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Top 10 growth industries for FMCG primary packaging

Which markets and segments are growing? So where should the strategic view and industry orientation be directed? In the following article, we present the top 10 growth sectors for FMCG primary packaging in Europe for the period 2022-2025. In addition, we show you which country or which packaging system is driving the development. The analysis […]

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Interpack comeback: Still ‘Simply Unique’ after a long break?

Interpack is when the global packaging industry meets in Düsseldorf, when innovations along the entire value chain are presented and the industry’s top trends are discussed, when packaging materials and supplies, packaging machinery and related process technology are in focus. But is this still true after a six-year break? After the crises and the turn […]

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Navigating change: The power of strategic positioning

Change, transformation, rapid pace: the packaging industry is facing huge challenges. Disruptive forces are acting from all sides and require sound adjustments and a clear course. The concept of strategic positioning brings decisive advantages to companies in the packaging industry. In our article, we introduce you to the concept, its advantages and tools. Set a […]

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PPWR: A brief overview of the state of the negotiations

Negotiations between the Member States and the Parliament are ongoing and amendments to the Commission’s draft PPWR are being tabled (3000 so far).   On the German side, the Federal Council has spoken out against certain exceptions contained in the PPWR. This concerns for instance: exemptions from recyclate input quotas for fibre-based packaging; the 10-year […]

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News from Brussels, Strasbourg and Berlin

In our policy section, we focus this time on an in-depth analysis of the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR). We also give you updates on the EU Green Claims Directive, the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) and the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR).   Update: EU Green Claims Directive Now it happened faster than […]

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Refillable and endlessly recyclable: Molton Brown repackages bodycare products

London-based beauty label Molton Brown is launching a refillable and, according to the company, endlessly recyclable bottle for its bath and shower gel collection. The new Infinite Bottle is made of recycled aluminum and is said to reduce the plastic footprint by 63 percent compared to previous solutions. The “Infinite Bottle” shows how numerous and […]

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Algae instead of plastic: coated packaging for the take-away market

English start-up Notpla is launching a new range of coated, compostable packaging for takeaways and delivery services. The coating is made from algae and replaces previously used plastic while maintaining the same grease- and water-repellent properties. The topic of “sustainably coated papers” is gaining momentum and offers interesting alternatives. The focus here, especially in Europe, […]

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