30/03/2020Without it, very few goods would make it to our shelves: Industrial packaging is indispensable in global trade, whether goods are transported by land, sea or air. Now the future of boxes and pallets will be digitalised with the aid of RFID and blockchain technologies.
23/12/2019Packaging robots are being used more and more to execute tasks within packaging production. These robots, with their increasing capacities, can now be used in production facilities throughout the entire packaging line, either independently or in direct cooperation with human employees.
01/10/2019Over the past years, more and more goods have been ordered on the Internet. When doing so, consumers value quick and easy deliveries of their products. But that’s not all: For many consumers, sustainable shipping and packaging options also play an important role.
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.