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Big Benefits

cMJZ34a5 January 29, 2013 0

TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN THE BEVERAGE SECTOR OBVIOUSLY HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY Over the last couple of years, both the retail strategies of drinks manufacturers and buying habits among consumers have

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Fundamentals of Success

cMJZ34a5 January 29, 2013 0

WELL-DESIGNED PACKAGING IS ESSENTIAL IN TODAY’S COMPETITIVE BEVERAGE BUSINESS by Simon Pendry, creative director, Blue Marlin London According to the Design Council, packaging on a supermarket shelf has less than three seconds to grab

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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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Ticking All The Boxes

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PACKAGING HAS MANY FUNCTIONS TO PERFORM BUT BRAND OWNERS AND PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS INCREASINGLY SEE IT AS A FORM OF ADVERTISING by Bob Houghton, head of marketing & communications, Chesapeake Some 75 per cent of

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Recognition at Last

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OVER RECENT TIMES, LABELLING HAS GAINED IN STATURE AND IMPORTANCE IN PRODUCTION-LINE TERMS by Shaun Chadwick, managing director, ILTI UK Ltd Traditionally, as it was the last activity in the packing process, labelling was

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Voyage of Discovery

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AS A BRANDING CONSULTANT, YOU NEVER REALLY SWITCH OFF Even the weekend supermarket visit is an exercise in discovery, understanding, and fascination. I’m always on the lookout for new brands, product innovations, packaging developments,

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Walking The Talk

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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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Carrying a Convenience Factor

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THE WIDE CHOICE OF TRAYS NOW AVAILABLE IS ENABLING THE CONVENIENCE SECTOR TO CONTINUE TO GROW AND INNOVATE by John Griffiths, group chief executive, Nicholl Food Packaging The growth of convenience foods in the

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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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