Digitalisation

ALPLA deploys platform to streamline contract management

Austria-based packaging solutions provider ALPLA will leverage software from contract intelligence company Icertis to enable contract automation. The launch of…

Cobots accelerate packaging innovation

Global sales of industrial robots, valued at $20.7bn in 2022, comprising 33% of the total robotics market, are being propelled…

Green solutions: packaging companies’ role in e-waste reduction 

With pressures of sustainability and eco-friendliness mounting on businesses more than ever these days, companies across the packaging industry are…

Tackling food packaging challenges with new technologies

The food industry, a cornerstone of global commerce, and its packaging operations, face an array of challenges. Some are longstanding…

Signal: brands, consumers in step on digitalisation, not personalisation

E-commerce and digitalisation continue to be increasingly important issues to packaging companies, GlobalData research shows, but growing consumer interest in…

Packaging’s transformative evolution: from storage to emotion

In our modern world, with approximately 7 billion human beings, packaging surrounds us in various forms. Whether we realise it…

The role of smart packaging in the fight against counterfeiting

As the packaging industry dives headfirst into digitalisation, which brings undeniable benefits, a key challenge stemming from this is the…

Short run digital printing success

Industry experts have told Inside Packaging that increased automation in label production will result in increased efficiencies, especially for major…

Connected workers revolutionise plastic and packaging manufacturing

Connected worker platforms are growing across all manufacturing industries and plastic and packaging are no exception.  According to Adroit Market…

The dominance of digitalisation in the packaging industry

GlobalData’s analysis of key themes in the packaging industry finds that digitalisation is key. The rate of digitalisation-related hiring within…