Packaging generates the most plastic waste of any sector. Brands are investing in new ways to package their products. Alternatives to plastic include laser-etching vegetables and engineered cardboard. There’s also a growing emphasis on how containers can be reused and recycled.
In an exclusive interview with Packaging 360, Dr.Gayathri Natarajan, Co-founder & CEO at Krosslinker shares deep insights into this fascnating technology & many different facets of their innovation.
A Quality Recycling Process for flexible packaging from CEFLEX and stakeholders shows product yield and quality for high value applications suitable to replace virgin polymer grades using mechanical recycling.
Like any change, no matter how necessary or good it may be, it carries risks. Transparency is key, prices and availability can not be hidden. What sounds unsteady could become the next generation of your business. The services cost money, and if you can offer these kinds of services, why don’t you take a better slice? We remember a company selling books without ever owning them. This story is also possible in packaging.
Evolutionary quantum leap in inspection technology: Krones employs deep learning for empty bottle inspection
As things stand at present, water droplets very often result in false rejects. Krones therefore uses deep learning technology for the first time in its Linatronic AI. This drastically reduces both waste of material and commissioning times.
India’s most trusted skincare brand, NIVEA, has taken a step towards becoming more sustainable through its packaging by launching its first ever e-commerce ready-to-ship pack – ‘NIVEA CARE BOX’ partnering with Amazon India.
This paper explains how flexible packaging helps to feed the people during the lockdown in India. Flexible packaging, typically known as multilayer packaging due to use of different layers of polymeric films and laminate them to perform as a single layer. Due to use of different family polymers, it turns out to be difficult to reuse and recycle. Increased consumption and control the waste of used pouches is a major challenge in India. So, many organizations and NGOs are demanding to ban the use of plastic in multilayer packaging. But, as explained in the perspective article, how multilayer packaging is contributing to save the society as well migrants and human life during lockdown in India and feed the migrants during Covid-19 situation but leaving challenge for collection and recycling.
Zespri International— world’s largest marketer of kiwi fruit states that India is the strongest emergent market for kiwis adding that among all exotic fruits, Kiwi has witnessed the fastest growth, with a compound annual growth rate of 80-100%. Therefore, packaging for higher quantities of kiwi emerged and became a significant factor in its consumption growth.
Packaging360, an online knowledge sharing platform, organized a webinar on “Technology Enablers for Sustainable Flexible Packaging”. It was a privilege to have three technology leaders, Henkel, DSM Coating Resins Ltd & Siegwerk, address the theme of the webinar from the lens of Adhesives, Coatings & Printing inks respectively.
Packaging 360 organized a webinar on 8th October to focus on the technology aspects of recent advances made in the field of package testing through simulation & optimization for packaging transported through carious modes like air, sea & road. Another highlight of the webinar was an analysis & case study presentation from a leading logistics solution provider.