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Food waste issues – can packaging play a part?

By Mark Shaw, new product development technical manager, Parkside FOOD waste is attracting significant attention around the globe and with good reason. Food waste is...

Unpacking sustainability

Hugh Lightbody, chief officer of the Business Gateway National Unit, explains that help is available for businesses looking to invest in more sustainable packaging...

Utilising digital print to drive packaging innovation

By Lorenzo Angelucci, CEO, Transcend Packaging If these unchartered times have taught businesses anything, it is the importance of being able to adapt, respond and...

Fulfilling the new normal

Online retailers will need to find ways of working in the new normal to support what is likely to be an increasingly vital direct...

All hail the hidden heroes of plastics

Pete Beavis, senior sector specialist and materials scientist at R&D tax credit specialist ForrestBrown, explains why we need to stop demonising plastics, approach new...

Adopting new ways of working to suit the new normal

Amid the Covid-19 lockdown, Rick Hindley, executive director at Alupro, discusses how the industry body has adapted its operations to continue delivering its work...

Plastic shows it can be a force for good

Plastic has made an important contribution to the fight against the coronavirus but to continue to make the best of its many benefits will...

Boxing clever for the recovery

Packaging’s role in encouraging sales and supporting brand positioning will be all the more important as business seeks to recover from the coronavirus pandemic...

Slashing food waste with induction heat seals

Food waste has been in the headlines for a long time and in this season of supply chain challenges, making the most of such...

Packaging’s data evolution: from simple wrapper to sophisticated data carrier

The concept of product packaging has evolved from humble beginnings as a plain, loose wrapper, to a sophisticated, branded and data-marked means of providing...