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More Australian wine & spirits Brands use A&IP

More Australian wine & spirits Brands use A&IP

08-08-2019

The Old Kempton Distillery (OKD), located in Kempton, Tasmania, is utilizing NFC technology to combat counterfeits, as well as to improve the branding of its high-value whiskey, gin and other liquor products as the company expands its market share across Australia and around the world...

Top banana growers to adopt ethylene scavenging technology

Top banana growers to adopt ethylene scavenging technology

08-08-2019

Ecuador’s Association of Marketing & Exportation of Bananas, ACORBANEC has agreed to help increase the use of It’s Fresh! technology in the country’s huge banana growing community. The It’s Fresh! filters absorb ethylene – the ripening hormone – from fresh fruit and vegetables proven to prolong the green life of bananas throughout the supply chain...

AIPIA WORLD CONGRESS 2019: The ONLY place to get the complete picture

AIPIA WORLD CONGRESS 2019: The ONLY place to get the complete picture

14-08-2019

The whole world of Active & Intelligent Packaging meets together in only one place: Amsterdam. Now in its 8th edition, the AIPIA World Congress in Amsterdam (18/19 November) has developed into the most comprehensive and authoritative event for the Active & Intelligent Packaging sector. The 2019 event is already attracting more companies wishing to exhibit their innovations and ideas than ever before. The Seeing is Believing demonstration area is already expanding into a new part of the iconic Beurs van Berlage venue in central Amsterdam to accommodate the demand...

The power of connected packaging

The power of connected packaging

12-07-2019

Zappar X Packaging Europe - the power of connected packaging. Connected packaging is one of the most exciting and rapidly developing business use-cases for AR. It offers a bounty of value possibilities to brands - capitalizing on the experience economy to drive sales, engage in meaningful conversations with their audience and capture valuable data...

Unilever shows strong commitment to on-pack Augmented Reality

Unilever shows strong commitment to on-pack Augmented Reality

08-08-2019

Packaging Europe recently spoke with James Adkin, senior global brand manager, Unilever, to discover the stance of this ‘leading transnational consumer goods company’ on augmented reality, AR. During the exclusive interview he revealed an exciting product launch which will utilise AR on pack...

Food sensors are 3D printable onto flexible packaging

Food sensors are 3D printable onto flexible packaging

08-08-2019

University of Sydney research fellow Dr Sina Naficy has been named on Australia's Most Innovative Engineers 2019 list, for his 3D-printed flexible food sensors. The new technology can detect gases generated by bacteria in packaged food and aims to reduce food waste, according to an article in Australian magazine PKN, Packaging News...

Guala and SharpEnd team up for first roll-out of connected wines in USA

Guala and SharpEnd team up for first roll-out of connected wines in USA

08-08-2019

Californian wine brand Böen, claims to be the first United States wine brand to deploy Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to date. NFC connected bottles will be released across the country, offering consumers the ability to be taken to the home of the Böen range 0f wines with a tap on the cap...

Drupa 2020: AIPIA Member opportunities at the world’s biggest printing technology fair

Drupa 2020: AIPIA Member opportunities at the world’s biggest printing technology fair

07-08-2019

AIPIA has been asked to participate in the touchpoint packaging initiative at this hugely important fair. The organisers Messe Dusseldorf are extremely keen to represent Active & Intelligent Packaging printed solutions to the attendees which will number several hundred thousand over the 10 days. This is a MAJOR opportunity for AIPIA members to present relevant technologies (eg Printed Electronics, QR Code advances, Security, Smart Printing, Inks and Hologrphics, etc.) THIS EVENT IS ONLY ONCE EVERY FOUR YEARS: Do not miss this opportunity to participate at drupa with AIPIA support...

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