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Pandemic cannot mean sustainability takes a back seat warns packaging giant 

Packaging giant DS Smith is warning brands and retailers that the Covid-19 pandemic does not mean they can overlook their environmental efforts after European research shows that shoppers continue to prioritise sustainable packaging. The new study, conducted by DS Smith and Ipsos MORI, a global…

  • 6 days ago

What is the True Cost of Returned Goods?

An increase in fulfilled orders means more returns. If you have returns that are still unprocessed, chances are you're losing potential profits, sacrificing warehouse space and wasting labour resources. The Autobag® 650H bagging system helps increase labour productivity and reduce operational…

  • 12/11/2020
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Saica Group announces first US location in South West Ohio

Saica Group, one of the largest and most advanced European players in the development and production of recycled paper for corrugated packaging is establishing its first North American facility near Cincinnati, Ohio. The company will construct a new corrugated manufacturing facility in the City of…

  • 04/08/2020

Easyfairs postpones Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging London to December

Easyfairs has today announced that its Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging London, which was due to take place on 23 & 24 September at Olympia London, has been moved to 8 & 9 December, again at Olympia, and reaffirms its commitment to ensuring the industry has this valuable…

  • 21/07/2020

Renovotec launches 3-month Trial Scheme for Honeywell PX940 error-free barcode printer

· Prints labels that are defect-free and 100 per cent accurate every time … · Does away with unreadable barcodes, non-compliance and returned shipments … · Designed for heavily regulated industries including food, pharmaceuticals and automotive … · Three month PX940…

  • 16/07/2020
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Sealing elements for maximized cable packing density

KDS-DES sealing elements for CONTA-CLIP cable entry systems provide IP64 ingress protection … Developing the KDS-DES sealing elements for unassembled cables, CONTA-CLIP has transferred the simple cable entry principle of its KES system to its KDS cable feedthrough system: to insert a cable, the…

  • 10/02/2020
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Brightest packaging minds take to the stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

Coca-Cola, Dixons Carphone, Carlsberg, Wrap and Britvic are just some of the big names in packaging taking to the stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 , to form part of its most robust seminar programme to date, when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February. Two new seminar…

  • 03/02/2020

Sustainability takes centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

The UK’s largest packaging event announces full line-up for the BIG Carbon Debate, including a sustainability focussed show floor and seminar programme, and other green-focussed features. Coca-Cola, Aveda, and Britvic are just some of the global brands set to put sustainability firmly in the…

  • 28/01/2020

Packaging made from 100 per cent post-consumer waste

New for 2020, Bell has announced that it can supply Retran packaging made from 100 per cent post-consumer waste. The material has been approved by the European Food Standards Agency for direct contact with food. Traditionally the surfaces of Retran have required a virgin layer of film for food…

  • 13/01/2020
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Is it time to rethink replace plastic in packaging?

A cross-party parliamentary group warning that firms are replacing plastic with potentially more harmful alternatives for the environment is a wakeup call for companies to redouble their sustainability efforts, says an industry expert. ULMA Packaging UK is working with a number of material…

  • 10/01/2020