• WHY USE RECYCLED PRODUCTS?

    The past year has been one during which we saw a major wave of recycled products coming into use. Many global packaging companies announced the arrival of new designs incorporating recycled paper, recycled plastic. This year foresees the induction of fully recyclable and/or fully recycled packaging for most big brands.

    Let’s elucidate some of the benefits of recycling used paper and plastic and further using the recycled product:

  • ALL ABOUT VACUUM PACKAGING

    ALL ABOUT VACUUM PACKAGING

     

  • 12 Important Benefits that Packaging Offers Society

    In current pandemic situation packaging is playing vital role in everyday lifestyle. Packaged food is being given more preference during pandemic. Although packaging has evolved in many ways, but due to increased demand of food supplies, household items like cleaner and disinfectant large amount of waste is being generated. Keeping environment in mind many organization has joined hand to reuse plastic waste whether they are pet bottle or flexible bags.

    Packaging has its own importance; here are few benefits that packaging offer society,

  • Tips for Material Reduction

    Invest in developing a packaging design that doesn't use a large amount of packaging material. Minimal packaging helps in reducing material use, leading to reduced production costs. You would even consume less energy to manufacture both the material and packaging and less fuel is used to transport items.

  • CULTURE AND PACKAGING: CASE STUDIES

    Culture is the culmination of patterned behavior of people who identify with one another and share common beliefs. These patterns are driven by geographical location, socio-economic factors, and much more.

    Like every other aspect of life, culture also has an impact on packaging and products are used. Following are a few case studies of how different cultures and cultural beliefs were taken into account by the same brand to modify packaging and marketing:

  • REVOLUTIONARY ACCIDENTS and Packaging

    It’s no surprise that most life-altering innovations and discoveries of the past have been accidental. Here are the stories of a few “accidents” that changed the packaging industry for good.

    1. Polyethylene

    On March 27, 1933, two organic chemists, R.O Gibson and E.W. Fawcett, were working for the Imperial Chemical Industries Research Laboratory. They came across a white, waxy substance while testing various chemicals.

  • Tamper evident packaging

    Tamper Evident Packaging (TEP) is a broad category of packaging practices and technology that alerts the consumer of foul play or damage to the product during the B2C route. This is usually useful for international shipments or high-value local shipments that are delivered to the consumer through a third party. As opposed to Tamper Resistant Packaging, which is designed to be very hard to open, Tamper Evident Packaging provides a visual indication of tampering.

  • Packaging Connections 2021: A New Start

    We had two sessions of this webinar on the services of Packaging Connections 2021 on 12th January 2021. We had a good number of registrations from across the globe and understood that more and more people are looking for services supported remotely. It has been a good way to share the information without traveling and we could utilize our time better. Of course, face to face meeting has its own charm but I think digital is the next best way and in some cases even better. This can certainly help to reduce traveling and so the carbon footprint and then we can travel once in a while.

  • Webinar: Packaging Connections 2021- A New Start

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  • THE PACKAGING SECTOR AND INDIA : 7 facts

    Here are 7 facts about India and its packaging industry that you would enjoy reading.

    1. According to the Packaging Industry Association of India (PIAI), the packaging sector is currently the FIFTH largest economic sector of India and is growing at 22% to 25% per year.

    2. Packaged food is the fastest-growing segment in the Indian packaging industry. According to the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), the expenditure on packaged foods is increasing (at inflection point), due to an overall increase in per capita income, urbanization, and an increase in the number of working women. This is a positive reflection of Indian economy, but can also indicate an increase in single-use plastic waste. 

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