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Number 296 - November 2022


We dedicate November cover to packaging for V Range products, by Daniel Palacio, CEO & Founder of Tutti Food Group, a specialist in deep-frozen ready meals who explains that, although his designs seek to be suggestive and impressive, there is no to forget that, “in turn, they must be easy and comfortable to use for the consumer”, something very important in its category. We also have the participation of Juan Ramón Meléndez, general director of the Association of Beverage Cans, for whom the can "is a container designed to sell far away in optimal sustainability conditions" and with whom we review the current situation of this packaging material. We also highlight the "10 keys to packaging optimized for e-commerce", offered by the ITENE technology center.

 



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Number 295 - October 2022


“Our October issue focuses on the imminent edition of Empack and Logistics & Automation 2022, two of the most important events -held together at the IFEMA fairgrounds, Madrid- on the Spanish calendar for the packaging, storage and equipment industry. , intralogistics, robotics, warehouse automation, traceability, etc. We discussed it with Óscar Barranco, director of the salons. On the cover we have Berlin Packaging, "the largest hybrid supplier of packaging in the world", an interesting concept explained by Valeria Rais, CEO of Berling Packaging Iberia on these same pages. Also noteworthy is the interview with Bodega Otazu, a Navarran winery that understands wine “as a cultural and experiential element”.

 



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Number 294 - September 2022


"Our mission is to provide more value to the product through packaging" is the main message of the cover interview of this September issue with Montserrat Vilanova, manager of Cideyeg Packaging, who its 60th anniversary offers us a masterclass about packaging high quality and how to differentiate yourself on the shelf. In addition to our usual content, an interesting interview with Guillaume Schaeffer, new director of the All4Pack Paris 2022 show, who will return in November after four years of absence.



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Number 293 - July/August 2022


We dedicate the cover of this summer issue of InfoPack to Francesc Galí, commercial and marketing director of La Fageda, the well-known dairy, ice cream and jam brand, who tells us that "we don't just use packaging to communicate the properties and product that we are selling, but also to project our values ​​and services”. Interesting interview that you liked to read, together with the ITENE Dossier, dedicated to the challenges of large distribution in circular economy. Highlight the intense return of the holidays at the fair level that we will have in September with the FACHPACK and Drinktec fairs, which we also report on in these pages.
 



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Number 292 - June 2022


Our June issue comes after the Hispack fair, and is dedicated to the sustainability megatrend. It was precisely Hispack, a fair that has made the need for packaging to serve the circular economy more visible than ever, who has inspired us. ITENE, our co-publisher partner, also goes along the same lines with two articles that underline the importance of awareness and detail what is being done from the sector: "Food packaging in the era of sustainability" and "Best properties and new packaging applications in a circular economy



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Number 291 - May 2022


Coinciding with the XXII Congress of AIFEC, the National Association of Manufacturers of Continuous Labels, an event that we are talking about in these pages, we present an edition based on wine, with interviews and articles by wine label designers, who show us their latest projects, as well as an interview with the Dominio de Berzal winery, which explains why the label is a very important part of its activity. We give prominence on the cover to the history of success and innovation of Grupo Ulzama, a family business from Navarra that integrates commercial, digital and packaging printing. The ITENE dossier is dedicated this month to last-mile freight transport.



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Number 290 - April 2022


Providing packaging with differentiation, safety and sustainability, in a pharmaceutical label or package, increases the value of the customer's product. This is the message launched by José Ramón Benito, president of Grupo Docuworld Packaging and AIFEC, in an interesting interview that we also highlight on the cover. We also review the history of the company, almost a hundred years old, we discuss with him the situation of the label market and what its main challenges are. Cabreiroá, the well-known water brand of Hijos de Rivera, also appears in our pages with an interview with Álvaro García de Quevedo Ruiz, director of the Aguas de Hijos de Rivera Business Unit. As always, together with the usual contents of Branding & Packaging, Technological Innovation, Circular Economy...



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Number 289 - March 2022


HP tells us in an interesting interview that we highlight on the cover that "we must go beyond pure printing" we spoke with Enric Martínez-Abarca, Business Manager HP Indigo Iberia & Italy, who brings us closer to the benefits that digital printing can bring to the packaging industry and tells us about the "digital transition" that his company is leading. While waiting for Hispack 2022 show, we also offer an interview with Jordi Bernabeu, president of the Organizing Committee, who tells us that, due to pandemic and all its economic derivatives, "the sector has had to learn to do things differently”.
 



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Number 288 - February 2022


From an original and ecological container for the most exclusive pistachios to the packaging of wine in aluminum cans, going through packaging trends at the point of sale and more sustainable logistics throughout the supply chain; That's how varied the contents of Infopack are for our February issue. On the cover we have Paniker, a centuries-old and authentic "adhesive engineering" company that provides its solutions to markets as varied as they are demanding, such as the automobile, wood, foams, graphic arts and, of course, packaging and labeling.
 



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Number 287 - January 2022


2022 is a year of celebrations: InfoPack celebrates 25 years accompanying the packaging industry and we are preparing a "revolution" in our way of communicating to reach the entire packaging universe in a more pleasant and effective way. In this first issue of the year we propose a change of sections but we maintain the usual valuable content: the ITENE special issue, this time dedicated to fruit and vegetable packaging and its sustainability, interviews with consumer brands (this time the Premium dried fruit company Mavis), Branding & Desing and our cover interview, dedicated in January to the company Salinas Packaging Group, led by Antonio Martínez, who tells us about his know-how in the creation and production of luxury boxes in lined cardboard.



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Number 286 - December 2021


We ended the year 2021 by going back to talking about one of the most thriving packaging sectors in our country, the self-adhesive label industry, which we approached from the perspective of Adhesivos del Segura (on the cover), a manufacturer of labels with a recognized track record in the market and belonging to the Printeos Group, with whom we share the main challenges facing the label, in addition to knowing its current status. The Internet of Things and its implication in the world of packaging, led by the ITENE technology center, is another of the topics that we highlight in this issue. In addition, we offer an interesting interview with Teresa Muñoz, marketing manager at Masaveu Bodegas, who talks about the coherence in the message that every brand must achieve between content and continent.



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Number 285 - November 2021


This month we have an Infopack full of varied content, among which we highlight, in addition to the always rigorous ITENE dossier on "Safety in pharmaceutical packaging", this time focused on the "child-proof" concept, an interesting interview with Mar Güell, Sustainability & Public Affairs Manager Iberia de Danone, who tells us that "a paradigm shift on plastic and moving towards a circular economy is essential". In addition, Spanish packaging design is current thanks to the Liderpack 2021. Robottions (on the cover) explains the automation and robotics challenges of the packaging industry, within the framework of the factory 4.0 paradigm



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Number 284 - October 2021


We enter the final stretch of the year 2021 with an Infopack full of varied content, among which we highlight (on the cover) an interview with Asteria Group, a multinational packaging company that has recently incorporated the Spanish company Coreti and with whom we share data about the company and trends of the sector. ITENE's dossier, on packaging for e-commerce, focuses on how to make adaptations to gain sustainability and efficiency. Finally, we want to highlight an interview with Flors Sopena, Packaging Category Purchaserde from Uriach, who gives us her vision of the importance of packaging for an essential industry such as pharmaceuticals.



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Number 283 - September 2021


We invite our readers to learn more about Industry 4.0 with KUKA, one of the world's largest suppliers of robots, with whose CEO, Fernando Sánchez, we have discussed automation, robotics and how to achieve the goal of “smart factory”. Coinciding with Fruit Attraction 2021, one of the largest events in the world in the field of fruit and vegetables, we offer an ITENE dossier indicating what its main packaging needs are, placing special emphasis on the macro-trend of sustainability. Label design, traceability, retail and cardboard creativity also occupy our September pages.



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Number 282 - July/August 2021


We arrive at the summer parenthesis with highly current content. MIDA Maquinaria, a Spanish manufacturer of machinery for labels, its manager Iosu Álvarez, explains the current situation of the company and his vision of where the label industry is heading. His vision is clear: "At MIDA we help our clients to make‘ impossible ’labels." We also recommend an interview with Gabriel Anguís, Project Manager of Castillo de Canena, producer of Premium extra virgin olive oils for which packaging has been fundamental as a differentiating tool in its almost 20-year history. Do not miss the dossier on packaging for traditional and online distribution and the reflections of Nestlé and Danone on circularity and packaging.



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Number 281 - June 2021


This month we have a complete dossier on packaging for household cleaning and personal hygiene products, which with the health crisis have increased in importance due to the protection that these types of products offer us against the virus. We also want to highlight the interview we offer (on the cover) with José Moro, president of Bodegas Emilio Moro and Bodega Cepa 21, with an innovative and transgressive spirit that we see reflected in his attractive labels. We also want to draw attention to the interesting interview we have conducted with Begoña de Benito, director of External Relations and CSR at Ecoembes, who says that "companies are trying to put sustainability at the center of their strategies."



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Number 280 - May 2021


Packaging for perfumery and cosmetics takes center stage in our May issue with an interesting dossier on trends and sustainability in this sector, one of the most dynamic and innovative in the industry. Packaging companies specializing in this area also contribute their point of view. We also highlight two interviews, the first with the Avanza Packaging design agency (Juvasa Group), which brings us its vision of the business, and the second (on the cover) with a world-renowned ink manufacturer, Sun Chemical, who brings us his experience in the field of packaging.



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Number 279 - April 2021


How to guarantee that the fruits of the field and the sea reach our homes in the best conditions? How can the packaging industry help to achieve this? We talked about this in a very complete article prepared by the ITENE technology center, which explains the different technological options available to improve control of the logistics chain of agri-food products. Do not miss the interview with Bodegas Lustau, belonging to the Luis Caballero Group, a benchmark in Jerez wines, which brings us his vision of the importance of the label. On the cover we have Jordi Quera, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Zonten Europe, a manufacturer of solutions for the production of labels that brings us his technological proposal for a market with extensive industrial needs.



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Number 278 - March 2021


In the March issue, the pharmaceutical company Almirall (on the cover) explains that the packaging of a medicine must be “safe, reliable, adapted to your needs and that it makes administration as easy as possible”; something that seems obvious but requires powerful R & D & i, often unknown by the patient. We also know the vision on packaging design for liquors of a well-known gin brand, Carmela Gin, which has renewed the image of her emblematic product. And we will have the ITENE dossier, dedicated this time to "Packaging Management", a discipline that defines strategies that allow us to respond to the new challenges of the packaging value chain.



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Number 277 - February 2021


The Spanish distribution giant Mercadona features our February cover. Margarita Muñoz, director of Social Responsibility and Environment of the Valencian company, explains to us the important actions that have been carried out for a long time in the field of ecodesign to increase not only its efficiency and save costs, but also to obtain a real impact and direct into the environment. Closely linked to this, we also offer the Itene technology center special issue, this time entitled "The" Rs "applied to plastic films: how to reduce and recycle". And we also highlight the valuable contribution of Ecoembes, explaining to our readers the necessary transition of companies towards the circular economy.



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Number 276 - January 2021


We start the new year with enthusiasm by presenting an Infopack with very varied content, such as the dossier on "Printed Electronics", which teaches us that incorporating electronics into packaging gives us new possibilities for the packaging industry. We dedicate our cover to Frit Ravich, the well-known manufacturer of snacks and potato chips, who explain to us the requirements that the bag containing their tasty products must meet. Covid and the logistics and protection of vaccines, among other contents, also occupy our attention in this issue.



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