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SURVEY: Intelligent packaging sustainability

11-07-2017

This survey can be filled in by every member who manufactures RFID/NFC tags, uses them as a component, or actually uses them/is considering using them as an ‘on pack’ device (so Brand owners or Retailers particularly). This is part of our work with the OE-A Sustainability Working Group and will help us enormously to contribute to its work on the issues of recycling of packaging containing RFID/NFC tags which is currently under discussion by the European Commission.

Interesting A&IP Related Events for your Diary

Interesting A&IP Related Events for your Diary

19-07-2017

Dateline Wednesday, Oct 4, our friends at Packaging Management and Packaging will be organize their first Food Waste Congress 2017 in Bussum, near Amsterdam. The congress topics will look at the prevention of food waste and the role that packaging can play in this.

Why and how brands are making their packaging and print digitally connected

Why and how brands are making their packaging and print digitally connected

11-07-2017

Article by AIPIA member LINKZ: It is no longer just millennials that tweet, pin, chat, snap and scan. People are using their smartphones to interact with the world around them. Therefore it is important for brands to be present and consistent across more media channels than ever. Connected packaging and print is a powerful new channel. It means that people can use their smartphone to scan a trigger and in return receive digital content, which adds value to the customer experience. Brands are discovering this exciting new channel, which can also help them gain detailed insight into customer behaviour and preferences...

New Pouch Keeps Produce Safe – It’s a Gas!

New Pouch Keeps Produce Safe – It’s a Gas!

19-07-2017

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Florida, led by plant pathologist Jinhe Bai, are helping a company develop a small plastic pouch designed to make produce safer. The pouch releases chlorine dioxide gas, which eliminates Escherichia coli bacteria and other pathogens from the surfaces of fruits and vegetables. The research focuses on finding ways to reduce pathogen contamination of produce.

New Agreement Will Speed Up NFC Adoption

New Agreement Will Speed Up NFC Adoption

19-07-2017

AIPIA has joined forces with The NFC Forum by signing a liaison agreement. The Forum has also inked a similar agreement with the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). These alliances will allow for the adoption and usability of Near Field Communication (NFC) in packaging and wireless charging.

Adhesive Film Will Be Antimicrobial

Adhesive Film Will Be Antimicrobial

19-07-2017

An EU project FLEXPOL brings together a consortium of research and industry partners from Italy, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom and Germany to develop a pilot line for cost-efficient antimicrobial adhesive film manufacturing.

SURVEY: develop active and intelligent packaging in Asia

11-07-2017

This survey is to do with the Chinese market and will help us measure the level of interest in developing links or running events. This is open to ALL members and, even if you already have contacts/establishments/ representatives in this country, or somewhere in Asia, which covers the China market, your views are still important. We are sending this survey in conjunction with PRIME Consulting, our representative office in China.

The END of Counterfeiting with Quantum Technology

The END of Counterfeiting with Quantum Technology

19-07-2017

An article in Securing Industry claims new quantum technology from a British university will "make counterfeiting impossible". Developed by Lancaster University, the atomic-scale tech uses the two-dimensional material graphene to generate a unique identity tag that can be scanned by a smartphone.