Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. and Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd.will join hands once again to present the Shanghai World of Packaging (swop) in Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 25 to 28 November 2019. swop will cover end use industries such as food, beverage, confectionery, baked goods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and daily care products, non-food consumer goods and industrial goods, providing an excellent trading platform for domestic manufacturers of processing and packaging machinery and materials.
The upcoming edition of swop will focus on artificial intelligence, printing and labeling, e-commerce and logistics packaging, personalized packaging, packaging design, etc., with the aim to provide innovative packaging solutions and showcase intelligent processing and packaging production lines for the entire industry chain. Five special exhibition areas are designed to cover all hot spots of the packaging industry.Learn more
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With the first quarter of the year now behind us, one of the hottest topics in packaging continues to be sustainability, based on high readership of articles about Amazon and Nestlé posted last month on PackagingDigest.com. But we also saw keen interest in packaging for digital healthcare, as well as in a promotional pack from Nike.More
The show, presented by celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Anita Rani, looked at the ways in which plastic was used and, in some cases, overused, while highlighting now consumers could reduce their plastic consumption.More
At the upcoming K Show 2019, to be held from 16-23 October at the Messe Dusseldorf, BASF has revealed plans covering the introduction of two new additions to the Ultradur polymer range.More
Nestle is set to start distribution of its new Yes! snack bar. The confectionary bar uses a recyclable paper wrapper.More
Marcus Schoen (left), Koenig & Bauer sales manager; and Scott Marrs, VP at Marrs Printing & Packaging; are currently overseeing the installation of a third seven-color Koenig & Bauer Rapida 106 LED-UV offset press.More
ZX Ventures to explore potential of low-alcohol craft beer in ChinaMore
Wine bottles that you can put straight through the letter box. This is the innovative packaging result of a cooperation between two British companies. The slimline bottles with screw caps by Garçon Wines are made out of 100 percent recycled PET and are 32 centimetres high – a good two centimetres more than conventional wine bottles. This ensures that the bottles still have a volume of 750 millilitres, despite their flat shape. The plastic material can be recycled completely. They take up around 40 percent less space compared to traditional wine bottles and weigh around 63 grams, a whopping 87 percent less than their round, glass competitors.More
World-wide, the demand for pulp is increasing and with it, the price. The packaging industry is therefore constantly on the lookout for alternatives. One of them: Packaging made of grass. When manufacturing this special packaging paper, the virgin wood fibres are fortified with sun-dried grass waste. For corrugated cardboard / corrugated cardboard trays, the share of grass lies at 40 percent at least, some manufacturers already mix 50 percent of each material.More
Demand for digital printing in packaging was estimated to be valued at over U.S. $11 billion in 2016, and a new report by Future Market Insights (FMI) estimates it to grow at 15.3 percent to surpass U.S. $52 billion in revenues by 2027.More
“You eat with your eyes first!” It is true, and it is hardwired into our brain. Anything that looks beautiful is appealing to our eyes, as well as other senses. This also applies to product packaging.More
In the ever-changing packaging industry, new styles come and go; consumers’ needs and desires shift and evolve; and brands are always on the lookout for a way to get ahead in their respective markets.More
Last but not least, plastic-free packaging is the one trend we should all be embracing. As scientists make incredible advancements in renewable and compostable packaging materials, an increasing number of brands are looking to take care of the earth when it comes to their design choices and reducing waste. From mushroom-based foam cushioning to plastics formed from algae, alternative materials should one day lead to a much more sustainable packaging industry.More
Nowadays in our modern society, all consumer products need packaging, and all packaging needs printing. Printing is one of the most important branding tools in product packaging...More
Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. and Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd.will join hands once again to present the Shanghai World of Packaging (swop)in Shanghai New International Expo Centre from 25 to 28 November 2019.More
"We were deeply impressed that there were so many professional industry visitors at swop 2017.More
Around 10,000 visitors at pacprocess India, IndiaPack,FoodPex India and the parallel event drink technology India –exhibitors highly satisfied.More
swop – Shanghai World of Packaging 2017opens its doors today (November 7-10, 2017) at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), P.R. China and will run through to November 10.More
Plastics made from sweet potatoes and thyme is said to provide better barrier protection, so that food will stay fresh for longer.More
The new label interpack alliance spans all international events staged by Messe Düsseldorf under its Processing & Packaging portfolio.
The interpack alliance addresses the target groups of food, beverages, confectionery andbakery, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, non-food consumer goods and industrial goods in key emerging markets, focusing on different areas in each individual event.
In addition, successful special topics such as SAVE FOOD and components will also be represented at the trade fairs making up the interpack alliance.More information