Innovation

Packaging Trends: Latest Innovation Examples from 2017
Corrugated, Innovation

Packaging Trends: Latest Innovation Examples from 2017

UK packaging consultancy and TurnAvisual partner ThePackHub has collated some interesting recent packaging innovations to help you keep you up-to-speed with the latest developments. The innovations are a selection from ThePackHub’s Innovation Zone database. Sustainability as a top priority – bio-based fruit packaging enriched with tomato plant fibres Using easily recyclable and unusual material for packaging […]

The global cardboard challenge – just build it!
Corrugated, Innovation, News

The global cardboard challenge – just build it!

Kids of all ages from around the world are invited to build something amazing out of cardboard, recycled materials and imagination.  Inspired by the short film, ‘Caine’s Arcade’, the Global Cardboard Challenge is an annual event presented by the Imagination Foundation to celebrate child creativity and the role communities can play in fostering it. In […]

Corrugated industry makes strides in reducing environmental impact
Corrugated, Innovation, Sustainability

Corrugated industry makes strides in reducing environmental impact

A new life-cycle assessment from the Corrugated Packaging Alliance notes advancements made between 2006 and 2014 in GHG reduction, recovery rates, water usage, and more.   The Corrugated Packaging Alliance has released a new U.S. corrugated industry life-cycle assessment (LCA), which shows the corrugated industry’s environmental progress. “The LCA results demonstrate the efforts our mills and converting facilities are […]

The 10 most challenging types of packaging to recover and recycle
Corrugated, Innovation, Sustainability

The 10 most challenging types of packaging to recover and recycle

Multilayer laminates and compostable plastics head the list of the Top 10 packaging recycling challenges for a Material Recovery Facility that’s the topic of a new white paper from PAC Next. The executive director responds to the results of the paper in this Packaging Digest exclusive. Source : www.packagingdigest.com   One of the biggest sustainable packaging challenges […]

2018 Trends In Packaging Film & Paper Printing Equipment
Innovation, Trends

2018 Trends In Packaging Film & Paper Printing Equipment

Major changes are set to take place in the packaging printing industry over the coming few years. Innovation will gain pace for both toner types and the inkjet systems that use them. Competitive digital packaging film printing equipment will be seen offering lucrative features and several advantages to consumers. The overall value of the industry […]

5 Myths About Corrugated Use
Corrugated, Innovation, Sustainability, Trends

5 Myths About Corrugated Use

A number of misconceptions and misperceptions exist regarding the use of corrugated. Consider just a few myths below. Myth 1: “No real innovations have occurred in recent times.” Not so! The strength-to-weight ratio for corrugated has improved recently as more durable material options, better fluting methods and more stable structural designs have penetrated the market. […]

Six key trends in the liquid paperboard market
Corrugated, Innovation

Six key trends in the liquid paperboard market

Six key factors will be critical to ensuring success for liquid paperboard material suppliers across the next five years, according to a new Smithers Pira study. Production of liquid paperboard reached 7.2 million tonnes in 2016, equating to a value of $9.5 bn to the paper mills. Production of these materials is highly concentrated, especially liquid packaging […]