Australian Packaging Industry Fails to Meet its Recycling Goals

photo: The Australian packaging industry has decided to cut down its recycling targets. This move was triggered by a recent internal review that showed the import of plastics to be far higher than expected. This caused waste reuse to fall shorter of predetermined targets. It’s interesting to note that the Australian Packaging Covenant (APC), along […]

BOBST innovations in COMPETENCE 15 Draws Over 300 Packaging Manufacturers

COMPETENCE 15 – held from June 23 to June 25, saw the global première of several new BOBST developments. This included Foil Unwinder+, an innovative foiling solution that offers significant savings in foil use; EXPERTCODE, a new digital serialization machine to meet the growing needs of packaging makers worldwide for customization and coding; and VISIONCUT […]

China’s Flexible Packaging Adhesives Technology Market Set to Grow

The latest report from Technavio brings hope for China’s flexible packaging adhesives technology market. It forecasts this market to grow at a CAGR of 12.37% over the period of 2014 to 2019. Flexible packaging adhesives, which act as bonding agents, are necessary for flexible packaging. Some of their notable characteristics include strength, clarity, and resistance […]