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4 game-changing trends for flexible packaging designers

There’s no denying that the US flexible packaging industry has seen tremendous growth in the last twenty years. And yet the market is not without shifts and challenges. We believe the following trends will prove to be real game-changers for flexible packaging designers in the coming years. 
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Will the retail-ready packaging trend continue its hot streak?

Industry experts feel retail-ready packaging (RRP) is growing strong and will likely continue to do so in the next few years, as suppliers are slowly but surely adapting to new technologies. But, although there are no signs of a slow-down so far, the future of the RRP sector is in fact not without challenges due […]
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4 packaging design trends that will mark 2018 worldwide

2018 is right around the corner! Are you determined to start the new year inspired and well-prepared? This article gives an overview of the most important global packaging trends that affected brands, retailers, consumers and packaging designers in 2017 and are likely to continue in 2018.
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These 3 remarkable packaging trends defined 2016

As the years go by, so do consumer preferences. Consequently, packaging designers are continuously on the lookout for the next trend to give their designs that coveted edge. But, as 2016 has officially ended … we thought we’d have ourselves a Throwback Thursday. Do you recall the packaging trends that stocked retail shelves a year […]
single serve packaging for the win

So long, economy pack? Single serve packaging is trending

Single serve packaging is more popular than ever thanks to the rising number of single households and the consumer’s increasing habit of snacking between meals. Reversely, with the need for small packaging growing each day, the demand for large economy packs is diminishing. Still, most food and beverage companies fail to adapt their packaging sizes […]

The 3 most fantastic flexible packaging designs of 2016

Flexible packaging is fab! The possibilities in terms of graphic design are endless, the technology continues to advance, and the results will never cease to amaze both the packaging industry and the consumer. So, naturally, we couldn’t help but compile a top 3 of the best of the best flexible packaging designs 2016 offered us […]
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3 flexible packaging trends to stay on top of

Flexible packaging is on the rise. Smithers Pira even estimates that the global market for flexible packaging will have grown 18 percent, to be exact, by 2020. Naturally, this fast growth comes with increasing consumer expectations, which in turn bring along new challenges for the flexographic printing industry. Flexo printers have responded well to these […]
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6 pharmaceutical packaging trends to keep an eye on

Increasingly stringent GMP regulations are only one of many things currently ruling the pharmaceutical industry. DCAT Value Chain Insights analyzed the latest trends and developments in pharmaceutical packaging, and things sure look promising! Here’s a short overview of the trends you should definitely keep an eye on in the next few years:

Christmas is coming! Time for some cool Christmas packaging ideas

Everyone looks forward to Christmas, packaging designers especially! The holiday season, after all, is the one season of the year when packaging doesn’t have to revolve around simplicity and practicality. Instead, it’s about luxury, creativity and putting a smile on people’s faces. With Christmas right around the corner, packaging designers did their best to ensure […]
Sample packaging boosts your business

Think big, go small! How sample packaging may boost your business

A little is good, but more is better! At least, that’s what the average consumer used to think. These days, bulk retailers and supersized portions are making way for mini-sized products – and consumers are loving it. Where they used to step out of their way to purchase as much as they could for as […]
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Top 3 tried-and-true packaging trends

The world of product packaging is moving at a faster pace than ever before. Relying on traditional advertising and sticking to ‘this is how we’ve always done it’ is no longer enough to attract consumers and stay relevant in the market. Keeping up with the latest packaging trends is crucial for a company to grow […]