Packaging Innovation
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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 […]
Lactips biodegradable plastic packaging

Got milk-based plastic packaging? Lactips created it!

Did you know that approximately 300 million bags of chemical waste are disposed of every year? And that tons of left-over chemicals end up in landfills and even the consumer’s water supply? Now that waste management is more important than ever, a great deal of packaging manufacturers are rising to the occasion with innovative green […]
Clarke is a cardboard recycling robot

WALL-E who? Meet Clarke, the cardboard recycling robot!

It’s been almost ten years since WALL-E first melted our hearts, but it seems the recycling robot is now facing some competition. In terms of recycling capabilities, that is. Clarke, a cardboard recycling robot developed by AMP Robotics and nicknamed after inventor Arthur C. Clarke, is not nearly as cute as WALL-E. But boy, can […]

A modest proposal for solving the packaging waste problem?

As we all know, packaging waste presents a great problem in the modern day and age. Producing packaging materials such as plastics cause pollution, while recycling costs have gone up over the last years. On his website Disappearing Package graduate student and packaging designer Aaron Mickelson asks himself this question: ‘How can we eliminate packaging […]