Month: June 2020

E -Commerce Business

Advances in Evaluating Transport-Worthiness of Filled Packages for E -Commerce Business

E commerce business in India & world over has seen unprecedent surge in transactions & turnover in the recent past. In the wake of the pandemic & lockdown, customers are learning to exploit the potential of buying goods through the various online platforms offering a gamut of products from F&B to FMCG & consumer electronics to pharmaceuticals.

The success of this mode of business will entail safe delivery of the packaged goods to the doorstep of the customer. Thus, selection of primary, secondary & tertiary packaging materials, their combination to constitute a delivery pack, will involve testing & certification of their transport-worthiness.

In this paper we cover the advances made in this area of testing & standards to enable packaging as one of success factors of the e commerce business model.

COVID-19-Vaccines

SCHOTT delivers pharma vials to package 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines

SCHOTT supports the world’s fight against COVID-19 with vials capable of holding up to 2 billion vaccination doses. The glassmaker and pharma packaging specialist has reached agreements with leading pharmaceutical companies, including partners of ‘Operation Warp Speed’ – the US government initiative to serve local vaccine production needs. The agreements become effective immediately and first vials are being delivered to companies in North America, Europe and Asia. SCHOTT is ideally positioned to meet the challenging demand situation, as it has been maintaining a global and already validated production network for decades. Even before the expansion, the company already produced more than 11 billion pharma containers for life-saving drugs per annum

BOBST-AluBond

Aditya Flexipack becomes first Converter in India with BOBST AluBond for production of High Barrier and High Adhesion CPP and BOPP Films

Aditya Flexipack based in India has purchased a VISION K5 1650mm which will be installed in their state of the art green field project focused on qualitative improvements & backward integration; the facility is spread across 19 acres and will be one of the largest converting facilities under one roof. The new metallizer is equipped with BOBST AluBond® for the production of high barrier and high adhesion CPP/BOPP films and BOBST Hawkeye pinhole detector.

Rethink Recycling

Time To Redesign & Rethink Recycling In The New Normal

Recycling plays a crucial role in the quest to end plastics waste and move to a circular economy. Industry leaders say that traditional, mechanical, and chemical recycling methods are needed. While chemical recycling shows promise experts also seek to improve the ability of thermoplastics to be recycled via the traditional processes of sorting collected material, …

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Pure-Water

Package recyclability with new UPM Raflatac RW85C wash-off solutions

When packages come and go, label choice matters. A truly closed loop solution is here with new and improved UPM Raflatac RW85C wash-off label materials for PET containers, now available in the Americas market. Part of the UPM Raflatac SmartCircle™ sustainable product range, products with RW85C adhesive offer best in class wash-off technology.

UPM-Raflatac-Vellamo

UPM Raflatac partners with Vellamo for bottled water industry’s first and only wood-based clear plastic label material

UPM Raflatac is partnering with Vellamo, Finland’s award-winning natural mineral water for a truly innovative sustainable label. Vellamo’s bottles feature UPM Raflatac Forest Film PPTM, the world’s first and only wood-based polypropylene plastic label material. This transparent label material is constructed from UPM BioVerno naphtha, a 100 percent wood-based solution made from tall oil, a residue of pulp production, originating from sustainably managed forests.

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