Facts and data

  • Il Cubo - World: Packaging Machines

    Apr 18, 2023
    The 2023 edition of the “Il Cubo” report drawn up by the Ucima-MECS Study Centre has been published: automatic machines record +3.8%, while the forecasts for 2026 are driven by the Asian demand and food.
  • Italians in Zen mode (also regarding food)

    Apr 17, 2023
    Italians have welcomed 2023 with an unexpected interior serenity, looking to the future with confidence, despite fears and concerns. They are acting with particular rationality, putting individual well-being first, starting from the food they eat. This is the photograph taken by the two surveys of the Coop Research Centre conducted in December 2022: “The year to come” in collaboration with Nomisma and “Planning 2023 and Beyond”.
  • It’s all a matter of people

    Apr 10, 2023
    We have already spoken in detail of SIT Group, but we are continuously discovering new things that require us to update the agenda. Let’s therefore take stock of this organisation which is one of the most dynamic in the world of flexible packaging in Italy.
  • From graphic codes to design for all

    Apr 05, 2023
    The finalists in the Best Packaging 2023 Contest, promoted by the Italian Packaging Institute and sponsored by the Fondazione Carta Etica del Packaging (Packaging Ethics Charter Foundation), will be on show during Milan Design Week. The Award ceremony is on 21 April.
  • European fruit and vegetables trends

    Mar 24, 2023
    The European Statistics Handbook 2023 and Trend Report 2023 publications by FRUITLOGISTICA offer qualitative data, analyses and an outlook of trends in the fruit and vegetables sector.
  • Trade and retail: what will happen in 2023?

    Mar 23, 2023
    According to the Manhattan Associates consultancy firm, 2022 was the year of a return to customary habits, even though the pandemic imposed a number of important changes in lifestyle and consumer habits, first and foremost in the widespread use of e-commerce which today flanks the physical store, forcing the retail industry to find multi-channel solutions.
  • Encoding beauty: the view of ... Induplast

    Mar 03, 2023
    Created out of the synergy of Induplast, Verve, Vexel and Petroplast, Induplast Packaging Group offers the cosmetics industry a wide range of standard and full custom packaging.
  • A “made in Italy” carbon fibre recycling partnership

    Feb 28, 2023
    The Hera Group, CURTI and the University of Bologna work together on carbon fibre recycling. The imminent start of construction of a specialised factory in Imola forms part of the project which, in consideration of its environmental value, has obtained European funding within the scope of the NRRP, for a value of over 2 million euros.
  • Encoding Beauty: the point of view of... N&B Natural is Better

    Feb 28, 2023
    The company behind the “product” component of Encoding Beauty, the production line that at Cosmopack 2023 will demonstrate the advantages of track and trace applied to the cosmetics sector, is N&B Natural is Better, the Benefit Corporation committed for 30 years to the production and research of organic cosmetic solutions.
  • Encoding beauty: the view of... Antares Vision Group

    Feb 20, 2023
    Technological partner of excellence in digitization and innovation for companies, institutions and government authorities, Antares Vision Group interprets perfectly the “Encoding Beauty” concept, supporting brands in guaranteeing the safety, quality, sustainability and efficiency of products and supply chains.
  • Folding cases and boxes: industry barometer

    Feb 15, 2023
    Challenges, opportunities and economic and financial analyses regarding the sector are set out in the latest GIFASP Monitoring Centre report and were discussed during the Autumn Meeting in Bologna.

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