Welcome to this first edition of our Packaging Review supplement. The news, interviews and features contained in these pages are aimed primarily at the printing industry, ensuring that you're kept up to date on the latest developments and innovations in this rapidly growing segment.
Propak Cape 2011, together with co-located shows FoodPro, Pro-Plas Expo, Pro-Label Cape and Print Expo, will showcase a number of packaging technologies that could improve the protective function of packaging and effectively counteract the premature perishing of foodstuffs.
As the green revolution charges on full steam ahead, there is a growing consciousness of our effect on the environment and an increasing number of consumers are beginning to seek out eco-friendly alternatives for all aspects of their daily lives.
Environmental protection, like sustainability, is a global issue of ever increasing importance that also affects the print media industry. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) recently hosted the international Environmental Dialogue at the Print Media Academy on the occasion of the presentation of the second Heidelberg ECO Printing Award.