05 Dec 2023 --- The new fund to help nations reeling from damages caused by the climate crisis established at the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, UAE, is good news for developing countries and companies in the international packaging industry, according to Neil Farmer, founder and owner of business development consultancy Neil Farmer Associates.
Pharma packaging juggles material shifts and customer demands amid regulatory and recycling challenges
29 Nov 2023 --- In the consumer health industry, packaging plays a critical role in delivering “remarkable experiences,” find pharma and healthcare packaging experts. Consumers’ expectations for more environmentally sustainable packaging vary across geographies and product categories but are becoming stronger each year, Chris Padain, head of design, packaging and experience...
27 Nov 2023 --- In an exclusive interview with Packaging Insights, Coveris’ CEO Christian Kolarik details the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability through its No Waste strategy, aiming to eradicate waste across operations. He also outlines the ReCover business segment, emphasizing a strategic focus on plastics circularity.
Nedim Nisic, the eCommerce Director at Mondi Group, delves into cutting-edge eCommerce packaging innovations. From automation advancements to groundbreaking design revolutions, this webinar will equip you to stay ahead in the realms of eCommerce packaging, fulfillment, and sustainability goals.
Tipa CEO: Israel’s start-up scene will overcome war and become stronger, more inventive and impactful
We speak to Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO of global compostable packaging company Tipa, which has its HQ in Israel. Since October 7, Daphna has been leading her company despite the ongoing conflict. Daphna tells us about the impact of war on Israeli businesses, the support she has received from the global community. We discuss resilience in the country’s business community, and why she believes...
In today’s episode, we look back at some of the highlights from last month’s CPhI trade show in Barcelona. We speak to Aptar about its concept for sustainable pharma packaging, to MM Group about its added-value solutions and to Allpack about the company’s PVC-free blister packs.
Kalle Gillgren, chief legal officer at PulPac, discusses the need for greater patents and licensing for packaging technologies, which he says are “criminally underused tools” for increasing the development of more environmentally sustainable solutions.
“Confusing” PPWR plenary vote results spur uncertainty and threaten bioplastics investments, says EUBP
28 Nov 2023 --- European Bioplastics (EUBP) is disappointed at the results of last week’s plenary vote on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), in which bioplastics were “not supported,” according to the association, and causes confusion and uncertainty for industry stakeholders. This puts the prospect of needed investments at risk. The vote, in which MEPs...
05 Dec 2023 --- Dutch recycling foundation Afvalfonds Verpakkingen (AV) has announced plans to install an additional 5,400 plastic bottle collection points throughout the Netherlands for its deposit return system (DRS) after conceding that the... Read More
05 Dec 2023 --- Finnish company Raisio has signed the Green Deal on reducing the consumption of single-use plastic (SUP) food containers at a time when the F&B industry continues its efforts to reduce its dependence on such containers and promote... Read More
05 Dec 2023 --- Apple and Amkor Technology have announced an expanded partnership that will see the development of the largest outsourced advanced packaging facility in the US. Amkor projects to invest US$2 billion toward the new facility in Peoria,... Read More
Packaging Focus : Alcoholic beverage packaging
Innova Market Insights data suggests that global launches of alcoholic beverages witnessed a 3% CAGR between October 2018—September 2023, with nearly half of the launches being in Europe and one-third being beer. Glass was the leading alcohol packaging material between October 2022 –... More
Analysis Feature Dairy packaging innovation
Dairy launches are increasing globally, featuring a 5% year-over-year growth when comparing yearly launches from July 2021 to June 2023. From July 2022 – June 2023, Pot was the leading packaging format among tracked dairy products. The leading packaging material was Plastic-Not Specified. The top packaging sustainability-related claims were Recyclable (44%), Responsible Source (12%) and Green Dot...View Analysis