Plastic-free future: European retailers in the environmental crusade
This year, global retailers are leading the charge for reducing plastic. UK-based, major European, and international brands are continuing to drive their own domestic and globally focused programmes forward. Packaging & Converting Intelligence takes a closer look at the companies that are pushing for change and how their objectives will make a difference.
Change is coming: global machinery trends in packaging
Jorge Izquierdo, vice-president of market development at The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI), discusses the state of the industry, focusing on research conducted by PMMI into global trends for packaging machinery in its market-leading report, ‘Vision 2025’.
Take initiative: packaging and the environment
In the age of social media, online campaigns and globalised activism, packaging trends can change in an instant, but sustainability is here to stay. Ross Davies explains how packaging departments are rising to the eco-friendly challenge through groundbreaking initiatives, such as providing discounts to customers who use reusable coffee cups.
Eco-friendly achievements: Amcor's ASSET
The world’s largest consumer goods, pharmaceutical, and beverage companies continue to set public and ambitious goals for sustainability, including using more easily recyclable or reusable plastic packaging to protect their products. The CEO, vice-president of sustainability and director of external communications at global packaging giant Amcor discuss what they are doing to help achieve these ambitious goals.
Connect with every consumer: label talk
Labels are the front line for communication between brands and consumers. As customers are increasingly being driven by transparency of the content and heritage of their purchases, the responsibility of labels becomes greater. Jules Lejeune, managing director at FINAT, and Garçon Wines’ business development executive, Amelia Dales, tell Emma-Jane Batey about how innovation, legislation and company aspirations are impacting the labelling market.