Inside Packaging Magazine: Issue 32

In the latest issue of Inside Packaging we look at holographic films, 3D paper and much more.


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Inside Packaging January 2017

The industry is taking note of moulded paper packaging as a sustainable alternative to plastic in numerous applications. We find out more about the technique and how to make a 3D product.

We also take a look at holographic design techniques, learn more about how edible packaging is being used to reduce waste and ask how packaging can demonstrate ethical luxury.

Plus, we investigate the first ever production of butanediol from renewable sources and profile how packaging and printing solutions are transforming the Chinese economy.

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In this issue

3D Products
The industry is taking note of moulded paper packaging as a sustainable alternative to plastic in many applications. Hailed as the next generation in paper packaging, Katie Woodward finds out more about the technique.
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Shining Solutions
Visually stunning and widely applicable, holographic packaging can help brands to stand out from competitors. Eloise Mclennan explores the versatile applications of holographic films.
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Edible Packaging
Earlier this year, researchers at the US Department of Agriculture created edible cling film made from milk proteins. With the main advantage of reducing packaging waste, Katie Woodward takes a look at some of the latest edible packaging solutions.
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Luxury with a Conscience
Once the realm of the eco-conscious, today’s ethical products have entered high-end sectors and its packaging needs a makeover to appeal to this new audience. Ceri Jones looks into the emergence of ethical luxury.
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Renewable Sources
Bioplastics have largely been derived from biomass sources, which are then used in different applications such as food packaging and plastic bags. Sonia Sharma finds out how the industry is increasingly moving towards renewable sources to make these products.
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Regional Focus: China
The phenomenal growth of China has been well documented with recent figures estimating that it will overtake the US as the world’s largest economy in less than a decade. Andy Singh spoke to Elliot Billings, Vice President Managing Director at Intralink Greater China to find out how Western firms can tap into this region.
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Next issue preview

Transparency within the supply chain has become more of a priority for customers. We find out how track and trace technologies will play a vital role in meeting this need.

In the next issue of Inside Packaging we take a look at brand history for beauty companies, find out more about fossil based waste and analyse the new renewable aseptic packaging from Tetra Pak.

Plus, we learn more about smart solutions within the bar scene and investigate how unboxing videos that are uploaded online are influencing consumer purchase choices.

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