labels & labeling

06 Dec 2019
--- This week in packaging, the European Aluminum Foil Association (EAFA) reiterated the full recyclability of aluminum wrappers amid expectations that Chocolate Santa Claus production will hit record highs this Christmas.... Read More
04 Dec 2019
--- Wine industry platform Winerytale is offering a synonymous app that allows wine producers to create, manage and market an augmented reality (AR) experience to consumers via smartphone-scannable labels. The Winerytale... Read More
06 Nov 2019
--- UK government-backed circular economy and resource efficiency charity WRAP has issued new guidance encouraging retailers to sell more fresh produce loose and without Best Before dates. These changes could help reduce the... Read More
14 Oct 2019
--- P&G haircare brand Herbal Essences is set to introduce technology like Alexa and the Be My Eyes app to make its products more accessible to people with low to no vision. These audio assistance tools make it easier for... Read More
10 Oct 2019
--- Nestlé and flexible packaging supplier Emsur Argentina have raised the sustainability bar in the Chilean yogurt market with the introduction of a removable label, which can be easily peeled off supplier Coexpan... Read More
27 Sep 2019
--- Global materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison is featuring a range of recently launched sustainable solutions at its “A Sustainable World” exhibit at the ongoing Labelexpo Europe show in... Read More
18 Sep 2019
--- The best before date on some of Unilever’s products under the Knorr and Hellmann’s brands will now be followed by the Danish phrase for “often good after” in a bid to cut food waste. Unilever Denmark... Read More
11 Sep 2019
--- Swiss-based packaging company Bobst is leading the foil stamping space with the only size VI die-cutter hot foil stamping machine on the market. Hot foil stamping is the process of applying metallic foil or holograms to... Read More
29 Aug 2019
--- Digital printing company Xeikon has developed a solution to enhance and increase printers’ range of labels. The combination of the Xeikon X-800 workflow and the PantherCure UV ink creates a tactile layer, responsible... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- Label material producer UPM Raflatac has introduced an industry-first wood-based polypropylene film material to the consumer packaging market. The UPM Raflatac Forest Film label material was developed in collaboration with... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Coca-Cola bottled water brand DASANI has announced a series of landmark sustainability moves, including the introduction of the HybridBottle. The HybridBottle is Coca-Cola’s first US pack to be made with a mix of 50... Read More
05 Aug 2019
--- An overwhelming majority (93%) of UK consumers would like to be able to recycle plastic films more easily, a bpi protec survey has found, but they need much more help in understanding where films can be recycled. Only 37... Read More
02 Aug 2019
--- This week in packaging, Pregis joined Amazon’s Packaging Support and Supplier (APASS) network, which will provide the US-headquartered supplier with guidance on how to design, test and supply packaging that meets the... Read More
01 Aug 2019
--- Verallia, a global manufacturer of glass containers for food and beverages, has launched the new version of its Virtual Glass packaging creation tool. The digital tool enables customers to obtain realistic, high-quality... Read More
26 Jul 2019
--- Coca-Cola announced continued progress towards its “World Without Waste” goals for recycling, recyclable packaging and the use of recycled materials. The progress includes several brand launches of 100 percent... Read More
25 Jul 2019
--- MULTIVAC is set to showcase its new X-line machine generation at FachPack 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany, on 24-26 September. The X-line exhibits will include the RX 4.0 thermoforming packaging machine and the TX 710 traysealer.... Read More
22 Jul 2019
--- WRAP, which manages The UK Plastics Pact, has published new guidelines that clarify which plastics used in rigid household packaging are currently classed as “recyclable,” based on existing UK recycling... Read More
18 Jul 2019
--- Dawn Foods is “revitalizing” its entire product portfolio, categorizing products to make it easier for customers to select the correct solution for individual applications. As part of its continued growth as a... Read More
12 Jul 2019
--- Leading bioproducts producer Novamont announced that its Mater-Bi bioplastic has been shown to biodegrade in the sea with similar efficiency as cellulosic materials, like paper. Mater-Bi plastics were analyzed by means of... Read More
28 Jun 2019
--- This week in packaging, Amcor entered into a US$394 million agreement with investment firm Kohlberg & Company for the sale of three former Bemis flexible packaging plants in the UK and Ireland. The divestment was... Read More