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Do Looks and Size Matter when it comes to Packaging? The Top Facts You Should Know

by Robin on January 29, 2018 in Tips

The way a product is packaged says a lot about the company, the brand, and the product itself; products are no longer packaged only to provide protection and for convenient storage, but also to entice the consumer and create brand recognition. Customers recognise and understand quality packaging when they see it, and it can spell […]

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The Packaging Evolution: The Top Trends in Smart, Active, or Intelligent Packaging You Should Know

by Robin on January 8, 2018 in Design News

If you’re wondering what exactly smart packaging, active packaging, and intelligent packaging are all about, you’ve come to the right place – considering that they are relatively new concepts, it’s understandable that you need more information. But while the concept is relatively new, it’s really not hard to understand. In essence, the terms ‘smart’ ‘active’ […]

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The Trends in Plastics – How They Affect Our Oceans – and the Solutions

by Robin on January 5, 2018 in Packaging Industry News

At a recent summit on the environment held in Kenya on the 6th of December, the delegates agreed on a new resolution, which is non-binding, to stop waste made of plastic from entering the oceans. According to the ocean chief of the UN, we have a planetary crisis, and yet sadly, not many of us […]

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Alarming Facts and Figures on Christmas Packaging Waste – and How Much We Produce

by Robin on December 20, 2017 in Food Packaging

Yes, the Christmas season is upon us once again, and it’s certainly a time for giving (and receiving), for delighting our taste buds with traditional Christmas feasts, and – for producing a whole lot of packaging waste. It’s definitely not a pleasant fact to think about, but it’s all too true: Christmas is a time […]

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Why Custom Packaging is Better than off-the-shelf Stock Packaging: What You Need to Know

by Robin on October 25, 2017 in Tips

There are undoubtedly a lot of trends of which you can take advantage in the packaging industry. Thanks to advancements in technology, you can now benefit from a range of packaging designs and solutions. There are now advanced machines as well as advanced printing equipment which allow you to design your product’s packaging in the […]

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Some Brilliant ideas for Re-Using your Food and Beverage Containers in and around your Home

by Robin on September 30, 2017 in Food Packaging

Most of us do our grocery shopping at least once a week, and we buy a lot of food and beverage items. And the food and beverage as well as household items we buy most often come with their own containers. The result? We end up with a lot of containers, most of which we […]

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Top Trends Affecting the Packaging Industry in 2017

by Robin on August 30, 2017 in Packaging Industry News

Trends affecting the packaging industry can be seen from more than one perspective. Among the different perspectives, the ones affecting the industry at the most would be taken from the packaging professionals in terms of technology advancements; and the consumers perspective in terms of modern lifestyles. However, research shows that there are certain key trends […]

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Packaging Design Blog Listing

by Robin on August 30, 2017 in Pactivate News

Great news, we’ve been selected to feature in the list of top 50 packaging design blogs. The list features some of the best known sites around the world including Packaging of the World and the Dieline. Click the badge below to find out more:

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Some Essential Trends in Summer Packaging You Should Know

by Robin on August 20, 2017 in Packaging Industry News

When it’s in vogue, it’s popular – when it’s popular, you have to take advantage of it and sell it as much as you can. This goes for all sorts of things, but most of all for clothing, for movies, for food, for everything else. Most people don’t realise it, but it goes for packaging […]

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How Effective is Environmentally-Friendly Packaging for Your Brand? Top Reasons to Get into it Today

by Robin on July 15, 2017 in Sustainable Packaging

Yes, you probably have a great product, even if you do say so yourself. You’ve already received a lot of great comments about your product’s quality, efficiency, and so on. But at the end of the day, no matter how brilliant your product is, there’s still something to be said about how it is packaged. […]

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