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Perfect Material

cMJZ34a5 February 4, 2013 0

GLASS HAS A LONG PEDIGREE AS A PACKAGING MATERIAL BUT ITS HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS MEAN THAT IT HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE TOO by Lynn Sidebottom, sales and marketing director, Beatson Clark If you’re

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Fine Mist Sprayers Can Be Tailored

cMJZ34a5 February 3, 2013 0

A new range of fine mist sprayers for the cosmetics and personal-care industries has been launched by Leicester-based Rieke Dispensing. This 8201 Series offers different formats and customisation options, to enable the dispensers to

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Don’t Overlook Consumer Preference

cMJZ34a5 February 2, 2013 0

SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING IS A BIG PRIORITY FOR OUR INDUSTRY BUT CUSTOMERS ARE NOWHERE NEAR AS ENGAGED WHEN IT COMES TO PAYING FOR IT by Stergios Bititsios, associate director packaging and design, MMR Research Worldwide

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Sustainability Meets Luxury

cMJZ34a5 January 31, 2013 0

IN THE INCREASINGLY-COMPETITIVE ARENA OF LUXURY GOODS, LEADING BRANDS WILL SEEK EVER-MORE INGENIOUS WAYS OF MAKING THEIR PRODUCTS STAND OUT ON RETAIL SHELVES by Veronique Curulla, European marketing manager, Crown Speciality Packaging Europe Particularly

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Delivering On Your Strategy

cMJZ34a5 January 29, 2013 0

PACKAGING ‘OPTIMISATION’, OR ‘OPTIMIZATION’ AS THE AMERICANS WOULD CALL IT, IS NOTHING NEW – OR IS IT? by Greg Lawson, managing partner, Less Packaging As with many over-used industry terms, this word means different

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Maximising Resources

cMJZ34a5 January 29, 2013 0

WHILE SUSTAINABILITY REMAINS A KEY TOPIC, ANOTHER ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGE IS TAKING CENTRE STAGE: RESOURCE EFFICIENCY by Jennifer Buhaenko, head of public affairs, Pro Carton What is Resource Efficiency? One definition is ‘the sustainable management

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Walking The Talk

cMJZ34a5 January 29, 2013 0

THE CONCEPT OF RECYCLING IS EVOLVING by Gordon Shade, CEO, European Metal Packaging (Empac) It is time for a more defined approach. Having come from an agenda driven mostly by the reduction of waste

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remedy for risk

Bonnie Howard January 25, 2013 0

USING CERTAIN TYPES OF PALLETS IN THE PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY CHAIN COULD POSE A SERIOUS RISK TO PRODUCT SAFETY by Jim Hardisty, managing director, Goplasticpallets.com   Pharmaceutical manufacturers are obliged to recall products for a

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Workhorse Moves Up Front

cMJZ34a5 January 23, 2013 0

RETURNABLE TRANSIT PACKAGING (RTP) HAS BECOME A FAMILIAR FEATURE IN SUPERMARKETS UP AND DOWN THE COUNTRY by Simon Moulson, head of retail development, Linpac Allibert With over 18 million Maxinest trays sold in the

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Portions Of Sustainable Sense

cMJZ34a5 January 23, 2013 0

PORTION PACKAGING CAN PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN MEETING THE DEMANDS AND CONCERNS OF TODAY’S MODERN LIFESTYLE by Hans Sanders, area sales manager, RPC Cobelplast As population numbers continue to rise and the pace

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