labels & labeling

29 May 2023
--- Avery Dennison has selected BeFC, Moree, Peafowl Plasmonics, Puro Renewables and Stemly as the five winners of its second AD Stretch Accelerator Program cohort. “Avery Dennison aims to foster a start-up mentality of... Read More
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
23 May 2023
--- Canon is launching “the first” carbon-neutral, technical-wide format papers for the Architectural, Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing (AECM) industry, branded Red Label Zero FSC and Recycled White Zero... Read More
12 May 2023
--- This week in industry news, Smurfit Kappa expanded its Pruszków corrugated plant in Poland and Billerud released a machine-glazed kraft paper wrap. Meanwhile, Krones supplied Makkah Water Company with two additional... Read More
27 Apr 2023
--- Despite consumers wanting to make environmentally friendly product choices, researchers at Tilburg University, Netherlands, have found that consumer perceptions of product packaging often deviate from the objective reality.... 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
17 Apr 2023
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) is calling on EU policymakers to make material recovery and biological treatment (MRBT) of mixed waste mandatory. The organization has found the method is cost-competitive with controversial,... Read More
14 Apr 2023
--- This week in industry news, PepsiCo launched pep+ Partners for Tomorrow, a platform to help its customers reach their environmental sustainability goals and Amcor placed the first commercial order of ExxonMobil’s... 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
06 Apr 2023
--- At Empack 2023, April 5-6, in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands PackagingInsights speaks to Roy Schoemaker, packaging solutions manager at UPM Raflatac, about the company’s label solutions and how its liner... 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
27 Mar 2023
--- Persil, Unilever detergent brand, is adding Accessible QR codes (AQR) to a range of its packs, developed in partnership with Zappar and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB). The codes were designed to provide... Read More
24 Mar 2023
--- Connected packaging technologies could become a key enabler of supply train traceability and environmental sustainability targets but are restrained by ineffective legislation, according to SharpEnd and CEO and... Read More
21 Mar 2023
--- Switzerland-based digital can printing company NOMOQ is launching in the UK to capitalize on the growing beverage industry, which is projected to reach over £8 billion (US$9.8 million) in revenue in the UK at the end... Read More
15 Mar 2023
--- Consumers are driving toward more environmentally and health-conscious lifestyles and food choices, leading to fresh fruit and vegetable packaging innovation, according to Innova Market Insights. We speak to ATS-Tanner and... 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
03 Mar 2023
--- Climate change continues to threaten the planet’s ecosystem, requiring packaging companies to take bold steps and adjust their portfolios to solutions beyond fossil-based applications. PackagingInsights speaks to UPM... 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
28 Feb 2023
--- Raw Rev has partnered with creative and brand design agency Pearlfisher’s New York City studio to help redefine its brand strategy, visual identity and packaging. The redesign has a “mission to revolutionize our... Read More