The 14th European Bioplastics Conference took place on 3 and 4 of this month. Once again, the event lived up to its reputation as the leading business and networking platform for the global bioplastics industry. The event, with a strong focus on growth and innovation, was sold-out and brought together 400 senior executives from across the bioplastics value chain, including brands, policy makers, academia, producers and NGOs.
Brands in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region are making efforts to enhance the transparency of their operations by offering new disruptive tools through smart packaging to combat counterfeiting, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
New global survey reveals 8 in 10 people believe manufacturers should be obliged to reduce packaging waste.
Peter Sundt, General Secretary of EPRO, the European Association of Plastics Recycling & Recovery Organisations, sums it up when he says that he sees international cooperation as being key to the success of recycling.
Chronic diseases are more widespread than ever before. In industrial nations and, increasingly, in developing countries as well, they are among the most common and economically relevant health problems.
The landmark 40th anniversary edition of Labelexpo Europe 2019 has closed on a high note, with its largest, most international show held to date. A total of 693 exhibitors took part in the show, which took place between 24-27 September, at Brussels Expo in Belgium.
A new multihead weigher solution from Ishida is enabling a leading German logistics service provider to weigh and pack nuts, bolts and washers into cardboard boxes more quickly and flexibly than ever before.
Messe Duesseldorf celebrates the 40th anniversary of its Moscow subsidiary. By opening the official representation on 15 October 1979 it laid the foundation for its success story on the Russian market. 2002 saw the subsidiary Messe Duesseldorf Moscow being established, which today employs 49 members of staff and organises 14 trade fairs and trade fair participations in Moscow, Novokuznetsk, Kazan, Ufa and Yekaterinburg.
There has been rapid growth in the production of aluminium aerosol cans worldwide in the recent past, with a new production record being reported year after year. However, according to AEROBAL, the International Organisation of Aluminium Aerosol Container Manufacturers, this development did not continue in the first half of 2019: year-on-year its member companies’ production fell by about one per cent to three billion cans.
“We have decided to make the transition to another level of quality – we must become a modern enterprise, and only through innovative technologies, systematization and cost reduction can we survive in today's highly competitive markets.”