All articles by Laura Husband

Laura Husband

Flexible packaging’s key challenge: New Inside Packaging issue out now

In this issue: Inside Packaging explores the biggest challenge facing flexible packaging as well as what’s next for automated labelling production technology.

Avery Dennison’s adds ChatGPT, AI to cloud in bid to increase efficiency

Materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison has added ChatGPT and artificial intelligence (AI) functionality to its connected product cloud to speed up supply chain processes for its clients.

PET plastic bottles deemed more sustainable than aluminium or glass

A new life cycle assessment (LCA) report by the National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) suggests PET plastic bottles deliver “significant environmental savings” compared to aluminium and glass bottles.

UK companies ‘unprepared’ for packaging’s Extended Producer Responsibility legislation

A new survey conducted by environmental compliance data company, Ecoveritas, reveals over half of UK businesses have yet to make plans for next year’s Extended Producer Responsibility legislation.

Implications of food packaging microplastics being found in human veins

A new study suggests microplastics found in food packaging can pass to human tissue through blood vessels, however the knock-on effect for the wider packaging sector remains unclear.

James Cropper’s new fibre ops lead to introduce new recovered fibres

Papermaker James Cropper has appointed Rob Tilsley as fibre operations group lead and he tells Packaging Gateway exclusively that his focus will be on introducing new recovered fibres to the business.

What’s new in digital printing: New Inside Packaging issue out now

In this issue: Ahead of Interpack, Inside Packaging reveals the latest in digital printing technology as well as the packaging companies to watch in 2023.

A circular future: New Inside Packaging issue out now

Inside Packaging’s new issue takes a look at who’s leading the way on circularity within the packaging sector following COP27 as well as the key trends to watch in 2023.

Consumers support better plastic choices ⁠— now businesses must do more

Consumers want sustainable packaging so it’s time for businesses to step up and embrace a circular economy on plastics, writes Bantam Materials and Prevented Ocean Plastic Programme director, Raffi Schieir.

Solving sustainability: New Inside Packaging issue out now

Inside Packaging’s new issue explores how packaging companies and indeed governments are improving sustainability across the supply chain, plus lots more.