DS Smith: Premium packaging embracing the rise in e-commerce

 17 Sep 2018

Corrugated packaging specialists DS Smith presented its Morocco Gold e-commerce pack during Packaging Innovations 2018 in London. This olive oil pack represents DS Smith’s endeavors to produce e-commerce packaging which is protective but also designed for ease-of-opening and brand appeal. DS Smith inside printing technologies engage the consumer during the opening process by illustrating a targeted marketing story. Franck McAtear, Business Development Manager for DS Smith, tells us more.

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With global food waste accounting for 8 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions (FAO), the packaging industry has a central role to play in food preservation. PackagingInsights speaks with Crown’s chief technology officer Daniel Abramovicz about the role of metal materials in this area. He explains... Read More

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15 Jun 2021 | KHS

Ernst van Wickeren from KHS’s site in Kleve, Germany, shares insights on how the packaging machinery company is helping prepare customers for increasingly stringent European plastics legislation, ranging from paperboard alternatives to glue adhesive solutions. He also shares his views on how the German... Read More

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11 Jun 2021 | APEAL

Following the news that European steel packaging recycling rates reached an all-time high of 84 percent in 2019, APEAL representatives Alexis Van Maercke and Steve Claus elaborate on the environmental and circularity credentials of using steel in F&B packaging. They explain how steel helps combat food waste,... Read More

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25 May 2021 | Greiner Packaging

Ahead of Greiner Packaging’s Innovation Days (June 9-10), PackagingInsights sits down with Jörg Sabo, global marketing and innovation director, who provides a preview of the virtual event’s key themes, including environmental sustainability and innovation. Sabo also discusses the drive to establish a... Read More

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11 May 2021 | Schur Star Systems

Schur Star Systems is promoting its compact and mobile packaging machine for resealable packaging applications, called Schur StarLight. The latest company to enjoy StarLight’s benefits is Urban Oasis, a Swedish vertical farming company. James Khela, business development manager at Schur Star Systems, reveals... Read More

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04 May 2021 | Forme

As the supplement market becomes increasingly mainstream, former professional hockey player Nick Samra is trying to tackle the hygiene and environmental sustainability issues associated with traditional supplement shakers. As his new shaker design, branded Forme, enters the final days of a Kickstarter... Read More

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26 Apr 2021 | Rabobank

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22 Apr 2021 | TC Transcontinental

TC Transcontinental scored a Gold Award for Sustainability in the 2021 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition for its fully compostable coffee pod lidding and mother bag films. Rebecca Casey, senior vice president of marketing and strategy, weighs in on the compostable films greenwashing debate.... Read More

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13 Apr 2021 | Avery Dennison

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23 Mar 2021 | Stoelzle Glass Group

Two central trends are dominating the glass packaging scene: sustainability and technological development. PackagingInsights discusses how these trends will shape the future of glass material in the packaging sector with Stoelzle, a German manufacturer of high-end glassware for F&B, cosmetics and spirits... Read More

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16 Mar 2021 | Mercian, part of Kirin Holdings

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09 Mar 2021 | FlexFilms International, part of UFlex

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03 Mar 2021 | Reelbrands

Dispersion coating is a hotly debated topic in the packaging industry at the moment. Chris McNeill, co-founder of UK-based plastic-free packaging specialist Reelbrands, speaks with PackagingInsights about what dispersion coating really is and the misconceptions surrounding it.

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