Compound packaging aims to offer a slice of Bavaria

Compound packaging aims to offer a slice of Bavaria

PEOPLE associate Bavaria with mountains, “lederhosen” and a cosy atmosphere. The sausage producer Houdek has tried to convey a piece of this Bavarian way of...
“MirriNor” demonstrates the metallic effects now achievable with packaging

London show scans the horizon of product design

PACKAGING Innovations London reported record visitor and exhibitor numbers for the fourth year running. Running 1-2 October at the Business Design Centre, the show...
Machine fills flexible packages for juices and wine

Machine fills flexible packages for juices and wine

AT the Drinktec show in September Smurfit Kappa was showing off its BIB 700 Evolutive automatic filling machine. Described as an efficient, compact and...
Winner of a Gold award at the 2013 Flexible Packaging Awards, Amcor’s PushPop - developed by Amcor Flexibles - provides an easy open, convenient package.

Trends in flexible packaging

US based flexible packaging supplier LPS Industries offers an overview of the latest developments in flexible packaging technology, equipment, and design. The all-natural look The...

Compostable packaging gets a little closer

SWITZERLAND has made a decisive step forward in the effort to develop a waste management infrastructure to allow the recycling of biodegradeable plastics. Materials...

Whisky packaging picks up Award of Excellence

THE box for Glendronach’s 45-year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky picked up the Award of Excellence at the Starpack Industry Awards on 11 July....

Smartphone product profiling to empower a new ‘eco’ consumer

CONSUMERS will be able to count the cost of a product’s impact on the environment via a new smartphone-accessed system. As part of...
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A strong acquisition on paper

PAPER-based packaging maker Chesapeake has been acquired by the Washington-based private equity firm The Carlyle Group. The Nottingham-headquartered company, which has produced box packaging...

Interactivity encourages recycling at Rock Ness

VISITORS to the Rock Ness music festival in June were encouraged to recycle drinks containers with the help of a series of interactive bins...

New labelling rules for baby and special diet foods

RULES on the labelling and content of baby milks and foods for special medical purposes are to become better defined, under new European legislation....