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28 Thursday October 2021

Processing and packaging: a paradigm shift

Processing in packaging is traditionally associated with a series of operations that are carried out with individual machines in which each one performs a specific function. Both current and future trends indicate that personalised equipment is being progressively replaced by "all-in-one" machinery, covering the entire production process.

28 Thursday October 2021

The meaning of colours and packaging

Did you know that in packaging design, colours have a direct influence on the product experience and the message being conveyed? Although the language of colour is by no means universal, it is nonetheless crucial in making an impact and communicating visually, and thus create a brand identity and draw the consumer's attention, appealing to their emotions and awakening their senses.

28 Thursday October 2021

"The challenge for Smart Packaging is to ensure mass pro-duction with good performance at an affordable price"

Interview with Eef de Ferrante, Director of AIPIA, the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association.

11 Thursday June 2020

Packaging in the "new normal" of the food industry

Food and health, two fundamental sectors during the global health crisis, have positioned packaging as an indispensable element to ensure the supply of basic products with the guarantees of hygiene and safety demanded by the current situation.

11 Thursday June 2020

Ten packaging trends in the post-Covid era

The "new normal" is a term we've become accustomed to in recent weeks following the outbreak of COVID-19 in our lives. This prevailing reality is also having a direct impact on the entire value chain of the packaging, processing and logistics sector, which is demonstrating that its strength is, now more than ever before, unarguable. Below we list ten trends set to affect packaging in the post-Covid era.

11 Thursday June 2020

New business and sustainability models, the challenges facing post-Covid logistics

Within the context of the health emergency we've experienced since the emergence of Covid, the packaging sector has positioned itself as an indispensable industry when it comes to ensuring the distribution and supply of essential products to the entire population. In part, this has been made possible by a logistics sector that has proven its adaptability and its ability to react rapidly to an exceptional situation.

30 Thursday April 2020

Hispack acknowledges #LaFuerzadelPackaging

Fira Barcelona's Hispack fair is launching a campaign to pay tribute to the Spanish packaging industry which, during this health emergency, has proved to be an essential and indispensable industry for the world to continue to function.

18 Wednesday December 2019

The Hispack 2021 Organizing Committee has been formed

Hispack has recently created the Organizing Committee for its 2021 edition. This sector advisory body is responsible for guiding the overall strategy of the event. It is formed by 40 members, including entrepreneurs and executives from the packaging industry, as well as representatives from organisations and associations in the industry.

18 Wednesday December 2019

New sectoring for a better visiting experience

Hispack 2021 is expected to bring together nearly a thousand direct exhibitors and the representation of more than 1,800 brands, representing an increase by 18% in company participation compared to 2018. The trade fair is planning to occupy a net surface area of more than 42,000m2 in halls 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Gran Via venue and grow by 12% in terms of visitors.

17 Tuesday December 2019

Towards 4.0 logistics: More big data, connectivity, and automation

IoT, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and robotics are concepts that are already integrated in the supply chain and also have an effect on packaging processes, although there is still a long way to go and many possibilities to be explored. Two companies, Polymer Logistics and Ulma Handling Systems give us a glimpse into the near future with some of the trends they foresee.