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With Nintendo Lab the major Japanese company is launching the first gaming console made of corrugated cardboard. Photo: Nintendo / PR

Sturdy and Innovative with Air and Paper

07/02/2018

It is light, low-cost, dimensionally stable and as much as 145 years old. You can rely on it when it comes to packaging and shipping goods safely. However, it comes with many other qualities besides.
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Apple has very much pioneered packaging design and trends. Photo: Apple Vía Santa Fe will showcase Apple’s latest store design with terrazzo floors, quartz walls and oak tables. @ Apple.Inc.

Experts “Unbox” 2018

25/01/2018

The days where packaging only served the purpose of protecting its contents are long gone. Packaging is also subject to trends today. So what does 2018 have in store for us?
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Over the last few decades the packaging industry, too, has invested a lot of time and effort in optimising its products and processes with a view to recycling. Photo: Stora Enso

100 per cent recycling

23/01/2018

By 2030 all EU plastic packaging is to become recyclable or reusable. This has been decided by the EU Commission recently.
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Keep it simple: those getting to their Christmas presents fast have good reason to smile. Photo: File: #183509055 | Author: Jelena / fotolia.com

Frustration-free under the Christmas tree

19/12/2017

Unwrapping is expected to be a particular treat for Christmas. All the better if the packaging is designed in a way that allows the person receiving the present to get to the desired content fast and conveniently.
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Because of Christmas, far more packages are delivered in December than at any other time of the year. Photo: Element5 Digital, pexels.com

15 million Christmas parcels

14/12/2017

Online mail ordering has been growing steadily for many years. At the moment the challenges can be felt particularly in the packaging industry, as nearly 15 million parcels are dispatched in the run-up to Christmas in Germany alone.
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Packaging development must take account of demographic conditions, age structures and a country’s culture. Photo: Clem Onojeghuo, pexels.com

How culture and climate can impact packaging

11/12/2017

The success of a product on international markets is largely determined by the suitability of its packaging. Decisive criteria that must be covered by packaging solutions include not only secure transportation and a long shelf life, but also country-specific traditions.
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Pet food sales have been rising steadily, which has correspondingly led to an increase in differently packaged products. Photograph: snapwiresnaps.tumblr.com, pexels.com

Packaging for Puss and Fido

27/09/2017

Only the best food is good enough for man’s best friend. And what’s true for dogs is also true for the other pets: their owners are currently getting more demanding in terms of both content and packaging.
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Especially when expensive paintings are at stake packaging must fulfil its inherent function particularly well: protection. Photo: Una Laurencic / pexels.com

How do you safely pack US$ 110.5 million?

29/08/2017

Most of those buying artworks at Sotheby’s auctions spend several thousands, if not millions of dollars on them. They are well advised then to trust in the right packaging for transport.
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pacprocess Tehran - Iran, a growth market

25/08/2017

As a member of the umbrella brand interpack alliance, pacprocess Tehran takes place from 12 till 15 october, as new platform in Iran for all suppliers of packaging technology and related process industries along the complete value creation chain. Find all information why Iran is such an exciting packaging market in our infografic.
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More E-commerce means more parcels shipped. At the same time, the demands made on the packaging industry are rising. Photo:  alphaspirit / fotolia.com

Precisely Packaged

26/07/2017

E-commerce is as booming as ever and further growth can be expected. Here perfect-fit transport packaging guarantees happy mail order companies, logistics and transport companies and - last but not least – shoppers.
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