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Satisfied Exhibitors and Visitors at K 2022’s Circular Economy Forum

At the Circular Economy Forum held as part of this year's world-leading trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry, K 2022, mechanical and plant engineering companies presented their technical innovations for integrating the circular economy into this industry. The platform was an inspiring example of how this important future topic can be given a stage – exhibitors and visitors agreed on this.

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ACTEGA Provides Sustainable Options in The Printing Industry

Trees in the sky

ACTEGA has been focusing on sustainability in many of their products and in the past month they have again demonstrated what sustainable printing options can look like. Introducing a new environment-friendly label decorating process for a clean ‘no label’ look and new silver coatings as an alternative to foil stamping and metalized board, has shown their seriousness towards renewable printing methods.

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The Challenges Facing the Packaging Industry

Packaging production is an important part of the print industry. It might not appear to be as sensational as 3D or functional printing, but packaging can be quite an interesting topic as well. So, let’s take a closer look at the challenges facing this cornerstone of our industry and what they mean for printers and converters.

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Plantable Packaging for a Greener Planet

Article about plantable packaging on the drupa blog

There’s an increasing variety of alternative materials on the packaging market. After the development of compostable packaging, plantable packaging is the next big thing. Read everything about the new zero-waste trend here.

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Scoby – Edible Food Packaging For Future Farmers

Roza Janusz, design student at the School of Form, developed an organic material that can be used as an alternative to plastic food packaging. The material is called Scoby and it is a membrane that can be used to package dry to semi-dry foods, like nuts or salad.

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Future Links March 29th

Here are our daily links with the most important news from the printing industry. Today they feature smartphone 3D Printer OLO passing $1 Million on Kickstarter, Landa to showcase flexible package printing at drupa 2016, first 3D printed drug being shipped to pharmacies, HP refreshing Indigo technology across the range for drupa, Blue Star making biggest Xerox installation, first fleet of Local Motors 3D printed cars road ready and new on the drupa blog: Printed electronics meet fashion.

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Future Links February 26th

Here are our daily links with the most important news from the printing industry. Today they feature Stratasys’ presentation at a large healthcare conference, Changing Technologies’ wish to partner with Lego, TerraCycle’s Zero Waste Box, Fraunhofer’s new process for metal 3D screen printing, Heidelberg’s postpress range for drupa 2016, Xaar’s printheads for UV printing and paper-based sensors for environmental monitoring.

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Future Links October 8th

Here are our daily links with the most important news from the printing industry. Today they feature the multitalented Makerarm, a request by Europen for a full life-cycle assessment for packaging, big data in the print room, adidas’ plans to print the perfect shoe, transatlantic collaboration results in large 3D printed rock structure, the benefits of strategic logo placement and new on the drupa blog: drupa song recap.

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