New Features information at Packaging Gateway New and updated information from Features listed on www.packaging-gateway.com http://www.packaging-gateway.com/ en-us http://www.packaging-gateway.com/ New Features information at Packaging Gateway http://www.packaging-gateway.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Inside Packaging – Market Focus Special Issue – June 2017 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-market-focus-special-issue-june-2017-5825059/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-market-focus-special-issue-june-2017-5825059/ In this issue: The latest research, insights and analysis from GlobalData, including key business trends, closures and cold drinks. Thu, 25 May 2017 16:49:00 GMT Marine plastic: Corona pledges to reduce use of plastic packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featuremarine-plastic-corona-pledges-to-reduce-use-of-plastic-packaging-5818325/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featuremarine-plastic-corona-pledges-to-reduce-use-of-plastic-packaging-5818325/ Corona has partnered with Parley for the Oceans to combat the issue of plastic found in our world’s oceans, but what is the company doing to lessen the impact of its own plastic packaging on the planet? Elliot Gardner finds out more. Wed, 17 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT April's top stories: Biome Bioplastics unveils bio-based plastics, Silgan buys WestRock’s dispensing systems http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureaprils-top-stories-biome-bioplastics-unveils-bio-based-plastics-silgan-acquires-westrocks-dispensing-systems-5799510/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureaprils-top-stories-biome-bioplastics-unveils-bio-based-plastics-silgan-acquires-westrocks-dispensing-systems-5799510/ Biome Bioplastics has developed a new range of bio-based plastic materials for use in the manufacture of disposable cups, lids, and coffee pods, and Silgan has acquired WestRock’s dispensing systems business for $1.025bn. Packaging-gateway wraps up k… Tue, 02 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Inside Packaging Magazine: Issue 34 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-magazine-issue-34-5802482/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-magazine-issue-34-5802482/ In this issue of Inside Packaging we look at track and trace technology, smart solutions and much more. Tue, 02 May 2017 15:20:00 GMT Augmented reality and predictive maintenance: the future of the packaging workplace http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureaugmented-reality-and-predictive-maintenance-the-future-of-the-packaging-workplace-5800227/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureaugmented-reality-and-predictive-maintenance-the-future-of-the-packaging-workplace-5800227/ With the business world focusing on digitisation and industry 4.0, the packaging sector has the potential to be heavily affected by changes within the workplace. Elliot Gardner looks at some of the information coming out of Hannover Messe 2017 from T… Mon, 01 May 2017 08:00:00 GMT Will a deposit return scheme boost Britain’s plastic bottle recycling rates? http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurewill-a-deposit-return-scheme-boost-britains-plastic-bottle-recycling-rates-5784858/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurewill-a-deposit-return-scheme-boost-britains-plastic-bottle-recycling-rates-5784858/ Plastic bottle recycling rates in the UK are significantly lower than for several of its European neighbours. The UK and Scottish Governments are reportedly considering implementing a plastic bottle deposit return scheme, providing customers with a f… Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Women in packaging: the road to a gender-diverse industry http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurewomen-in-packaging-the-road-to-a-gender-diverse-industry-5783684/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurewomen-in-packaging-the-road-to-a-gender-diverse-industry-5783684/ Packaging is traditionally a male-dominated industry, but with initiatives like Women in Packaging, workplaces are becoming more and more diverse. Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:47:00 GMT March's top stories: Beatson Clark designs new glass bottle, BCME merges with Empac http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-beatson-clarks-environmentally-friendly-glass-bottle-beverage-can-makers-europe-and-european-metal-packaging-will-merge-5778602/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-beatson-clarks-environmentally-friendly-glass-bottle-beverage-can-makers-europe-and-european-metal-packaging-will-merge-5778602/ Beatson Clark has designed a glass bottle for South Yorkshire-based condiment brand Henderson’s Relish, and Beverage Can Makers Europe (BCME) has merged its operations with European Metal Packaging (Empac). Packaging-gateway wraps up key headlines fr… Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Article 50: industry experts weigh in on packaging prospects post-Brexit http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurearticle-50-industry-experts-weigh-in-on-packaging-prospects-post-brexit-5773855/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurearticle-50-industry-experts-weigh-in-on-packaging-prospects-post-brexit-5773855/ Article 50 is in the process of being triggered by the UK Government. While no one can be certain what this will mean for business, experts at Pro2Pac last month tried to make sense of how the UK packaging industry will deal with the changing economi… Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Inside Packaging – Market Focus Special Issue – April 2017 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-market-focus-special-issue-april-2017-5770358/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-market-focus-special-issue-april-2017-5770358/ In this issue: The latest research, insights and analysis from GlobalData, including dosing bottles, dispenser packs and luxury soap Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:40:00 GMT Packaging Innovations 2017: the role of packaging in the digital world http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurepackaging-innovations-2017-the-role-of-packaging-in-the-digital-world-5756323/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurepackaging-innovations-2017-the-role-of-packaging-in-the-digital-world-5756323/ Online shopping is shaping all manner of industries, and at Packaging Innovations 2017 the role of packaging in the ever-changing digital market was identified as one of industry’s hottest topics. Elliot Gardner investigates. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT February's top stories: Coveris develops hybrid packaging, Linpac's new skin top film http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurefebruarys-top-stories-coveris-develops-hybrid-packaging-linpac-introduces-new-skin-top-film-5756133/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurefebruarys-top-stories-coveris-develops-hybrid-packaging-linpac-introduces-new-skin-top-film-5756133/ Coveris has developed a new hybrid packaging solution, Grab Box, for the food-to-go industry, and Linpac has introduced a new film range, LINtop PE HB SKIN, to complement its existing product portfolio. Packaging-gateway wraps-up the key headlines fr… Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Inside Packaging Magazine: Issue 33 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-magazine-issue-33-5750030/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-magazine-issue-33-5750030/ In this issue of Inside Packaging we look at track and trace technology, smart solutions and much more. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:04:00 GMT Carbon-negative packaging: a step in the right direction for the deliveries sector http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurecarbon-negative-packaging-a-step-in-the-right-direction-for-the-deliveries-sector-5749945/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurecarbon-negative-packaging-a-step-in-the-right-direction-for-the-deliveries-sector-5749945/ Consumer delivery company myHermes has announced they are now using carbon-negative mailing bags. Elliot Gardner finds out about the product, and asks why it’s only coming about now. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Premium pet care: how can packaging add value to animal products? http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurepremium-pet-care-how-can-packaging-add-value-to-animal-products-5744180/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurepremium-pet-care-how-can-packaging-add-value-to-animal-products-5744180/ The pet product market is going through a makeover as animal needs become more apparent. Eloise McLennan explores the ways the brands can use packaging to add value to pet products identified by GlobalData Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Flex appeal: the growth of flexible packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurethe-growth-of-flexible-packaging-5744161/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurethe-growth-of-flexible-packaging-5744161/ Flexible packaging is making waves in the market thanks to its versatile applications and potential for innovation. Eloise McLennan explores how leading industry figures view the future of the format, as revealed in a recent GlobalData report Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Will the alcoholic drinks industry be the next to face plain packaging restrictions? http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurewill-the-alcoholic-drinks-industry-be-the-next-to-face-plain-packaging-restrictions-5736480/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurewill-the-alcoholic-drinks-industry-be-the-next-to-face-plain-packaging-restrictions-5736480/ With plain packaging being steadily implemented across the tobacco industry, the conversation has now turned to whether the same restrictions should be placed on alcohol. Elliot Gardner finds out more. Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT January's top stories: Packaging tray for Mercadona, New personalised packaging brand http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurejanuarys-top-stories-linpac-and-leroy-to-create-packaging-tray-nosco-akavit-and-lcp-complete-launch-new-personalised-packaging-brand-5730396/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurejanuarys-top-stories-linpac-and-leroy-to-create-packaging-tray-nosco-akavit-and-lcp-complete-launch-new-personalised-packaging-brand-5730396/ Linpac, along with Norway’s Leroy Seafood Group, is set to produce a range of new food packaging trays for Mercadona, and Nosco, along with Akavit and LCP Complete, has introduced a new brand Sonder. Packaging-gateway wraps-up the key headlines from … Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Beach combers: the company using recycled beach plastic to create greener packaging solutions http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurerecycled-beach-plastic-greener-packaging-solutions-5727891/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurerecycled-beach-plastic-greener-packaging-solutions-5727891/ By 2050 there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish. P&G recently announced they will be using recycled beach and ocean plastic for limited-edition shampoo bottles in France, but how feasible is it for other companies to use washed up plastic … Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Inside Packaging – Market Focus Special Issue – February 2017 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-market-focus-special-issue-february-2017-5721044/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-market-focus-special-issue-february-2017-5721044/ In this issue: The latest research, insights and analysis from Canadean, including novel pack designs, trigger systems and how packaging can add value to pet products Tue, 24 Jan 2017 09:55:00 GMT