Facts and data

  • Packaging: The Italian sector in figures

    Feb 21, 2024
    The data analysed by the Italian Packaging Institute’s research centre, published in the Packaging in Figures 2023 study (2022 data), describe a stable sector from a production point of view, with a growing turnover and encouraging forecasts in the short-term
  • Italy promotes online grocery

    Feb 14, 2024
    Italy is one of the countries showing a greater propensity to purchase grocery goods online. In 2023 the market recorded a jump of 7% against 2022, reaching a value exceeding 1.3 billion euros. The category showing the greatest growth is Pet Care (+25%).
  • Gipea: presentation of the Economic Monitoring Report 2023

    Feb 08, 2024
    A day dedicated to the analysis and presentation of the 12th edition of the Economic Report (“Osservatorio Economico”) gave participants an overview of national ad international economic trends, with a focus on the graphics, paper manufacturing and converting sector.
  • AI and Quantum Computing according to Cisco

    Feb 08, 2024
    Cisco reveals its vision of the future of cyber-security, putting forward proposals on the investments needed to protect data from unauthorised access, tampering or manipulation
  • Saudi Arabia-China strategic partnership

    Feb 05, 2024
    Kaust, a Saudi Arabian university and research centre, has decided to work closely with two Chinese companies, to produce green plastics for biomedical products and food packaging from high-molecular-mass aliphatic polycarbonates that favour certain aspects that have become essential for the environment, such as high biodegradability, low toxicity and excellent biocompatibility.
  • Pet food in Italy

    Jan 26, 2024
    Brief notes on the population and on the forms of food packaging for the approximately 65 million pets, guests of Italian families.
  • The economic and social value of the Italian food industry

    Jan 25, 2024
    It’s not just a giant that generates products and employment, but a complex system that encapsulates values and generates solutions, responding to the wide variety of Italians’ material and immaterial needs. Here we present insights from the Federalimentare-Censis 2023 Report, which paints an original picture of the national food industry and its deep ties with the economy and society.
  • Beauty: innovation values

    Jan 22, 2024
    According to the “Beauty 2023-2027 Report” by the consultancy firm McKinsey & Company, the global cosmetics industry is worth 427 billion dollars: this figure is expected to grow by 6% per year until reaching 580 billion in 2027.
  • New Machine Regulation: regulatory and safety obligations

    Jan 17, 2024
    The new Regulation (EU) 2023/1230 published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 29 June will entirely replace the existing Directive 2006/42/EC (“Machinery Directive”) as of 20 January 2027. This means that technology manufacturers have three years to adapt to the new requirements outlined below.
  • Glass packaging (2022)

    Dec 01, 2023
    Production and the types and uses of hollow and tube glass packaging. 2022 market data and facts.
  • Heirs of a tradition

    Nov 30, 2023
    All’s well that goes well… even more so if you get to celebrate, as is the case of Lucaprint, the 70th anniversary of its foundation, with a well-organised event that was able to provide opportunities for reflection on the capacity for cultural (as well as technical) renewal of one of the most important enterprises in the graphic-paper industry.
  • Cybersecurity: let’s take stock with Red Hot Cyber

    Nov 21, 2023
    Cybersecurity is an increasingly topical issue, not only for the quantity of daily attacks perpetrated at various levels, but for the variety of contexts affected, ranging from the individual citizen to large corporate groups, from public bodies to industrial supply chains.

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