"Packaging is like a soul to the body". It provides life to the product by protecting it from environmental spoilage, gives shelf appeal, provides information to the end customer and many others. Often, packs are designed such that they directly conveys the "key role" of the product to the customer.
Needlestick Injury is defined as the accidental puncture of the skin by a needle during a medical intervention Accidental exposure to blood caused by needle injuries may carry the risk of infection by blood-borne viruses. Accidental contact may occur-
Being Packaging professional have we ever thought of the problems faced by elderly people while designing a package, especially medicines. There are lot many surveys which are done time to time for finding the answer of this question.
Being into Packaging sector for more then 30+ years now, I have witnessed the shifts, changes and trends happening in all the sectors related to packaging field.
Years ago, packaging salespeople were extremely valuable to customers because they were the holders of information. Without salespeople, customers were hard-pressed to uncover facts and gain insight on pricing, product specifications, similar and innovative applications, and industry trends.
Businesses are to create wealth, this is the general understanding. So its said that all major industries create wealth but if there is one industry that plays a unique role by way of both creation of wealth through a wide range of manufacturing activities and also by way of preserving the value created by many other industries, it is PACKAGING
The history of adhesives dates back to ancient Egypt. Man's first application of a water remoistenable adhesive to paper made use of naturally occuring water-activated gums. It was in the 1830's that the British Postal Service first put an adhesive on the back of a postage stamp. It was not until 1841 that an envelope appeared which could be sealed without the use of sealing wax.
Did you ever hear Pomodoro? I am sure yes but if not , then its a tomato shaped timer generally kept in kitchen to help monitor various kithen processes like baking, toasting, roasting etc. So looking at this Francesco was amazed with this tool in kitchen and developed a technqiue called Pomodoro technique in the '80s. It basically depends on the following 5 steps to implement:
TwinPak handles to club store customers that require a bundle of pharmaceutical bottles, most commonly for multivitamins and ibuprofen. Its a great way to bundle. This is quiet efficient and sustainable way of bundling. PakTech is the comapny offering this systema nd have many more options.
In our day to day life we come across with new Packaging innovations such as reusable packaging, biodegradable packaging and packaging using minimum material. Around the World many researchers, scientists, developers, designers are working on it.
BitSecure copy detection pattern by the Competence Center Schreiner ProSecure is a printed digital security feature based on a high-resolution, cloud-like random pattern.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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, 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.
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
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 -
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:
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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
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.