labels & labeling

19 Jun 2024
--- Connected packaging technologies like QR codes and near-field communication (NFC) tags are now a core part of most businesses’ growth strategies, with 85% of brands reporting their intention to boost investments in... 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
03 Jun 2024
--- UK supermarket Tesco is planning to remove plastic stickers on its extra-large avocados to target waste reduction. The company is working with fruit supplier Westfalia for this move and will use laser technology to engrave... Read More
28 May 2024
--- Bobst is demonstrating how machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) can be harnessed to elevate packaging production at the ongoing Drupa 2024 in Düsseldorf, Germany. We caught up with Christian Zeller, head of... Read More
23 May 2024
--- Digital IoT agency SharpEnd recently released its second “Connected Experience Report,” examining how the industry is adopting and responding to developments in connected technologies like QR Codes, near-field... Read More
23 May 2024
--- Roambee is launching the “world’s first true 5G GPS peel-and-ship” smart label for the logistics industry. The 4 x 6-inch smart label offers a “revolutionary” barcode-like user experience,... 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
20 May 2024
--- Recycling tech firm Polytag has announced UK retailer M&S as a founding member of its Polytag Ecotrace Programme, an initiative aimed at optimizing the tracing and recycling of single-use plastic packaging in the UK.The... 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
10 May 2024
--- A collaboration of industry bodies is calling for the European Council (EC) to adopt a “simplified procedure” for the upcoming Green Claims Directive, which would allow companies whose environmental claims are... Read More
03 May 2024
--- This week in industry news, Sappi future-proofed its mill in Austria to adapt to digitalization and industry 4.0 needs. Meanwhile, SIG launched a spouted pouch system featuring in-line pouch sterilization and Carbios... Read More
02 May 2024
--- Henkel Adhesive Technologies, Kraton and Dow are partnering to reduce the carbon footprint for two of Henkel’s North American proprietary products for end-of-line packaging: Technomelt Supra 100 LE and Technomelt Supra... Read More
02 May 2024
--- UPM Raflatac is releasing a new line of products under its Carbon Action Plastic Labels portfolio, introduced to help customers reduce the carbon footprint of their packaging materials. The line is planned for expansion... Read More
26 Apr 2024
--- The Alliance to End Plastic Waste has published its first two “Solution Model” playbooks to improve the understanding of stakeholders across the plastic value chain about what is needed to drive systems change to... Read More
18 Apr 2024
--- E-paper technology company E Ink is replacing paper labels with e-paper shelf labels for increased retailer efficiency and lower carbon emissions. To achieve this goal, E Ink is collaborating with ecosystem partners Realtek... Read More
15 Apr 2024
--- After almost five years of planning and research, environmental consultancy expert Paul Foulkes-Arellano and material sciences specialist Dr. Julia Freer Goldstein have published a new book on how industries like packaging... Read More
12 Apr 2024
--- Packaging trade show Empack in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, ended yesterday. Exhibitors presented their latest solutions, including filling machines, label technology, packaging solutions and automation processes. Among the... Read More
12 Apr 2024
--- This week in industry news, Right Coast Spirits Italian Ice became the first brand to be packed in O-I Glass’ Drinktainer. Meanwhile, SABIC announced the decommissioning of its naphtha cracker Olefins 3 and Berlin... Read More
05 Apr 2024
--- Empack 2024 in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, is inviting visitors to explore the latest innovations for filling machines, label technology, materials and industrial packaging solutions. Between April 9–11, automation... Read More