AIPIA IS A WORLDWIDE ASSOCIATION PROMOTING HIGH TECH PACKAGING SOLUTIONS

 

AIPIA'S MISSION IS TO DECIMATE SUPPLY CHAIN COSTS, REDUCE WASTE AND INCREASE ITS MEMBERS' PROFITABILITY BY THE IMPLEMENTATION OF HIGH TECH SOLUTIONS IN PACKAGING

We believe that active and intelligent technologies in packaging are a ‘once in a generation’  change in the sector.Not only will they alter the role of packaging in the marketplace, but also facilitate better business through premium pricing, supply chain management, improved security/brand protection and waste reduction.

To reach this goal key-players in the FOOD,  DRINK,  PHARMACEUTICAL , COSMETIC and other related industries have joined hands. Their target is extremely easy to understand: take advantage of the use of active and intelligent packaging solutions. AIPIA is the focus for information on the latest developments and knowledge exchange.


AIPIA now features CONTENT-ON-DEMAND. Please mail press releases, product launches, A&IP company information or developments to and it will be considered for inclusion on this website and may feature in our Monthly Newsletter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The speakers line-up at the up-coming AIPIA Congress, held in conjunction with PACK EXPO International and Pharma EXPO, owned and produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies from 2-4 November at McCormick Place, Chicago, has a rich variety of experts from every aspect of the A&IP industry, offering end user as well as supplier perspectives. Each week until the Congress opens we will give you a taste of some of the presentations you can expect to enjoy. So read on…

Eef de Ferrante
Director AIPIA


News

Reports Say: The only way is UP for A&IP

08 December 2014

The world market for the food traceability technologies will reach $11.15 billion in 2015, according to a new report by market analyst, Visiongain, who say there are several reasons why the food traceability technologies market continues to grow in North America, Europe and Asia. More »


The Age of Cheap Printed Electronics is Here!

08 December 2014

Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) has successfully printed complex electronic circuits using a common t-shirt printer. The electronic circuits are printed using unique materials in layers on top of everyday flexible materials such as plastic, aluminium foil and even paper. More »


Colour-changing ink could help fight fraud

08 December 2014

A longhorn beetle has inspired another way to prevent fraud, as well as to produce colourful, changing billboards and art displays. In the journal ACS Nano (Bio-Inspired Vapour-Responsive Colloidal Photonic Crystal Patterns by Inkjet Printing)... More »


Visual alerts that are ready to roll

08 December 2014

Acreo, the research institute based in Sweden, has developed a new generation of flexible and ultra-thin displays based on conventional screen printing. From paper to plastic substrates, the method is possible to implement in many formats. More »


Spray on Barcode fights illness

08 December 2014

A new company based in California, DNATrek, is currently developing a barcode product to be sprayed directly onto produce in an effort to prevent and suppress food-borne illnesses. More »


Smelling of Rose or maybe Oranges?

08 December 2014

Well it may not be Active or Intelligent in the strict sense we use it, but this idea is certainly SMART! Companies and stores in Japan sometimes give out rolls of toilet paper to customers as novelty gifts to show their appreciation. More »


Hot new idea: Self-heating packs!

08 December 2014

What if a products packaging could enable “Safe Heat Anytime, Anywhere™” without wires, batteries or a flame? RBC Technologies’ self-heating pack is based on a derivative of hearing aid battery chemistry, which scavenges oxygen from the air to power the heating reaction. More »


Bank lays down Challenge to Food & Agribusiness Sector

27 October 2014

In a new report just released by Dutch international banking group Rabobank it lays down a challenge to the Food and Agribusiness (F&A) sector that it needs to innovate more to ensure growth in demand targets are met in future.... More »


The Beginning of Consumer Engagement with IoT?

27 October 2014

Telefónica has launched ‘Thinking Things’, the first Internet of Things (IoT) product that enables mainstream consumers to connect almost any device wirelessly to the internet.... More »


Smart PE packaging - the billion dollar industry in ten years

15 October 2014

A new IDTechEx report "Smart Packaging Comes To Market: Brand Enhancement with Electronics 2014-2024" claims that the electronic smart packaging market will remain primarily in consumer packaged goods and will account for 14.5 billion units worth US$1.45B.... More »


Members include:
Partners include:
Pd Fluted Cartons
Bayer Health Care LLC
BCM Group
Nafigate Corporation
Motorola Solutions
Coca-Cola Services
StoraEnso
Amb Srl.
Unilever Foodsolutions
NXP
Dow Performance Packaging
Industry Intelligence
Multisorb
ITENE
Klöckner Pentaplast GmbH & CO. KG
General Mills
3M
UPS
CSP Technologies, Inc.
Rexam