Packaging And Labeling

The lightweight, sustainable packaging panel session at ProSweets 2018.

ProSweets 2018 review

‘Don’t ditch the plastic just yet’

By Jenny Eagle

There have been an increasing number of stories in the media recently about the growing amount of plastic waste and one supermarket in the UK has vowed to ban all of its own-brand plastic by 2023.

POP exhibits at Hispack 2015 packaging show

Live from Hispack 2015, Barcelona

POP exhibits take centre stage at Hispack 2015 packaging show

By Jenny Eagle

Exhibits in point of purchase products (POP), smart packaging, 3D prototyping sustainability and ready-to-eat packs took centre stage at Hispack 2015, organized by Fire de Barcelona and the Graphispack Association, this week (April 21-24).

Freidbert Klefenz, presdient IPI and Bosch Packaging Systems

Amcor, Bosch, Nestle, SIG organisation celebrates 10th anniversary

IPI to hold regional seminars for SMEs in 2015

By Jenny Eagle

The International Packaging Institute (IPI) whose industry members include Bosch, Amcor, Nestle and SIG celebrated its 10th anniversary recently and will hold regional seminars for SMEs in 2015.

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Rigid v Flexibles: How big a bite can flexibles take?

By Rachel Arthur

Rigid packaging will remain a necessity for some food and pharmaceutical applications, according to Transparency Market Research (TMR) – but Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE) believes the door is wide open for flexibles to take a big bite out of rigid packs. 

Solegear Bioplastics is partnering with r-pac International to produce and distribute bio-based plastic packaging.

Partnership ramps up plant-based packaging

By Jenni Spinner

Solegear Bioplastics has sealed a deal with r-pac International to speed production, sales, and distribution of its plant-based plastic packaging.

 Trendy packaging: “Cocotte” Eggs packaging design

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‘The consumer’s role is next to nothing’

By Jenny Eagle

World renowned packaging designer, Lars Wallentin, who has worked with Nestle, Buitoni and Kit Kat, believes the consumer’s role is next to nothing when it comes to packaging.

Pregis sponsors the annual egg drop competition in which Cal Poly packaging students test try their hand at protective packaging.

Contest shells out packaging prowess

By Jenni Spinner

Pregis is challenging students to create the perfect protective package—one that can guard a delicate egg during a 30-foot drop—and prove their packaging prowess.

Paper or plastic packaging?

FPI: Top Trends of 2013

By Jenny Eagle

The Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) is the trade association for the foodservice packaging industry in North America.

Yparex claims global first with bio-based layer for greener packaging

Yparex claims bio-based tie layer resin is 'world first'

By Joe Whitworth

Yparex has claimed it is the first company to develop and commercialise a bio-based tie layer resin in co-extrusion multilayer packaging and has already shipped samples to one European film producer.

Starpack Industry Awards 2012 honours food packaging innovation

Starpack Industry Awards 2012 - The Winners

By Mark Astley

Food packaging firms have been honoured at this year's Starpack Industry Awards scheme, which recognises innovation in packaging design and technology.

Kraft recycling extended producer responsibility

Kraft risks being left out of recycling loop after rejecting EPR call

By Rory Harrington

Kraft Foods’ refusal to adopt a policy on extended producer responsibility (EPR) for its US packaging operations is likely causing millions of dollars of post-consumer waste ending up in landfill, said a shareholder advocacy group as it warned the move...

Nestle lined up for Sustainable Packaging conference


Nestle lined up for Sustainable Packaging conference

William Reed Business Media invites you to participate in a virtual event focussed on cutting packaging waste, reducing environmental impact and driving costs down for manufacturers

New label will bring clarity and consistency - and help to combat greenwashing, says the SPC

New packaging recovery label bids to bring clarity and consistency

By Rory Harrington

A new packaging recovery label to be rolled out next year in the US will help industry comply with federal guidelines, boost recycling rates and ease consumer confusion over how best to recycle materials, said sustainability non-profit group GreenBlue.


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