design & branding

25 Sep 2023
--- Luxury glass packaging products, especially for alcoholic beverages, were highlighted at this year’s London Packaging Week (September 21-22), UK, with companies presenting customized, lightweight, embossed and... Read More
19 Sep 2023
--- With countries like the UK, France, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand cracking down on single-use vapes amid rising health and environment concerns, we examine the packaging industry’s role in the damages caused by... Read More
13 Sep 2023
--- UK Research & Innovation’s Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) Challenge, by Innovate UK, has launched a new £1.5 million (US$1.7 million) competition dubbed Liquid Food and Beverages in Refillable... Read More
30 Aug 2023
--- Cushioning solutions developer HexcelPack will showcase its new packaging portfolio at Pack Expo in Las Vegas, US, September 11-13. Among the introductions will be a bladeless automatic dispensing solution for void fill, a... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- This year’s Pack Expo trade show in Las Vegas, US, is gearing up to launch the “largest show since its inception” next month (September 11-13) with over 2,000 global exhibitors set to showcase the... Read More
16 Aug 2023
--- As the diversification of ice cream and desserts continues to grow, so does consumer demand for more attractive, convenient and environmentally responsible packaging. Consequently, the market is witnessing higher demand for... Read More
08 Aug 2023
--- APC Packaging has released a refillable double-walled glass jar (JRGP) for premium beauty and skin care brands. The JRGP jar can be refilled, a feature made for environmentally conscious consumers and brands. APC Packaging... Read More
04 Aug 2023
--- This week in industry news, the American Packaging Corporation opened its Center of Excellence manufacturing facility in Cedar City, US. Meanwhile, Smurfit Kappa released its first half-year results and custom thermoformer... Read More
21 Jul 2023
--- This week in industry news, Krones added a non-returnable glass line to its Pretoria South African Breweries (SAB) site for Corona beer production. Meanwhile, Smurfit Kappa received numerous awards for its packaging... Read More
19 Jul 2023
--- Kellogg’s Pringles is launching a recyclable paper-based tube for its potato chips in Europe in a move that the UK Recycling Association has welcomed as an effective case study for brands struggling to transition away... Read More
19 Jul 2023
--- The packaging industry is increasingly affected by the global consumer trend toward health awareness. This growth is encouraging packagers, designers and manufacturers to focus on optimized nutrition packaging designs.... Read More
13 Jul 2023
--- R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) has released its 2023 (Un)Packaging Reality Report, revealing that supply chains and market conditions in the US are stabilizing despite recent challenges. Following last year’s... Read More
10 Jul 2023
--- US-based supermarket Southeastern Grocers (SEG) has launched a store brand product line named Know & Love, with new packaging for clean labeling. The range will be rolled out gradually through the year in SEG’s... Read More
30 Jun 2023
--- This week in industry news, Mondi created the SolmixBag to transport dry construction materials and TNA Solutions partnered with US company Mister Bee Potato Chips. Meanwhile, Walki Group invested in a Finnish start-up to... Read More
29 Jun 2023
--- Crystal Head Vodka has adorned its signature skull bottle in multicolor splatters creating a limited-edition “Paint Your Pride” bottle in honor of this Pride month. The 750 mL skull shape is made to... Read More
26 Jun 2023
--- Beverage cans are the most sustainable drink packaging format on the market, claims Florian Combe, new product development and graphics manager at Crown Bevcan EMEA. We discuss the current beverage industry trends and... Read More
23 Jun 2023
--- This week in industry news, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners partnered with Sidel to transition to tethered caps and lighter bottles for its carbonated soft drinks (CSD) plastic bottles. Meanwhile, DS Smith announced it would... Read More
21 Jun 2023
--- Packaging companies are increasingly turning to digital means as a way of increasing brand engagement. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, technologies like QR codes, near-field communication (NFC) and augmented reality have become... Read More
19 Jun 2023
--- Charlie Banana’s reusable cloth diapers are now offered in fully recyclable packaging using FSC-certified paper, guaranteeing that all the paper packaging materials are responsibly sourced to ensure no net loss of... Read More
13 Jun 2023
--- Sainsbury’s is the second-largest supermarket chain in the UK, and positive consumer perception is a major part of its success. However, things went wrong when the brand changed its minced beef trays to vacuum packs to... Read More