PakTech Blog

UK INSIGHT: FOUR TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE THE UK PACKAGING INDUSTRY IN 2021 AND BEYOND

By PakTech
Like most consumer goods industries, the UK packaging industry is constantly evolving, bringing with it new trends that are shaping the industry as a whole. Consumer demands for certain packaging features or characteristics emerge from widely differing needs. With social media such an integral part of our everyday lives today, consumers purchasing habits are being influenced by packaging aesthetics perhaps more so than ever before. Simultaneously, other demands have emerged from more acute needs such as stringent hygiene standards during the ongoing global pandemic.
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Packaging the Future – CBD Beverages with Ablis

By PakTech
As cannabis continues to be legalized across the nation, there’s been a trend rising along with it: cannabidiols, AKA CBD. Chiefly derived from the hemp plant, CBD is a non-psychoactive substance with many purported effects, such as pain relief and anti-inflammatory properties.
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Applicators In Action – What To Expect with PakTech Applicators

By PakTech
For most businesses, PakTech handles mean more than a new way to package multi-packs of juice, beer, cider, soda, and other consumer products. It means operational changes. It means PakTech Applicators, machines specially designed to integrate with existing bottling or canning lines and apply PakTech handles smoothly and efficiently.  
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Introducing Our GIF Series – Smart, Sustainable and Simple: PakTech vs. Alternative Packaging Solutions

By PakTech
Since the onset of the COVID crisis, one industry has remained resilient as people are spending more time than ever inside their own homes: the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector. FMCG businesses which are highly reliant on packaging still face the same dilemma – how can they choose a packaging solution with the highest sustainability performance without having to compromise on the practical business needs? To help businesses choose the best packaging solution that performs exceptionally on both criteria, PakTech has prepared a series of GIFs that illustrate what makes our smart, sustainable and simple packaging the preferred solution when compared to others available in market – cardboard, plastic film and shrink wrap, plastic rings and natural/bio-fibre packaging.
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PakTech Announces Membership in U.S. Plastics Pact to Advance Circular Economy for Plastic

By PakTech
PakTech announces participation in the U.S. Plastics Pact, a multi-sector public-private collaborative aimed at creating a circular economy for plastics in the U.S. As one of the founding organizations, PakTech is at the forefront of creating a solutions-driven system to better reduce, reuse, and recycle plastics. Our aim is to create a more efficient and just economy that keeps plastic in the economy and out of the environment.
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PakTech Down Under with Pirate Life Brewing

By PakTech
Since its founding in 2014, Pirate Life Brewing has experienced incredible growth. From 600,000 litres in its first full year of operation to an 11 million litres of total capacity today, the South Australian brewery has gone further and faster than many of its peers. Add in Top 5 spots at the GABS Hottest 100 Australian Beers as early as 2015, and 15 medals at last year’s Australian International Beer Awards, and Pirate Life is the true double-threat: award-winning beers with wide-spread distribution.
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How PakTech Handles can Maximize Sales By Selling in Bulk

By PakTech
One of PakTech’s goals since the beginning has been to help maximize sales. If you think about it, that’s the idea behind PakTech’s most visible handles, the beverage four- and six-packs—if the consumer agrees to purchase more units, they’ll get a lower per-unit price, while the seller will maximize sales by moving more units.
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UK Insights: Packaging is as Important as the Product - A Look at Plastic Packaging

By PakTech
Packaging is often the first point of interaction between a product and a consumer. When purchasing decisions are made in a split second and often triggered by emotions, striking the perfect first impression is key. Design and aesthetics have a huge impact on a consumer’s purchasing decision. Simply put, at the point of sale, a product’s packaging can be just as important as the product.
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UK INSIGHT: Debunking Myths in the UK on Plastic, Packaging and Sustainability

By PakTech
Nowadays it seems that any packaging not made from plastic can be touted as eco-friendly or sustainable. With people constantly being bombarded by images of plastic waste accumulation in rivers, our oceans and on beaches, the public backlash against plastic is understandable.
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Multi-Paks in Wine Country

By PakTech
Why Dear Mom Wine Chose Cans & PakTech When it comes to packaging wine, Robert Karmin has never been one to take the common path. Informed by his experience as a wholesaler and bar owner, each of his ventures has involved innovations in packaging. First was Coopers Hall, a winery dedicated to keg production—the first of its kind in Oregon. Now Robert’s full attention is on Dear Mom Wine, founded in 2017 with the goal of delivering high-quality Oregon wine in elegant single-serving cans.
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