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 at Packaging Connections appreciate the pain behind packaging management.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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
How many of you know "P-Exchange" and it's potential? This was initially launched for Sharing Packaging Pictures only. Over a period, we have further evolved as packaging forum where any user could just login for free and interact with additional feature of uploading images in comments as well.
One perpetual demand on the market is the search for a glass replacement for use in packaging, as glass poses such a risk from breakage; COP possesses characteristics that make it a suitable glass substitute in HPT’s Injectable Vials range.
When I completed my studies in Packaging Technology, I faced this issue of explaining people (general public of course) the role of packaging for a question “you learn how to make a dabba (box)”.
Aseptic describes a condition in which there is an absence of micro-organisms including viable spores. In the food industry the terms aseptic, sterile and commercial sterility are often interchangeably.
I love what Hoffman at #LinkedIn says, entrepreneurs can no time to think and decide. they need actions all the time to make things happen that too at teh speed of light. We are trying to learn and do things so that packaging community can benefit.
PET material is ideal for many liquids, chemicals and solvents. PET rounded bottles are the greatest choice for the pharmaceutical companies in preserving agents and also they have strong consumer appeal.
There are lots of challenges to the food packaging industry. Food packaging industries are using BPA from almost 50 years and no company label is mentioned any information about BPA in their product packaging. Basic functionality of the BPA is to stop the reaction between food and surface.
Packing connections are very important to overcome packaging industry challenges. Packaging industry challenges can be solved when all kinds of packaging companies, packaging professionals connect with each other and they should be very clear and transparent in solving any issue.
Most of the times it’s very difficult for the brand owners to develop effective call to actions on their packaging designs. In this article will look into some specific technologies that can help brand owners to develop a powerful call to actions.