Year: 2015

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Nilpeter is the leading supplier of innovative equipment and solutions to the global label and packaging market. Founded in 1919 in Denmark, Nilpeter remains a family-owned business. Nilpeter specializes in a combination of offset, flexo, gravure, screen foiling and digital printing all inline. With manufacturing facilities in Denmark, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, and India, Nilpeter offers …

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What’s In A Name

Packaging markets continue to evolve and shift as do the ways in which consumers interact with the packaging of their favorite brands. One major change that CPGs and converters are beginning to address in a much more aggressive manner is consumers’ increasing demand for a more personalized approach to packaging. Consumers, particularly millennials, enjoy a …

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Rapid Change

The world in which we live is rapidly changing and flexible packaging is no different. Flexible packaging has been brought to a whole new level through globalization. Uteco has listened to what marketers and end-users are asking — and demanding — from the flexible packaging industry. Some of these demands include eco friendliness, reduction of …

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Anything But Typical

Packaging is often the first line of direct advertising to consumers. One of the many methods employed by converters to make their packaging stand out on shelves is the use of atypical designs. Recent research has shown that unusual packaging designs make consumers analyze product claims more closely. This is both good news and bad. …

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Paper’s Bright Future

Despite the maturity of the marketplace, it appears that paper-based packaging is still poised for further growth in the future. There are “significant growth opportunities” for paper-based packaging as changing lifestyles, environmental concerns and improving techniques continue to have an impact, according to a new industry report from Smithers Pira called Paper-Based Packaging Trends To …

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Securing The Future

Sustainability may still get the most media attention in the packaging market but the fight against counterfeiting remains one of the most critical facing the industry. The very nature of counterfeiting of consumer products lies cloaked in secrecy, one of the many reasons it remains a sensitive subject. A recent report from Allied Market Research …

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The Energy Of Innovation

We live in a world driven by innovation. Today we use a host of devices we take completely for granted that just a few short years ago would have been considered science fiction. Although packaging is a very mature industry, it too thrives and grows through a constant influx of innovation. One needs look no …

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Not Easy Being Green

The market for green packaging, already a juggernaut in terms of sheer growth over the past few years, is looking to expand further. The global green packaging market is forecast to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 7.84 percent from now until 2019, according to a new research report from TechNavio. The report …

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The Road Ahead

It’s hard to fathom that in this day of almost non-stop discussion in the packaging industries concerning the importance of sustainability, there remain many consumer goods companies and retailers that operate woefully underperforming environmental programs. But that is exactly the information presented in a new study from As You Sow, an organization dedicated to increasing …

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Sustainable Surge

One of the key talking points behind sustainability is the fact that it is a win/win proposition for most companies, something very rare in today’s business world. In short, companies with strong sustainability programs are not only proving themselves good environmental stewards, they are also reaping financial reward, as well. A new report from Transparency …

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