packaging industry

Connected packaging sees sustained industry interest

Creative technology studio Appetite Creative, in partnership with Domino Printing Sciences, has released results from its third annual connected packaging…

Packaging Innovations 2024 hosts Women in Manufacturing panel

On 22 February 2024, the Packaging Innovations exhibition in Birmingham hosted a Women in Manufacturing panel to discuss the gender…

World Packaging Organisation calls PPWR deadline “ambitious”

The global packaging industry waits with bated breath for the European Parliament’s deadline for a decision on the Packaging and…

Why cheap packaging can be more expensive

In the relentless pursuit of cost-effectiveness, businesses are often tempted by the allure of cheaper packaging solutions, aiming to trim…

Paper and pulp: not a cure-all for plastic alternatives

RaboResearch has released a report on the shift from virgin plastic to pulp and paper alternatives. The report states that…

Asia’s packaging boom: urban lifestyle drives innovation

In the bustling landscape of Asia, where urbanisation, smart technology, and sustainability are reshaping lifestyles, the packaging industry is gearing…

Packaging’s role in food supply: a crucial element

In the intricate tapestry of food supply, packaging emerges as a vital thread in both the aesthetics and logistics of…

Convenience or privacy: the status of QR codes on packaging

Quick response (QR) codes were once only used in vehicle manufacturing for tracking parts inventories and supply coordination. Almost a…

Beyond the cart: the surging significance of e-commerce packaging 

The e-commerce market has demonstrated strong growth in recent years, and to say its increasing prevalence is shaping packaging innovation…

The key global packaging industry events to attend in 2024

Packaging industry events have evolved beyond straightforward exhibitions into exciting opportunities for networking across different subsections of the industry, including…