design & branding

26 May 2023
--- This week in industry news, Vetropack started to heat two glass furnaces to increase production by 70% while SABIC partnered with Estiko Packaging Solutions and Coldwater Prawns to make an ecological pouch for frozen shrimp.... Read More
24 May 2023
--- In today’s competitive landscape influenced by a growing number of socially conscious consumers, how can cosmetics packaging effectively integrate functionality and ethical considerations while aligning with a... Read More
22 May 2023
--- DS Smith has invited students from the University of Exeter, UK, to compete in creating design systems for a circular economy. The students must make reusable packaging solutions focusing on e-commerce and white goods... Read More
16 May 2023
--- Eastman has acquired feedstock for its recycling facility in Port Jerome sur Seine, France. With an investment of US$1 billion, the planned molecular recycling facility is said to become “the world’s... Read More
05 May 2023
--- This week in industry news, Mondi manufactured a recyclable paper bag solution to roll pack mattresses. Also, WestRock Company announced it will permanently close its paper mill in North Charleston, US, and AeroSafe Global... Read More
04 May 2023
--- Sealed Air has changed its corporate brand to SEE, taking the next step in reinventing the company and partnering with customers to deliver packaging solutions integrating automation, digital and sustainability, creating... Read More
21 Apr 2023
--- This week in industry news, Innovia Films developed a printable coated cavitated biaxially oriented PP (BOPP) facestock film for pressure-sensitive labeling applications. Meanwhile, Multivac and Berry Global opened and... Read More
19 Apr 2023
--- Laylo, a premium boxed wine retailer, has partnered with DS Smith to provide safe product transportation to consumers’ homes. DS Smith is also investing €145 million (US$159 million) into its paper mill in Viana,... Read More
14 Apr 2023
--- Novolex is marketing its Power Prep wrap for grab-and-go hot sandwiches and other freshly made foods. Manufactured by the Novolex brand Bagcraft, the new packaging keeps food tasting fresh as it’s wrapped, frozen,... Read More
13 Apr 2023
--- Stella Lee, artist and material designer, has taken to social media to showcase her whimsical shoe designs where instead of using typical leather and rubber materials, she employs leftover packaging from fashion merchandise.... Read More
06 Apr 2023
--- Label printing company Reynders is showcasing its shrink-sleeve solutions at this year’s Empack trade show, April 5-6, in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. The sleeves can be easily separated from cans by... Read More
04 Apr 2023
--- Albertsons Companies’ O Organics brand is revamping its packaging design to meet consumer demand as the business grows. The organic brand will continue to maintain its aesthetic accentuated by vibrant, clean and modern... Read More
03 Apr 2023
--- Since the end of COVID-19 lockdown measures, packaging industry players are more aware than ever of the power of connected technologies like QR codes, near-field communication (NFC) and augmented reality (AR). However, many... Read More
31 Mar 2023
--- This week in industry news, Pepsi announced it would roll out its new logo in North America in the fall and Avery Dennison said it is transitioning to using a carbon footprint tool for transparency. Meanwhile, Smurfit Kappa... Read More
20 Mar 2023
--- Inconsistent data access and a lack of supply chain transparency are the key barriers to gaining credibility on environmental sustainability claims, finds a new report by Smurfit Kappa. The findings, drawn from 440 senior... Read More
17 Mar 2023
--- This week in industry news, Toshiba launched an industrial printer to simplify everyday packaging applications and Berry Global Group announced it is launching Typar DrainableWrap to protect multi-story structures.... Read More
15 Mar 2023
--- A leaked draft of the European Commission’s (EC) Green Claims legislation, designed to combat greenwashing, is expected to raise litigation against packaging companies using vague, impartial and misleading advertising.... Read More
06 Mar 2023
--- DS Smith has collaborated with the Museum of Brands in London, UK, to help tackle loneliness and encourage bonding by developing a special Brand Box for those with dementia and their caregivers. Dementia is a group of... Read More
02 Mar 2023
--- DSM Engineering Materials is partnering with reusable packaging start-up DiFold and equipping it with bio-based, thermoplastic copolyester to manufacture its flagship Origami foldable water bottle. Inspired by the Japanese... Read More
01 Mar 2023
--- Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) has acquired a majority share in digital can printing startup NOMOQ, to extend AMP’s support of newcomers in the beverage market. The Switzerland-based start-up, founded in 2021, is now... Read More