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The new dynamic behind wet-glue labels
The new dynamic behind wet-glue labels It is correct that there has been a shift from wet-glue labels to self-adhesive labels in the last 10-15 years and self-adhesive labels still have the nose ahead in some areas. However, some parameters have changed in the last two years and wet-glue labels are
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5 MAJOR TRENDS WILL CHANGE THE GAME IN THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY: Part 5 – e-Commerce
A report presents statistics and developments in e-commerce since 2014 and also forecasts the future of e-commerce up to 2023. Accumulated data for the most recent period covered forecasts an increase in global e-commerce sales of 276.9%. There will be no avoiding optimizing packaging design and materials, because the needs
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5 MAJOR TRENDS WILL CHANGE THE GAME IN THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY: Part 4 – SUSTAINABILITY
Sustainability is a topic in itself. In reality, it is a stimulating topic on which opinions differ in many respects. Particularly when it comes to the concretization. Just a few years ago, the industry, and the packaging industry in particular, put the topic into the green corner as an isolated
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5 MAJOR TRENDS WILL CHANGE THE GAME IN THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY: RAPID and DISRUPTIVE CHANGE of CONSUMER PREFERENCES
Growth everywhere. Pleasing. But this time differently. Because whoever thinks linearly here now has done the math without the host. The host is the consumer here. And in the future this will be even more complex than ever before. This will confront the packaging sector of the printing industry with tricky
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5 MAJOR TRENDS WILL CHANGE THE GAME IN THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY: PART 2 – FMCG MARGIN COMPRESSION – THE CASCADES OF MARGIN PRESSURE
THE CASCADES OF MARGIN PRESSURE While FMCG companies were already facing strong margin pressure before COVID-19, this pressure will continue to increase. This pressure is all too easily passed on to the converters. This strong pressure from the producers (FMCG) has already influenced packaging design in several ways. Be it through
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5 MAJOR TRENDS WILL CHANGE THE GAME IN THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY: Part 1 – DIGITALIZATION
Five trends that will change the game There are five trends that will change the game. And for all of them the bar will be much higher than we can imagine at the moment. The new game will require a far greater degree of agility and innovation to successfully navigate
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A LABEL EXPERTS SPECIAL SERIES – PART 3: HIGHLIGHTS OF DEVELOPING MARKETS ACROSS THE GLOBE – SOUTH AMERICA
White paper for Gallus By AWA Alexander Watson Associates Highlights of Developing Markets across the Globe Prior to the global pandemic, according to the IMF, the global economy was projected to grow at 3.6% in the current year – a figure that AWA forecast would be higher than growth in
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A Label Experts Special Series – Part 2: Highlights of Developing Markets across the Globe – Africa and the Middle East
White paper for Gallus By AWA Alexander Watson Associates Highlights of Developing Markets across the Globe Prior to the global pandemic, according to the IMF, the global economy was projected to grow at 3.6% in the current year – a figure that AWA forecast would be higher than growth in
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A Label Experts Special Series – Part 1: Highlights of Developing Markets across the Globe
White paper for Gallus By AWA Alexander Watson Associates   Highlights of Developing Markets across the Globe   Prior to the global pandemic, according to the IMF, the global economy was projected to grow at 3.6% in the current year – a figure that AWA forecast would be higher than
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Beer and Wine Labels:  Market Highlights | Part 2 – The Wine Market
By AWA Alexander Watson Associates Bottles, cans, and now flexible packaging…   Beverage labels in general are a major component of the end uses for labels, and they employ all the major formats of printing and product decoration – glue applied labels (cold (wet) glue applied and wraparound); pressure-sensitive labels; heat
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Starting on 01.10.2020
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