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November 2011 Blog Posts (8)

Wrap Rage!

Interesting to see retailers demand improved performance from packaging to avoid so called 'wrap rage' amongst consumers. Shows the challenge for some styles of packaging but also the demand for functionality and the opportunity for packaging to deliver ease of opening as a real benefit to consumers.

Retail giant joins Amazon to promote ‘frustration-free’ packs…

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Added by Simon Wildash on November 30, 2011 at 11:34 — No Comments

Activity within the East Midlands Packaging Society

I received Chris's email yesterday and I am responding as requested. Just signed up for another year and will continue to be an active member of the EMPS so I can paricipate in seminars like the recent pack to the future event held on the 19th October. I already have interest from clients who will attend pack to the future 2 planned for next year.

Added by Mike Lamb on November 25, 2011 at 9:46 — No Comments

Apprenticeships

Want to grow but uncertain about taking on new people and increasing your staff costs?
 
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Added by Tony de Villiers on November 24, 2011 at 15:21 — No Comments

Student Starpack Awards

Dear All,

The Student Starpack Packaging Design Awards are open for entry. Rachel Brooks explains the briefs on offer for 2012, and catches up on developments within the Starpack Advisory Board.



Above: Student Starpack Best in Show 2011

The Student Starpack Awards challenge…

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Added by Chris Penfold on November 23, 2011 at 19:10 — 2 Comments

Pack To The Future 19th Oct - Video Summary & interviews

On 19th October 2011, The East Midlands Packaging Society hosted an event with the Nottingham Trent University which laid the foundations for a new and exciting collaboration between academia and business in the field of #packaging #design. The event was attended by over 115 people; professionals, academics and students from all over the UK and was a HUGE success.



This is a video summary of the event, undertaken by Peng Productions, including 'on the hoof' interviews - Check it out to… Continue

Added by Chris Penfold on November 8, 2011 at 22:09 — No Comments

Pack To The Future - Presentations 5, 6 & Wrap Up

Here are the next presentations from the Pack To The Future event on 19th October 2011:

 

Presentation 5 - Knowledge Transfer Networks, IOM3 & Mintel

Keith Barnes - Chairman of The Packaging Society

 

Presentation 6 - Sustainable…

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Added by Chris Penfold on November 8, 2011 at 20:24 — 3 Comments

Pack To The Future - Presentations 3 & 4

Here are the next presentations from the Pack To The Future event on 19th October 2011:

 

Presentation 3 – Packaging at the Hive - Chris Hill.pdf

Christopher Hall - Hive Business manager - Nottingham Trent University

 

Presentation 4 -  Thin Film Processing for Flexible Displays & Electronics & Research Collaboration…

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Added by Chris Penfold on November 8, 2011 at 20:14 — No Comments

Pack To The Future - Presentations 1 & 2

Dear All,

Following our very successful event on the 19th October, please now find in this (& subsequent blog posts) links to PDFs for all of the presentations that you saw. NB I'm constrained by the size of file uploads - so I'm spreading them over a few posts.

 

The Agenda and my Introductory presentation were in the previous blog post. Here are the next 2 presentations:

 

Presentation 1 –…

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Added by Chris Penfold on November 8, 2011 at 19:32 — No Comments

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