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Barry Darnell: The best toy packs stick to classic principles

Barry Darnell: The best toy packs stick to classic principles

September 18, 2014 No Comments »

What makes good toy packaging? Analogue's Barry Darnell, who has worked with some of the world’s biggest toy brands, shares his top tips Read More »

Raj Bhardwaj: Material costs rise – with differing impacts

Raj Bhardwaj: Material costs rise – with differing impacts

September 10, 2014 No Comments »

Raj Bhardwaj takes a look at how the corrugated market is performing and what to look out for in the future Read More »

The two sides to every carton | Tech Talk – Matt Rockley

The two sides to every carton | Tech Talk – Matt Rockley

September 10, 2014 No Comments »

There are two sides to every story – and two sides to every carton Read More »

Smithers Pira | The key trends driving bioplastics

September 10, 2014 No Comments »

With packaging markets consuming more than 60% of all global bioplastics production, the packaging industry has become the most important end-use sector for bioplastics. Smithers Pira finds out more Read More »

Thermal inkjet technology pushing manufacturing limits

Thermal inkjet technology pushing manufacturing limits

September 10, 2014 No Comments »

Casey Robertson, North American product manager, Videojet Technologies, looks at the challenges of the non-porous makeup of rigid and flexible packages, as well as pre-packaged products requiring a stock keeping... Read More »

Convey, don’t say: how alcohol brands might address plain packaging

Convey, don’t say: how alcohol brands might address plain packaging

September 3, 2014 No Comments »

Chris Aukett, research manager at design research agency The Big Picture, discusses whether the plain packaging debate will stop at cigarettes Read More »

Mark Ryan: The case for quality corrugated packaging

Mark Ryan: The case for quality corrugated packaging

September 3, 2014 1 Comment »

TRM Packaging's Mark Ryan explores the corrugated packaging landscape Read More »

Putting secondary packaging first

Putting secondary packaging first

September 3, 2014 No Comments »

Matt Pomorski, from SAICA’s in-house design agency SAICA Creative, explains why secondary packaging shouldn’t be left on the shelf Read More »

Has UK Pharma lost its Euro-Vision?

Has UK Pharma lost its Euro-Vision?

September 3, 2014 No Comments »

Former AstraZeneca serialisation expert, Christoph Krähenbühl, demystifies the arguments around compliance with the forthcoming EU Safety Features regulations in the EU’s Falsified Medicines Directive (EU-FMD) Read More »

Hervé Turpault: FMCG brands need to smarten up their act against own label

Hervé Turpault: FMCG brands need to smarten up their act against own label

September 3, 2014 No Comments »

Hervé Turpault, of PRS, looks at the how the own label market is faring against its branded rivals Read More »

Paper: The future of pallet packaging

Paper: The future of pallet packaging

September 3, 2014 No Comments »

Paul Gill, development manager at the UK’s leading paper honeycomb manufacturer Dufaylite, explores the benefits of cardboard pallet packaging and why the future will see plastic alternatives left behind Read More »

Transcreating medical packaging

Transcreating medical packaging

September 2, 2014 No Comments »

Joanna Laurson-Doube, group account director at Mother Tongue Life, discusses the complexity involved in translating medical packaging and how the answer lies in transcreation Read More »

Things to consider when shipping items

Things to consider when shipping items

August 20, 2014 No Comments »

Shipping items overseas for business involves issues such as timings, regulations, safety and more. Anna Longdin discusses the packaging issues involved when trying to send products abroad legally and safely Read More »

Better energy procurement practices for packaging

Better energy procurement practices for packaging

August 12, 2014 No Comments »

Mark Eccles, from Gazprom Energy UK, explores how packaging purchasers can overcome the environmental challenges that the industry faces as a whole whilst retaining a competitive edge through effective energy... Read More »

Luxury packaging captures the essence of fashion and beauty

Luxury packaging captures the essence of fashion and beauty

August 12, 2014 No Comments »

Veronique Curulla, marketing director, Crown Aerosols and Speciality Packaging Europe, assess the globalisation of the cosmetics, fragrance and personal care industries and their influence on the design and decoration of... Read More »