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packaging industry challenges in 2018

4 key challenges keeping the packaging industry awake in 2018

The packaging industry is continuously evolving, usually rapidly – and never without challenge. What keeps both bigger and smaller players awake in 2018? This article provides an overview of the main challenges dominating retail and shipping today.
3D printing technology

Is 3D printing technology taking over the packaging industry?

One of the most exciting innovations in the food and beverage packaging industry in the past few years, 3D printing technology is here to stay. More and more companies are discovering the virtually endless opportunities 3D printers have to offer, using 3D printing technology to create personalized packaging on request and even reducing plastic waste […]
The history of packaging materials

The history of packaging materials: leaves, polyethylene and everything in between

Historians agree that early humans started using packaging to transport, store and protect food and trinkets when they were nomadic hunters and gatherers. The history of packaging is, in other words, as old as the history of humankind. As humans developed and technology advanced, so did packaging. A short overview of the various stages of […]
Packaging industry awards

Packaging news – ECMA announces winners of Pro Carton Award 2015

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, Sept. 14, 2015 – More than one hundred entries, including many fantastic innovations, delighted the jury of the Pro Carton ECMA Award this year. The focus was on the unique sustainability of cartonboard: numerous innovative concepts were devoted to cartonboard as a replacement for other materials in order to find more […]
packaging research

3 packaging research pitfalls

In order to help packaging designers better understand their target audience, brands regularly conduct research studies. The theory of these studies is great, the reality is sometimes less impressive. These studies are often fielded by entities that are not experts in the nuances of package design. The findings lack the direction necessary to drive a successful […]