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Diageo and Thin Film Electronics launch sensor tag

Diageo and Thin Film Electronics launch sensor tag

AIPIA member Thin Film Electronics and global drinks company Diageo have launched a fully printed Near Field Communication (NFC) sensor tag.

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Exaprint introduces Packaging Demonstrator Kit

Exaprint introduces Packaging Demonstrator Kit

Exaprint, an online print platform for graphic designers, print professionals and marketing agencies, has unveiled a Packaging Demonstrator Kit for its reseller clients.

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Amcor acquires Nampak Flexibles in $22m deal

Amcor acquires Nampak Flexibles in $22m deal

Amcor has acquired South African flexible packaging giant Nampak Flexibles in a $22m (£14.7m) deal.

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Smurfit Kappa opens new Experience Centre in Poland

Smurfit Kappa opens new Experience Centre in Poland

Smurfit Kappa has announced the opening of its latest Experience Centre in Konin, Poland.

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Pacepacker develops portable mixed tray loader

Pacepacker develops portable mixed tray loader

Pacepacker Services has developed a new offline, portable Mixed Tray Loader pick-and-place system.

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HB Fuller eyes flexibles market with two new adhesives

HB Fuller eyes flexibles market with two new adhesives

Adhesives technology specialist HB Fuller has launched two products targeting the flexible packaging market

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PAFA pays tribute to former PIFA chairman Ronnie Gray: 1937-2015

The Packaging and Films Association (PAFA) has paid tribute to former PIFA chairman Ronnie Gray who died on 20 March.

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Smurfit Kappa union members vote to strike

Smurfit Kappa union members vote to strike

Smurfit Kappa trade union members have voted to strike at the company’s Northampton plant.

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Features

Balancing act for copackers | Suppiler Analysis – Contract Packing

Balancing act for copackers | Suppiler Analysis – Contract Packing

The market is proving to be fraught with new regulations that need to be complied with. However, that hasn’t prevented a great deal of optimism. By Jez Abbott

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Trying to read the label code | Category Focus – Food Labelling (cont.)

Voxpop: Does the public need more nutritional information on pack?

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Filling specialist set to make Euro move | Profile – Peter Nilsson

Filling specialist set to make Euro move | Profile – Peter Nilsson

Des King catches up with Ecolean chief executive Peter Nilsson who is confident he can emulate the firm's Asia-Pacific and China achievements in Europe.

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APP shows its metal with Chinese facility | Analysis

APP shows its metal with Chinese facility | Analysis

Asia Pulp and Paper continues to eye international growth. Waqas Qureshi visited the company’s China operation to learn about its investments and global outlook

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Comment

Raj Bhardwaj: Wishing won’t reduce those prices

Raj Bhardwaj: Wishing won’t reduce those prices

A look at the latest developments in the corrugated market.

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Soap Box: FPA response to DCLG ‘Litter and fly-tipping’ report

Soap Box: FPA response to DCLG ‘Litter and fly-tipping’ report

Foodservice Packaging Association's Martin Kersh welcomes the DCLG's Litter and fly-tipping in England report, particularly what it means for foodservice operators and pack suppliers.

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A last gasp protest… | Comment – Des King

A last gasp protest… | Comment – Des King

A last gasp protest in the face of proposed government legislation - Des King ponders whether blaming tobacco pack branding is merely a smokescreen

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Regulation creates balancing act | Comment – Philip Chadwick

Regulation creates balancing act | Comment – Philip Chadwick

Innovation must strike a balance between consumer need and increasing regulation, says Philip Chadwick

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Design

Exaprint introduces Packaging Demonstrator Kit

Exaprint introduces Packaging Demonstrator Kit

Exaprint, an online print platform for graphic designers, print professionals and marketing agencies, has unveiled...

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Environment

Rieke unveils ‘major’ sustainability programme

Rieke unveils ‘major’ sustainability programme

Rieke is implementing what it describes as a major sustainability programme to help reduce the...

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Equipment

Pacepacker develops portable mixed tray loader

Pacepacker develops portable mixed tray loader

Pacepacker Services has developed a new offline, portable Mixed Tray Loader pick-and-place system.

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