Held in conjunction with the Plastics Recycling Conference, KW Plastics and Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics presented their respective technical challenges of the package before being selected for the 2017 APR Plastics Recycling Showcase by the Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR).
Campbell Soup Company, Church & Dwight, Henkel, Nestlé Waters North America, RB, Unilever and Ocean Spray join How2Recycle label program; announcement made at sustainability event hosted by Walmart, which has encouraged brands to join the program.
Inspired by vintage barbering rituals, British brand Hawkins & Brimble is bringing a modern twist to the world of classic male grooming products with its latest range including Elemi & Ginseng Pre-Shave Scrub and Post Shave Balm.
ADF&PCD New York (Aerosol & Dispensing Forum, and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design), is accepting entries from brands and suppliers for its Innovation Awards. Winners will be announced at the trade show on September 6-7, 2017, at The Altman Building and Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan, New York.
The recycling of plastic wraps, bags and other film packaging grew 34 million pounds, or 3%, in 2015 to reach a minimum of nearly 1.2 billion pounds for the year. This marks the eleventh consecutive year of increases and the highest annual collection of plastic film since the survey began.
Kit & Kin, a new family brand featuring nappies (diapers) that combine premium performance with bio-degradability, alongside a range of certified natural skincare for mothers and babies, was co-founded by Emma Bunton (Baby Spice of the Spice Girls band).
Price sensitivity and how it is affected by package design, size and shelf layout can be precisely measured using eye-tracking technology. The key data lies in measuring ”fixations” – how long one’s eyes focus on a given area of a package, sign, shelf, etc.
Why would you dress a ground-breaking formula in last year’s trends? Tailor-making a bottle, compact or tube can take many turns, from a subtle addition of a vogue-ish cap or sheath, to an avant-garde decoration treatment or a new, high-tech dispensing system that will become a benchmark in the industry.
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!