design and branding

06 Oct 2022
--- Microban International is launching LapisShield, a non-heavy-metal technology designed to integrate antimicrobial functionality into water-based coating formulation. The technology inhibits bacterial growth by up to 99.99%,... Read More
04 Oct 2022
--- Conducting life cycle analyses (LCA) are crucial for companies to back up their labeling claims with scientific objectivity. However, the market shows evidence that some companies tend to act more in their own interest,... Read More
03 Oct 2022
--- Nestlé is updating the wrappers on two of its staple confectionery products, Quality Street and KitKat, to facilitate recycling and achieve its environmental goals. Quality Street, launched in 1936, has long been... Read More
26 Sep 2022
--- London-based IoT agency SharpEnd is bolstering Clinique’s latest Moisture Surge 100H “More Than You Think” campaign with its Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. The American personal care and... Read More
23 Sep 2022
--- The balance between premium shelf appeal and increased environmental sustainability was a key theme at London Packaging Week. We spoke to leading packaging suppliers for the cosmetics and personal care industries during the... Read More
22 Sep 2022
--- RecyClass has evaluated Viva Packaging’s In-Mold Label (IML) tube to assess the impact that printed IML would have on the recyclability of PP tubes. The results of the independent laboratory testing demonstrated that... Read More
22 Sep 2022
--- Avery Dennison and The R Collective are continuing their partnership on digital labels for a new environmentally sustainable project, Revival. The clothes are made from “rescued” fabrics with QR code tags that... Read More
19 Sep 2022
--- Closed Loop Partners’ Center for the Circular Economy and the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag partnered with large US retailers to test out its new Beyond the Plastic Bag. The bag is reusable and provided by... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- Aluminum beverage packaging has seen an upward trend this year and is a main theme at this year’s Drinktec trade show in Munich, Germany. At the show, Trivium showcased its aluminum beverage bottles for various... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- This week in industry news, Sappi invested in new technical equipment and production facilities at its Gratkorn site in Austria. Meanwhile, Amcor announced a further strategic investment of up to US$45 million in ePac... Read More
15 Sep 2022
--- Recyclability is taking center stage at Crown’s Drinktec 2022 booth in Munich, Germany. We sit down with Veronique Curulla, marketing and business development director at Crown EMEA, to explore how the company is... Read More
15 Sep 2022
--- PETform is currently showcasing its new preform injection mold at Drinktec 2022 in Munich, Germany, for beverage bottles. The technology allows companies to use their old machines to produce more cavities, thereby decreasing... Read More
13 Sep 2022
--- Ardagh Metal Packaging is spotlighting its customizable technology, Highend, at Drinktec 2022 in Munich, Germany. Live from the show floor, PackagingInsights speaks to Johanna Gasson, the company’s communications... Read More
13 Sep 2022
--- Sealpac has unveiled its latest packaging solutions for plant-based foods. The products are designed to “optimize freshness while using minimal plastic” and reduce waste from the container and its contents. Most... Read More
08 Sep 2022
--- Bayer Consumer Health is partnering with an open innovation services company Yet2 to work with external technologies to solve its latest environmentally sustainable packaging innovation challenge. In turn, this will help... Read More
07 Sep 2022
--- Household packaging is experiencing a shift toward more environmental sustainability, minimizing packaging material and developing recyclable, refillable and reusable packaging solutions. PackagingInsights explores the... Read More
02 Sep 2022
--- This week in industry news, ProAmpac received the International Sustainability Carbon Certification Plus (ISCC Plus) certification for a US-based facility. Also, Smurfit Kappa developed an e-commerce packaging solution for... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- Cupex is expanding its range and starting series production of its reusable lid branded Comfort. With a raised lid profile (“dome”) and a large, oval drinking opening, the solution is particularly suitable for... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- Global consumers are increasingly adopting plant-based diets amid rising climate change fears, health considerations and animal welfare concerns. Embracing this trend, plant-based brands are using packaging design to compete... Read More
30 Aug 2022
--- Lithuanian researchers claim to have developed a takeaway food box that solves all common leakage, cooling and size problems. The team’s new invention is also plastic-free and designed in collaboration with local... Read More