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Paul Stoudmann discusses BOBST’s pioneering MASTERCLASS concept: a day of high-level and hands-on packaging education for brand owners and designers Read more

Ahead of the Sustainability Awards 2019 ceremony at FachPack on 25th September, here are the 25 finalists competing for the top sustainability prizes in packaging Read more

Tim Sykes talks to Nestlé's Sokhna Gueye about the brand owner's sustainability challenges, the value chain collaborations and innovation required to meet them, and her experiences as an active participant in the CEFLEX project. Read more

Berry Global's $6.5 billion acquisition of RPC is this year's biggest corporate story in packaging. Jean-Marc Galvez, who will lead the new Consumer Packaging, International Division, spoke to Tim Sykes Read more

The elite international, independent jury has completed round one of its deliberations – and we can now reveal the 25 finalists competing for the packaging Sustainability Awards 2019. Read more

With growth of 10-15% it may sound provocative to suggest digital print in packaging isn't fulfilling expectations. But in private industry insiders confide mild disappointment. Tim Sykes explores barriers that may be holding back the digital tide. Read more

Our weekly packaging highlights, featuring a conceptual green design for green fingered applications, an acquisition with big implications for rigid plastics globally, and a German collaboration to explore potential for (edible?) seaweed packaging. Read more

Berry Global Group has completed the acquisition of RPC for a purchase price of approximately $6.5 billion - creating a leading global supplier of valued-added protective solutions and one of the world’s largest plastic packaging companies Read more

Join Bobst and Packaging Europe for a unique experience that offers brand owners hands-on immersion in packaging technology trends and developments with a PACKAGING MASTERCLASS. Read more

At FachPack this September Packaging Europe will be presenting the Sustainable Packaging Summit, exploring contrasting approaches to a Circular Economy in packaging and how to choose the appropriate path Read more

Is your adhesive circular? Is it vegan? Does it add value? Minuscule in relative volume terms but crucial in ensuring the viability of a package, adhesives are often a central consideration in the key challenges that packaging is asked to solve. Read more

Ahead of his keynote at the Global Packaged Summit, PepsiCo VP Chris Daly spoke to Tim Sykes about the environmental challenges for packaged goods and the need to follow a multi-dimensional, long-term roadmap to meet them. Read more

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Entries to the most important international sustainable packaging competition have smashed last year's record by 60%. As the expert judging panel gets judging, here is the complete list of submissions to the 2019 edition. Read more

Christian Treitel, VP marketing & business strategy at Bosch Packaging Technology, talked to Tim Sykes about the intersections of flexibility, output, sustainability and connectivity driving of R&D in packaging lines today. Read more

PepsiCo VP (and Sustainability Awards judge) Chris Daly spoke to Tim Sykes about the environmental challenges for packaged goods and the need to follow a multi-dimensional, long-term roadmap to meet them. Read more

Pressure on the planet’s resources continues to grow, and with it our need for packaging technologies that prevent food waste, particularly for energy-intensive products such as meat. How is flexible packaging catering to this need? Read more

Amcor is today launching AmLite Ultra Recyclable. Thanks to high barrier properties for oxygen and moisture, the new laminate is suitable for ambient products with demanding barrier requirements, such as coffee and personal care sachets. Read more

Smurfit Kappa’s Gérard van den Boogaard discusses the mind-boggling array of variables presented by e-commerce, overturning almost all of the suppositions that have served logistics and tertiary packaging well until now. Read more

For 2 years CEFLEX worked quietly on mapping a flexibles circular economy. Now it's ready to share its detailed vision and direction of travel. Tim Sykes was privileged as the first journalist to attend its general meeting – and left deeply impressed Read more

The most important global competition promoting sustainable packaging innovation is open for submissions. A short introduction to the biggest Sustainability Awards to date. Read more

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