Packaging Equipment, Labelling Solutions & Equipment

Packaging is the process of enclosing /encapsulating or protecting products for storage, transit, display, sale, and use. There are many different types of packaging solutions available depending on the product and a number of machines to do the job. These can be Overwrappers, Stretchbanders /Sleevewrappers, Product Handling Systems, Shrinkwrappers and custom packaging equipment. Labels are used on every kind of product to brand, decorate or provide information for the consumer. Many labels do all three functions and can contain, for example, pre-printed bar codes supplying, batch, stock and price information to the retailer and consumer.

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Consumers say sustainable packaging influences their purchasing decisions

Consumers say sustainable packaging influences their purchasing decisions

A new report by Drapers, the B2B publication covering the fashion retail industry, in partnership with Smurfit Kappa, the paper-based packaging company, has revealed that packaging matters to UK consumers and plays a significant role in the purchasing decisions of shoppers.

Trade fair teamwork

Trade fair teamwork

Faller Packaging and cooperation partner ROTZINGER will be presenting their jointly developed Eco Save Pack for fragile products at two important European trade fairs this autumn – FachPack in Nuremberg and Pharmapack in Paris.

Packaging specialist Theegarten-Pactec: End-to-end processes with CIM Database PLM

Packaging specialist Theegarten-Pactec: End-to-end processes with CIM Database PLM

Theegarten-Pactec GmbH & Co. KG is a manufacturer of packaging systems in the food and non-food sectors. The company now uses CIM Database PLM from CONTACT Software in the development of new machines and during order processes.

New packaging report strengthens holography anti-counterfeiting role, says global trade body

New packaging report strengthens holography anti-counterfeiting role, says global trade body

An international trade body has welcomed a new report that paves the way to ‘significant’ opportunity and growth for packaging holography technologies.

Antalis Packaging supplies and installs packaging equipment for new production facility

Antalis Packaging supplies and installs packaging equipment for new production facility

Antalis Packaging’s fast turnaround in the recommendation, supply and installation of new packaging machinery helped a British multinational chemicals company to quickly launch its hand sanitiser business.

Yodel partners with Hexapole to deliver improved small parcel sorting for its shaw sortation centre, Oldham

Yodel partners with Hexapole to deliver improved small parcel sorting for its shaw sortation centre, Oldham

Yodel has partnered with Hexapole, a specialist sortation company based in the Netherlands, to optimise sorting capability for small parcels at their Shaw sortation centre in Oldham. The acquisition of an innovative sorting system will help Yodel to continue to meet the increased demand following the rise of online retail.

InPost acceleration continues in UK as it hits 2,000 automated parcel machines

InPost acceleration continues in UK as it hits 2,000 automated parcel machines

InPost, the out-of-home and eCommerce delivery company, has deployed its 2,000th Automated Parcel Machine - or locker unit - in the UK, as it further revolutionises the UK eCommerce shopping experience.

Every parcel should be your brand ambassador

Every parcel should be your brand ambassador

By Jo Bradley, Business Development Manager for packaging solutions at Quadient.

Remember when receiving a parcel was an event? For your birthday, perhaps, or for Christmas, a complete surprise, or a purchase you had saved up for and keenly anticipated.

Macfarlane Packaging launches sixth annual unboxing research

Macfarlane Packaging launches sixth annual unboxing research

Macfarlane Packaging, supplier of protective packaging, is asking UK consumers to share their unboxing experiences as it launches its sixth annual survey.

75% of consumers want connected packaging to help them recycle reveals new report

75% of consumers want connected packaging to help them recycle reveals new report

A new report launched by SharpEnd, an experience-led full-service partner to some of the world’s biggest brand owners across connected packaging and retail, reveals why consumers engage with connected packaging using different technologies such as QR, NFC and AR - unearthing some surprising consumer trends and attitudes.

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