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Packaging fit for the future

By Rob Carle, DS Smith e-commerce team E-COMMERCE is growing at an unprecedented rate around the world and has resulted in huge demand for packaging that will..

April 2019

Why glass is still a clear winner

By Charlotte Taylor, marketing manager at glass manufacturer Beatson Clark DESPITE competition from other materials, glass continues to hold its own as the..

April 2019

Why packaging technologists are becoming a luxury

By Diane Smedley, senior consultant – manufacturing and engineering, HRC Recruitment IF there was one trend that stood out in 2018 from a packaging..

April 2019

Sound advice for packaging firms

Mark Williamson, sales and marketing director at audio branding specialist PHMG, explains why sound should be considered a crucial part of the marketing mix..

April 2019

Rising rum: preparing for the inevitable market boom

Gary Steen, UK sales director at Stölzle, speaks on the changing trends in the spirits industry and shares predictions for the next year Rising rum Over..

April 2019

Brexit instability leaves UK suppliers in demand

By Stephen Jarrold, sales and marketing director at Denny Bros WHEN you arrive at any trade show, you have a number in mind. A target number for potential..

April 2019

The medication lifecycle

Once medication is packaged, a wealth of regulations become applicable, including NICE guidelines and General Pharmaceutical Council standards of conduct...

April 2019

Are you FMD-ready?

Pharmaceutical manufacturers must now comply with the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) which is aimed at reducing the number of falsified medicines..

April 2019

The packaging challenges posed by an ageing population

Industry faces the challenge of creating packaging that is secure and tamper-proof, but also easy to open for elderly consumers and those who lack strength or..

April 2019

Packaging can help in fight to reduce waste

There are currently drives to reduce the amount of packaging used in the food industry. However, wasted food is also an environmental problem. Here, Robert..

April 2019

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