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Smart Packaging: ‘A Tale of Two Technologies’
A presentation at SmartPack 2019 delves into the current status, forecast, and drivers of the two categories of technology—smart and active—that make up smart packaging.
Oct 15th, 2019
New research from Smithers Pira charts worldwide flexible packaging growth
Over the last 10 years, flexible packaging has taken off, doubling in size to $228 billion in 2019, and is forecast to continue growing by an annual rate of 3.3%, reaching $269 billion in 2024.
Sep 6th, 2019
Economic Challenges and Consumer Demand to Impact Label Printing
Printed labels and their use in packaging, logistics and containers is a multi-faceted market undergoing rapid change. Consumers are demanding more customization and technology advancements amid economic trials, according to The Future of Label Printing to 2024, a new report from Smithers Pira.
Aug 29th, 2019
Demand for Sustainability Spurring Changes in Packaging, Smithers Pira Report Says
The objective to make packaging more sustainable and the resulting impetus for material transition is a significant industry dynamic that is outlined in the new report from Smithers Pira, The Future of Paper vs Plastic Packaging to 2024. This market report values the global packaging market in 2018 at more than $850 billion with steady and consistent growth forecast to continue.
Aug 19th, 2019
Key Trends for Lifecycles in Pack Recycling to 2023
The increased emphasis on sustainability and the circular economy is reappraising how the lifecycle of packaging are assessed at all levels.
Feb 8th, 2019
New Smithers UK Based Medical Device Testing Facility in Shawbury Now cGMP Compliant
Apr 25th, 2017
Evaluating Materials for Container Closure Systems for Medical Products
Materials include glass, metal, plastic and rubber, each of which has advantages and disadvantages. Factors such as the physical performance, the nature of supply and the chemical compatibility of the material must be considered.
Mar 14th, 2017
GSK Workshop Announced at E&L Europe 2015
Smithers Rapra will be partnering with GSK to provide an intermediate workshop exploring risk-based approaches in E&L.
Aug 24th, 2015
GE Healthcare share latest research on single-use systems
The use of disposable equipment in the biopharmaceutical industry is rapidly increasing and in disposable cell culture systems, the bioreactor vessel commonly comprises a bag of polymeric film.
Mar 19th, 2015