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LATEST NEWS Anything that we can convert into sustainable packaging, we do Over the last twelve years, Big Marble Farms has grown from 5 to 55 acres. "And we have lots more expansion planned for the coming years," the team reveals. Big Marble Farms also markets greenhouse products from roughly 25 Albertan growers spanning nearly 200 acres. The name was born out of the founders desire to weave sustainability into the operations. Packaging provided a major opportunity for Read More Christmas recycling competition launched for York school children With the council now able to collect aluminium foil at the kerbside, the initiative aims to raise awareness of the importance of recycling especially at Christmas, when packaging volumes increase.Challenging children to create a festive A4 poster design incorporating used (but washed) aluminium foil, eager entrants can sign up to participate through their school. The winning design will take home Read More New Chrysal Bag-in-Box Packaging in 10 Liters The new packaging contains up to 70% less plastic than Chrysal's blue containers and now also comes in a 10L size. Not only is the new packaging ecologically friendly, it is also more user-friendly. The new 10L size Bag-in-Box is easy to separate and easy to dispose of; just press the plastic can together and put the carton in the paper bin.Never more so than today has taking care of the environme
Hello Friends, While 2022 is coming towards the end and soon we will be ushering into the new 2023. So we thought of conducting a small salary survey for packaging professionals and sharing the summary on our blog. I think this would be useful to the packaging community globally and we look forward to your kind participation. The link is given below: Here is the link to the survey - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/salarysurvey22 With best regards Sandeep Kumar Goyal Founder & CEO https://www.linkedin.com/in/packaging/ Sanex Packaging Connections Pvt. Ltd.   Continue Reading Further Packaging Information On Follow Made Updates At PackagingConnections.com Share News / Events at info@packagingconnections.com SANEX PACKAGING CONNECTIONS PVT LTD. 117 Suncity Business Tower. Golf Course Road Gurgaon - 122002, India. +91 124 4965770.        
LATEST NEWS Colgate’s 9 billion toothpaste tubes defy effort to recycle them Colgate-Palmolive Co. spent years devising a recyclable toothpaste tube. Pulling it off was a technical masterstroke, substituting plastic for a mix of materials that was historically tough to reclaim. The result, one executive said, was nice squeezability."One big problem remains: Many sorting centers around the US dont accept them.The gap between Colgates engineering success and the practicaliti Read More LMI Technologies Introduces Eco-Smart Sustainable Product Packaging At LMI Technologies, we are fully committed to supporting environmental wellness for present and future generations. Our products have always been manufactured to help customers reduce waste, increase yields, and improve product quality, which in turn support the improved utilization of resources and greater sustainability. We are also continuously looking for new ways to minimize our impact on th Read More Tetra Pak introduces Tetra Stelo aseptic package The new tall, rounded, seamless package is designed to create tangible differentiation in the market for the new benefit-led Minute Maid range Honey Infused and Vita Punch variants. The package also comes with WingCap 30, one-step opening with DIMC technology, that ensures a perfect grip and great pouring experience. In addition to the package itself, Tetra Pak has also provided the processing an
LATEST NEWS Coca-Cola adds NaviLens codes to packs to help visually impaired shoppers Coca-Cola has become the UKs first beverage company to launch on-pack technology for visually impaired shoppers.The soft drinks giant has rolled out NaviLens codes across 24x330ml and 30x330ml packs of its Christmas can multipacks, which can be scanned with a mobile phone camera from distances of up to four metres and are readable even when unfocused. Coca-Cola VP for commercial development M Read More Maharashtra fixes 50-micron thickness of compostable packaging material A notification issued by the state government late on Thursday said that this rule can be relaxed in case the thickness of plastic sheets damage the quality of packed goods. In case the thickness of plastic sheets impair the functionality of the product, the packaging material may be used of less than 50-micron, the notification added.The government of Maharashtra also allowed the production, trad Read More MAUI BREWING ANNOUNCES SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING EFFORTS
LATEST NEWS Finnish innovation may soon change packaging of duty-free goods – ’This’ll be the new bubble wrap’ New wood-based textile fibres turned out to be favourites with many visitors to the Uusi Puu New Wood exhibition presenting innovations of bioeconomy in Helsinki. I really found this wood-based fibre interesting. Its hard to believe its made of wood, Rotkus said about the Kuura fibre.The Kuura fibre is manufactured by Mets Spring, the innovation company of Mets Group, out of pulp from wood h Read More PPDS to slash energy costs and reduce packaging use PPDS has announced that it will bring more energy-efficient products to market, reconfiguring and reducing packaging, while providing greater access to information on energy consumption.The declaration was made by Martijn van der Woude, head of global business development and marketing at PPDS, at two events for end customers and the companys Global Partner Alliance at the MK7 Oracle Red Bull Raci Read More Haulotte sustainable packaging initiative
LATEST NEWS Bournvita sends a message to parents with 'forced packs' this Children's Day Cadbury Bournvita, which has pushed the narrative on progressive parenting and preparation, has yet another strong reminder for society to recognise and nurture every childs individual potential #FaithNotForce, a movement that aims to enlighten parents to take notice of their childrens true talent instead of forcing them into preset career moulds. The brand decided to do something audacious Read More OSARO and SVT Robotics Partner to Accelerate Advanced Packaging Robot Integration and Deployment in Fulfillment Warehouses As part of the agreement, SVT Robotics has joined OSAROs partner program, which offers one-stop access for businesses looking to deploy robotic solutions in their fulfillment operations. Prospective customers can engage with an OSARO pick-and-place robot cell at SVT's Innovation Lab in Norfolk, Virginia, where they can see a live demo and learn more about the possibilities for advanced e-commerce Read More Mars Wrigley gives Celebrations a Major Packaging Rebrand
LATEST NEWS Berry’s Reusable Beer and Soft Drink Cup is a Game Changer The SuperCup is suitable for all types of events where beer and soft drinks are being served. At the end, the SuperCups can simply be collected and rinsed, and are then ready for the next event. In this way, the SuperCup helps to limit the amount of single use cups being thrown away.Despite its sturdiness, the SuperCup is at least 30% lighter than the market standard for reusable beer cups. It is Read More SIG unveils next-generation packaging line-up at Gulfood Manufacturing 2022 For the first time in the region, SIG is presenting its expanded portfolio of market-leading sustainable packaging solutions at Gulfood. Debuting at Gulfood, bag-in-box and spouted pouch solutions for retail, institutional and industrial applications will be on display amongst SIGs extended line-up of its next-generation packaging that allows customers to create new possibilities for differentiati Read More Shake ‘N Bake to Save 900,000 Pounds of Plastic Waste Annually with Brand’s First-Ever Packaging Update
LATEST NEWS Anti-counterfeit solutions for metal containers In the industrial and petrochemical industries, these steel drums contain hazardous and high value chemicals. However, as the steel drum industry grows, so does the counterfeiting globally, with an average growth rate of 14.9% from 2017-2020. At Rieke, they understand the impact that counterfeiting has on brand reputation, the thousands of monetary losses and the danger of counterfeited solut Read More EnviroSense® Paper Blister™ Pre-qualified for How2Recycle® Labeling How2Recycle has been the gold standard of on-product labeling for recyclability since 2008. Sonoco Alloyd has been pre-qualified to carry the How2Recycle label on the EnviroSense PaperBlister package. The PaperBlister has been embraced by manufacturers, customers and consumers since its debut in 2019. The product has won multiple awards in recent years for smart design and innovative, sustainable Read More TekniPlex Healthcare Showcase World’s First Fully Transparent Recyclable TekniPlex Healthcare, which utilizes advanced materials science expertise to help deliver better patient outcomes, will showcase the worlds first fully transparent recyclable mid-barrier blister package at CPHI Europe, November 1-3 in Frankfurt. At Booth 30C90, the company will exhibit samples of its new materials science breakthrough, which includes barrier protection against
LATEST NEWS Andrew Zo is back with his Creative Designs Now he's created the identity and packaging for Origo Foods, a new business venture from a young husband and wife team that sells freeze-dried fruits to parents and children, made with 100% real ingredients and zero additives.Origo uses super-low temperatures, up to -50C to remove water, but lets the fruits retain most of their nutrition, shape, and natural colour. Once it has been dried, the frui Read More Frugal Bottle – the recycled paper wine bottle that thinks outside the (wine) box Paper bottles seem to be the it format in 2020, with major brands like Absolut, Diageo, Carlsberg, Coca-Cola Co., and PepsiCo developing them via collaborative projects including Pulpex and Paboco (see Are Paper Bottles Sustainable and Practical? published October 2020).Another notable entrant in the paper bottle chase is Frugalpacs Frugal Bottle, which was introduced in June. The 7 Read More Leak Tester for MAP Packaging That gas is already contained in most inert gas packaging and is also much cheaper than helium, for example. The acrylic glass test chamber is evacuated. In the event of a leak, the pressure difference between the test product and the chamber causes gas to be extracted from the packaging. Highly sensitive gas sensors detect this gas within a few seconds. The product is not damaged and can be sold.
Dear friends, This week is the Deepawali festival week in India. Deepawali is the festival of lights where it's said that we seek light from darkness and progress. We wish you all a great Happy, Healthy, Wealthy Deepawali with lots of light in your life,   Joyfully yours Sandeep Kumar Goyal LATEST NEWS Berry develops lightweight packaging solution for Podravka Plastic packaging products maker Berry has developed a new EasySnacking on-the-go packaging solution for Podravka, a Croatian cream spread brand.The new lightweight pack solution ensures that the pack meets the consumers sustainability requirements.Due to the companys ongoing product improvement, the Lino Lada from Podravka is a top seller in both its home market and the rest of the Adria region, Read More FINISH: FROM PLASTIC TO PAPER-BASED POUCHES Were launching paper-based packaging for Finish, a first for automatic dishwashing products, that will reduce plastic by 75% in its stand-up pouch. Once fully rolled out, this packaging innovation will help to eliminate more than 2,000 tonnes of plastic every year, equivalent to 50 million 1-litre bottles.Packaging for dishwasher tablets must be sealable, durable and water resistant, so using pape Read More