• Retail chain chooses four businesses to help with plastic reduction

    Retail chain chooses four businesses to help with plastic reduction

    The John Lewis Partnership ha announced that ,following a competitive pitch day for JLAB, its retail innovation programme, it has selected four businesses who can help reduce plastic waste by reusing and reducing food, liquid and postal packaging.

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  • Paper and packaging sector investments to increase

    Paper and packaging sector investments to increase

    European paper and packaging companies are likely to step up investment after successfully reducing leverage over the past few years, according to a new report by Moody’s.

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  • Show celebrates in style

    Show celebrates in style

    The PPMA Show 2018 celebrated its 30th anniversary in style last week, with 350 exhibitors presenting new product launches and the latest technology innovations, and a well-attended conference and key speaker lineup tackling key industry issues, such as the Plastic Pact and how to survive Brexit by nurturing skilled staff.

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  • FachPack 2018 sets new records

    FachPack 2018 sets new records

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    • September 28, 2018

    FachPack 2018 attracted around 45,000 trade visitors to Nuremberg to learn about innovations and trends in the packaging industry, an increase of more than 8%, with a particularly strong growth in numbers from outside Germany.

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  • Companies honoured at Label Industry Global Awards

    Companies honoured at Label Industry Global Awards

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    • September 26, 2018

    Innovations by Avery Dennison, Hamillroad Software and RotoMetrics were among the category winners honored at this year’s prestigious Label Industry Global Awards, which took place recently at Joe’s Live in Rosemont, Chicago, as part of Labelexpo Americas 2018.

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  • Europeans awarded for carton excellence

    Europeans awarded for carton excellence

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    • September 24, 2018

    Design students from Austria and Sweden have been honoured at the Pro Carton Young Designers Award 2018 at the ECMA Congress Award Gala in Riga, Latvia.

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  • Coffee pods market taking a harder stance

    Coffee pods market taking a harder stance

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    • September 21, 2018

    The coffee pod market is likely to see a compound annual growth rate of 2.2% between now and 2026, with the more sustainable hard pods being more and more in demand, a recent study by Fact.MR reveals.

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  • UK Parliament to dramatically reduce plastic use through new compostable products

    UK Parliament to dramatically reduce plastic use through new compostable products

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    • September 20, 2018

    The UK Parliament has announced that it intends to lead by example by replacing existing single-use plastic items in the House of Commons and the House of Lords with a new range of compostable products. The plant-based products include certified compostable single-use cutlery, coffee cups and lids, soup containers, takeaway food containers, salad boxes, and drinking straws.

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  • ‘Strong demand’ for packaging authentication technology

    ‘Strong demand’ for packaging authentication technology

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    • September 19, 2018

    A new packaging report confirms there is a ‘strong demand’ for the latest anti-counterfeiting technology. The Global Anti-Counterfeit Packaging Market Professional Survey Report 2018 examined the anti-counterfeiting packaging market in North America, China, Europe, Asia, Japan and India, and forecasts production, revenue, consumption, and import and export in these regions up to 2025. The market for global anti-counterfeit packaging technologies is set to continue to grow in the next few years, reaching more than US$ 357bn by 2026.

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