Digital downloading has clearly had an impact on DVD, CD and video game packaging Tony Corbin finds out how pack designers and manufacturers have responded
There are several challenges facing those providing packaging for the growing e-commerce market but Tony Corbin finds that many are rising to them and reaping rewards
Millennials are a diverse audience and one that is at home with technology. In the UK, Philip Chadwick finds out more.
How realistic is it for companies that operate in the chilled and frozen category to completely eradicate plastic packs without creating a barrier to recycling? Simon Creasey investigates.
Jez Abbott finds that firms are concerned about the banning of single-use plastics in Europe and the general anti-plastic rhetoric crowding out the robust role that plastic plays on food preservation and lightweighting.
The EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) deadline is just a year away and most firms seem equipped to comply, but Tony Corbin finds out there’s more than regulation that’s driving innovation
A major fire could have put paid to the ambitions of many companies. However, Primo impressively kept business going and Waqas Qureshi discovers that the firm is going from strength to strength
Jez Abbott finds corrugated point of sale (POS) and retail ready packaging (RRP) experts reporting strong growth, while misleading claims about the material and the lack of training and education are among the concerns.
Rebranding tried and trusted names in confectionery is tricky with some opting for mash-ups or variations. Simon Creasey finds out who’s standing out.
The metal packaging sector appears to be in positive mood with investment and new products. Jez Abbott spoke to four senior industry figures to find out how their 2017 went and what’s in store for this year.
The soft drinks sector is under scrutiny over its use of plastic bottles. However, Tony Corbin finds out that the industry is showing that it has the bottle to tackle the well-publicised issue of waste
As Joanne Hunter discovers, there’s more than meets the eye to the technologies that were showcased at Japan’s biggest packaging show of 2017 run by the Japan Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Association at the Tokyo Big Sight International Exhibition Centre
The contract packing sector appears to be sin good health following a positive 2017. Jez Abbott spoke to five companies in the sector to find out what’s in store for next year.
Simon Creasey examines how the personal care sector’s demand for functionality has limited pack innovation
Despite currency fluctuations, most firms in the pallets market are not only ploughing ahead with bold innovation and investment plans to boost their businesses but enjoying good trading conditions. Jez Abbott reports.