Pro Carton and BPIF Cartons feature in the Future of Packaging special report published in The Times newspaper on 21st May 2019
Fairs like Packaging Innovations in Zurich are always a great opportunity to connect with decision makers in the industry.
Metsä Board renews its folding boxboard portfolio
With Easter Sunday (21 April) approaching fast it has been revealed that 91% of UK adults would prefer to purchase an Easter Egg predominantly packaged in carton/cardboard rather than plastic.
The TICCIT educational programme has now been presented to a number of schools and groups across Europe. The success of TICCIT relies on member companies partnering with their local schools. We invite you to take a look at TICCIT In Action
Due to the fantastically high standard of entries in the European Carton Excellence Awards in the past we have completely restructured the competition so that we can reward even more great cartons than ever before.
One of the great things about TICCIT is that it teaches children about the circular economy but without them even knowing it!
What do international trend agencies have to say about the coming year? Pro Carton has compiled the most important forecasts for the retail trade, brands and packaging.
Swedish designer Marie Falk was the first person to be a double winner of the Pro Carton Young Designer Awards. Her innovative packaging solution Save the Trip followed her winning entry in the 2017 annual competition.
Hopefully you are aware of the major activities that Pro Carton undertake as part of our task to promote the benefits of cartons and cartonboard but you may not be aware of some of the other activities that Pro Carton get involved in and we thought it might be interesting to share some of these with you.
Paperboard adds value to cherry tomato packaging in a recent study
Switching material from plastic to paperboard can reduce a packaging’s climate impact by 99 per cent.
The Pro Carton Young Designers Award has established itself as the most successful European student award for packaging design with over 400 entries last year coming from 50 design schools across 21 different countries.
Recently Horst Bittermann, Pro Carton President, spoke at the Sustainability in Packaging Europe Conference and joined in the panel discussion later that day.
At the Pro Carton/PROPAK Austria Marketing Event in October 2018, Fairtrade Managing Director Hartwig Kirner made it clear that the recycling economy of the future has already begun.
We have been following developments on the Single Use Plastic legislation moving through the European Commission and how it might impact on the carton industry.
The winner of a national design competition – run by Pro Carton and its UK counterpart, BPIF Cartons – that promotes young talent in the packaging industry, has been revealed as Ravensbourne University student, Bilaal Khan.
Pro Carton PROPAK Austria Design Award 2018: Aufgehende Sterne im österreichischen Verpackungsdesign
Besonders stimmungsvoll verlief diesmal die Preisverleihung des Pro Carton PROPAK Austria Design Award am 21. November 2018 im Rahmen der festlichen Staatspreisverleihung Smart Packaging vor über 400 Gästen. Gewonnen haben Christina Leurer mit dem Hair-Accessoire „Updo“ und Alexander Böhringer mit der innovativen SD Card-Verpackung „SD Burst“.
Amy Galera was awarded by Pro Carton and GIFASP in Italy at the national Pro Carton Young Designers presentation. The national Event was held for the very first time in 2018. “Healroll” is a fun an hygienic plaster dispenser made from cartonboard.
The prizes for the best cartons of the European Carton Excellence Award have now been awarded! Outstanding designs and functional solutions were honoured at the ECMA Congress Award Gala on 20 September - in the glamorous setting of the House of the Riga Latvian Society.
How can neuromarketing – using combinations of biometric measuring techniques to analyse consumer reactions – be a tool that makes packaging development more efficient? The answers will be supplied by Iggesund Paperboard and Tobii Pro, a global leader in the field of eye tracking, in exclusive seminars targeted at both companies’ customers.
Endlich gibt es wieder einen Award für österreichisches Faltschachteldesign: Erstmals schlossen sich Pro Carton, PROPAK Austria und das Handelsmagazin CASH zusammen, um einen solchen Wettbewerb auszuschreiben.
Der Pro Carton/PROPAK Austria Marketing Event am 17. Oktober 2018 stand ganz im Zeichen der Nachhaltigkeit. Umweltberater Tim Barker aus England und Fairtrade-Geschäftsführer Hartwig Kirner machten klar, dass die Kreislaufwirtschaft der Zukunft bereits begonnen hat und die Faltschachtel die Anforderungen jetzt schon erfüllt. Pro Carton-Präsident Horst Bittermann führte durch den Abend.