not a new concept in itself but one gaining momentum in the context of the challenges of dealing with plastic waste. Libby White takes a look at the progress. Read more

Bruce Funnell, head of packaging for global confectionery at Nestlé and Louise Codling, CEO of The National Skills Academy for Food and Drink, discuss the skills shortage within the packaging industry with Libby White. Read more

Tubettificio Favia is proud to present the latest addition to its collapsible aluminium tubes range: ToBeNaturAl, the completely green evolution of ToBeUnique. Read more

Digital channels are all the rage in marketing, but in the CPG industry, POS materials remain as important as ever. Libby White spoke to Daragh Wall, Smurfit Kappa’s European Display Director and Sanja Čićkarić, EyeSee’s Account & Insights Director. Read more

The stand-up pouch market has rocketed – prominently within the food sector, where the packaging type holds a number of stand-out properties addressing issues such as food waste. Read more

‘They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself’ (Andy Warhol). Kirsty Cole, head of growth at Anthem Benelux, takes a look at brands blurring boundaries Read more

In this week's video we anticipate the launch of CCEP’s Loop trial, share our discoveries from the latest CEFLEX circular economy for flexible packaging meeting and spotlight a reverse innovation model towards circular economy. Read more

IFFA is opening its doors to the meat industry on 4-9 May 2019 and will feature exhibitors specialising in inspection such as Eagle Product Inspection, Ishida Europe and Fortress Technology Europe. Read more

Libby White spoke with Joe Franses, VP of sustainability, CCEP in anticipation of the launch of the Loop trial. CCEP will take part in partnership with Carrefour- using its iconic 33cl glass bottles. Read more

Hardly a day passes by without the topic of sustainability being discussed in the media. As a result, consumers are becoming increasingly concerned with sustainability issues whilst expecting their brands to keep up with their changing attitudes. Read more

National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures have launched a global search for alternatives to single-use plastics. Libby White asks Valerie Craig, Deputy to the Chief Scientist at the National Geographic Society to explain their motivation. Read more

Libby White looks behind the scenes of the fast approaching countdown towards the EU FMD directive, due for implementation in February 2019. Read more

Our writers share their predictions for the trends that will define the coming year in food and drink packaging. Read more

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This week's video highlights two of our recent exciting collaborations- a co-branded report developed by Smithers Pira- tailored to the needs and preoccupations of Packaging Europe's readership. Read more

New research from Virginia Tech aims to cut down on waste – and consumer frustration – with a novel approach to creating super slippery industrial packaging. Read more

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