Garçon Wines have launched a 10 Flat Bottle Case that the company says will significantly cut carbon emissions and logistics costs from the supply chain of wine. Read more

RKW has developed a stretchable shrink film which according to the company reduces energy consumption as it shrinks much faster than conventional films. It also cuts material requirements by more than ten per cent. Read more

The impact of plastic waste on the environment is a global challenge, and it requires a global response. Read more


The Better Planet Packaging Initiative aims to reimagine and redefine the future of sustainable packaging. As the first of many initiatives, Smurfit Kappa is launching two design challenges, open to designers, engineers, inventors & creative thinkers Read more

Major intralogistics trade show LogiMAT takes place in Stuttgart on 19-21 February 2019. Elisabeth Skoda catches up with LogiMAT’s project director Michael Ruchty to find out more about what to expect in the industry in 2019. Read more

Fresh food internet sales are growing all over the world, in part as a result of newly available technologies, but also as a new digital generation of consumers enter the market. Read more

UPM Raflatac has successfully completed the first pilot of its new smart label solution, RafMore for e-commerce. Read more

As a carrier of digital technologies, packaging offers promising options for improving logistics and production processes – how smart does it need to be to do this? Read more

Whether antibiotics, cytostatic agents, infusion therapies, or other types of medicine, pharmacies usually need to get vital, temperature-sensitive medications to patients in a speedy fashion. Read more

As well as talking about innovation at Packaging Europe, we like to practise it. That’s why we have partnered with HP to create digitally printed, localised packaging for our own magazine for thousands of subscribers across Europe Read more

Softbox, a global innovator and provider of temperature control packaging for the life science and logistics industries, has announced plans to unveil new pallet and parcel shipping systems at the Temperature Controlled Logistics (IQPC). Read more

FRUIT LOGISTICA covers every sector of the fresh produce business and aims to provide a complete picture of the latest innovations, products and services at every link in the international supply chain. Read more

DataLase, a provider of photonic printing solutions, has launched a new functional coating for corrugate packaging to further help brands achieve their CSR packaging goals. Read more

The European e-commerce market for food and beverages was valued at €15.06 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow at an average rate of 11.3% per year. Read more

An expanded polypropylene (EPP) tote offers outstanding insulation helping to reduce food wastage, they are easy and comfortable to handle, and their lightweight reduces carbon emissions and transportation costs. Read more

Adhesive pallet stabilisation saves money, cuts waste and avoids damage during transportation and storage, according to Protek Packaging Read more

A Christmassy theme for for this week's video roundup, with a look at a festive beer can, a whisky advent calendar and chocolate Santa Claus wrapping. Read more

Saxon Packaging has created a whisky advent calendar for the Really Good Whisky Company. The brief was to create a pack for the whiskies in miniature form. Read more

LivingPackets, a next-generation packaging solutions start-up, has launched "LivingPackets THE BOX," a revolutionary, sustainable and trackable shipping box which generates almost zero packaging waste. Read more

This week's video highlights from the world of packaging include a bottle from 100% recycled plastics and a cardboard honeycomb structure previously used for surfboards protecting wine bottles in transit. Read more

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