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Special Dispensation
10 September, 2018
Dispensing technologies have continued to evolve to meet an...
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Packing Partners 10 September, 2018 Brands want flexibility. Customers want exactly what they want, when they want it. Contract packaging companies want everyone to know that they can help on both counts. It's...

Under the skin 10 September, 2018 The global skincare market was valued at $116 billion in 2017, with a compound annual growth rate of 4.6% for 2017–22. This vast and healthy industry is undergoing a wealth of change,...

Altering packaging to meet changing customer demands 20 July, 2018 The use of technology within packaging has become vital for retail, as it is not only changing the traditional way of shopping but also expanding the reach of retailers and...

Emerging health trends and how that affects product packaging 19 July, 2018 The Healthcare and OTC markets continue to grow, but so do the desires and requirements of customers – from vegan dietary supplements, to technology influenced healthcare products....

How packaging can be the fastest way to deliver luxury 19 July, 2018 Who doesn't love a little bit of luxury? The packaging industry certainly does. Adding value to brands in the name of luxury is a great way to differentiate, stand out on shelves...

Latest developments in labelling trends 19 July, 2018 Aside from relaying crucial information to the end-user, aesthetic labelling and decorative techniques play a larger role in the pack format. Sonia Sharma finds out how brands are...

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 Easyfairs’ Packaging Portfolio

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.


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