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According to official statistics, some 1,400 million medications were sold in Germany’s pharmacies last year. That translates into average per-capita health spending of over EUR 500. The range of remedies treating identical symptoms is quite extensive, with the result that patients no longer base their purchasing decisions on the active ingredient alone – even with pharmaceuticals. Care and health: Packaging trends 2014
In recent years the packaging industry has also shown that covers and boxes can go far beyond their original function. Through innovative material choices, striking designs and technical sophistication, manufacturers aim to meet high customer standards concerning sustainability and luxury while simultaneously reducing costs. Packaging of the future
DeltaPac MultiTask photoelectric sensor enables simple, reliable identification of packages in the product stream. Up until now, packages had to be separated during the conveyance process in order for them to be counted, for example by photoelectric sensors. The new detection process utilising the patented Delta-S-Technology makes such cumbersome procedures obsolete.Gapless counting and detection
Jerry cans are extremely practical for transporting both solid substances and liquids. They are stackable, suitable for Euro pallets and most of the time even made of food-compatible plastics. The only drawback: after use they could not be stored or disposed in a space-saving manner. That is until a new development from the Dow Chemical Company. PacXpert™
From the industryThere is a change for the better in the USA
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The Green Deal
“Promoting brand values through sustainable packaging“ – was the motto of last year’s Pro Carton Congress in Düsseldorf. Ever greater importance is being attached to sustainability: it is one of the crucial drivers of innovation of all.