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Packaging Impact
Engineering & Industrial

The Packaging Impact : Empty space, sustainability and customer satisfaction

An efficient supply chain is a vital customer winning factor in today’s highly competitive world. McKinsey1 highlights “sustainability requirements increasing at every step of the value chain” as one of the five major packaging industry trends.

This paper aims to provide a comprehensive overview of financial, environmental, and customer satisfaction factors of transporting empty, unoptimized space. The first part of the study is based on logistics-related books, academic research papers, industry surveys, and whitepapers.

The second part aims to acquaint the reader with existing regulations and real world packaging optimization implementation cases.

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Digital Transformation
Engineering & Industrial

Free White Paper: Digital Transformation For The Packaging Industry

In order to satiate your curiosity to learn more about this topic, we share with you PackIOT’s white paper on Digital Transformation for the Packaging Industry, for free. PackIOT is a startup and the first analytics software for the packaging industry. It helps manufacturers to be more efficient through the data insights PackIOT is able to provide.

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Direct-to-customer
E-Commerce

D2C Channel Gearing Up For E-Com Packaging Solutions

In the last few years, midsize to very large companies are gearing up for a new channel to sell products directly to consumers(D2C) on their e-com platform. With the recent pandemic, brand owners have become alert and want to explore the option of launching & selling products on their site. Many companies already have distribution channels with e-com marketplace like Amazon, Flipkart, etc. Hence, the packaging is taken care of by a third party most of the time. Then, why a sudden demand for an e-com packaging solution for D2C channel?

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Market Trends
Engineering & Industrial

Paper packaging : Key Market Trends by Fast Markets RISI

Fluctuating supply and demand levels in any industry can impact prices throughout the supply chain. Knowing when shifts happen and what they mean for your costs will help you negotiate, plan, and report your packaging costs with confidence. Fortunately, you can track key market indicators in the paper industry to understand and anticipate price changes

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PET
FMCG

Protection of Contents with ClearShield Additive in PET

By choosing clear PET enhanced with ClearShield 390B UV Absorber, converters, packaging manufacturers and brand owners can protect UV-sensitive content, support the clean label trend and deliver a satisfying customer experience. All these factors help boost profits and strengthen brand integrity.

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Food & Beverage

Hot Fill & Pasteurization

The white paper discusses the technology of Hot fill & Pasteurization in a detailed white paper , with illustrations of applications for various categories of foods

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Counterfeiting
Pharmaceutical

Security Solutions for the counterfeiting menace in the Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

The life sciences industry and regulators around the world are facing many challenges in protecting the safety of patients. Poor visibility across the supply chain has led to proliferation of drug-related criminal activities such as drug counterfeiting, illegal diversion, and theft. It has also caused inefficiencies to surface across supply chain functions. This not only hampers the brand equity of pharmaceutical companies but also puts the life of patients in serious danger. Therefore, serialization laws are fast becoming mandates in many countries.

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E -Commerce Business
E-Commerce

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.

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Child-Resistant Packaging
Pharmaceutical

Child-Resistant Packaging in Pharmaceuticals

Child-Resistant packing in Pharmaceuticals is kept aside, as most of the drugs packed in HDPE containers with CR Closure. But for few years many Innovator drug products are available in Child-Resistant design (Blister Pack) and most of them are patented or difficult to make generic due to various reasons such as Cost, Availability of supplier and manufacturing feasibility. There Packaging professional has to take a call on new design development or to use a certified pack design. But when coming to the level of protection (F Level) required for a specific drug is became a challenge, because getting Toxicology data is difficult to decide “F” Value.

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