- August 17, 2017
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Disruptive design and collaboration are accelerating the move to a more sustainable future, where products, and their packaging, are more easily used, disassembled, and regenerated, according to global provider of rigid & flexible packaging, Amcor.
A consortium of European companies have launched a new project to make flexible packaging more relevant to the circular economy. The new project, CEFLEX, has been organised by companies representing the entire value chain of flexible packaging and will endeavour to advance better system design solutions. It continues the work of the recently concluded projectREAD MORE
The deals continue Neil Farmer discusses recent mergers and acquisitions activity and details how the trend will continue throughout 2017 In my column I have always extolled the virtues of globalisation. I firmly believe that international trade, market expansion and development of new innovative products in emerging market can only be a good thing. ThisREAD MORE
Don’t have an ‘oscar oops’ Jo Saker says there can be consequences when some of the key points are taken for granted during new packaging creation We all know how embarrassing it is when things go wrong. No-one wants to be Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway announcing the wrong ‘best picture’ Oscar. Many people areREAD MORE
Neil Farmer discusses the beauty and personal care market packaging innovations now being driven by sustainability The beauty and personal care market, worth more than $23 billion, is exhibiting important developments in sustainable packaging and eco-friendly solutions. It is forecast that the global market will be worth $28 billion by 2018/19, driven by growth inREAD MORE
Jo Saker discusses why it may be time to recapture the real meaning of ‘Artisan’ Our supermarket shelves and fast food outlets are full of brands and products claiming artisan credentials but has the use of the term become so pervasive that it no longer seems meaningful? At one end we have skilled craftsmen, makingREAD MORE