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Christmas is barely over, when the next festival is upon us again: the German season of Carnival. Merry-makers in the Rhineland region refer to it as the “fifth season” and see at as the most important of all. This makes it all the more important for fancy-dress lovers not to have their fun spoilt by unpleasant side effects from wigs, costumes or make-up. Packaging in the “fifth season”
If, following the evaluation of a recently conducted study, the situations and conditions arise, which the experts from the Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen are predicting, within the next few months the economic situation of the packaging sector will be influenced to a decisive extent by price increases in raw materials procurement as well as rising energy costs.Increase in production costs for plastic packaging expected
The result of the campaign recently conducted by the Technische Universität Chemnitz (Chemnitz University of Technology) shows the difficulties which elderly people see themselves confronted with when it comes to opening diverse cardboard boxes, cartons, plastic bags or film bags. Packaging tailored to senior citizens the focal point
Whereas in the USA the most popular ways of celebrating Valentine’s Day involve heart-shaped chocolates with printed love quotes, or, in Italy, romantic walks, in Germany as a rule, roses, tulips & co are the gifts. Compared to a normal working week, almost double the volume of cut flowers is sold over the counter by Germany’s florists on this single day.Gift wrapping for Valentine’s Day
New guidelines governing the transport of dangerous goods by road, rail and air took effect on 1 January 2014. Because the regulations governing the information and instructions listed on packages have changed significantly, the packaging industry is among those affected by the change. Changes to dangerous goods regulations
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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.