02/11/2018In this series on packaging symbols, we look at symbols we often see around us. But offhand, do we actually know what they mean?
21/06/2018One in three packaging machines worldwide comes from Germany. Following Europe, Asia and North America are the most important consumers of packaging technology made in Germany.
14/05/2018The Internet of Things – IoT for short – is finding its way into the packaging sector, where the so-called Industrial Internet of Things is being applied to production processes. In the future, reliable machinery and smart manufacturing equipment will ensure sustainable and efficient overall productivity.
28/01/2018Serialisation is on everyone’s lips – especially in the pharmaceuticals industry. However, a recent study shows that other sectors of industry have also realised the benefits of serialised packaging.
24/11/2017Since the start of 2017 the global paper market as well as the affiliated packaging industry has been feeling the effects of raw material shortages. One of the areas where rising raw material prices are prompting concern is the corrugated card and paper industry.
28/09/2017Whenever goods are transported from A to B, safe packaging is indispensable. From June 2018 onwards a new EU-wide directive will be in force, with new regulations on requirements and liabilities.
20/07/2017The steel industry is posting rising recycling rates throughout Europe – steel packaging hits an average here of 77.5%.
23/06/2017Safety is the highest priority for goods transport and storage. Sufficient stability of palletised goods can be ensured by custom-made film hoods.
05/05/2017It’s important that packaging should be extremely tear-resistant, tight and convenient to store. These product criteria are even more important for dangerous goods, and especially for chemical products packaged in paper bags.
21/04/2017Data and data handling is of growing importance in industrial manufacturing. This view is also shared by companies in the packaging industry. But to what degree are they already digitalised at present and geared up for the increasing Industry 4.0?