Packaging and New Trends

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New Trends in Packaging (ongoing trends in packaging)

M.Wittebolle

General Manager Belgian Packaging Institute www.ibebvi.be
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New Trends in Packaging
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What lays on the basis of innovation ? What is the drive for the industry to modify packaging, to search new alternatives ? Are the existing used materials not sufficient enough ? …

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New Trends in Packaging
Industrial products, industrial packaging Consumer products, consumer packaging

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New Trends in Packaging
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Industrial requirements :
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Environmental awareness Regulatory obligations (dangerous goods , foodstuff, ….)

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Consumer requirements :
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Safety, convenience solutions, easy to use, shelflife prolongation of products, ….

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New Trends in Packaging Industrial packaging
Under pressure of environmental legislations :
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Using alternative systems Using multitrip packaging Diminishing weight of packaging Using RRP (Retail Ready Packaging)

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Under pressure of clients :
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New Trends in Packaging

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Anti-slip

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Antislip paper for stabilisation of palets

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Anti-slip
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Antislip blocking disks with small hooks on both sides which penetrates the cartons

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Cold Glue

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New Trends in Packaging

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New Trends in Packaging
Reducing the weight of packaging

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Security ?

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New Trends in Packaging

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New Trends in Packaging
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Load Securing
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EN 12195-1 Inadequate load securing often results in the loss of loads, such as for example squared lumber, fridges, paper rolls and steel sheet, on the roads, resulting in delays and, at worst, accidents.

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Load Securing?

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New Trends in Packaging
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Traceability
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RFID

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New Trends in Packaging Industrial - Consumer products
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Retail ready packaging

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New Trends in Packaging Industrial - Consumer products
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Retail ready packaging

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New Trends in Packaging Industrial - Consumer products
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Retail ready packaging

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New Trends in Packaging Consumer products
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Innovative objectives are based on :
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Environmental awerness
Alternativ materials ¡ Reducing packaging volume / weight
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Safety, food-safety Impact of consumer demand
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Ready to use, ready meal

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Active and intelligent packaging

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Consumer products Environmental awerness
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Alternative materials l Green polymers l Ameliorating existing packaging materials ¡

There is a growing demand for plastics with high barrier properties,especially for applications in the packaging industry. Such plastics are used to protect the contents of the packaging against external influences, such as contamination by oxygen or water vapour, or against a loss of ingredients (e. g. flavors).

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New Trends in Packaging Consumer products
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Ameliorating existing packaging materials

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New Trends in Packaging Consumer products
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Reducing packaging volume

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New Trends in Packaging Consumer products
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Safety

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New Trends in Packaging Consumer products
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Safety: Stora Enso Pharma

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New Trends in Packaging Consumer products
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Food-safety : use TTI : Time Temperature indicator (ex; CheckPoint® )

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New Trends in Packaging Consumer products

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New Trends in Packaging Consumer products
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Impact of consumer demand :
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Ready to use, ready meal
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Recent evolution : Study of Frauenhofer Institute boosts use of alufoil in microwaves

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New Trends in Packaging Consumer products
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Impact of consumer demand :
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Easy peel, reclosable, easy opening

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New Trends in Packaging Consumer products
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Impact of consumer demand :
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Smaller portion, senior meals, ….

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New Trends in Packaging Consumer products
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Impact shelflife prolongation, traceability :
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Active and intelligent packaging Intelligent Active...
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