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ITENE will host in 2024 the 24th edition of IAPRI's World Packaging Conference

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

ITENE will host in 2024 the 24th edition of IAPRI's World Packaging Conference


In 2024 ITENE will celebrate 30 years of activity and during the celebration of this event we will host the 24th edition of IAPRI's World Packaging Conference ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene
Responsible packaging for a circular economy

Opinion - JAVIER ROMERO, editor of Infopack

Responsible packaging for a circular economy


In my first editorial after the holidays, and in line with a constant message that different consumer companies have been repeating in InfoPack's "Brand Values" podcasts, I wanted to speak about sustainability. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ROMERO, editor of Infopack
ITENE gathers 450 professionals in a forum on the 5 keys of the Royal Decree

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

ITENE gathers 450 professionals in a forum on the 5 keys of the Royal Decree


More than 450 professionals from 357 companies belonging to 18 industrial sectors met on 5 and 6 July in a hybrid conference on the future Royal Decree on Packaging and Packaging Waste that ITENE organised in Madrid with the collaboration of Hispack and that, in its online version, had more than 300 attendees connected synchronously in different sessions of the event. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene
The market is alive

Opinion - JAVIER ROMERO, editor of Infopack

The market is alive


As we are about to hang up the "closed for the holidays" sign, we think it is a good time to look back and analyse what the first half of 2022 has brought to the packaging industry. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ROMERO, editor of Infopack
A master's degree for the new packaging experts that the industry needs

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

A master's degree for the new packaging experts that the industry needs


The new legislation on packaging, such as the Law on Waste and Contaminated Soil, the draft Royal Decree on Packaging and Packaging Waste and the draft Law on Prevention of Food Loss and Waste represent a paradigm shift in the field of packaging. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene BRAND: ITENE
Hispack shows how packaging is changing

Opinion - JAVIER ROMERO, editor of Infopack

Hispack shows how packaging is changing


At a time when the transition towards circularity in containers and packaging is accelerating, Hispack met all expectations. Its 18th edition brought together 643 exhibitors, represented 1,027 brands, attracted 31,118 visitors - 11% of whom were international – and, together with the Graphispag show, the main trade fair for the Spanish graphic industry, covered 3 pavilions with an area of 35,000 m2. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ROMERO, editor of Infopack
We meet again at Hispack 2022

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

We meet again at Hispack 2022


It has been four years since we last met at the Hispack trade fair. Four years that have brought about many changes in ITENE, which has continued to grow, and multiple transformations in the world of packaging, which has suffered, like everyone else, the vicissitudes of the pandemic and the current international scene. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene
Hispack 2022 marks the revival of the packaging industry

Opinion - JAVIER ROMERO, editor of Infopack

Hispack 2022 marks the revival of the packaging industry


With a delay of one year and forced by the circumstances known to all, the leading trade fair for the Spanish and Southern European packaging sector will reopen its doors from 24 to 27 May for the reunion of an industry eager for innovations and to demonstrate that it has emerged stronger and more united from the health and economic crisis ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ROMERO, editor of Infopack
The King acknowledges ITENE's work and its commitment to innovation

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

The King acknowledges ITENE's work and its commitment to innovation


Last February 22nd, ITENE received a recognition to its work since 1994 in the form of a visit: His Majesty the King visited our research centre to know first-hand the work that we do here for the whole value chain of packaging, transport and logistics. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene
Objective: Zero Waste

Opinion - JAVIER ROMERO, editor of Infopack

Objective: Zero Waste


We all talk grandly about the environment, the circular economy and sustainability. Clearly we - at least in the First World - have reached that moment when we can say that practically the whole society is environmentally aware. This was the first step, the sine qua non to face the future in this era of sustainability ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ROMERO, editor of Infopack