design & branding

17 Jul 2024
--- Packaging used for selling fashion items plays a crucial role in product protection, brand identity and the customer experience. We look at how industry players are bridging the gap between digital and physical touch points.... Read More
09 Jul 2024
--- The UK packaging industry is calling for investments and legislative support for material circularity from the country’s newly elected Labour government, led by Prime Minister Keir Starmer. For years, the UK has been... Read More
05 Jul 2024
--- This week in industry news, Aldi started packaging its oats in paper-based material. Meanwhile, Greiner Packaging supplied its cardboard-plastic technology to Symington and DS Smith won P&G awards.
04 Jul 2024
--- Mondi is launching a range of monoPE-based, recyclable packaging solutions with improved mechanical properties branded FlexiBag Reinforced. The portfolio is recyclable, where PE film collection facilities and recycling... Read More
02 Jul 2024
--- June kicked off with the world’s largest printing equipment exhibition, Drupa, held in Düsseldorf, Germany. We attended the show to learn about the industry’s latest digital technologies and developments.... Read More
01 Jul 2024
--- Absolut has unveiled a limited-edition bottle in collaboration with The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, inspired by the rediscovery of Warhol’s Absolut “blue” painting. Launching exclusively in... Read More
27 Jun 2024
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) is urging the European Commission (EC) to include waste incineration in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) to lower cross-industry GHG emissions. Including incinerators in the EU ETS will... Read More
18 Jun 2024
--- Dtcpay, a Singapore-based digital payment platform bridging crypto and fiat currencies, has collaborated with packaging design innovator Burgopak to introduce a sustainable unboxing experience for its global payment card.... Read More
12 Jun 2024
--- DS Smith is supporting global snacking company Pladis to reduce plastic in its iconic orange Jacob’s Cream Crackers box by 78% while delivering a tamper-proof pack with “impactful branding.” Pladis... Read More
06 Jun 2024
--- On the penultimate day of this year’s Drupa tradeshow in Düsseldorf, Germany, we look back at the showcases and findings from the largest printing equipment exhibition in the world. Over 11 days (May 28 to June... Read More
05 Jun 2024
--- Consumers increasingly expect clear product labels to improve disposal behavior. A new study titled “Enabling desired disposal of compostable plastic packaging: an evaluation of disposal instruction labels,”... Read More
31 May 2024
--- This week in industry news, Amcor opened its European Innovation Center in Belgium to design improved packaging for consumers and the environment. Meanwhile, Uflex reported an increase in revenue for its flexible packaging... Read More
30 May 2024
--- DS Smith has replaced more than one billion pieces of plastic in partnership with major FMCG brands. Plastic items that have been replaced include fruit and vegetable punnets, plastic carriers and shrink-wrap on soft drink... Read More
29 May 2024
--- Global printing inks and chemicals specialist Hubergroup is teaming up with web offset printing solutions provider Manroland Goss Web Systems to pursue more sustainable packaging solutions. The partnership brings together... Read More
21 May 2024
--- Printing technology trade show Drupa 2024 in Düsseldorf, Germany, will open its doors to visitors next week. Between May 28 and June 7, exhibitors will demonstrate their latest printing and packaging innovations,... Read More
15 May 2024
--- PulPac is partnering with Seaman Paper, a global manufacturer of environmentally sustainable specialty paper and packaging solutions, to unlock new possibilities for customized Dry Molded Fiber packaging using colored and... Read More
15 May 2024
--- The demand for flexible packaging machinery to meet various filling and sealing demands is increasing. Industry actors are innovating to balance sustainability and process optimization. Kevin Groten, marketing and... Read More
10 May 2024
--- This week in industry news, Suzano announced its Cerrado Project, the “largest single-line pulp mill in the world,” will be operational in coming weeks. Meanwhile, Amcor worked with personal care company Avon to... Read More
07 May 2024
--- Alpla and Refriango are securing the growing demand for high-quality beverages and bottled drinking water in Angola and the surrounding countries. The international packaging specialist and Angola’s beverage company... Read More
06 May 2024
--- Manufacturer of mass spectrometry instrumentation Sciex, in collaboration with the scientific community, has developed an open-access extractable and leachable (E&L) mass spectrometry library of 724 known chemical... Read More