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New CEO joins Thinfilm as company reports whisky campaign success

New CEO joins Thinfilm as company reports whisky campaign success

02-03-2019

Kevin Barber has joined Thinfilm as CEO in late 2018. He is responsible for driving worldwide strategic growth, scaling product innovation and manufacturing operations while increasing market penetration and identifying new business opportunities...

The USA Smart Packaging Revolution Continues!

The USA Smart Packaging Revolution Continues!

18-03-2019

The North American market for Active & Intelligent Packaging (A&IP) is the largest and most dynamic on the planet. Whether it is the latest pharmaceutical compliance packs from Jones, Walmart’s blockchain project for its fresh produce suppliers, or incorporating the GS1 Digital Link into Digimarc barcodes, the deployment and operational success of A&IP is growing at breathtaking speed across major Brands in every CPG sector. It is certainly the next Revolution in packaging!

Artificial Intelligence enables responsive packaging

Artificial Intelligence enables responsive packaging

11-03-2019

Companies need to ensure that their products arrive at the right place, on time, and preferably in a sustainable manner and at the lowest possible cost. Packaging plays a key role in this, so finding the best packaging solution for a product is of crucial importance for reliable and cost-efficient logistics and distribution as well as good presentation to customers...

AIPIA first outing in Vietnam – then on to AUSPACK!

AIPIA first outing in Vietnam – then on to AUSPACK!

11-03-2019

AIPIA will run its first ever seminar in Vietnam, during the ProPak Vietnam 2019 exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) later this month. The half day seminar (on 20th March) will feature five speakers from the AIPIA membership looking at, in particular, supply chain issues and condition montitoring technologies – particularly relevant to the burgeoning market in that country for seafood exports...

Looking Absolutley Fabulous – the packaging too!

Looking Absolutley Fabulous – the packaging too!

11-03-2019

MetaShield a USA based innovator in the field of advanced materials, has launched MetaShieldCLEAN™, a fully transparent, nanotechnology-based coating that repels a significant amount of the stains, dust and dirt which can accumulate on consumer packaging during everyday use...

Capturing value from the smart packaging revolution

Capturing value from the smart packaging revolution

11-03-2019

Last year Deloitte, one of the most globally recognised consultancy companies to the world’s leading Brands, published an in depth survey on the future of Smart Packaging and how to best utilize these new technologies. We publish some extracts here, but for the full story come and listen to Deloitte at the AIPIA USA Summit in New Jersey, 3rd and 4th June 2019...

More anti-counterfeit options with conventional printing

More anti-counterfeit options with conventional printing

11-03-2019

Schreiner ProTech has enhanced its ShiftSecure solution to include additional options and increased compatibility with conventional printing procedures, it claims. Aimed at increasing the solution’s appeal and maximizing its cost effectiveness, the new versions of ShiftSecure come in a range of colours and expanded manufacturing options which extend beyond the original product’s anti-counterfeiting benefits...

A BRANDS CHANCE TO GET 15 PITCHES ON HIGH TECH PACKAGING

A BRANDS CHANCE TO GET 15 PITCHES ON HIGH TECH PACKAGING

05-03-2019

AIPIA, the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry is looking to team up with a major Brand Owner to run an Active & Intelligent Packaging Challenge during the upcoming AIPIA Congresses. More and more major Brand Owners are recognizing that, with the rapid developments in today’s digital era, packaging has a unique opportunity to play a significant role in enabling and facilitating connected platforms and providing the consumer with increased engagement and increased confidence/loyalty towards products. So they are looking to integrate Active and Intelligent packaging (A&IP) to enhance the consumer experience, provide traceability, enhance safety and/or security, as well as extending shelf-life or reducing waste...

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WORLD'S FIRST INFORMATION SOURCE ON
ACTIVE & INTELLIGENT PACKAGING

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