Research & Analysis

Matmatch's head of growth Ben Smye explains the developments in biodegradable plastics for food packaging, and how viable these new materials are.

Delta Global's Robert Lockyer argues that too many brands are ‘greenwashing’ their messaging and outlines how fashion can take serious action on transparency and sustainability.

Despite attractive environmental credentials, returnable PET containers remain a niche product. Krones and Alpla want to change that by researching into the packaging type’s potential.

A report conducted by Polaris Market Research estimates that the global nano-enabled packaging market will reach US$89bn by 2026, and that Asia-Pacific is expected to lead the global nano-enabled packaging market until 2021.

The 2020 global pandemic will have a “deep and enduring effect” on packaging supply chains, according to a new dedicated study on the topic from Smithers.

With digitisation, films made of recycled material, and the increasing use of robots, mechanical engineering companies in the packaging sector have to face continuous changes, according to Beumer Group.