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These top trends are shaping the packaging industry

Are we bringing owls to Athens when we tell you that the packaging industry is facing profound and far-reaching upheavals? We are all experiencing how the market is becoming increasingly complex, confusing and at the same time dynamic. Stability was yesterday. The future viability of many business models has become questionable. Decision-making certainty has become […]

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10 Success factors for growth. Paths and trends

The packaging industry is currently characterized by great dynamics. This brings new players, threatens established players and creates scope for growth in the form of new business models, strategies and solutions. In a study, we have examined developments in the packaging value chain. Where is the market heading? Why is growth important and what growth […]

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McDonald’s tests its own returnable deposit system

Customers at McDonald’s in Berlin and Munich have recently begun receiving beverages and desserts in returnable containers with deposits on request. The packaging is offered for consumption in the restaurant as well as in takeaways at the McDrive. The new offer shows how much movement there is in the refill sector. No wonder, since reusable […]

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Iceland launches new product lines with reduced plastic packaging

British frozen food supermarket chain Iceland announces the launch of 9 new product lines that it says are packaged plastic-free or with greatly reduced plastic content. The move is cleverly implemented, as there is plenty of scope for packaging innovation, especially with new products. It is also clear, especially with new products, how consistently retailers […]

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Evian introduces its first sparkling water… in a can

The food giant Danone has been offering a carbonated Evian mineral water for the first time this year – and is relying on a recyclable aluminium can. The renowned brand is thus taking an innovative step in terms of product range differentiation (with packaging innovation at the core) and also wants to open up new […]

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Shortage of raw materials affects operational processes. What helps?

The shortage of raw materials continues to hold the industry in its grip and is now also having a massive impact on operational processes. Almost no company can escape the situation. And the situation remains tense. According to surveys, the bottlenecks will probably keep us busy until at least the end of 2022. Here we […]

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Supply chain issues: The way out in the face of rising transport costs and increased prices has a system

Supply bottlenecks and the congestion of transport modes are leading to rising prices in transportation. The increase is reverberating and showing effects throughout the chain. As a result, the cost of packaging can increase by around 2.5 percent. Remedies for the supply chain problems are promised by transport management systems, which, as a digital logistics […]

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Fertilizer for growth: The delineation of business areas

Too many companies in the packaging industry lack a “switching point” between the market and the company. This leads to a critical undersupply of valid know-how about current needs in the market and their future development. The consequence manifests itself in slowed growth in the short and long term. The remedy can be the clear […]

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Q-Commerce: The latest offspring of e-commerce is knocking on the B2B door

Busy lifestyles, smaller households, aging populations, urbanization, and most importantly, being more online during the COVID-19 pandemic have revolutionized and evolved traditional e-commerce. The new level is Q-commerce (quick commerce). It brings a new speed, more customization and complexity, fresh challenges and fresh opportunities for growth. We introduce you to the new trend, show the […]

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