25/09/2019More and more companies and consumers around the world are using the options online trade offers. Consumer demands influence parcel services as well as packaging manufacturers.
23/04/2019Originally planned for 29 March 2019, Great Britain’s exit has now been postponed twice – the new deadline for an agreement between the Brits and the EU member states has been extended to 31 October. None of the parties involved wants a chaotic Brexit, which would have dramatic economic consequences.
26/03/2019Industrial packaging generally protects particularly delicate, dangerous or bulky goods that depend on stable transportation. Industrial packaging is used directly after a product has been manufactured at the plant as well as at any later time along the supply chain.
06/03/2019Cardboard packaging is designed to protect its contents from damage in transit or during storage. However, there is more to these often brown boxes – they can double as stage scenery or a make-shift construction material for destroyed buildings.
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.