Monthly Archives March 2019


The need to find more sustainable packaging and printed materials is a real challenge for the industry. Two German innovations in this field are offering new alternatives for printed packaging. The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research has been developing high-barrier coatings for many years. However, until now, they have not been bio-based or biodegradable. It […]


There was a decidedly eco flavour to some of the packaging and printing innovations on display at this year’s Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print exhibition at the UK’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC) last month. February 2019 saw more than 300 suppliers converge on Birmingham’s NEC to showcase the latest innovations in printing and packaging. The […]