Tim Sykes


Isabel Rocher of DS Smith (and formerly Amazon) shares with Tim Sykes her insights into the still fluid omnichannel landscape, and the challenges, solutions and ultimate opportunities that are only beginning to come into view. more

IPACK-IMA is a joint venture between Fiera Milano and UCIMA. Who better, then, to look ahead to this year’s show than UCIMA chairman Enrico Aureli, who (as CEO of Aetna Group Spa) is exhibitor as well as organiser? more

After demonstrating its capabilities in the labels market, digital print sees its next big growth opportunity in packaging. Tim Sykes visited HP Indigo and HP Scitex in Israel to get a close look at the latest presses and meet the early adopters more

New 'Ambition 2030' goals aim to enable and inspire positive impact on the environment and society while creating value for the company & consumers. P&G's Gian De Belder will outline the packaging implications at Sustainable Packaging Summit on 23/10 more

Marcel Kiessling introduces Gerhard Schubert’s state of the art Pick-and-Place solution at Anuga FoodTec, and explains how the platform and GS.Gate gateway deliver optimum security and performance for IoT production. more

All too often innovations are marketed as ‘green’ based on gains in a single metric, when the complex landscape of ecological challenges requires a holistic approach. The Sustainability Awards 2018 sets out to connect the dots. more

Ahead of DowDuPont's 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation chair of the judging panel David Luttenberger, global packaging director at Mintel, shares his perspectives on the competition and packaging innovation itself with fellow jury member Tim Sykes more

Anders Lindgren of Tetra Recart talks to Tim Sykes at Anuga FoodTec about the growing role of e-grocery and how modern carton solutions provide a resource efficient, renewable packaging alternative tailor-suited for this market. more

The concept of gamification has mostly been considered in software, customer loyalty programmes and business process management. Optaglio's Libor Sustr and Petr Hampl explore its potential in anti-counterfeiting applications more

Arco Berkenbosch, Smurfit Kappa’s VP, Innovation and Development, speaks to Libby White and Tim Sykes about the importance of factoring in realistic end-of-life scenarios when designing packaging for sustainability. more


Squid Ink Manufacturing has introduced its new CoPilot® 500 Inkjet Printing System, which is designed to print superior quality high-resolution characters on porous surfaces for versatile coding and marking applications more

Toine Timmermans is one of Europe’s leading authorities on food waste. Ahead of his appearance at NVC’s Forum Resource Efficiency at Anuga Foodtec, Toine shared his insights on the barriers, opportunities and role of packaging with Tim Sykes. more

Breaking apart LEGO bricks, unbaking a cake… The use of metaphors reflects the fact that chemical recycling is a poorly understood concept in the margins of mainstream debate about plastic waste. Three experts spoke to Tim Sykes about its potential. more

Louise Edge, senior oceans campaigner for Greenpeace UK, sets out the environmentalist challenge to packaging. more

Angus Freeman, head of packaging lifecycle management at GSK, discusses with Tim Sykes how serialisation looks in the context of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. more

Bio4pack and TIPA were exactly what organic grains company, De Halm, was looking for. Together, they were able to develop a compostable packaging solution, and a long-term relationship, that has proven to be an overall success. more

Stuart Lendrum (former head of packaging at Sainsbury's) presents his vision for a packaging industry that needs to show leadership in facing the sustainability challenge more

As popular media focuses unprecedented attention on the issue of plastic waste, stakeholders across industry have continued working to integrate polymers into the circular economy model. Exclusive interview with CEFLEX's Graham Houlder more

The costs of serialisation put focus on ROI. Tim Sykes spoke to Molteni's Tiziano Petrucciani about the company’s collaboration with Rockwell Automation, using serialisation as a springboard for modernisation of its manufacturing processes more

Smurfit Kappa's Arco Berkenbosch explores the science behind shelf impact with Tim Sykes and shares insights from a recent whitepaper ‘Marketing on the shelf - exactly how in control are you?’ more

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