A fully loaded container ship being towed into a harbour.

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What are the consequences of the strain on supply chains?

23/06/2022

The pandemic, war, scarcity of resources, the energy crisis – there are many reasons why supply chains, including the packaging industry, are under pressure the world over. As an end to this situation is not currently in sight, companies are called to examine their logistics procedures.
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A range of glass bottles filled with various recyclates.

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Rebound Plastic Exchange: New trading platform for recyclates

25/05/2022

Circular economy can only truly work if plastic waste is collected, recycled and reused. To drive international trade with recycled plastic, Abu Dhabi-based International Holding Company (IHC) has now established a new trading platform for recyclates with Rebound Plastic Exchange.
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Haribo fruit gum tin from the 1930th

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Haribo celebrates its 100th anniversary

07/04/2020

The family business was founded on 13 December 1920 and will be celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Today, consumers around the world enjoy this popular confectionery, which is regularly brought to market in new packaging designs. Easter 2020 is no exception: new special editions have been released this year.
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In Germany there is currently an increasing trend towards organically produced food. © jackfrog, fotolia.com

2016: New food packaging regulations

18/01/2016

Both the European Union and the United States are set to implement new food packaging regulations this year. Their primary purpose is make product information more transparent for the consumer and to ensure that this is reflected on the packaging.
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Sales growth on the packaging market

03/12/2015

According to current figures by the United Nations, a total of some five billion people will be living in cities by 2018. The packaging sector is also forecast to grow correspondingly according to, among others, experts from the market research institute “Smithers Pira”
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