19/04/2017Worldwide, around one third of all produced foodstuffs are not consumed but thrown away – a huge waste of resources. Agriculture, processing, retail and consumers: the entire value added chain is responsible for this wasteful behaviour.
17/03/2017The term Industry 4.0 has become an established feature of our digitised society. After the invention of the steam engine, the introduction of flowing water pools and the widespread use of IT, the fourth Industrial Revolution has now started, based on smart production processes.
13/03/2017Interview with Leo Wu, Founder of "Packaging Family", partner of the interpack alliance event Shanghai World of Packaging.
22/02/2017From 4 to 10 May interpack 2017 will make Düsseldorf the international hotspot of the packaging industry and related process industries once again. As President of interpack 2017 Friedbert Klefenz keeps a close eye on which solutions will make their mark on the trade fair.
14/12/2016Düsseldorf Airport is the biggest airport in North Rhine Westphalia. 22.5 million passengers pass through the airport every year. This also means that a large amount of cargo is handled at the airport. In 2015 the volume was 105,300 tonnes, a figure which regularly also includes so-called dangerous goods.
14/11/2016cosnova 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.
20/10/2016Lambertz is Germany’s oldest sweet brand and the world market leader for autumn and Christmas cookies. Since 1978 Dr. Hermann Bühlbecker has acted as CEO of this family business now operating globally. Under his leadership the biscuit group developed from a regional niche supplier of gingerbread cookies into one of the leading German producers of preserved pastry goods.
21/06/2016From banknotes to passports: for over 50 years now customers from security sectors have trusted in the expertise of Atlantic Zeiser GmbH. This technology company is specialised in personalisation, customisation as well as Track & Trace solutions and is divided into three strategic business fields: “Banknote & Security Printing”, “Card Systems” and “Packaging”
21/06/2016In 2009, Robert Czichos founded Bionatic GmbH & Co. KG, a supplier of ecological packaging for caterers, food service-providers and private households. GREENBOX (http://www.biologischverpacken.de/), the company, which he runs together with his partner Michael Brink, presents 450 different sustainable packaging solutions for the wholesale trade
09/05/2016Year on year Germans spend an average of seven to nine days on shopping – at supermarkets. This figure does not include electronics stores or clothes shops. Yet thanks to the increasing proliferation of e-commerce, it is actually possible to save that time.