Finding flat flakes in foods

LAST year Fortress Technology unveiled a metal detector that inspects low profile, high value foods vertically and horizontally concurrently to achieve the 'highest sensitivity...

Danish business optimises warehouse logistics with autonomous mobile robots (AMR)

USE robots where it makes sense and people to do higher-value tasks. That’s the philosophy behind the design of the entire logistics flow of...

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...

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...

Compostability and barrier performance: a match made in packaging heaven

By Mark Shaw, new product development technical manager at Parkside A significant shift in consumer environmental awareness is driving continuous innovation in the high barrier...
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New innovation keeps customers connected

PRODUCT packaging accessed using mobile phones may sound like a strange concept, but one Internet of Things (IoT) firm insists such connected packaging is the future.
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A popular Expression

O-I was at the forefront of a prestigious project to produce a premium, commemorative Scotch whisky bottle to mark the International Wine and Spirits Competition’s (IWSC) 50th anniversary.
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Carbon debate takes centre stage at NEC

ANOTHER successful Packaging Innovations exhibition is in the books. Taking place in late February in Birmingham, just before coronavirus wreaked havoc with trade shows across the UK and beyond, more than 300 exhibitors showed off their latest solutions and innovations at the busy event.

Alternatives to plastic packaging in food and drink

ADVERTORIAL Plastic was invented a little over a century ago, but it has quickly become ubiquitous globally with 8.3 billion metric tons created since its...

Welcome to the future: Birmingham event to showcase next big things to hit sector

VISITORS to Packaging Innovations 2020 will get a rare glimpse into the future, according to the show’s organisers. Around 300 exhibitors will showcase their latest...