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PackIOT
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Top 5 Packaging Trends In 2020

Throughout the last years we have seen the growth of global trade, urbanization and population growth, with an increased pressure on exports and imports as well as packaging for the safety of goods. A faster pace of life was translated into consumption “on the go” which, naturally, increased the need for food service packaging.

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adhesive materials
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New standard adhesive materials for clear-on-clear applications

Two ultra-clear transparent OPP films for practically invisible labels. The recently developed adhesive 62C is extremely transparent and offers the very best processing and adhesive properties. “These two new adhesive materials extend our standard range in a market segment in which our customers can harness additional potential.”

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flexible-packaging
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How flexible packaging saved human life during Covid-19 in 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.

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Tethertube
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WITH TETHERTUBE, ALPLA IS A STEP AHEAD

Simple, practical and good for the environment. That describes ALPLA’s latest innovation. The lightweight mono-material tube is completely recyclable, can be used as a refill container, amongst other things, and is easy for the consumer to use. The real highlight, however, is the closure.

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HERMA
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HERMA: Another award for the joint sustainability project

• The PE label made entirely from post-consumer recycled material (PCR) and with innovative wash-off adhesive wins the Austrian “Green Packaging Star”.
• Following on from the German Packaging Award, this is another award for the joint project involving Polifilm Extrusion, schaefer-etiketten and HERMA Self-adhesive Materials.
• “The project shows how recycling processes can be optimised at relatively low cost, especially with plastic packaging.”

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