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 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 Unwrapped: the problem of packaging waste at Christmas http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureunwrapped-the-problem-of-packaging-waste-at-christmas-5720304/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureunwrapped-the-problem-of-packaging-waste-at-christmas-5720304/ Thousands of tonnes of festive packaging go to waste in the UK every year as a result of convoluted recycling regulations and the use of inappropriate materials. Elliot Gardner looks into the problems faced by the sector, and the companies hoping to … Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Cleaning the home: innovation in household and laundry packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurecleaning-the-home-innovation-in-household-and-laundry-packaging-5708660/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurecleaning-the-home-innovation-in-household-and-laundry-packaging-5708660/ Hectic schedules are driving consumers to seek out products that reduce the stress of essential but mundane chores. Eloise McLennan explores the ways in which household and laundry care manufacturers are using packaging to appeal to time-conscious sh… Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:28:00 GMT 2016: The year's biggest Packaging Gateway stories http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/feature2016-the-years-biggest-packaging-gateway-stories-5705944/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/feature2016-the-years-biggest-packaging-gateway-stories-5705944/ Firstan Quality Packaging invested £6m to procure two Komori 18,000sph presses, and Amcor entered an agreement to acquire South American flexible packaging manufacturer Alusa for $435m. Packaging-gateway wraps-up the key headlines from 2016. Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Inside Packaging Magazine: Issue 32 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-magazine-issue-32-5703116/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-magazine-issue-32-5703116/ In the latest issue of Inside Packaging we look at holographic films, 3D paper and much more. Wed, 21 Dec 2016 14:26:00 GMT November's top stories: TNA launches VFFS, Stora Enso to close packaging plant http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurenovembers-top-stories-tna-launches-vffs-stora-enso-to-close-packaging-plant-5686696/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurenovembers-top-stories-tna-launches-vffs-stora-enso-to-close-packaging-plant-5686696/ US-based containers and closures provider Berlin Packaging planned to open a new, integrated warehouse and assembly facility at Clinton Commerce Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT The value of consumer trust in packaging design and brand development http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurethe-value-of-consumer-trust-in-packaging-design-and-brand-development-5685484/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurethe-value-of-consumer-trust-in-packaging-design-and-brand-development-5685484/ As an increase in trust is expected to boost revenues, organisations are using clearer labeling and adopting stringent production processes to increase product trust. Eloise McLennan sums up the findings in the latest Canadean report by Safwan Kotwal Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:57:00 GMT Inside Packaging – Market Focus Special Issue - December 2016 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-market-focus-special-issue---december-2016-5685306/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-market-focus-special-issue---december-2016-5685306/ In this issue: The latest research, insights and analysis from Canadean, including flexible packaging, aerosols and portion control popcorn packs Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:53:00 GMT October's top stories: Bosch unveils new solutions for pharmaceutical packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureoctobers-top-stories-bosch-unveils-new-solutions-for-pharmaceutical-packaging-uni-packaging-develops-digitally-printed-bags-for-bensdorps-new-barista-range-5657729/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureoctobers-top-stories-bosch-unveils-new-solutions-for-pharmaceutical-packaging-uni-packaging-develops-digitally-printed-bags-for-bensdorps-new-barista-range-5657729/ Bosch Packaging Technology introduced two new machines, Sigpack VPF and Sigpack HML, to provide better packaging solutions to the pharmaceutical sector and UNI Packaging produced digitally printed bags for Bensdorp’s new Barista range of cocoa and ch… Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Inside Packaging Magazine: Issue 31 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-magazine-issue-31-5650548/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-magazine-issue-31-5650548/ In the latest issue of Inside Packaging we look at optical illusion printing, anti-seagull food packaging, how supermarkets can reduce waste and much more. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:11:00 GMT Sweet wrappers: Formats and features that create added-value in confectionary packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureadded-value-in-confectionary-packaging-5646063/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureadded-value-in-confectionary-packaging-5646063/ Changing lifestyles mean that packaging is evolving to accommodate new consumption opportunities for confectionery products. Eloise McLennan explores the newest trends in confectionery packaging outlined in the latest report from Canadean by Gemma Hi… Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:29:00 GMT September's top stories: Kite Packaging unveils industrial tapes, Dr. Reddy’s launches patient-friendly packaging http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureseptembers-top-stories-kite-packaging-unveils-industrial-tapes-dr-reddys-launches-patient-friendly-packaging-5024856/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureseptembers-top-stories-kite-packaging-unveils-industrial-tapes-dr-reddys-launches-patient-friendly-packaging-5024856/ Kite Packaging has launched a new range of industrial hard-wearing duct tape and paper kraft tape for the packaging sector and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories has unveiled a new line of packaging solutions for its syrup bottles and blister packs. Packaging-… Wed, 05 Oct 2016 23:00:00 GMT Inside Packaging – Market Focus Special Issue - October 2016 http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-market-focus-special-issue---october-2016-5019565/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureinside-packaging-market-focus-special-issue---october-2016-5019565/ In this issue: The latest research, insights and analysis from Canadean, including investment trends and packaging innovations in beverages, confectionary and labelling. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:57:00 GMT A new way of drinking: creative delivery methods shaking up the hot beverage market http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurea-new-way-of-drinking-5002543/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featurea-new-way-of-drinking-5002543/ In a bid to cater to an ever expanding market, hot drinks manufacturers are coming up with innovative delivery methods that work around busy consumer lifestyles. Eloise McLennan sums up some of the leading trends identified in Canadean’s latest repor… Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:52:00 GMT August's top stories: RPC Sæplast unveils new size PE container, Niagara Bottling to establish $95m bottling plant http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureaugusts-top-stories-rpc-splast-unveils-new-size-pe-container-niagara-bottling-to-establish-95m-bottling-plant-4999106/ http://www.packaging-gateway.com/features/featureaugusts-top-stories-rpc-splast-unveils-new-size-pe-container-niagara-bottling-to-establish-95m-bottling-plant-4999106/ RPC Sæplast has launched a new reusable polyethylene (PE) container for food processing and Niagara Bottling is planning to establish a manufacturing and bottling operation facility $95m bottling plant in Virginia, US. Packaging-gateway.com wraps up … Tue, 06 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT