• Packaging Solutions for Heavy and Awkward Products

    Any marketing expert will tell you that regardless of how good your product’s quality is compared to your competitors, it will never sell unless it’s in an equally pleasing packaging. The importance of appealing and convenient packaging solutions can never be underestimated. But for a majority of small-sized products, finding the right kind of packaging isn’t as big of an issue. 

  • WOOD SPONGE: Material Technology

    Oil spills and industrial discharge into water bodies are common phenomena. Even though water and oil are immiscible, separating the two components to restore the purity of water bodies can be challenging.

    To tackle this long sustained issue, researchers have developed sponges made out of wood that selectively absorb oil. These sponges are reusable.

    With a spring-like lamellar structure, these sponges can be repeatedly squeezed without structural failure.

  • SOCIAL MEDIA AND PACKAGING DESIGN

    With each passing year, social media platforms become an increasingly popular choice for promoting businesses, establishing brands and marketing products. Along with advancements in design capabilities, in terms of both performance and visual appeal, the easy and almost free access to reach over millions of users (and customers) across multiple apps makes for a competitive market.

    However, if tread on strategically, this route leads to endless opportunities. Following are a few popular social media trends to consider for your company or brand in 2020:

  • Packaging Design Services: Corrugated and paper board

    Hello Friends,

    "Great Packaging Design Begins With Right Structural Design",  We at PackagingConnections are just trying to do just that and happy to announce our Packaging Design Services for paper board & corrugated board related designs. Please see video for some more information at https://youtu.be/bJgGnNTfXbw 

  • LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS

    A Life Cycle Assessment, commonly known as an LCA, is defined as the systematic analysis of the environmental impact of products during their entire life cycle.

    During an LCA, environmental impacts are evaluated through production, use and disposal phases. This includes all the upstream and downstream processes associated with production (e.g. production of raw, auxiliary and operating materials) and with disposal (e.g. waste treatment).

    Today, there are maybe online and offline pre-programmed softwares available to make the Life Cycle assessment of a product easy. 

  • CARBON NEGATIVE? CARBON POSITIVIE? CLIMATE POSITIVE? WHAT AM I TRYING TO SAY?

    A product or service’s carbon footprint is an important consideration in calculating its overall environmental impact. It takes into account any environmental trade-offs that may be involved in the process of provision. Ultimately, an entity’s carbon footprint is explained based on the net change of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere due to its production and use.

  • 3D Printing in Packaging

    What is 3D Printing?

    Also known as additive manufacturing, 3D printing take a digital file as input to produce solid, three dimensional objects by ejecting molten plastic (or bioplastic) on to a base and gradually building up the design by layers. Each layer can be seen as a thinly sliced horizontal cross-section of the eventual object.

    Benefits of 3D Printing

  • POA Symbol: An overview on POA symbol in cosmetics packaging

    The period-after-opening symbol or PAO symbol is a graphic symbol that identifies the useful lifetime of a cosmetic product after its package has been opened for the first time. It depicts an open cosmetics pot and is used together with a written number of months or years.

  • THE WAVE OF THE ZERO WASTE PRODUCTS IN THE PERSONAL CARE INDUSTRY

    2020 is all about self-care, personal growth and self-reflection. An important subject to ponder over during this introspection is the ginormous amount of single-use packaging that accompanies beauty and personal care products. 

  • Medical devices: Acronyms/Abbreviations

    The medical devices industtry is full of Acronyps/Abbreviations and many a times we struggle to find which one is which, so following is the list of some of them that you may like to refer:

    DDP                     Distinct Dose Pen 

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