Corrugated boxes have been the backbone of e-commerce and facilitate transport of anything...
Corrugated boxes have been the backbone of e-commerce and facilitate transport of anything from books to frozen fish around the world. Pamela Kokozska finds out what trends are shaping this market and what machinery requirements are needed in order to make the boxes.
The University of Warwick has found a new type of biodegradable plastic that can be tossed out with food scraps.
Innovations make life easier, especially in the world of consumer product packaging. There are some ground-breaking solutions changing people's habits and lifestyles, but also many little improvements, sometimes unexpected, that simply introduce convenience to consumers' daily routines.
tna has announced the opening of a new office and training facility in Mexico that provides local food manufacturers with a range of new services and enhanced technical support.
Interactive beer glasses that react to specific moments of action at sporting events have been used to engage with NFL football fans. Maker of ‘live sports celebration products’ Buzz Connect created 80,000 interactive beer cups for the Super Bowl that lit up when a team scored a touchdown. Callum Tyndall finds out more about smart pack solutions.
As the war on plastic continues, the race to find its replacement is also heating up. The latest contender could be Durapulp fibre, which is used to create a new biodegradable packaging to replace the black plastic trays often used in ready meals and raw beef products.
Earlier this year, a ban on the manufacture of products containing microbeads came into force in the UK. The tiny pieces of plastic are used to rinse-off products such as face scrubs, toothpastes and shower gels but substantially impact marine life. Eloise McLennan finds out more about microbeads and the impact of the ban.
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