February 2020

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Feb

How Packaging Trends Will Shape 2020

Sustainability, branding and “smart” packaging technologies continue to resonate with global packaging professionals, based on the leading stories from early 2020 on PackagingDigest.com.In January 2020, you were most interested in learning about new packaging trends — rightly so! Brands need their packaging designs to stay current with what matters to today’s…

26
Feb

12 Snack Packages Echo Consumer Trends

Looking for a little healthy indulgence when hunger strikes? You’re not the only one. Americans snack before, after, and during mealtimes. After all, today’s packages make it easy to do so. Here are a dozen examples of brands using packs and graphics to tempt and gratify.Little — Portioned, portable packs facilitate…

21
Feb

Can the Cannabis Industry Eat its Way Back to Success?

To mitigate risk, the edible cannabis market needs packaging that clearly communicates dosage, warnings and regulatory information, as well as includes child-resistant (CR) features. We’ve all heard the recent story about the professional basketball player who ingested an edible cannabis product infused with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) while on a plane. He had a…

21
Feb

5 Sustainable Packaging Trends to Look Out for in 2020

For sustainable packaging, 2020 is set to be a year of action and reaction, building on the fast-growing trends we have seen in the last two years, as subject matter expert Nina Goodrich laid out in her recent article. Here are the critical sustainable packaging trends to look out for in…

20
Feb

How Will These 200 Designs Power Your Next Package?

Creating a successful packaging design takes work. And inspiration. And resources. An idea here; an example there. Advice from other packaging design experts. Every bit helps fuel your creativity engine. Will it work for my product? How will it work?For the fourth year in a row, Packaging Digest gives you a…

13
Feb

Create packaging that inspires love at first sight

“Love at first sight”—cliché for sure, but in a packaging sense, I would go so far as to call it the kind of first impression brands dream of.Making this a reality, however, requires a pivot in how brands conceptualize a package. From first sketch to first impression, it requires brands to…

13
Feb

How to select the right gripper for your packaging robot

When moving products or packages in an industrial setting, properly matching a robot’s end-of-arm tooling to the materials being moved improves application effectiveness. That may seem like common sense, but hoisting or stacking different materials requires careful consideration of many essential variables to avoid accidents, injuries and downtime.Primary considerations include: •…

10
Feb

Can carbon labels on food help save the planet? It’s complicated

Article from WIRED

A packet of Quorn sausages is a remarkably informative document.
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4
Feb

New event tackles packaging challenges in the cannabis market

The global packaging market for cannabis products is expected to surpass $20 billion by 2025. As the cannabis industry welcomes a growing number of players, there is an urgent need for innovation and regulation. On Feb. 11-12, 2020, legislative, regulatory, educational, technology and industry leaders will convene at the Anaheim Convention…

3
Feb

WestPack 2020 pinpoints emerging packaging trends

As consumers steer toward convenient, eco-friendly and dynamic packaging, change is the main constant throughout the massive industry. The market size of the packaging and labeling services industry alone, as measured by revenue, is worth $10.5 billion.Packaging conferences and tradeshows help packaging professionals sort through emerging trends and identify critical concerns…