INFOPACK NEWS _ 28/10/2020

Nanomaterials for packaging, a promising technology

Markets & packaging

Nanomaterials for packaging, a promising technology


The term "nanomaterial" applies to a wide range of materials with very different composition and properties, but with a common characteristic: at least one external dimension of the particles (more than 50%) that constitute them is below 100 nanometres. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: ITENE
Packaging in the fruit and vegetable sector and circular economy

Markets & packaging

Packaging in the fruit and vegetable sector and circular economy


Despite the fact that the "bulk" method generates the least amount of waste in principle, it must be borne in mind that a minimum amount is inevitably generated throughout its life cycle ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
Packaging waste management

Markets & packaging

Packaging waste management


Since 1994, and with the publication of the Directive 94/62/EC, the need to harmonize packaging management and its waste has been higlighted. From this moment on, European countries began to implement separate collection for packaging waste gradually. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
Packaging management

Trends & design

Packaging management


Packaging has evolved from a purely operational function that must be properly adjusted and optimized, to also incorporate a strategic function that allows a clear differentiation not only at the point of sale, but also in alignment with the environmental and legislative objectives of the company. The packaging area is therefore understood as a strategic and multidisciplinary area that must coordinate projects with diverse functional and operational areas. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: strategies BRAND: ITENE
Material recycling and compostability as tools to achieve the Circular Economy

Markets & packaging

Material recycling and compostability as tools to achieve the Circular Economy


The European Union has been working since 2015 on action plans and strategies to lead Member States and the European industries towards a circular economy model. This model consists of transforming and taking advantage of the waste produced by industrial or domestic activities as new resources or raw materials. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
The potential of nanocellulose in paper and cardboard packaging

Markets & packaging

The potential of nanocellulose in paper and cardboard packaging


The growing demand for bioproducts is a clear opportunity for the paper industry. This fact, along with the growing importance of the circular economy and the bioeconomy, are the new paradigms that guide consumer decisions and few products like paper meet satisfactorily the requirements that both pose. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: ITENE
Optimization of e-commerce logistics chain

Industry equipment

Optimization of e-commerce logistics chain


The development and growth of online commerce in recent years has given way to new consumer habits, which are becoming more and more established as a result of different reasons: the widespread use of the Internet and various devices (PC, tablet, smartphone); the deployment of the network at a global level and the increase in transactions security. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Logistics BRAND: ITENE
Intelligent Labels, High Added Value Information

Labels printing and packaging

Intelligent Labels, High Added Value Information


Packaging trends reflect the most common and most potential consumer attitudes, purchasing actions and behaviours. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Labels BRAND: ITENE
Bio materials as an alternative to complying with increasingly demanding legislation

Markets & packaging

Bio materials as an alternative to complying with increasingly demanding legislation


According to FAO data, every year 1.300 million tons of food are wasted, which is equivalent specifically to a third of their world production, with the associated social, environmental and economic problems. One of the main strategies to avoid the waste of food is to extend the shelf life of products by packaging them with materials with barrier properties, generally materials with multilayer structures (eg PET / PE, PET / EVOH / PE, OPP / OPP, PET / met / PE, etc). ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: ITENE
V Range products: enhancing consumer experience

Markets & packaging

V Range products: enhancing consumer experience


Food packaging technology has made it possible the diversification of the agro-food industry. Nowadays the market offers not only first, second, third and fourth range products (unprocessed products, preserves, frozen products and minimally processed fruit and vegetables, respectively), but we are also witnessing a whole revolution in fifth range products presented in convenience packaging, easy to consume at any time. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: ITENE