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Taking packaging to the next level at drupa 2020

Taking packaging to the next level at drupa 2020

21-03-2019

AIPIA has been asked to take part in an initiative, by drupa 2020 organisers Messe Dusseldorf, to highlight new printing technologies for the packaging sector. The Touchpoint packaging initiative’s main goal is to display how innovative printing technologies, such as printed electronics, or digital security codes, will contribute to the future of packaging...

Tetra Pak enters connected packaging space

Tetra Pak enters connected packaging space

09-04-2019

Tetra Pak has launched a connected packaging platform, which will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools, it says. Driven by the trends behind Industry 4.0, and with code generation, digital printing and data management at its core, the connected packaging platform will bring new benefits to food producers, retailers and shoppers, according to the company...

New partnership combines Augmented Reality with product protection

New partnership combines Augmented Reality with product protection

09-04-2019

Document Security Systems (DSS), which develops anti-counterfeit, authentication, and diversion protection technologies, has announced it has entered into an agreement with Zappar, one of the leading exponents of Augmented Reality (AR) and interactive delivery experiences...

Mondelez is ready for Active & Intelligent Packaging!

Mondelez is ready for Active & Intelligent Packaging!

10-04-2019

Mondelēz International is excited to participate in the 2019 AIPIA Summit Americas Challenge. The following brief invites active and intelligent packaging developers to propose solutions that can help us deliver on our company mission; Lead the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack at the right moment made the right way. We would like to explore opportunities to incorporate Active and Intelligent packaging technologies across our broad portfolio of brands...

NanoPack makes Progress: Life in a bowl of cherries + HAVE YOUR SAY ON NANOPACK!

NanoPack makes Progress: Life in a bowl of cherries + HAVE YOUR SAY ON NANOPACK!

18-04-2019

Providing better fresh produce, bakery products and proteins, by producing packaging for extending their shelf-life and quality, is the core objective of the EU-funded NanoPack Project. The active packaging materials are now being tested with a wide range of products and are showing some remarkable results...

Ultra-low cost flexible electronics set to connect everyday items

Ultra-low cost flexible electronics set to connect everyday items

09-04-2019

AIPIA member PragmatIC, one of the leading developers of in ultra-low cost flexible electronics, has launched the first products in its ConnectIC® family. The PR1101 and PR1102 flexible integrated circuits (FlexICs) are designed for use in closed HF RFID systems. The company believes this new range will be pivotal in the acceleration of the smart packaging market...

Security labels and seals for pharma and pain patches

Security labels and seals for pharma and pain patches

09-04-2019

Schreiner MediPharm has combined its expertise in innovative specialty labels and integrated solutions with folding box manufacturer Edelmann to create a smart medicine packaging solution with diverse digital features, it says. It includes the BitSecure copy detection technology for product authentication as well as a closure seal with an integrated NFC chip and an additional void effect for tamper evidence. It is compliant with the EU Falsified Medicines Directive, effective February 2019...

Smart olive oil bottle triggers re-filling and extends shelf-life

Smart olive oil bottle triggers re-filling and extends shelf-life

09-04-2019

Olivery is a ‘smart’ olive oil bottle and refill system. The bottle itself is made from a special kind of glass that helps the olive oil stay fresh for longer. Violettglass is a special type of light reflecting glass which blocks all colours except two to slow down the oxidizing process. In addition the bottle contains an LED in the base which lights up when the contents are low to alert the user its time to re-order...

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