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What drives the robot market in 2024?


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All over the world, more robots than ever before are in use in various industries: According to the International Federation of Robotics IFR, the number of industrial robots is currently about 3.9 million units. These run the gamut from new developments in artificial intelligence to collaborative robots for new applications and humanoid solutions.


“We must make packaging more attractive as a varied professional field”

Caroline Babendererde is Head of Sustainability Mid Europe at Tetra Pak
In a world forced to meet the global challenges of sustainable food systems, progressive packaging solutions are indispensable. This includes the people working on these solutions. In this interview with Caroline Babendererde, Head of Sustainability Mid Europe at Tetra Pak, we discuss how to win young talents for the industry and the role of sustainability initiatives.

Video Reports

interpack on tour: Gerhard Schubert GmbH

Martin Sauter
Nine months after interpack, we visited Gerhard Schubert GmbH. In focus: the use of advanced technologies in the packaging industry to increase efficiency and sustainability. A look at production and the philosophy behind the innovations shows the influence Schubert has on the industry.

Non Food

Why ‘right-sizing’ your parcel packaging is good for the planet, and the bottom line

Woman with cartons

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Consumers are all but addicted to home delivery of all types of products, driving the number of parcels shipped globally from 161 billion in 2022 to an estimated 225 billion by 2028.


A sturdy concept for the future of reusable containers?

Standardised glass jars, trays and a nestable box

© Pacoon

Within the planned EU packaging regulation, quotas for reusable containers play an important part. However, reusable container collection systems are not yet widespread in Europe. This is in spite of the fact that preserves, jams, fruit gums, sauces or dried products could come in reusable packaging in addition to beverages. Pacoon now has developed a new reusable container system.
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