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Issue 24

In the latest issue of Inside Packaging we find out more about how microbeads can affect the packaging industry, talk to Equator Design about its in-house operations and profile the rise of seed paper.

Also, we learn more about the way image recognition can be utilised in stores by speaking to Trax about consumer retail and look at the new Tetra Pak E3 platforms for sterilisation that were recently unveiled at the Fispal Tecnologia show in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Finally, we ask what role does packaging play in the issue of food security and the reduction of waste.

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In this issue

The Microbead Story
Extensive research, life cycle analyses, innovation, accountability and partnership can all be gained from the story of microbeads. We find out how these factors can apply to the packaging industry.
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Design at the Equator
Nowhere are full in house operations taken more seriously than at Equator Design. We took a tour round the Manchester headquarters to discover the secrets behind its success.
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Turning Waste into Nature
Why chuck it when you can plant it instead? From coffee cup sleeves to product labels, seed paper is used by Canadian company Botanical PaperWorks in a number of innovative and eco-friendly ways.
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Scanning the Shelves
Creating packaging that is memorable and instantly recognisable is imperative to good design, but does it matter if a camera can tell what it looks like? Inside Packaging speaks to image recognition company Trax about working in stores.
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The Electron Beam
The focus on driving production capacity and efficiency is one of the main trends within the industry. We find out how Tetra Pak is achieving this with new solutions.
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Food Waste
Food waste is a global concern but it has a different impact depending on the country and societal issues at hand. We find out more about the role packaging plays in food security and reducing waste.
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Next Issue: November 2015

We profile the most innovative packaging solutions for fitness consumers that are on-the-go, whether it is saving valuable space in their gym bag with inventive body and hair solutions or food and beverage ideas that make mixing up protein shakes a breeze.

Also, we take a look at the evolving world of corrugated packaging and how it is reducing waste, as well as going deeper into the Tetra Pak electron beam sterilisation machines and how it affects business in the launch country of Brazil.

Moreover, we find out if packaging is connecting with the older generation, learn more about the design and manufacturing trends in the European retail packaging market, in addition to asking why protection and preservation is imperative to the industry.

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