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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the Packaging & Converting Intelligence editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought-provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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NEW DEPOSIT RETURN SCHEME ADMINISTRATOR FOR SCOTLAND CREATED
01 March, 2021
Drinks producers, retailers, and trade associations have joined forces...
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Road to recovery 09 December, 2020 The New Plastics Economy Initiative from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation has been at the heart of programmes to improve plastic recycling so that it does not end up in the oceans or...

Drowning in plastics 03 December, 2020 The use of plastics has dramatically increased since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, creating issues around plastic waste disposal. The following is an edited extract from a...

Cogs in the machine 03 December, 2020 Throughout 2020, the year of coronavirus crisis management, one of the consistently performing parts of the packaging supply chain has been machinery. Whether it is delivering goods...

Packaging in a pandemic 03 December, 2020 The effects of the coronavirus on the global food packaging supply chain have been wide-ranging and fi lled with consequences for the industry as a whole. Matthew Rogerson speaks...

Prepared for the future 03 December, 2020 Pre-press has been central to the printing industry for decades, yet has long suffered from a number of cost and efficiency problems. But, with the rise of automation, the field may...

Square the circle 03 December, 2020 Packaging waste and its reduction or removal continues to be of key concern to both consumers and the brands that supply them. Despite the intrusion of coronavirus into the...

Together forever 03 December, 2020 Emma-Jane Batey speaks to design engineer Andzejus Buinosvskis and marketing manager Mariya Ushakova from RETAL to learn how this global plastic packaging manufacturer is exceeding...

It's all good 03 December, 2020 For too long, the print industry debate has focused on conventional versus digital, yet there is plenty of room for both as they offer different positives and strengths. So, let’s...

Unbox the future 11 May, 2020 While polystyrene is 100% recyclable, its potential as a recyclable material is not yet fully exploited. Styrenic Circular Solutions is looking to jump-start recycling rates and...

Industry fate is sealed 07 May, 2020 Before the Covid-19 reality, sustainability led the agenda for the packaging and converting industry, dictating a number of the newest innovations and launches. A key example of this...

Lead the charge 07 May, 2020 With the world stumbling to a crisis point in its flagrant use of plastic, especially single-use, a drastic change in direction is needed. Multinationals are leading the way in...

Long live print 07 May, 2020 Even in our digital age, print remains hugely important to the packaging sector – it’s the first aspect of a product a consumer sees. Annie Scanlan, membership and information officer...

Reuse, recycle, revolution 07 May, 2020 With packaging in a period of rapid transformation, manufacturers are finding increasingly innovative ways of supporting a circular economy. Tracee Auld, chief sustainability officer...

Crisis management 07 May, 2020 The rapid spread of Covid-19 poses unprecedented challenges to the food service industry. With high-street footfall completely extinguished, meaning lay-offs aplenty, and the...

Follow the money 07 May, 2020 E-commerce is fast reaching parity with traditional retail models, and it won’t be long before the majority of shopping takes place online. What does this mean for packaging?...

Pop ’til you drop 07 May, 2020 The global beverage industry is increasingly focused on health and wellness, with sustainable and beautiful packaging supporting that trend. Emma-Jane Batey speaks to Dash...

Get the low-down 07 May, 2020 With the nature of labelling fast-changing, new and more explicit means of conveying information are required to inform an increasingly busy and convenience-focused market. Without...

Key trade fair pushed back 06 May, 2020 Drupa, the world’s leading trade fair for printing technologies, and originally set for June this year, was postponed in mid-March because of the global spread of the Covid-19...

Follow the money 05 May, 2020 E-commerce is fast reaching parity with traditional retail models, and it won’t be long before the majority of shopping takes place online. What does this mean for packaging?...


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