Researchers at the University of New South Wales have discovered a novel way to turn banana plantation waste into a recyclable, biodegradable packaging material. Read more

Placon was recently announced as the winner of three WorldStar awards in the Household, Medical & Pharmaceutical, and Food categories. Read more

Smurfit Kappa has developed a "100% sustainable and reusable" solution that allows transport at controlled temperatures Read more

AIMPLAS has launched the SafetySenseO2 project to develop a printed sensor with the capacity to detect the presence of oxygen inside packaging Read more

Scientists at McMaster University have developed a self-cleaning surface that can reportedly repel all forms of bacteria Read more

Supply chains have become increasingly complex in recent years. Elisabeth Skoda questions how innovation in packaging technology, digitalisation and industry 4.0 can support an efficient supply chain. Read more

The company will present its new Sanner BioBase® effervescent tablet packaging for the first time at Pharmapack 2020 Read more

WPO has announced the 214 winners of the WorldStar Packaging Awards 2020. The judging session was held in Bali, last November, during the 2nd WPO Board Meeting of 2019. Read more

What is new in the area of smart packaging? Elisabeth Skoda looks at just a few of the latest developments in the sector. Read more

The pharmaceutical industry is experiencing a wave of disruption as part of what PwC refers to as the New Health Economy, says Rich Quelch, Global Head of Marketing at Origin. Read more

ACG Group has introduced a portfolio of next-generation production, packaging and inspection machinery Read more

3D Neopac has developed SpringTube™, a packaging solution for cosmetics, personal care products and other applications, including art paints. Read more

CSafe Global, provider of temperature-controlled packaging solutions for the transport of life-enhancing biopharmaceuticals, announces AcuTemp Plus Series. Read more

Essel Propack Ltd has announced the launch of its recyclable Platina and Green Maple Leaf lamitubes for oral care, beauty & cosmetics and pharmaceutical products. Read more

PragmatIC, a leader in ultra-low-cost flexible electronics, and Schreiner MediPharm, a provider of specialty labels for the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, has entered into a strategic partnership. Read more

The packaging specialist company August Faller has expanded its manufacturing capacity to include printing of codes on folding cartons and labels. Read more

Research conducted by CPhI Worldwide ranks Germany as Europe’s preeminent pharma industry. The data was drawn from the CPhI Annual Report and includes opinions from over 350 international pharma companies. Read more

At the upcoming CPhI Worldwide in Frankfurt (Germany), Romaco and Huhtamaki will show what is described as the first recyclable strip packaging for pharmaceutical solids. Read more

ALPLA Group is combining its expertise and services for customers in the pharmaceutical industry under the ALPLApharma brand name. Read more

The Delegated Regulation EU2016/161 to the Falsified Medicines Directive came into force in February this year, creating a huge task for pharma companies and CMOs to update their systems to meet the deadline. Read more

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Joe Franses of Coca-Cola European Partners chats to Tim Sykes about the different approaches the iconic brand is taking to eliminate packaging waste and reduce environmental footprints

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