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

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Scaling up Production of Flexible Integrated Circuits

Scaling up Production of Flexible Integrated Circuits

29-04-2016

PragmatIC, a leading provider of flexible electronics, has completed a detailed design study validating its FlexLogIC concept for production scale-up of flexible integrated circuits (flexICs), and is now working towards commissioning of the first system...

New Partnership to ‘Switch On’ the Apparel Industry

New Partnership to ‘Switch On’ the Apparel Industry

29-04-2016

Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS), which provides labelling and RFID solutions for the apparel and footwear sectors and Internet of Things Smart Products Platform experts EVRYTHNG, have announced the world’s largest IoT deal to ‘switch on’ the apparel and footwear industry, they claim...

Smart Wine Bottle to Order Fine Wine Direct and Keep it Fresh

Smart Wine Bottle to Order Fine Wine Direct and Keep it Fresh

21-04-2016

Kuvée is a direct to consumer wine service enabled by a ‘smart wine bottle’, that is claimed to keep wine fresh for 30 days, and let drinkers enjoy the variety and choice of a restaurant wine list at home. Initial wine partners are 12 of California's leading wineries, including Bonny Doon Vineyard, Schug and Pine Ridge...

Active and Intelligent Packaging by Design

Active and Intelligent Packaging by Design

21-04-2016

We are already busy with the program for the next Congress in Amsterdam (14/15 November) and will soon publish a first list of speakers and details of their presentation topics. As usual we will build up the program over the coming weeks and months so you get a ‘real time’ view of the program as it develops...

Have ‘Best Before’ Labels Reached their Expiration Date?

Have ‘Best Before’ Labels Reached their Expiration Date?

29-04-2016

Christian Schmidt, German Minister of Nutrition and Agriculture, is in favour of removing the ‘Best Before’ date on packaging. He believes consumers do not make the distinction between "Use by" (which means that date is the very last day you can safely eat that particular item) and the "Best before" (which indicates a minimum period in which the item retains its flavour and nutritional value, if stored properly and unopened)...

RFID in Apparel: Some Snippets of News

RFID in Apparel: Some Snippets of News

21-04-2016

Consumers who use Postmates' on-demand delivery service now have the opportunity to buy core products from clothing retailer American Apparel. The service takes advantage of the passive ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID tags that AA attaches to all of its merchandise, enabling Postmates to identify which items are available within an individual customer's geographic area...

Active and Intelligent Packaging in the Marketplace: News Bites

Active and Intelligent Packaging in the Marketplace: News Bites

29-04-2016

News from LOPEC 2016: The organic and printed electronics industry is set to continue to grow through 2016 and 2017 ( +11% and +13% in sales) according to the latest business climate survey conducted by the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association). Eighty percent of survey participants expect the industry to continue its positive development in the coming two years...

New Temperature Logger for Import/Export Perishables

New Temperature Logger for Import/Export Perishables

21-04-2016

DeltaTrak®, a solutions provider for cold chain management, environmental monitoring and food safety solutions, has announced the release of its new FlashLink Mini PDF In-Transit Logger...