08/09/2016More and more consumers are beginning to use online mail order facilities for bulky products such as furniture, sports equipment and large vehicle parts. This means that outer packaging is becoming increasingly important. As well as providing a purely protective function, the shipping box actually represents the product, so that the unboxing process needs to be a positive experience.
12/08/2016Shiny gold, pink, mauve, black, blue, bronze – the harmonious colour scheme of the little capsules not only impresses coffee lovers but also designers throughout the world. Because magnificent pieces of jewellery can be made from the used capsules.
08/08/2016Delicious orange juice, delicious orange sorbet, delicious orange plastics? No, humans can’t digest orange peels, but they’re good for the environment.
21/07/2016Plastic bags are disappearing from more and more supermarkets. The accusation that they are detrimental to the environment puts governments, industry and trade around the globe under pressure.
11/07/2016As a rule cardboard packaging is brown or white and a rather boring sight most of the time. It serves to protect transportable goods and is perfectly suited to recycling. What cardboard cartons can do for you above and beyond this, is demonstrated by various pieces of furniture made out of the sustainable raw material paper.
22/06/2016In the German version of her song “Anyplace, anywhere, anytime” German pop singer Nena wanted to “build a castle in the sand” for her loved one. 30 years later the motto is: let us build castles out of cardboard! Some examples from the toy industry show how versatile the applications for this sustainable raw material are.
08/06/2016As the new EU Tobacco Directive enters into force the design scope for outer packaging changes for all cigarette brands sold in Germany. Up to two thirds of the packaging must be covered with shocking photography and warnings.
22/04/2016A recent forecast has shown that the demand for flexible aluminium foil will grow over the next five years. At the same time the number of innovative aluminium packaging solutions will also rise, and a special campaign is currently drawing attention to this popular material.
05/04/2016The computer manufacturer Dell Inc. came first, and now IKEA is to follow. Packaging which has so far been made from expanded polystyrene is to be replaced by a biodegradable alternative made from mushrooms.
15/03/2016So-called 'liquid capsules' score points with their consumer-friendly dosing. But the colourful capsules can easily be taken for sweets. This is why, in the interest of child protection, liquid detergent packaging has been subject to stricter provisions in Europe since the beginning of the year.