Anti smoking law

Cyprus MP Says Anti Smoking Law & New Cigarette Packaging is On the Way

The ministry of Health of Cyprus is preparing a bill to revise the anti smoking law. According to Adamos Adamou, a member of the House health committee, the bill must be implemented by May 2016. Adamou said that they are eagerly waiting to vote for the new legislation. The law bans products that have a […]

Flexible Pouch Packaging

Flexible Pouch Packaging – the 5th P of Marketing

Starting from being a repository source, food packaging has reached an age when it is called the 5th P of marketing. Those attached with marketing line are aware of the 4-P’s namely Product, Price, Place and Promotion. However, a few are aware of this elusive 5th P of marketing – Productivity. There is a detectable […]

packaging software

Esko’s Packaging Software & Kongsberg V20 Installed by Label Kingdom

Label Kingdom is a packaging and label solution provider based in Chennai, India. Along with packaging rigid boxes, folding cartons and corrugated shipping cartons, it also specialises in the garment segment, serving global clients and brands. The company has recently finished the installation of Esko’s packaging software and Kongsberg V20 sample maker. KV Prasad – […]

Metal packaging industry

Indian Metal Packaging Industry Set to Suffer Due to BIS Order

In April, a quality control order on tin plates was issued by the BIS (Bureau of Indian Standard). The nation’s metal packaging industry will be affected adversely by this order. This is a big cause for concern as the industry’s approximate worth stands at Rs. 5,000 crore. The BIS order will be applicable to ‘Cold […]

Sonoco Alloyd

Sonoco Alloyd and Rethink Robotics Announce Strategic Alliance

Rethink Robotics and Sonoco Alloyd (a unit of Sonoco – the international packaging leader) have recently announced a strategic collaboration. The aim of the alliance is to deliver pioneering and complete manufacturing solutions to the packaging consumers of Sonoco Alloyd. Based in DeKalb, Ill., Sonoco Alloyd is considered to be a leader in retail and […]

Uflex

Uflex Set to Pump in $90 Million on Aseptic Packaging Expansion

India’s largest flexible packaging and film manufacturing firm, Uflex Ltd., Is investing $85.7 million (550 crore rupees) to set up its fourth factory. The aim of this investment is to help the company step into the aseptic market, which is presently controlled by Tetra Pak Inc. The new factory situated in Sanand will have a […]

food product recall

Tesco and Asda food product recall over health fears

Two of the UK’s supermarket giants Asda and Tesco have both ordered food product recalls from their nationwide stores over health and safety fears. Tesco has recalled it’s free from Belgian Chocolate wafers due to concerns that the product could have been contaminated with salmonella. Asda has followed suit with similar concerns over its Asda […]

Packaging Valley

FachPack Will See 13 Companies from Packaging Valley

Packaging Valley is the area around Crailsheimand and Schwäbisch Hall. At the upcoming FachPack, 13 member companies of this area will display innovative machine systems and current technologies. This participation will help demonstrate the diverse technological skills and competence of the region in the domain of packaging systems. The exhibitors include components suppliers, service companies […]