Inside Packaging Magazine: Issue 16

30 April 2014 (Last Updated April 30th, 2014 03:30)

The latest issue of Inside Packaging is all about originality and modernisation. We explore the design trends that 2015 will bring, analyse innovative new beauty and medicinal packaging, look at life in 3D, explore how to keep waste to a minimum and follow the evolution of transporting products.

Inside Packaging Magazine: Issue 16

Issue 16

As the industry constantly adapts to ever changing design demands, we look at the new grids and graphics trends of 2015 in the third of our four features special, as well as profiling inventive beauty casing that promises to be more hygienic and look at medicine casing that self-expires.

We also discover the Polyjet 3D printer and learn more about the intriguing world of 3D printing which is taking the technology world by storm, in addition to exploring the complex area of food waste and the different solutions that are on offer to fight this epidemic.

Moreover, we find out how packaging has progressed from the simple cardboard box to a container that meets functionality and branding requirements, and transports a product safely from the manufacturer to customer.

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In this issue

Trends for 2015: Grids and Graphics
As packaging designers are gearing up for 2015 we look at the key trends for next year. In the third of four features, Lucy Ingham profiles the 'Time for Order' trend.
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A New Touch
In the competitive cosmetic world, innovative design concepts have gone one step further. Sonia Sharma talks to Isabelle Orhan from Promens about their exciting new model for the premium airless jar market.
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Staying Up to Date
With visual impairments and language barriers being a prominent obstacle to overcome in reading expiration dates, Sonia Sharma investigates why self expiring packaging could be the solution.
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Life in 3D
3D printing is the latest trend that has been exciting tech fans everywhere. Stephanie Phillips takes a look at how 3D printing can be beneficial to the packaging industry.
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Reducing the food waste mountain
Technology and packaging have merged in many interesting ways over the years to create innovations that can reduce food waste and keep products fresher for longer. Stephanie Phillips profiles the latest developments.
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Beyond the Box
New technology is revolutionising the way products are packed for transport. Paul Young, director and head of packaging services Europe at DHL Supply Chain, discusses smart packaging.
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Next Issue: July 2014

In the next issue we investigate the future of digital printing and in the last of a series on key trends for 2015, we profile the 'sensorial overload' trend.

We also look at how the trend for on the go food products has led to new disposable, single use packaging solutions and profile a method of manufacturing objects using bioplastic isolated from shrimp shells.

Moreover, we ask how effective has the plain tobacco packaging policy been and speak to leaders in the glass industry about how glass can be utilised in the fight against food waste.

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