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Düsseldorf’s giant K show is the world’s biggest plastics event, and its three-yearly cycle serves as a snapshot of how the industry is shifting. Tim Sykes visited K 2019 to pick out some key packaging trends and takeaways. Read more

Emphasis is placed on not only monitoring the performance of the high speed machine itself, but also monitoring the process, as MMC Packaging focuses on connectivity and leveraging industry 4.0. Read more

Tim Sykes caught up with Tony Kingsbury, director of sustainability EMEA, Dow Packaging & Specialist Plastics, at K 2019 to discuss how Dow defines the environmental challenges facing packaging, and where it can insert itself to make a difference. Read more

Following the annual AIPIA World Congress, we take a look at the opportunities brought by smart materials. Read more

At this year's FachPack we invited collaborators, exhibitors and passers by to share their perspectives on sustainability in packaging. Here Verena Schnedl shares Mondi's case-by-case approach to the most appropriate packaging approach. Read more

Palsgaard introduces its anti-fogging coating for PET packaging at K 2019, and discusses its plant-based and carbon neutral portfolio. Read more

How do we solve the circular economy challenge at the same time as providing food to a growing global population amid increasing pressure on resources and the climate? Ed Roberts, Sealed Air sustainability director for EMEA, talks to Tim Sykes Read more

Ahead of the AIPIA world congress 2019 we ask three specialists in Active & Intelligent Packaging, Systech, PragmatIC and Dotz, to look ahead to their participation. Read more

Cheap - quality - safe - green: Energy Sciences introduces its Gelflex EB ink, facilitating game-changing printing implications for flexible packaging and new collaborations to bring recyclable materials to market Read more

Matthews Marking introduces MPERIA - the powerful line controller that adapts to customer's needs, rather than the other way around, and can be used to control the whole packaging line. Read more

What's the most sustainable path to a circular economy? Should we prioritise recycling or reuse? In the fifth and final film from the Sustainable Packaging Summit 2019 Tim Sykes leads a panel discussion featuring PepsiCo, P&G, CEFLEX and TerraCycle Read more

Next up in our series of Sustainability Awards gold sponsor video interviews, Koehler Paper Group's Eckhard Kallies, outlines the company's reasons of entering the packaging market as well as ambitious plans for biodegradable coatings. Read more

In the penultimate film shot at the Sustainable Packaging Summit 2019 TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky talks about eliminating the idea of waste and the new Loop e-commerce platform, based around on reusable packaging. Read more

The Packaging Europe team gains insights from a glass, paper and plastics perspective from Sustainability Awards gold sponsors O-I (01:08), Amcor (10:58), Koehler Paper Group (16:00), Trinseo (27:10), Domo Film Solutions (39:54) and SP Group (46:16). Read more

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Avery Dennison's Jan 't Hart shares sustainability perspectives and underlines the importance of cooperation across the supply chain to solve the pressing issues of today. Read more

With so many variables and complexities, how do you identify the most sustainable packaging solution? Graeme Smith discusses Mondi's customer-centric approach. Read more

In the second of five films, Dana Mosora shares the progress made by CEFLEX, as the European flexibles value chain unites to map out and realise a viable circular economy with universal collection and recycling of flexible packaging Read more

The pet food market has mirrored trends across CPG over recent years, with new opportunities for packaging to add value. Bernard Meunier of Nestlé Purina shared his story of sustainability, premiumisation and digitisation with (cat owner) Tim Sykes Read more

In the first part of the Sustainable Packaging Summit 2019, Gian De Belder introduces P&G's Ambition 2030 and the 'HolyGrail' project, investigating the potential of digital watermarking to revolutionise plastic packaging sorting and recycling Read more

As the digitally printed packaging market hesitates to go fully mainstream, a potentially disruptive option for market entry has been quietly establishing itself. Tim Sykes investigates Memjet's low cost / high quality proposition Read more

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