28.04.2022Fresh ideas on how to design packaging often come from institutes of higher education. In different study courses, young up-and-coming designers are perfecting their future-ready, and often prize-winning, solutions.
03.03.202203.03.2022 - With Advantage StretchWrap, Mondi has added a new paper to its assortment that has been specifically designed to wrap pallets. The paper is elastic, puncture-resistant and provides robust protection for goods during transport.
15.02.202215.02.2022 - Every child knows that paper is made out of wood. A truth that could soon crumble: German company OutNature uses the cup plant to make some of their paper products – including packaging. A Fraunhofer study has scrutinised the ecological balance of this new commodity.
05.01.2022Nobody can really say what the new year holds in store for packaging. However, some speculations can be made, based on the current state of affairs. We dare to take a look into the crystal ball...
23.11.2021High-quality recycling is the be all and end all for a working circular economy. The HolyGrail 2.0 initiative is now testing how invisible digital watermark codes can contribute to increasing efficiency when sorting packaging waste; the project is supported by more than 120 companies and organisations along the entire packaging industry value chain.
15.03.2021Packaging is valuable and should be reused and repurposed as often as possible in line with the ethos of a sustainable circular economy. Thanks to improved recycling technology, more and more new products can be created from packaging, as demonstrated by the discount retailer LIDL.
27.01.2021People are wearing masks around the globe. This means we’re also seeing more and more of them littering the streets and the environment all around the world. The packaging specialist Metsä Board has now ensured that there is a hygienic solution for disposing of used masks.
08.01.2021Twice as tasty - chocolate dessert with an edible spoon. Sounds delicious, doesn’t it? Edible spoons made from by-products from food factories have been available on the fridge shelves at ALDI NORD and ALDI SÜD, the discount retailers, since October 2020.
07.10.2020It’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.
09.07.2020Order 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.