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Planned flexibility: Contract packing for Christmas and preparing for the unexpected

Planned flexibility: Contract packing for Christmas and preparing for the unexpected

November 19, 2014 No Comments »

Ben Guy, managing director of Phoenix Contract Services, discusses how contract packers can plan to handle big volumes and tight turnarounds at short notice. Read More »

The magical half-second: making the leap from brand ignorance to brand advocacy

The magical half-second: making the leap from brand ignorance to brand advocacy

November 18, 2014 No Comments »

Adrian Collins, managing director of Ziggurat Brands, assess how packaging can recruit advocates to new products. Read More »

Grant Montague: Why country of origin needs to be considered

Grant Montague: Why country of origin needs to be considered

November 6, 2014 No Comments »

Grant Montague of PRS takes a look at how country of origin can have a significant influence on consumer behaviour. Read More »

Raj Bhardwaj: CorrBoard expertly manages a soft landing in uncertain times

Raj Bhardwaj: CorrBoard expertly manages a soft landing in uncertain times

October 22, 2014 No Comments »

Raj Bhardwaj discusses global economic factors surrounding the outlook for containerboard demand Read More »

Supermarket sweep: packaging trends from the shop floor

Supermarket sweep: packaging trends from the shop floor

October 17, 2014 No Comments »

Kate Fischer, account director, Sun Branding Solutions – creative, discusses the trends that are driving changes in packaging Read More »

Simon Preece: Biomotive Triggers help your pack get noticed

Simon Preece: Biomotive Triggers help your pack get noticed

October 8, 2014 No Comments »

Elmwood's Simon Preece examines how Biomotive Trigggers can offer valuable consumer insight Read More »

Paul Foot: Innovation shifts to lightweight solutions

Paul Foot: Innovation shifts to lightweight solutions

October 7, 2014 No Comments »

Paul Foot, from intellectual property attorney Withers & Rogers, looks at how the market has moved towards lighter packaging Read More »

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 1 Comment »

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 »