• How compostable are bioplastics?

    With a growing need to develop sustainable alternatives to plastic, especially in the packaging industry, many novel technologies have surfaced. Bioplastics is one such category of substitutes for the highly versatile and highly polluting plastic.

    Bioplastics are considered to be a lot more eco-friendly than ordinary plastics and are quickly replacing them in many industries. However, there are many misconception in the consumer community regarding the production and disposal of the same.

  • Advantages of Modified Atmospheric Packaging

    Step into any grocery store, and you see clear examples of how Modified Atmosphere Packaging is a part of our daily life. It is what helps businesses in the food and gas industries to keep costs down while ensuring quality, freshness, and long shelf life of products. The modified atmosphere packaging process is vital for consumable products.

  • Hand Lift Your Package With Extra Smartness

    I am sure we all must have lifted this pack once in our lifetime and what did it feel like….gurrr, “It is quite heavy, why can’t there be some easy option to lift it up?” Ofcourse when it comes to labours lifting such heavy boxes or crates or shrink wrapped cases we generally don’t bother, right?

  • Ifeu Packaging Study: Flexible Packaging is an Effective Route to Resource Efficiency

    A recently updated and extended study by the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (ifeu), commissioned by Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE), has underlined the original study’s findings. It shows clearly that flexible packaging is a more effective route to resource efficiency and reducing carbon footprint than using rigid packaging formats or focusing entirely on recycling.

  • A crash course on Plasma Gasification

    Plasma gasification is the emerging technology of a multi-stage process that converts carbon-based waste materials into fuels. Its feed input can range from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) to plant matter and can also include hazardous waste.

  • Impacts of Covid-19 on Packaging Industries along with many FMCG and food industries

    The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is causing widespread concern and economic hardship for the consumers, businesses and communities the globe. Manufacturers are facing unique challenges caused by crisis and packaging producers are no exceptions.

    The Pandemic raises a number of unique challenges. In PWC’s latest covid-19 CFO pulse survey, finance leaders in the United States and México top concerns.

  • Retail scenario and Emerging Packaging Trends: India

    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


  • Counterfeit Protection from Analogue to Digital

    The whirring sound of the rotary dial telephone has long become a thing of the past. Like phones, many other devices and functions have managed the leap into the digital age. Anti-counterfeiting technology is a case in point: Color-shifting inks or classic holograms known from paper money are increasingly complemented by digital security features that can be read using smartphones. These features enable automatic authentication and offer a wide variety of added value. The future of innovative anti-counterfeiting labels lies in the development of such digital solutions.

  • Flip Cap Opening

    Bottles or containers of today are getting updated with flip cap openers. The use of normal screw bottle caps has been reduced with more easy and advanced cap designs in the market. But with new upcoming design, new strategies should also be appointed for testing its quality. Flip cap opening tester is designed to test the strength amount utilized for opening the flip cap of bottles and containers.

  • Aptar's Beauty & Home division's 5 flagship packaging formats for every Indian youth!

    When we look for good and robust product dispensers and associated formats, the five letter word Aptar pops up immediately in our mind. Aptar is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative dispensing, sealing and active packaging solutions for the beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer health care, injectables, food and beverage markets.

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