“Striving For Perfection is Harmful”

When it comes to sustainability, there are great opportunities for optimization in the B2B sector and logistics. Lukas Lehmann from Fraunhofer IML in Dortmund explains in an interview what these are and how a lack of data and fault tolerance hinder practical implementation.

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“Design For Recycling Must Be a Matter of Course in Packaging”

In an interview, Prof. Thomas Klindt talks about the raw material of the future: recyclates. As a specialist lawyer for administrative law, Klindt is a partner at the law firm Noerr. He serves numerous industry clients , including the packaging and waste management sectors. Among other things, he is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Research Center for Consumer Law at the University of Bayreuth.

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“The Risk Of Insolvency is Increasing”

As Senior Economist at Deutsche Bank Research, Eric Heymann analyzes energy and climate policy developments, German industry, and the transport sector. The voice of the economy is currently in high demand: Heymann has been receiving significantly more inquiries from investors for months, especially from the U.S. and the UK. Many want to hear the economic forecast, assessments of the energy supply, or the latest aboutGermany’s financial situation. In an interview with packaging-360.com, he talks about the current challenges the German industry is facing.

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When the Boss Gives a Like

The world of work is undergoing a transformation. Futurologist Hartwin Maas talks about the transformation from New Work to Future Work. Young people want more recognition, flexibility and teamwork.

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Assistance for More Sustainable Packaging

When it comes to an overarching strategy for making packaging more sustainable, many companies are still confused. A guide written by the Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW) and the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research Heidelberg (ifeu) aims to provide suggestions and assistance.

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Paper Sack Industry in Good Shape

The German paper sack industry has made a good start to the current year despite adverse conditions, according to the German Paper Sack Industry Association on the occasion of the publication of its industry report. In a European comparison, it continues to occupy second place.

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“It’s About Systematic Transformation”

Matthias Giebel has been active as a consultant in the packaging industry for many years. As a partner for sustainability and innovation at Berndt + Partner, he is currently helping many customers to move forward on the topic of sustainability. At FACHPACK, he will be talking about how to win new customers.

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Reusable Transport Box Made from Mono-Material of the Same Type

Conventional transport packaging is mostly designed for single-use transport and is often made of corrugated cardboard. Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF, in collaboration with Berges GbR based in Darmstadt, have developed and patented an alternative solution to single-use packaging. A fully material-recyclable reusable transport solution for sensitive goods protects the environment and allows users to improve their companies’ carbon footprint.

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About Barbecue Mustard, WC Ducks and Other Everyday Helpers

Brands can position themselves better at the point of sale if they adapt to people’s everyday behavior, says Dr. Uwe Lebok, CEO of K & A BrandResearch in an interview. The brand expert uses the term Context Thinking for this purpose. In the PACKBOX forum at FACHPACK, he will be talking about context packaging and the fast track to the consumer.

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