Does your package have what it takes to earn a Packaging Innovation Award? Dow is pleased to announce that once again the search for the world’s most innovative packages is on. This is the third year Dow is the title sponsor and will be assembling an international panel of independent judges from a range of industries.
In the next year, the consumer packaged goods (CPG) landscape will drastically change as brands evolve their strategies around digital channels, sustainability, collaboration and loyalty. Cutting across each of these initiatives is a need to innovate smarter and faster.
From fragmented thinking, to out of date infrastructures and poor processes, there is a long list of reasons why supply chains can become unsustainable. But, according to a luxury packaging provider, digitalized data is set to transform the industry in a big way.
For years, fiber lasers have been a mainstay in the electronics, automotive and aerospace markets with their ability to produce alphanumeric text on the surfaces of hard plastic and metal parts. Now, fiber lasers are gaining a foothold in consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturing.
Global brewers should see 5%-10% drop in can costs for 2020 as a result of declines in previously high aluminum prices after they had been a drag on profits for brewers in past two years; brewers in U.S., Western Europe, Japan set to benefit most.
The new dual-layered labels are designed to be peeled back, unveiling an inside layer of colorful artwork that is unique to each wine, in addition to surprise phrases on the inside of the peel-away label share contemporary Italian expressions, translated into English.
Investment in innovation by surface effects specialists continues to bring highly innovative, eye-catching features, which incorporate advanced optical technology, to the world of luxury and brand packaging.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies we have the annual Packaging Outlook, covering flexible and rigid plastics, glass, metal cans, paperboard and corrugated, as well as packaging machinery & automation and packaging design. Also covered is the trend of less is more in beverage branding, how dispensers can make or break a brand experience, one conveying company that’s setting the bar in vertical farming, a dairy manufacturer that moved to plant-based products and more. Enjoy!