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March 2018

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Plastic is not the enemy
20 March 2018 Packaging’s place in society seems to be becoming more prevalent every...

January 2018

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Cosmetic puts best foot forward
30 January 2018 Matthew Rogerson writes: Times are certainly changing, with the pace of...

November 2017

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Understanding New
30 November 2017 Matthew Rogerson writes: Welcome, readers, to our final edition of...

September 2017

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Making it count
29 September 2017 Matthew Rogerson writes: 2017 seems to have flown by, and despite...

July 2017

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Image is everything
31 July 2017 Matthew Rogerson writes: As we gear up for the second half of the year,...

May 2017

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Packed with promise
30 May 2017 Matthew Rogerson writes: Packaging gets rough treatment. This is...

March 2017

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I’ll tell you what I want
30 March 2017 Matthew Rogerson writes: As the packaging industry speeds towards...

January 2017

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Action packed
30 January 2017 Matthew Rogerson writes: Just two months in, 2017 seems to have started at...

April 2015

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Keep them coming back
24 April 2015 Keep them coming backMatthew Rogerson writes the introduction to...

January 2015

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All change
14 January 2015 Matthew Rogerson writes: Welcome to a new year and the first edition of...

December 2014

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All change, or no change?
16 December 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: As we come to the end of another year, I have...

October 2014

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Better online brand engagement
10 October 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: Social media is the evolution of customer...

September 2014

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Modern production calls for modularity
23 September 2014 Modern production calls for modularity

August 2014

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Taking the time to get it right
14 August 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: There has been a spate of recent PR gaffes from...

July 2014

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Package Printing for the Food Industry: Web Offset has Many Advantages
22 July 2014 Since even the slightest migration of inks can turn into a major...

Grolsch’s beer in a jar – a new experience for lager drinkers
08 July 2014 Grolsch’s beer in a jar – a new experience for lager drinkers

June 2014

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Resource efficiency
25 June 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: There is a great feeling of expectation around...

May 2014

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Designed for desire
08 May 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: I recently read an excellent book by Anna...

April 2014

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Waste not want not...
22 April 2014 Matthew Rogerson writes: Rubbish, garbage, trash, waste. It is high up on...

March 2014

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Packaging innovation continues to advance
20 March 2014 It has been a month of new developments: easyFairs have changed their...

February 2014

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Innovation tops the agenda
18 February 2014 David Longfield writes: Gazing into the crystal ball this month, we have...

January 2014

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A corner turned?
28 January 2014 David Longfield writes: A bit of positive news to brighten the...

December 2013

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Global potential
17 December 2013 David Longfield writes: The packaging industry enjoyed something of...

October 2013

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Bags of concern
29 October 2013 David Longfield writes: The issue of 'single use' plastics shopping...

September 2013

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Carton industry in celebratory mood
24 September 2013 David Longfield writes: House-moving season appears to be upon us again,...

July 2013

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It's showtime as Germany decides
24 July 2013 David Longfield writes: The long, hard and seemingly never-ending winter...

June 2013

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Committing to the industry cause
18 June 2013 Tim Sheahan writes: Hello and welcome to the June edition of Packaging...

May 2013

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Label sector pursues path of innovation
08 May 2013 Tim Sheahan writes: Welcome to the May edition of Packaging Today,...

April 2013

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Converting the masses
15 April 2013 Welcome to the April issue of Packaging Today, hot on the heels of...

March 2013

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Innovating the trade show formula
07 March 2013 At the time of writing, the doors of Birmingham’s NEC have just shut on...

January 2013

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Opportunities and responsibilities
14 January 2013 Little more than one month in and 2013 is already gearing up to be a year...

Sustainability still on the agenda
02 January 2013

November 2012

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Ringing the changes again
13 November 2012

October 2012

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Packing for the party
01 October 2012

September 2012

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Branding is essential
03 September 2012

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December 2011

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August 2011

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A challenge to tradition
04 August 2011

June 2011

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April 2011

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Connect with success
28 April 2011

March 2011

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It’s in the bag
24 March 2011

Optimism is in the air
02 March 2011 Spring is traditionally the time of year when new shoots appear, the...

February 2011

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January 2011

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Packaging and the policymakers
12 January 2011 Julian Carroll is Managing Director of EUROPEN - The European...

Launch of the latest Global Standard
11 January 2011 As the fourth edition of the BRC/IOP Global Standard for Packaging...

Christmas left-overs recycled
11 January 2011

November 2010

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Culture of excess must end
30 November 2010 The time has come for the packaging industry to take the lead in a...

Counting the cost
30 November 2010

A crinkle in the works
04 November 2010

October 2010

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Excess packaging penalised
05 October 2010

August 2010

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Big issues for industrial packaging
11 August 2010 The European industrial packaging sector continues to face up to...

Recycling on the rise
10 August 2010

June 2010

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Climate change: time to act
12 January 2010

Communication is key
07 January 2010 A lone voice is never as effective or forceful as those of many speaking...

December 2009

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LAST WORD: Renewable packaging’s place in the low carbon puzzle
02 December 2009 Richard Hands, chairman of the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and...

Looking back; looking forward
01 December 2009

A tough year
01 December 2009

October 2009

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September 2009

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UK can industry finds road to retailers
22 September 2009

Ringing the changes
18 September 2009

Gradually getting greener
01 September 2009

June 2009

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Are you exploring space?
22 June 2009

Is the worst over?
18 June 2009

May 2009

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April 2009

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February 2009

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January 2009

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What are your resolutions?
12 January 2009 by Ian Morris

October 2008

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The times are a-changing
29 October 2008 by Neil Watson, Editorial & Content Manager

Don't panic, Captain Mainwaring, don't panic!
28 October 2008 by Ian Morris

It's all Greek to me
07 October 2008 by Ian Morris, Insitute of Packaging

August 2008

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July 2008

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Our future in their hands
18 July 2008 by Ian Morris

Our future in their hands
18 July 2008 by Ian Morris

May 2008

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January 2008

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Sharing and airing
29 January 2008 As world attention turns to the debate around the US presidential...

Climate for change
29 January 2008

Specifications - bah humbug?
04 January 2008 Providing, and obtaining, an accurate packaging specification is vital...

October 2007

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Is biodegradable packaging all it's cracked up to be?
29 October 2007 Biodegradable packs have a “down” as well as an “up” side, stresses the...

RFID development could be a significant one
28 October 2007 Although RFID hardware and software suppliers have enthusiastically touted...

September 2007

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Clean out those cupboards
30 September 2007 Packaging knowledge, skills, documentation and other “hidden...

August 2007

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Silly season stories sound death-knell for reason
29 August 2007 Television programmes attacking “overpackaging’ generally offer...

July 2007

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From humble bar codes........
27 July 2007 Businesses that ignore the vital role played by barcoding and RFID in...

Total - post mortem and prognosis
12 July 2007 Could Total's halcyon days be over, as large converters deploy...

June 2007

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May 2007

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A Cut Above the Rest
04 May 2007 The skills and creativity of tomorrow's young packaging stars will not...

March 2007

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Total knowledge
28 March 2007 Visit the seminars at May's Total 2007 show or miss out on valuable...

Excess quality not on the agenda
14 March 2007

How not to get screwed up…
14 March 2007 On-pack space can be better used to tell consumers about...

February 2007

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A Free Press!
19 February 2007 Recent campaigning against “overpackaging” in a leading UK newspaper gives...

A toothless watchdog?
19 February 2007

January 2007

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The future is ours to shape
18 January 2007

Come out fighting
15 January 2007

November 2006

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Protecting your product
20 November 2006 Without effective anti-counterfeiting measures brand owners and...

Packaging - time for a re-appraisal?
20 November 2006

September 2006

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Push the positive
01 September 2006

No need for an identity crisis
01 September 2006

June 2006

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Training can reap "EPIC" rewards
21 June 2006 Companies with the most enlightened attitude to packaging training will...

Sector showcases its skills
21 June 2006

May 2006

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Two heads better than one
19 May 2006

Addressing Waste Reduction
19 May 2006 Opportunities exist for waste reduction, and packaging minimisation...

March 2006

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Fit for Purpose
20 March 2006 An international BRC/IOP standard is an increasingly vital calling card...

Rising energy costs and Climate Levy take toll
17 March 2006

January 2006

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November 2005

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French Sénat sees sense
28 November 2005

September 2005

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Growing choice piles on the pressure
09 September 2005 Packaging professionals face ever tougher challenges to satisfy...

Broadening our horizons
09 September 2005

August 2005

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Chips with everything
16 August 2005

June 2005

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Emerging benefits
15 June 2005

May 2005

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Support your local
27 May 2005

April 2005

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Code with an enigma
18 April 2005

March 2005

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Timely Federation forum
07 March 2005

February 2005

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Story should be canned
10 February 2005

September 2004

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VIEWPOINT
01 September 2004 What's the (real) damage?

August 2004

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RFID comes of age
01 August 2004 Alongside the usual indispensable mix of business, product, materials...

June 2004

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Can't cook, won't cook
01 June 2004

May 2004

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Feeling undervalued?
05 May 2004

April 2004

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The best just got better
19 April 2004

March 2004

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February 2004

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Responsibility by design
17 February 2004

January 2004

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When less is more
22 January 2004

December 2003

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Au revoir and welcome
17 December 2003

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