design and branding

12 May 2022
--- New York’s new Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) bill is expected to face fierce industry resistance, experts say. The bill, introduced on May 5, would make packaging producers completely responsible for packaging... Read More
04 May 2022
--- Berry Global is unveiling a recyclable lock-up dispenser suitable for e-commerce applications that can handle products with all types of viscosities. The solution reportedly makes the company the first packaging manufacturer... Read More
22 Apr 2022
--- Nextech, a metaverse company and augmented reality (AR) experience technologies provider, has signed a deal with Bothwell Cheese, which uses Nextech’s ARitize CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) to place a QR code triggered... Read More
20 Apr 2022
--- Bakery packaging manufacturers are innovating to extend product shelf life while reducing material use as environmental sustainability demands continue to dominate the wider industry. Meanwhile, the COVID-19 pandemic has... Read More
14 Apr 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Amcor became the first company to purchase certified circular PE material using ExxonMobil’s Exxtend technology for advanced recycling. Also, Greenglass Recycling in Romania invested in a... Read More
14 Apr 2022
--- The rising demand for environmentally sustainable food packaging is infiltrating seasonal packaging this Easter as chocolate brands work to reduce virgin plastic use and explore fiber-based alternatives.
12 Apr 2022
--- The KHS Group will be presenting its portfolio of modern filling technology and environmentally-friendly packaging systems at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne, Germany, later this month. The portfolio includes KHS’s InnoPET... Read More
11 Apr 2022
--- Researchers at the Hebrew University, Israel, have developed a technique for manufacturing pasta that can be “preprogrammed” for specific shape-shifting when boiled. The researchers say the technique will help... Read More
31 Mar 2022
--- Cosmetics and health care tube manufacturer 3D Neopac, part of Hoffmann Neopac Group in Switzerland, has strengthened the capabilities of its signature SpringTube, upgrading its on-site manufacturing technology with two... Read More
28 Mar 2022
--- Quick service restaurant Max Burgers will roll out a fiber coffee lid, “the Liplid” – made from PulPac’s fiber forming technology in all its restaurants in Sweden this year. Liplid, developed and sold... Read More
28 Mar 2022
--- Environmental sustainability demands continue to dominate soft drinks packaging design, as PET bottle and carton pack producers point to life cycle analyses (LCAs) to justify why their packaging is the most responsible... Read More
22 Mar 2022
--- Mondi is unveiling a flexo printing line for hygiene products at its plant in Gronau, Germany. The new machinery will service the hygiene industry’s growing demand for advanced printing options for films and laminates... Read More
17 Mar 2022
--- Canpack has utilized its lithography printing technique to decorate five flagship beers for Polish brewery Trzech Kumpli. The global manufacturer notes that the ability to decorate cans in small batches has become a central... Read More
11 Mar 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Holographyx launched a patented anti-counterfeiting system for pharmaceutical blister packs that enables printing of dosage and marketing information on the area surrounding the pill recess.... Read More
09 Mar 2022
--- Personal care packaging is exploring avenues to greater environmental sustainability, as increasingly stringent legislation and consumer preferences support brands transitioning toward refillable, recyclable and... Read More
07 Mar 2022
--- Antalis Packaging is unveiling an easy-to-recycle alternative to wooden shipping crates that saves customers money and supports their environmental sustainability goals. The fiber-based honeycomb cell shipping carton is... Read More
04 Mar 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Braskem became the latest participant in Nextek’s Nextloopp project to create food-grade recycled polypropylene. Meanwhile, Mondi reported a strong financial performance in its full-year... Read More
03 Mar 2022
--- UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has awarded The Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging (CEFLEX) initiative funding for a flexible packaging design testing program. The collaboration will co-fund investigations into how... Read More
25 Feb 2022
--- In packaging news this week, ProAmpac acquired Belle-Pak Packaging, a leading Canadian manufacturer of flexible packaging. Also, Tesco revealed it had removed one and a half billion pieces of “unnecessary... Read More
23 Feb 2022
--- Innova Market Insights has unveiled its Top Packaging Trends 2022, with “Food Waste Fighters” taking the top spot. The climate crisis, COVID-19 pandemic and political upheavals have elevated food waste concerns,... Read More