These articles are part of the "Innovative packaging" category
“When used strategically, data analytics have the power to completely transform how a company performs. From improving the quality output of a product, to reducing waste and accelerating throughput, a focus on analysis can help packaging businesses stay competitive and successful for the long-term” – Jan De Roeck, Esko Director of Marketing, Industry Relations and […]
Consumers drive the global economy forward and good packaging lies behind every purchase. While the importance of our industry can’t be overstated, an ageing workforce along with continually advancing technology has led to an ever-widening skills gap. To bridge this gap and help prepare tomorrow’s packaging experts, Esko is extending its multi-million-dollar donation of software […]
To help ensure patient compliance as well as product quality, more and more is expected of pharma packaging designers. Are you not quite sure whether your designs hit the mark technology-wise? This article highlights three smart packaging technologies your competitors are either using as we speak or are bound to implement in the near future.
Who run the world? Consumers! And not just the female ones (sorry, Beyoncé). If there’s any phenomenon driving innovation in packaging design, it’s beyond doubt the ever-changing consumer landscape and all the trends it yields. Need inspiration for your next innovative packaging design? Look no further! Paying attention to these five consumer trends is bound […]
As the average life expectancy increases and the economy globalizes, the pharma industry continues to evolve – as does the pharma packaging supply chain. So how about you? Will your pharma packaging be able to keep up with expectations? Read on to discover which challenges lie ahead.
Trying before buying is all well and good if consumers actually purchase the product, but in many cases products that have been opened in-store only end up sitting on the shelves until they expire – would you buy something that’s evidently been opened by some stranger? Enter the tamper-evident packaging trend, which not just prevents […]
The DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation are globally acknowledged as one of the most prestigious awards in the packaging industry. If you want to have a chance at winning this globally acknowledged award this year, now is the time to sign up! The entry deadline is April 12. The jury also expects to receive a […]
Do you ever wonder what packaging designs will look like ten years from now? One thing’s for sure: there are plenty of disruptive forces at work, driving innovation in packaging and thus encouraging the retail landscape to evolve at full speed. Smithers Pira expects the global packaging market’s value will reach 1 trillion USD by […]
Did you know 1 in 5 consumers refuses to purchase any products from a company that suffered a food recall? Meanwhile, the amount of counterfeit products on the global market is forecast to increase 3 percent annually over the next five years. In the US alone, food recalls have increased 400 percent in the past […]
Nothing beats a hot meal, especially when you don’t have time to cook. Ah, the joy of microwaving! But there’s only so much you can do with your packet of soup, instant pasta or any other type of ready meal that needs heating when you’re in your car, on the train, or worse: when your […]
As if adhering to FDA and GMP guidelines isn’t challenging enough, more and more pharmaceutical packaging designers pay special attention to making their designs counterfeit-proof. They do so because they, quite rightly, deem it not only essential to sales but also to safeguard the consumer’s health and, hence, the reputation of the manufacturer. Experts believe […]