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Is your Christmas Tree FRESH?

Is your Christmas Tree FRESH?

21-12-2016

Finally for 2016, lets finish with a Festive Flourish! Blulog, the Polish/French suppliers of temperature monitoring technologies for cold chain security, has been working with the Zawonia plantation to set up its monitoring solution on its Christmas trees...

Positive Outlook for Printed Electronics

Positive Outlook for Printed Electronics

10-01-2017

“The interest is increasingly high in adding electronics to everyday items including the wearables space, smart packaging and smart labels,” said Roy Bjorlin, commercial and strategic initiatives director, printed electronics at Sun Chemical, in an end-of-year interview with the editor of Printed Electronics Now...

Packaging the ‘dark horse’ of marketing says report

Packaging the ‘dark horse’ of marketing says report

10-01-2017

Packaging design is the ‘dark horse’ of the marketing world and is ‘vastly under-estimated’, according to a new report from research company Nielsen. The company analyzed 9,900 product launches across Europe in the past two years and found 11 that “truly broke through” according to the story which appeared in the UK’s Packaging News...

Award for Smart Authentication Pharma Pack

Award for Smart Authentication Pharma Pack

21-12-2016

Melasan, a food supplement provider and Authentic Vision, a provider of mobile authentication and engagement solutions, recently received an award for an innovative anti-counterfeiting smart-packaging solution for the pharma industry from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs in Austria...

AIPIA Part of NanoPack Project to Improve Food Safety

AIPIA Part of NanoPack Project to Improve Food Safety

10-01-2017

AIPIA HAS been formally accepted as a partner organization of the EU funded NanoPack project which will develop and introduce nanotechnology-based antimicrobial packaging to enhance food safety and reduce food waste. The project is funded with €7.7 Million under the Horizon 2020 EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation...

Antimicrobial Packaging Market worth $10 Billion by 2021

Antimicrobial Packaging Market worth $10 Billion by 2021

10-01-2017

According to a report issued in 2016 by MarketsandMarkets the antimicrobial packaging market will be worth just over $10 Billion by 2021, rising from $7.28 Billion in 2015, at a CAGR of 5.54%. The report is entitled Antimicrobial Packaging Market by Base Material, Antimicrobial Agents, Technology, Pack Type, Application, Region - Forecast to 2021...

Anti-Counterfeiting Grows to Combat Fake Food

Anti-Counterfeiting Grows to Combat Fake Food

10-01-2017

Brand protection is becoming increasingly important as food tops the list of the most valuable counterfeit markets, according to Sean Riley, a senior director at PMMI, the USA’s association for processing and packaging thechnologies. Globalization is creating an increasingly complex, continuously growing supply chain. With more suppliers and more products coming from different countries, it is critical to...

Creating hidden images with commercial inkjet printers

Creating hidden images with commercial inkjet printers

21-12-2016

Researchers have developed a way to use commercial inkjet printers and readily available ink to print hidden images that are only visible when illuminated with appropriately polarized waves in the terahertz region of the electromagnetic spectrum. The inexpensive method could be used as a type of invisible ink to hide information in otherwise normal-looking images, making it possible to distinguish between authentic and counterfeit items, for example...