Analysis

  • Options for printing on demand

    Print-on-demand scenarios have enormous potential to reduce costs and are particularly well suited for market-specific products in small batches.

  • The rise and rise of aluminium foil

    Aluminium foil may be thinner and lighter these days, but it is selling in ever- greater weight quantities. Why has it proved to be an increasingly popular packaging material?

  • Increasing brand turnover

    Recent innovations in beverage packaging have brought, for example, cans in revolutionary new shapes. This has helped companies build brand preference through styling and convenience.

  • Cosmetic Packaging: Wrapping Beauty in the Latest Trends

    Cosmetic packaging is constantly developing. Packaging Technology International spoke to Roger Caracappa, senior vice-president of global packaging, Estée Lauder, about how a worldwide corporation can keep pace with innovations and...

  • All change on the packaging front

    Tim Tyson, president of the Global Manufacturing & Supply (GMS) division of GlaxoSmithKline, outlines the company's response to emerging trends in the pharmaceutical packaging sector.