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Multi-use Gift Packaging


It’s far too pretty to throw away! Who hasn’t thought this when they’ve been presented with beautiful, high-quality gift packaging? Even your Grandma has probably given up on ironing wrapping paper by now, but many others have a new take on handling the concept of gift packaging with special care in this modern era too.
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Foto: Deutsche Post AG

What is conveyor technology 4.0?


Order a book or a coffee machine today and have it delivered tomorrow – no problem for e-commerce. However, keeping up this fast pace requires automated intralogistics systems and modern conveyor technology 4.0.
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Blue ALDI carrier bag


Alternatives to plastic bags and single-use plastic packaging


The European Union has resolved a multi-stage ban of single-use plastics from 2021 onwards. In Germany, the Federal Government finalised a ban on plastic bags in November 2019. And in Britain, customers are calling for carrier alternatives for their supermarket shopping.
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Packaging 360 with cutting-edge technologies: a must for the packaging industry


The packaging industry goes digital: With 3D printing, Industry 4.0 and 24/7 online shipping. In order to meet customer demands 365 days a year and remain competitive, manufacturers now have to integrate innovative Packaging 360 solutions in their packaging products.
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Number of the Month: Packaging market USA


The US packaging market has a significant impact on the global industry. We take a closer look at the current status and coming trends from a global point of view.
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Packaging 360 – how 3D printing uses old bottles


3D printing provides an all-round view from the start. Planned objects can be viewed from all sides, even whilst they are being made. However, when it comes to sustainability, this otherwise state-of-the-art technology is only just finding its feet.
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Tampon Book with tampons

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The Tampon Book saves VAT


The Tampon Book breaks two taboos: On the one hand, it ensures that female menstruation is no longer only whispered about, and on the other it breaks with the tax rate of 19% that is usually charged for sanitary products.
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100% measurable: Augmented reality (AR) packaging


The future is now: Staggering growth is predicted for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). Implementing computer-supported applications such as these in packaging enables manufacturers to improve the customers’ experience and increase customer loyalty.
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“Loop”, the joint initiative of Carrefour and TerraCycle, aims to improve recycling. Photo: Carrefour

Foto: Carrefour

France Develops Loop System for Reusable Packaging


Launched in France, picked up in New York and already scheduled for implementation in other cities: The joint initiative between Carrefour and TerraCycle, called Loop, aims to reduce packaging waste.
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It doesn’t just look good: The Adidas FUTURECRAFT.LOOP is a running shoe that is 100% recyclable. Photo: ADIDAS AG


Adidas Boosts Recycling with Trainers


Adidas, the world-famous sporting goods manufacturer, wants to push its objective to boost recycling even more in the future using a new method of shoe development. Following hot on the heels of the Parley shoe, created from ocean plastic, the FUTURECRAFT.LOOP shoe, a 100% recyclable shoe, is due to hit the market from 2021.
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