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How to pack plants for the holidays

When it comes to bringing joy to flower lovers, why wait for 14 February or the first spring bouquets? Christmas is a perfectly good holiday for delighting our loved ones by sending them plants – and help green up their indoor space long after the Christmas tree has once again vanished. But when shipping this kind of a surprise, proper packaging is of critical importance in order to ensure these sensitive living things survive the transport unscathed. How to pack plants for the holidays

Packaging and transporting holiday mail

© DHL Estimates indicate that nearly 15 million packages are delivered in Germany alone in the run-up to Christmas this year, twice as many as in 2012 – and that number doesn’t even include cards and letters. Packaging and transporting holiday mail

Festive cosmetic packaging

© Fotolia.com Special-edition body lotions, bath essences, fragrances, gels and make-up featuring festively themed tubes and boxes delight gift givers and recipients alike. With that, the packaging industry literally lives up to the Greek origin of the term ‘cosmetics’– it has truly mastered the ‘art of adornment.’Festive cosmetic packaging

Safe packaging for toys

Again and again, independent teams of experts have conducted meticulous tests and have presented alarming facts and figures which show that numerous toys contain hazardous substances. Even wooden toys, finger paints and baby rattles have been shown to contain plasticisers and traces of nickel which can cause allergic reactions. And in fact toxic elements often occur not only in the actual toys themselves, but potential hazards can start much earlier – with the packaging.Safe packaging for toys

Data Matrix Codes for Fast, Secure Trade of Goods

Harald Wanetschka/ pixelio.de The more information found on the packaging, the faster and more safely can goods travel from the manufacturer to the consumer.Data Matrix Codes for Fast, Secure Trade of Goods

 
 

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The Green Deal

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.