INFOPACK NEWS _ 11/08/2020

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
Single-use plastics: what will happen in 2020?

Markets & packaging

Single-use plastics: what will happen in 2020?


It has been almost two years since the European Commission published the draft of Directive (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament as well as the Council Directive of June 5th 2019, on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products in the environment. Now it is the turn of the Member States, which must carry out the work of translating and landing all those objectives set by Europe and defining in more detail how these ambiguous measures are to be carried out —or even making them even more restrictive if necessary. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
E-commerce and Amazon FFP

Trends & design

E-commerce and Amazon FFP


E-commerce has gone from being a future trend to a reality that keeps growing. In Spain, e-commerce turnover has had an inter-annual growth of 28.6% in the second quarter of 2019, reaching 11,999 million euros, according to the latest data from the National Commission for Markets and Competition (CNMC), which represents a revolution in the world of packaging, which seeks to adapt to the new demands of this distribution channel. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: strategies BRAND: ITENE
Challenges and opportunities for the nanotechnology value chain in 2020

Trends & design

Challenges and opportunities for the nanotechnology value chain in 2020


Nanotechnology, considered as a key enabling technology (KET), plays a fundamental role in the development of new products and processes in a wide range of industrial sectors, promoting innovation and technological progress in the industry in a significant way. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Innovations BRAND: ITENE