interpack is the essential event for the food, beverage, confectionery, bakery, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, non-food and industrial goods sectors. No other trade fair in the world represents the entire supply chain. And at no other trade fair does the packaging industry provide all industry sectors with tailored solutions and innovative designs based on such a variety of materials.
It’s something that happens quite frequently: no time for breakfast, so a quick stopover at the petrol station will have to do for an early morning coffee that’ll kickstart the day. It’s very common in Germany, and a recent ARAL study found that over two thirds of all Germans regularly treat themselves to a cup of coffee while travelling.
The market has now been enriched by yet another luxury car – the new Lexus IS Saloon. In this instance, however, it has taken the form of a unique item in an unusual guise, as it is made entirely from corrugated paperboard.
Germany’s supermarkets are full of gingerbread, ginger biscuits and other goodies these days. This can be extremely tempting, of course. Yet it’s by no means the pre-Christmas period yet. While offering “autumn confectionery”, the German packaging industry is consciously avoiding Christmas themes such as angels and Christmas trees until 29 November – the first Sunday in Advent.
Compact packaging may be environment-friendly and economical, yet many Germans are still more confident about XXL formats. Several competing manufacturers now want to join forces in persuading the consumer.
Until now patients were generally only able to view the complete information on a medical product after making its purchase. However, it will now be possible to see this information in advance thanks to a booklet label attached to the folding box.
Europe-wide testing standards have been in place for sterile medicines since 2006. The packaging systems for medical goods currently in use are largely made up of two components: a foil coating as well as outer packaging. Innovative manufacturing processes now make production possible in one sole stage. Moreover, the market is now seeing further blister innovations.
Make new contacts, acquire new clients and leave your mark with an innovative stand design. interpack is a must for global players, innovative mid-sized companies and traditional small businesses alike.