13/02/2019Not only food but also bodycare products have a best-before date, as a rule. In Part 9 of our series on packaging symbols we let you know which symbols reveal this information on tubes, jars and the like.
29/01/2019Fluctuations in the filling of packages are almost inevitable with a filling machine. To make sure that the consumer is not at a disadvantage from major differences between the actual content and the details on the packaging, there are national specifications throughout the world, defining certain maximum permitted deviations.
27/12/2018Each year brings new trends and therefore also new challenges. The packaging industry is, of course, no exception. Customers keep changing their expectations, and the industry needs to respond with innovative ideas. Forecasts for 2019 are mainly aimed at the needs of so-called millennials: flexibility, sustainability and the increasing use of social media and e-commerce.
13/12/2018There is no other time of year where packaging looks as beautiful as just before Christmas. This applies especially to the cosmetics segment.
11/09/2018Scents seduce – and this not only holds true for people. Consumers’ sense of smell is also increasingly moving to the foreground when it comes to packaging – alongside looks and touch.
19/06/2018Detergents are dubbed laundry shampoos and fabric softeners conditioners – at least with Henkel’s new “laundry care” line ‘Lovables’. However, not only the names but also the packaging materials are meant to be new.
31/03/2018“By sharing you can do something good.” This message is clearly communicated on the packaging of the new product brand “Share” for water, nut bars and hand soap.
27/11/2017With bodycare product packaging the highest levels of precision are required in production and processing. As far as the aesthetics of the products is concerned design, colour, surface and texture are key aspects affecting consumer purchasing decisions.
20/11/2017What looks nice sells well. Packaging is a considerable sales argument in the cosmetics market.
19/10/2017(Clean) water is life – but this resource is finite, too. Even now some countries are suffering from a lack of this precious liquid. Packaging manufacturers are also looking for solutions to raise consumer awareness about saving water with their products.