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.
The new Beauty Innovation & Design Awards (BeautyID Awards) will recognize creativity in packaging design, material and product formulation in the ever-growing beauty segment. The Awards will cover all cosmetic product categories (hair, nail, skin, color, personal care, fragrance and sustainability) across professional, prestige and mass market segments.
Brewing and brewery restaurant professionals looking for answers at the Craft Brewers Conference, April 11-13 in Washington, D.C., are encouraged to learn about INX Color Perfection™, a new approach to color management by INX International Ink Co.
“Beauty is everywhere a very welcome guest,” wrote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe at the start of the 19th century. And already 3,000 years before this, a great deal of time and care was devoted to external appearance.
This issue of Packaging Strategies highlights how companies can move ahead during these unprecedented times; package printing innovations, and a case study on one printer creating lunchboxes for frontliners; how best to choose FFS equipment; advanced analytics with Big Data; ready-to-heat vegan dishes answering consumers call and more.