Drug giants Merck and Pfizer have teamed up with glass manufacturer Corning to...
- Parkside launches compostable pack for Nobó’s new chocolate range
- Feldmuehle launches new heat-sealable paper for flexible packaging
- The benefits of glass packs for pharmaceuticals
- Unique shapes and bright colours are key to shareable packaging
- Lecta unveils new Adestor catalogue of self-adhesive labels
The rising importance of environmentally friendly packaging
Consumers are highly sensitive to the environmental implications of packaging formats. While the implications of product formulation have long been a focus of consumers, it is becoming clear that the packaging waste produced by everyday purchases also has a detrimental effect on the environment.
Unique shapes and bright colours are key to shareable packaging
As visually-driven social platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat become more prominent, consumers are increasingly at the forefront of the visual presentation of products, given their constant picture-sharing online.
Pont Neuf Cognac Bottling and Logistics Facility
French luxury brands group LVMH’s wines and spirits division Hennessy inaugurated its new Pont Neuf cognacs bottling and logistics facility in Cognac, France, in October 2017.
Smurfit Kappa’s Los Reyes Paper Mill
Smurfit Kappa started operating a new containerboard machine at its paper mill in Los Reyes in Tlalnepantla, north of Mexico, in October 2017. The new machinery will increase the company’s containerboard production capacity while providing significant energy savings at the Los Reyes site.
Evian Carbon Neutral Bottling Plant, Evian-les-Bains
Danone’s subsidiary Evian opened its new upgraded bottling plant located in Evian-les-Bains, France, in September 2017. The new plant became the first food and water facility to achieve carbon neutral status in the country.
Chemicals Business of Uflex Becomes India’s First NABL Accredited Manufacturer of Packaging Inks and Lamination Adhesives
Chemicals Business of Uflex Limited has become India’s First NABL accredited entity in the field of combined manufacturing of Packaging Inks and Lamination Adhesives.
The UK budget: where does the packaging industry stand?
The UK budget has labelled the use and disposal of plastic as a matter of concern - but where does this leave the packaging industry?
Uflex Engineers First Indian Retortable Spouted Stand-Up Pouch
Three months ago, North India snack brand Jo’s approached Uflex about developing flexible packaging solution for a new range of cold beverages.
Overpacked: unnecessary packaging in e-commerce
With online shopping becoming an essential for many consumers, retailers have been scrutinised over the amount of unnecessary packaging they use for their online orders. With figures showing that 40% of online shoppers are being sent deliveries with packaging that is too big for what they ordered, Callum Tyndall explores the issue.
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