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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 presents the entire supply chain. At no other trade fair does the packaging industry provide all sectors with tailored solutions and innovative designs based on such a variety of materials, and it is, of course, THE event for the packaging industry.
Processing and packaging. Distribution, consumer protection and protection against product piracy. Protection against contamination, deterioration or damage and for proper handling – the challenges are huge and only an overall approach can meet the demands set by old and new markets, social change, evolving consumer habits and rapidly developing trends and ensure success across the board.

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Anticipation x 24
This refillable Advent Calendar from Swiss chocolatier Fabian Rimann gets pulses racing.
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Invisible barcode could revolutionise packaging market
Invisible to the human eye special image scanners are capable of selectively decoding information from so-called Digital Watermark Codes (DWCodes) – an innovation with promising potential for the packaging market. At present, retail giant Walmart is testing this technology at its outlets.
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Screwed off and rethought
A cooperation between Stabilo, Coca-Cola and Interseroh has given birth to Green Boss – a text marker with a past.
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Inspired by fireflies
The aim of good packaging design is to turn an everyday object into something special, and the electrical company CS Electric has come up with a successful way of adding a special touch to ordinary lamps.
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Added Security and Convenience
The International Patient Safety Day has already drawn public attention to the increasing demand for safe packaging solutions. Confusion of drugs, handling problems or counterfeits are just some of the challenges facing the packaging industry over the coming years.
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Reducing food losses means improving the climate
4 November was a crucial date, as this is when the Global Climate Treaty entered into force, an agreement which had been decided upon only a year earlier, in Paris, by over 190 countries. A few days later representatives from those countries convened again to specify the details of their climate targets, which had previously been formulated in Paris, and also to develop appropriate rules.
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Interview with Anja Bonnlaender
cosnova GmbH is the company behind the well-known essence, CATRICE and L.O.V . Anja Bonnländer, Director Purchase & Packaging Development, explains in this interview which packaging solutions are in demand in specific target groups, why packaging details can turn into selling propositions, and how social media influence the packaging design of cosmetics brands.
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Growth of the global cosmetics packaging industry
By 2020, the global cosmetics packaging industry will grow by 15.5 percent because more packaging units will be sold in this sector.
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The end of the corner shop
Impulse buying at the POS is partly the result of packaging and displays. Using real-life case studies, manufacturers – especially brand manufacturers – can determine in advance what the perfect product presentation should look like.
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Cans for the environment
A new report by the European umbrella organisation of the metal packaging industry (EMPAC), shows that metal packaging has become significantly more environment-friendly to produce.
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interpack alliance

The new label interpack alliance spans all international events staged by Messe Düsseldorf under its Processing & Packaging portfolio.

The interpack alliance addresses the target groups of food, beverages, confectionery and bakery, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, non-food consumer goods and industrial goods in key emerging markets, focusing on different areas in each individual event. 

In addition, successful special topics such as SAVE FOOD and components will also be represented at the trade fairs making up the interpack alliance.
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