Scottish packaging manufacturer Macfarlane Group has today announced measures to help the business...
- Macfarlane directors postpone bonus to help business through pandemic
- How are packaging companies responding to Covid-19?
- Pester power: protecting children from junk food marketing
- Starbucks bans reusable cups amid coronavirus outbreak
- Is recycled ocean plastic the next big packaging trend? New issue of Inside Packaging is out now
How are packaging companies responding to Covid-19?
Packaging Gateway looks at how five packaging companies are responding to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Pester power: protecting children from junk food marketing
Packaging featuring popular cartoon characters exerts a huge influence on children – and the parents who buy their food. Barbara Crowther of the Children’s Food Campaign discusses the issue of pester power, the marketing of unhealthy foods to children, and the efforts being made to redress the balance on supermarket shelves with Chris Lo.
Is recycled ocean plastic the next big packaging trend? New issue of Inside Packaging is out now
In this issue, we cast an eye on whether recycling ocean plastic could be an opportunity for the packaging industry, the potential of aluminium as an alternative to plastic in drinks packaging, and more.
PicoColour Digital Label Press Investment Set to Boost Syracuse’s Capability
Syracuse Label & Surround Printing, award-winning, New York-based manufacturer of custom-made, printed products including flexible packaging, shrink sleeves and pressure sensitive labels has invested in a Dantex PicoColour UV inkjet digital label press to replace their aging digital press.
Nestlé named in Greenpeace list of top five plastic polluters
Nestlé, Tim Hortons, Starbucks, McDonald's and Coca-Cola in Greenpeace top five plastic polluters list. All were named from 1,426 pieces of branded plastic.
UFlex Launches Global Initiative ‘Project Plastic Fix’ and Screens ‘The Hudson Project’ Documentary with Plastic Patrol
UFlex, one of the largest polymer plastic companies in the world, and Plastic Patrol, an international movement that combines crowdsourcing and community activism to address single-use plastic pollution, recently screened the short documentary ‘The Hudson Project’ at the Core Club in New York City.
Digitally printed packaging in Germany: Folienprint outlines the benefits
As products compete for consumer attention on shop shelves, creating the right first impression has never been so important for brands. While multi-channel marketing undoubtedly plays a key role in building this image, product packaging is at the fore when it comes to point-of-purchase consumer decision making.
Sustainability in packaging: How digitally printed packaging can drive efficiency
From petitions over Amazon’s new non-recyclable envelopes, to plastic-attack protests at supermarkets, packaging has never been under such scrutiny.
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