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Q&A session with James Drake-Brockman, Divisional Director of Easyfairs’ Packaging Portfolio
30 April, 2018
Q&A session with James Drake-Brockman, Divisional Director of...
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What's the story? 26 March, 2018 What's the story?

Making your mind up 26 March, 2018 Making your mind up

The versatile choice 26 March, 2018 The versatile choice

Innovation at the Heart of UK’s Largest Packaging Show 15 February, 2018 Innovation at the Heart of UK’s Largest Packaging Show

How to fix the $26bn repacking problem 29 January, 2018 How to fix the $26bn repacking problem

Effective storytelling through brand packaging 24 January, 2018 Emphasising the story of a brand through packaging is a powerful tool when it comes to engaging with customers. Emma-Jane Batey speaks to brand-owners from up-and-coming and...

Child-resistant packaging: the next step towards safety 24 January, 2018 Richard Quelch, head of marketing at Origin Pharma Packaging, discusses child-resistant packaging and how to prevent incidences of medical poisoning.

The home of innovation: annual packaging event at NEC Birmingham 24 January, 2018 Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2018 is set to take place at the NEC in Birmingham on 28 February to 1 March. The event will act as a hub for product launches and...

Design talks: the art of brand packaging 24 January, 2018 When it comes to creating striking packaging, nothing comes down to chance. From shape and texture to colour and imagery, every element is an opportunity to communicate with...

The UK’s beauty market: transcending product and packaging 24 January, 2018 The growing UK beauty and personal-care market was worth more than £15 billion in 2017. To differentiate themselves in this glamorous and crowded sector, brands have to go beyond...

New-age plastics: light-weight, recyclable and environment-friendly 24 January, 2018 Plastic is a crucial material for modern packaging, forming the linings and closures of most caps and overcaps, labels products and, as film, keeping food fresh. Although it has a...

Steady growth of flexible packaging 24 January, 2018 Barry Mansfield looks into brand-owners’ rapid adoption of flexible packaging in recent years, and assesses why there has been steady growth and how it will continue to thrive.

Appealing yet affordable paper packaging 29 December, 2017 The EU paper industry is one of the driving forces behind reducing carbon emissions. Companies must be sustainable yet continue to make packaging that is appealing and...

Crucial role of packaging in pharma and healthcare 29 December, 2017 Packaging design must be carefully considered across many industries, says Alan Davies, global design manager at Essentra. Take the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, where...

Packaging and consumer trends in 2018 29 December, 2017 Mintel and Smithers Pira take Packaging Today through European and global consumer trends, respectively, outlining what they have seen and expect to come across in 2018. There is...

Sofidel’s eco-friendly initiatives 29 December, 2017 Sofidel protects the environment through strategic partnerships and sustainability awards.

Sustainable packaging to benefit consumers and environment 29 December, 2017 Consumer pressure has become a catalyst for the growth in sustainable packaging. Unilever, Waitrose and other industry leaders speak to Dave Howell about this and other factors that...

Packaging innovation: identifying the leaders 29 December, 2017 This year, the industry paid homage to packaging pioneers, and rewarded the best and brightest across a multitude of categories, including sustainability, marketing and...

Packaging Today in 2018 26 December, 2017 It is always a good idea to look ahead, as another exciting year for packaging will be reflected in 2018’s contents. Next year, Packaging Today’s broad coverage will have a...


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