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Plastic purge continues as Waitrose pledges to jettison disposable cups
UK supermarket retailer Waitrose has announced that it is to stop using 52 million disposable coffee cups per year, which are notoriously difficult to recycle due to their plastic linings.
Q&A with Uflex’s Ashwani Sharma on ASEPTO
ASEPTO by Uflex is providing the carton industry with eye-catching solutions that make products stand-out from the crowd. Packaging Gateway spoke to Ashwani Sharma, the company’s president and CEO of new business initiatives, to get a bit more information about ASEPTO, as well as other areas Uflex is working on within the packaging industry.
Formulation by Uflex Creates Barrier Packaging for Edible-Oil Reprocessable
In a big boost to its commitment towards sustainability and circular economy, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has developed a customised formulation that renders barrier packaging for edible-oil reprocessable.
Ring Container’s Plastic Bottle Manufacturing and Warehousing Facility, Maryland
Ring Container Technologies inaugurated a new plastic bottle manufacturing plant near Hagerstown, Maryland, US, in April 2018.
BERICAP Shows Product Innovation in Vaping
BERICAP is well-known for caps and closures that surpass the usual packaging solution standards; with one of its latest innovations, the company underlines its position as a leading plastic closure company for the vaping industry in Europe.
A crucial role: packaging design within healthcare
Packaging design must be carefully considered across many industries, says Alan Davies, global design manager at Essentra. Take the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, where packaging is crucial because consumers are patients who need medication.
Cresta Labels Strengthens Capability with Dantex PicoColour® Investment
A recent investment in a Dantex PicoColour® UV inkjet digital press with Corona treatment unit has seen the established label firm Cresta Labels strengthen its print capability that includes flexo, hotfoil and thermal transfer.
Packaging innovation spotlight: multi-functional closure takes the mess out of application
Applying pain relief gel can be a messy process and leaves a sticky residue on one's hands that needs to be washed off, but this is not always practical or possible. However, this is no longer a problem thanks to GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare's recent introduction in Germany and Austria of Voltaren Schmerzgel in a handy applicator pack with a multipurpose closure.
Persuasive labels: how to ignite consumer loyalty
A new psychological study from Avery UK reveals the extent to which product labels and label design can increase sales and even ignite consumer loyalty. Callum Tyndall finds out more about the study and how product labels could influence consumer behaviour.
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