• Tips for Material Reduction

    Invest in developing a packaging design that doesn't use a large amount of packaging material. Minimal packaging helps in reducing material use, leading to reduced product cost.

  • CULTURE AND PACKAGING: CASE STUDIES

    Culture is the culmination of patterned behavior of people who identify with one another and share common beliefs. These patterns are driven by geographical location, socio-economic factors and much more.

     

  • REVOLUTIONARY ACCIDENTS and Packaging

    It’s no surprise that most life-altering innovations and discoveries of the past have been accidental. Here are the stories of a few “accidents” that changed the packaging industry for good.

    1. Polyethylene

    On March 27, 1933, two organic chemists, R.O Gibson and E.W. Fawcett, were working for the Imperial Chemical Industries Research Laboratory. They came across a white, waxy substance while testing various chemicals.

  • Tamper evident packaging

    Tamper Evident Packaging (TEP) is a broad category of packaging practices and technology that alerts the consumer of foul play or damage to the product during the B2C route. This is usually useful for international shipments or high-value local shipments that are delivered to the consumer through a third party. As opposed to Tamper Resistant Packaging, which is designed to be very hard to open, Tamper Evident Packaging provides a visual indication of tampering.

  • Packaging Connections 2021: A New Start

    We had two sessions of this webinar on the services of Packaging Connections 2021 on 12th January 2021. We had a good number of registrations from across the globe and understood that more and more people are looking for services supported remotely. It has been a good way to share the information without traveling and we could utilize our time better. Of course, face to face meeting has its own charm but I think digital is the next best way and in some cases even better. This can certainly help to reduce traveling and so the carbon footprint and then we can travel once in a while.

  • Webinar: Packaging Connections 2021- A New Start

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  • THE PACKAGING SECTOR AND INDIA : 7 facts

    Here are 7 facts about India and its packaging industry that you would enjoy reading.

    1. According to the Packaging Industry Association of India (PIAI), the packaging sector is currently the FIFTH largest economic sector of India and is growing at 22% to 25% per year.

    2. Packaged food is the fastest-growing segment in the Indian packaging industry. According to the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), the expenditure on packaged foods is increasing (at inflection point), due to an overall increase in per capita income, urbanization, and an increase in the number of working women. This is a positive reflection of Indian economy, but can also indicate an increase in single-use plastic waste. 

  • PROTEUS: Material Technology

    Proteus is a light, strong and non-cuttable material that turns back the force of a cutting tool upon itself. The development of this new material was led by an international research team from Durham University, UK, and Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU in Chemnitz in Germany. The researchers got inspiration for this invention from the tough skin cellular skin of grapefruit and the fracture-resistant shells of mollusks.

  • Tips For Designing The Packaging That Contains Your Products

    There was a time when product packaging was just that—a packaging. But while its primary function is to wrap and keep products clean and intact, it has evolved into something more. Your product container represents your brand. It's your identity in the middle of the immeasurable sea of commerce and it can spell your business success or failure. 

  • Indian Consumer Behaviour : Packaging Insights

    In this current situation, Consumers are more focused on health and hygiene, which is changing consumer behavior towards packaged foods. They are now looking for products which assures quality and healthy. According to Mintel Report on Indian Consumers 2021, below are the key points about to Indian consumer behavior :

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