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  • Want it. Win it. Keep it... (2)

    Feb 05, 2024
    […] A life is empty of meaning unless filled with a risky and exhilarating commitment. Of course there’s only one such type of commitment, and that is work. The other work, invisible work, is the work of the soul, the spirit, talent, whose creations transform the world, making it richer, more just, and more human […](1).
  • The vote on the PPWR seen from the inside

    Jan 19, 2024
    For the world of food and, in particular, of fruit and vegetables, the vote on the Packaging Regulation has a considerable impact, especially in relation to exports and food waste, little considered in the green-inspired institutional debate which has been inflaming the packaging sector for months.
  • Cosmopack 2024: the show with many souls

    Jan 19, 2024
    Focus on the entire production cycle of a cosmetic product, from the raw materials to process and packaging technologies and to contracts, all with the complement of innovation: Cosmopack 2024 confirms its unique character in the international trade fair panorama of events dedicated to beauty, offering a sure attraction for professionals from all over the world. Antonia Benvegnù talks to us about the event, anticipating some new significant developments that make the BolognaFiere Cosmoprof show “always unique and different”.
  • Updates in Packaging Regulation

    Nov 20, 2023
    Important news in the European Parliament’s Environment Commission (ENVI), which has voted a series of amendments to the PPWR - Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation text.
  • More haste, less speed

    Nov 17, 2023
    “Hurry up slowly”, said Svetonio, and personally, I would add, without artifice or ornament: this seems to be the invitation that CONAI has made to Italian industry for the tenth edition of Ecopack, the Eco-friendly packaging competition aimed at awarding, with 600,000 euros, the most innovative and eco-sustainable packaging solutions issued on the market in the 2021-2022 two-year period.
  • Being different, in practice

    Nov 03, 2023
    Straightforward and effective: this was the distinctive characteristic of the open house organized by Sun Chemical together with Remac Converting at the end of September. The aim was, on the one hand, to present solvent ink, coating ad adhesive barrier solutions for developing mono-material laminates and, on the other hand, the new machine for the application of these products in the line.
  • Giuseppe Portella, Behind the cover ItaliaImballaggio 10/2023

    Oct 09, 2023
    Of Sicilian origins, Giuseppe Portella was born on 11 December 1962 in Novate Milanese. Completely self-taught, his techniques have gradually acquired sophistication and flair, with creative and thoughtful versatility in continuous experimentation.
  • Flexibility serving efficiency

    Oct 09, 2023
    Ronchi Mario, leader in the sector of machines for packaging personal hygiene and liquid detergent products, presented at interpack a number of solutions intended to make, once more, a difference in the market.
  • We can fly high today

    Oct 09, 2023
    Like it or not, packaging is the new universal language of the consumer society, thanks to its ability to speak to many, to everybody, albeit with always different accents.
  • It doesn’t take much, just do the right thing

    Oct 04, 2023
    Specialised in optimising the industrial application of hot glue with sustainable and innovative gluing systems, the Robatech group is a multinational organisation with head office in Switzerland in Muri
  • Max Marra, Behind the cover ItaliaImballaggio 9/2023

    Sep 07, 2023
    Max Marra was born in Paola, in Calabria. A multidisciplinary artist, he concentrates his research on the integration and linguistic contamination of drawing, painting and sculpture, bringing extensive and consolidated experimentation to his analysis.
  • The good sense of convenience

    Sep 05, 2023
    I’m knocking at your door, dear readers. Can I come in? I have no preferences: a line operator, a businessman, a mechatronics designer or a marketing expert; it’s enough for me to be listened to by you without conceit and without distrust.
  • Simplifying for improving

    Jul 18, 2023
    We learn from experience; and, in the case of MG2 - Italian excellence in the field of capsule filling machines - we can truly say that this is not a cliché.
  • What you deny will defeat you

    Jul 18, 2023
    In these first days of summer, the heat is rising steadily, and it is feared that this year has in store phenomena that will force us to refresh the data of the European Earth Observation Programme Copernicus, according to which 2022 was the year with the hottest summer and, in general, the second hottest year on record.

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