The industry is preparing for a sustainable future and looks to paper packaging as an enabler.
As consumers become increasingly conscious of the environmental impact of their purchases, more brand owners are striving to meet sustainability goals by providing alternative options.
Simon digs into the origins of the superstitious number 13 and how our customers can improve their own luck.
While Amazon's Prime Day 2023 bucked the negative trend of consumer spending, future growth for e-commerce remains unclear.
During a trip to visit family in Australia, our Head of Global Marketing, Resins for Paper, noticed some interesting packaging trends.
As sustainable packaging continues to be a global market challenge, our leading solutions were on full display during the recent Interpack show in Europe.
In an industry with its own traditions and history, Joncryl® products help support the industry’s past and future.
As the packaging industry feels increasing pressure to meet their 2025 sustainability commitments, demand for recycled content and more circularity in packaging is set to drive up the value of more recyclable substrates.
After years of uncertainty and navigating uncharted waters, the printing and packaging space is embracing sustainability across its value chain and has its sights set firmly on the future.
When it comes to resistance, safety, and versatility, acResin®️ is one of the most novel adhesive solutions on the market.
Show off your knowledge of recycling paper and paperboard packaging facts in this quiz
Your paper coffee cup may seem like it's recyclable, but chances are it's not. It's an issue that paper cup manufacturers have struggled with for decades. Until now
A water-based polymer makes it possible to create recyclable paper packaging with the performance you expect in food service
Packaging market grows as graphical sector continues to face challenges
JONCRYL® HPB 1631-A, a new solution from BASF, provides a low MVTR and sustainability benefits in paper packaging
JONCRYL LMVs are industry mainstays for their ability to bring stability and clean printing to inks
The NFL Super Bowl is a major snacking day in the U.S. and one of the most popular days for takeout. The increase in food delivery during this time is leading to a need for grease resistance on the containers used to effectively shepherd wings from fryer to fingers.
As our society becomes more accepting of online grocery, its prevalence is expected to grow even further. This will require innovation in packaging inks, coatings, and adhesives in order to ensure that food remains fresh and safe on its journey from store to kitchen.
BASF's additives experts chat about our additive brand of choice for non-aqueous systems.
Food needs to be delivered in packaging; packaging that needs to do an effective job of containing and protecting not only your thai curry or neopolitan pizza but also the carrier, vehicle, and countertop or table on which it’s placed.
French startup utilizes high-performing BASF filament made of recycled material to make 3D-printed surfboards.
A water-based emulsion provides an effective, more sustainable alternative to fluorochemical-based food packaging solutions
Deep history paves the way for future innovations in sustainable resins and emulsions
COVID-19 has changed much in our lives. The ways we work, buy groceries, interact with loved ones, plan for the future, and countless other ‘normal’ aspects are now different.
As we strive to maintain the health and wellbeing of ourselves and each other, our teams are also working hard to ensure business continuity and minimize the overall impact to business operations.
“Just Ship It!” is what I like to envision them yelling as they slapped the label on the box; the beginning of the package’s journey to my door.
Over the course of the next decade we’ll see a lot of new innovations in the way we order, receive, and consume products and their packaging, just as that landscape has certainly morphed over the last decade.
Two packaging experts chat about sustainability and share ways to formulate inks with more bio-renewable content
Consumers have plenty of options when it comes to buying sustainably, but how do they choose the most eco-friendly products and identify genuine claims?
Simon shares his favorite insights and takeaways from Pack Expo 2019
How consumer culture shapes the paper and paperboard packaging industry
In the face of staggering food waste statistics, Simon discusses how food and beverage companies can lessen their environmental footprint with sustainable packaging
Simon reflects on Amazon's Prime Day 2019 and the impact of e-commerce sales on printing and packaging
Simon muses on some sustainability mishaps in the packaging industry (and how we can do better)
In consumer packaging, color consistency is essential — particularly when it comes to upholding your brand
As brands phase out non-recyclable substrates, sustainable paper-based folding carton and corrugated packaging move in to fill the gaps
How shifting American snacking habits affect packaging trends
Water-based technologies keep evolving to offer the performance formulators need along with the sustainability consumers demand
BASF’s Simon Foster dishes on the latest print and packaging news
Q&A: Simon Foster on his email series, Simon Says, and the latest news in printing and packaging
Filter through a line of Joncryl resins and emulsions to optimize your formulations
An introductory Q&A with Product Development Scientist Justin Bordley.
Here's what Peter Hayes learned from more than 30 years in the paper coatings and packaging industry
Retiring BASF researcher Peter Hayes reflects on more than two decades of work in the paper coatings industry
Helping Arrowhead Stadium become the first sports venue to sell the pre-packed bags
Food packaging demands, water-based inks, FDA clearance, performance hurdles, and the signs of a sustainable future
Tireless testing pushes performance progress
In the highly competitive beer industry, brewers need their packaging to do more than stand out on the shelf
The drivers accelerating responsible change in the flexible food packaging industry