The latest issue of Inside Packaging, Packaging Gateway’s digital magazine, which investigates flexible packaging, plastics recycling and supply chain due diligence, is out now. Read it for free online on all devices.

The Flexible Packaging Association says the use of flexible packaging is increasing and describes it as the largest packaging segment worldwide and second only to corrugated cardboard in the US. But it does have its limitations so Inside Packaging’s cover story speaks to the experts about how the industry can overcome its biggest challenge moving forward.

The spring issue takes a look at how automated labelling production technology is transforming the packaging industry forward and what advancements we can expect to see in future.   

Meanwhile, Inside Packaging’s new editor Mohamed Dabo sheds some light on the key concerns for packaging executives right now.

In the Unwrapping Supply Chain Traceability article brands share how much supply chain visibility is required to truly meet ESG goals and the progress that’s already being made. 

Inside Packaging investigates the huge environmental cost of waste plastic and why recycling rates remain incredibly low even in places like Europe.  

Finally, we debut our first thematic supplement covering cloud computing. We reveal how new developments in cloud technology are helping packaging manufacturers worldwide compete and examine a new cloud tool that is enhancing the speed to market process for small and medium-sized packaging businesses. 

Plus, GlobalData associate analyst Rory Gopsill gets quizzed on the main use cases for cloud computing in the packaging and who is the biggest winner in terms of cloud right now, and why.

Read the latest issue of Inside Packaging Magazine for all this and more insights, analysis, data and interviews from the apparel industry.

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