Unilever has partnered with Mondi to develop a new high barrier paper-based packaging material for its Colman’s dry Meal Maker and sauces range

By replacing the previously unrecyclable multi-material laminate with paper packaging, Mondi supports Unilever in its sustainability targets. The aluminum, as well as all unnecessary plastic layers of the previous material, were eliminated. This resulted in a new packaging with 85 percent paper...

Emsur Poland has been certified by DGP, Deutche Pfandsystem, to produce and sell shrink sleeves and labels for the German beverages market
The DPG system was set up in Germany in 2005. It provides the legal and organizational framework for settling deposits (deposit clearing) between companies participating in the system. To this end, DPG has developed a set of standards for a uniform labeling procedure that enables automatic...
By bridging digital and physical worlds,Avery Dennison’s atma.io is set tochange the way we look at consumer goods by introducing transparency into supply chains

In March 2020, Avery Dennison acquired Smartrac, a Dutch innovator in the development of RFID inlays with manufacturing sites in Germany, Malaysia, China and the United States. 

Mitch Butier, Avery Dennison’s chairman, president and CEO, made a bold statement at the time: ‘Smartrac’s...

Actega has revealed Wessco Polar UV, a new range of silver coatings delivering reflective properties and glossy effects

Addressing the growing importance of sustainable printing, the solvent-free Wessco Polar coatings provide businesses with a high-quality alternative to traditional hot or cold foil stamping and metalized board. In addition, the use of these new coatings eliminates plastic waste. It streamlines...

Esko has published a free e-book, which outlines key trends, and the tools brands can adopt to capitalize on them for commercial success

The global market for alcoholic beverages amounted to over 1.49 trillion USD in 2020 and is expected to grow to 2.2 trillion USD by 2025, according to Statista. Changing consumer habits during the pandemic have led to a plethora of new behavioral trends, which equates to a host of opportunities...

Digimarc chain of custody
The Label Academy’s third virtual master class covered the state of the art in brand protection and anti-counterfeiting technologies.  
 
As James Bevan, director of consultancy Vandagraf, noted, the scale of the global counterfeiting problem is terrifying....
Toppan Printing has integrated tamper-evident NFC1 tag functions into the structure of paper-based packages

RFID, NFC, and other ID technologies are commonly applied to the surfaces of product packages. This, however, can negatively impact printed graphics or appearance because packages are not necessarily designed to accommodate such a label, and the need to apply labels during packaging manufacture...

The importance of share-worthy packaging
A key factor is for brands to understand the overlap between real life experiences and the virtual world – and that people want both. How can brands leverage that overlap? With
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iMSGlobal has chosen Cloudflow from Hybrid Software to ensure complete production workflow flexibility across its multi-site operation

Headquartered in Sydney, iMSGlobal provides integrated marketing services for many brand owners, including Danone, Nestlé, and Unilever. With offices in Australia, Singapore, India, China, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Switzerland, the company has a global reach based on a knowledge...

Mark Andy has boosted the implementation of RFID technology across Decathlon’s network of warehouses and retail stores

Decathlon, a French-based sports equipment network, had implemented RFID technology in its retail stores and 43 warehouses worldwide in 2015. Now the company is exploring further benefits while implementing another RFID-based technology.

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