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Top 5 marketing trends in the packaging industry

Marketing has become a key factor in the packaging industry. It is developing dynamically and redefining itself at the same time. In our article, we explain and evaluate the five most important marketing trends in the industry for you. It’s about strategic marketing, positioning, market intelligence, new customer acquisition and platform economics.   Trend 1: […]

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Economic spotlight: plastics, fibres and mechanical engineering

The ifo Business Climate Index has fallen for the fourth time in a row. The evaluation of the current business situation fell to its lowest level since August 2020 – and German companies are even more pessimistic about the coming months. The figures and sentiments published in August 2023 show that expectations for trade and […]

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Price war and concerns about the future of recyclate

Everyone could agree: plastic only has a future as a packaging material if we succeed in closing the cycles. The increasing production and use of recycled material is indispensable for this. And the European regulators also attach a central role to the use of recycled material in the new PPWR. However, things currently look quite […]

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Reusable jars for food: How sensible is that ecologically?

The politically driven trend towards more and more reusable packaging does not stop at beverages and gastronomy. Other areas of application have come into focus. In the food sector, too, brand manufacturers are increasingly considering whether a switch to reusable packaging is advisable. However, the answer is often hindered by the not inconsiderable effort required […]

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ESRS and CSRD: What you need to prepare for now

The guesswork is over: The European Commission adopted the first 12 European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) on 31 July 2023 . The ESRS will have a massive impact as a central component of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). In our article, we highlight the most important aspects for you. We show you which ESRS […]

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Hey Circle and Austrian Post: Pioneering work for sustainable reuse e-commerce packaging picks up speed

In the dynamic world of e-commerce, the search for sustainable reusable solutions has become increasingly important. A notable example of such a possible solution is the startup “Hey Circle”, which offers reusable e-commerce bags. The recent collaboration between Hey Circle and Österreichische Post AG confirms the assumption that simple and easily adaptable solutions are needed […]

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The Kraft Heinz Company launches fully recyclable squeeze cap without silicone

US food giant The Kraft Heinz Company has launched a new closure in the UK for squeeze bottles of its Heinz brand of tomato ketchup. The innovative closure is made of mono-material and is completely recyclable. Replacing the silicone previously used without compromising functionality is no easy task. The fact that Heinz has mastered the […]

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Packaging as brand ambassador: Bio-D and Berry Global launch 100% PCR reusable bottle for cleaning products

UK-based Bio-D says it is one of Europe’s leading independent manufacturers of environmentally friendly cleaning products. Together with global packaging group Berry Global, the company is now launching a new bottle for its portfolio of cleaning products. The reusable container is made from 100 percent post-consumer recyclate and is itself fully recyclable. 100 percent recyclate […]

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Anti-plastic combo: cosmetics start-up relies on refill, glass and home-compostable fiber bags

London-based startup Necessary Good declares plastic a “hate object” and relies on refill glass flacons and fully home-compostable refill bags for its skincare products. The cosmetics segment again shows itself to be a (relative) “early mover” in the search for more packaging sustainability in general and in the substitution of plastic as well as in […]

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