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Capsules for packaging are edible

Capsules are nothing but a form of packaging to contain various type of powdered drugs that needs to be taken in metered quantity but are difficult to compact in the form of tablets. So these are kind of small containers made from safe edible material liek gelatin or some plant based materials. 

The perfect wine bottle will never spill even a single drop while pouring

All wine lovers will know the horror of pouring a bottle with elegance and perfect form, only to look down and witness drips of wine dribbling down the neck and falling on to the table/sofa/floor. The heartbreak. The humiliation. The wine stains on your sweatpants. Dr Perlman first noticed that the dripping was the most extreme when a bottle was full or close to full. 

Design your own pattern on a bag

Its a wonderful concept, you do not really need a greeting card but wish directly from the bag, https://www.boredpanda.com/interactive-product-packaging-design/?media_id=194278

New Features Autoinjector-Labels

The market for injection devices – autoinjectors and pens – is rapidly growing. Factors such as the trend toward self-medication, the increasing incidence of chronic diseases and a growing biotech sector all play a part and require innovative solutions.

Holiday Packaging

Holiday shopping is an overwhelming experience everytime. From Black Friday through the New Year, you could see up to a 60% bump in first time customers. That's 60% more chances at a lifetime customer, so holiday is the ideal time to pull out all the stops for memorable ecommerce packaging.

Do you know who invented self-adhesive labels?

The first one ever in the world? Avery did! To be more exact it was R. Stanton Avery who invented it in 1935, launching a new company and a new industry. These innovative products were manufactured in a 100-square-foot rented loft space in Los Angeles.

Packaging can cheat too, be careful

Its interesting that sometimes we get fooled simply by packaging and demonstration but later we find that the truth is different. This is what happened with me. I bought a natural  Aftershave with sandalwood from Forest Essentials Delhi airport show room.

Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi, founder, Chairman and Managing Director, Uflex @ ISPI

INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT FOR PACKAGING INDUSTRY (ISPI) was a concurrent event held along with Indiapack Pacprocess 2017.

LiDoCon (Liquid Controlled Dosing Concept).

Abbott has pioneered in India LiDoCon, short for Liquid Dosing Concept, a first of its kind device for liquid medicines that provides accurate, hygienic and convenient dosing. This novel technology currently is being used for a cough syrup, but in time, will be extended to different types of liquid formulations.

Think out of Box

Everyday most of us spend at least 5 minutes to think, what we are going to wear today? Why we waste these precious 5 minutes? Have you ever think… I think the answer is …”To make ourselves stand out of the crowd, selection of clothes is very crucial. So this workout of 5 min is worth it.”

Going with gravity: Interpack 2017 Packaging Innovations for you

Going with gravity: in everyday life you will be pulled in all the different directions by various people and situations around you and you loose focus. Same happens with packaging professionals too, every department can give you gyan to make packaging better by pulling in different directions.
8 Key Packaging essentials tools for you

8 Key Packaging tools for you

  Every packaging professional needs some tools to be handy to observe any packaging situation and those tools need not be expensive. We observed that those tools could be:  

Uflex at PackPlus 2017, New Delhi, India

Uflex, a company that we met at Packplus 2017, is the India’s largest flexible packaging company and an emerging global player. The company has shown robust growth over the years and focusing on trust, value creation for customers, quality and innovation and customer satisfaction. We had a glimpse over the core businesses like Engineering, Cylinders & Chemicals and Holography divisions.
Conch or Shankh

Conch or Shankh shape in Packaging

  Its a great way of packaging calcium tablets. It truly conveys the message and also looks nice on the shelf. I am sure it would have not been easy to make something like this but innovations have no limits

Airless vs Pump Dispensers

Pump Dispensers

Team Up With Packaging Connections

  To understand specifically how we can collaborate with our Packaging Champions (raw material manufacturers, suppliers, converters, user companies and end users) we have created this survey. We eagerly wait to know your suggestions on teaming up -

5 must have books in your Packaging Library

Packaging seems to be a simpler technology from outside, but we can say that Grass is always greener on the other side and the one who is actually connected to this technology can only tell you the complexity associated. If I try to explain packaging knowledge in one line, then the famous quote serves the purpose:  
Top Institutes providing Packaging Courses

Top Institutes providing Packaging Courses

We generally heard people talking about best B schools, best engineering colleges, best Medical institutes but we never heard people talking about the best Packaging institutes. Why so? Is there no scope for packaging technology in industry? Or there is lack of packaging institute? Or People don’t have awareness about such courses?
Top 5 e-Commerce Packaging solutions

Top 5 E-Commerce Packaging Solutions

With increasing online consumer base there is unprecedented growth in the e-Commerce sector.
Lack of Packaging Education

Lack Of Packaging Education

When we are unable to achieve what we want in life, we often regret and start thinking negative. The same is with the packaging education systems as well. We professionals have hands-on experience on various packaging processes and materials but there are lot of other topics about which we may be completely clueless. Does this make us “unfit” for a particular job?

Packaging Education System: Our Big Step

We realise that packaging is critical to the success of product. In fact its rightly said that packaging is the integral part of product. Though its rightly said but not followed. Not following has its own reasons of not being aware or information not properly available or information is scattered.

Printing Does Selling!!!

Printing--The Forms

Lenticular Printing and 3D Printing

We all must have seen animation in printed images such as winking of eyes, dancing image, changing graphics - commonly told by people as 3D effect but actually it is lenticular effect.

Oxo Biodegradation – An imperative solution for packaging waste

What is oxo biodegradation? The term ‘oxo-biodegradation’ is a hybridization of two words, oxidation and biodegradation. It defines clearly a two-step process initiated in by the additive to degrade the polymer chain (break up) and make it available for biodegradation within the environment when a treated item has finished its useful life.

Hidden Cost of Packaging

It is rightly said that packaging is the cloth for products & it makes your product stand out from the competition. Well but, how can we find out that how much our packaging costs? What is the importance of packaging? What is the right packaging for a product?

VCI - Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor: A need for secured packaging

What is VCI? VCI - Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor VCI provides anti-corrosive metal protection to address the corrosive nature of ferrous and non-ferrous metal products. A unique multi-metallic VCI concentrate for plastic and paper application. VCI is the environmentally preferred corrosion protection for metal components.

Tuck in Box

Used for shipping and storage of different shaped medium and large siz

Shree Padamanabha Swamy temple: Prasadam packaging

Its interesting that Aravana Prasadam is being packed and given in Tin cans at the temple.

Packaging Jobs - Challenges And Solutions

In whichever industry we are – fmcg, pharma, automotive, household, home care and personal care and so on; we constantly strive towards next opportunity and a career jump (be it only for f

Oversized Package Under Axe

A perfect example of Consumer awareness was witnessed when a consumer lodged a complaint against Cincinnati-based consumer giant P&G for violating California’s slack fill law, resulting P&G to shell out $850,000 towards civil penalties and costs.

Ban on PET Packaging for Pharmaceuticals - Are we prepared?

The discussions started during early 2013 when Him Jagriti, an Uttarakhand-based non-governmental organization (

Art of developing career in Packaging

Yoga needs practice to master it and so is the case with packaging from our Mentors.

Chaayos: What an experience with teas

Yesterday afternoon I got a surprise in office when I was suddenly served warm tea on my desk. You will be thinking so what was so great that I was surprised? Simple reason, it was a traditional tea that we find on roadside corner tea stalls that we all love in hard day's work but we hardly get such ready tea in our sophisticated offices.

Ochobo (small mouth): How small change in packaging increased sales 213%

It is amazing to know that a Japanese burger chain faced an interesting sales problem. The Freshness Burger chain has a very large and very popular “Classic Burger”.It’s the most popular burger among male customers but dead last among female customers. So what’s up with that?

Know Your "Maggi"

Maggi has been one of our favorite eatery for generations, liked equally by kids and grandparents! Recently the UP FDA tests and Delhi tests  on the samples taken from shelve has shown presence of MSG which Maggi claims is not added and Lead above permissible limits. This might cause lot of health concerns in the consumers.

Quality packaging suppliers with service commitment

Business man with binoculars over urban background

Detergent Packaging Innovations

Detergent - It is a water soluble cleansing agent that combines with impurities and dirt to make them more soluble, and differs from soap in not forming a scum with the salts in hard water. This may be in form of solidified bar, loose powder, thick liquid or concentrated balls

Top 50 Innovative Meat Packaging

Meat Industry is one of t

Pharmaceutical Packaging Innovations

Idea behind this book is to bring the innovations to wider group

Needle Stick Injury – Prevention?

I was in a test laboratory for some project research. While witnessing the tests being performed, I noticed a peculiar way of using syringes.

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