AIPIA IS A WORLDWIDE ASSOCIATION PROMOTING HIGH TECH PACKAGING SOLUTIONS

 

AIPIA'S MISSION IS TO DECIMATE SUPPLY CHAIN COSTS, REDUCE WASTE AND INCREASE ITS MEMBERS' PROFITABILITY BY THE IMPLEMENTATION OF HIGH TECH SOLUTIONS IN PACKAGING

We believe that active and intelligent technologies in packaging are a ‘once in a generation’  change in the sector.Not only will they alter the role of packaging in the marketplace, but also facilitate better business through premium pricing, supply chain management, improved security/brand protection and waste reduction.

To reach this goal key-players in the FOOD,  DRINK,  PHARMACEUTICAL , COSMETIC and other related industries have joined hands. Their target is extremely easy to understand: take advantage of the use of active and intelligent packaging solutions. AIPIA is the focus for information on the latest developments and knowledge exchange.


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If we needed clear messages from Retailer and Brand Owners that the time to adopt Active & Intelligent Packaging solutions then this issue provides them. Whether it is for fighting fakes, saving food waste, better inventory management or simply clever marketing its ALL here in this issue. So read on and enjoy!

Eef de Ferrante
Director AIPIA


News

Stora Enso and NXP to develop intelligent packaging solutions

10 June 2015

Stora Enso's packaging businesses are in a phase of rapid development. Stora Enso and NXP have begun co-operation on intelligent packaging solutions. To enhance the development a new Innovation Centre will open in Helsinki later this year... More »


Let it Shine 'Green' Folding PE Paper Glows

08 June 2015

We already have a range of 'smart' products using Printed Electronics, such as phones and tablets, even watches and glasses. But generally they still haven’t broken free from their rigid forms... More »


New App Makes Temperature Tracking Easy

08 June 2015

Identiv has released an Android app that works in conjunction with the company's uTrust Sense Near Field Communication (NFC) temperature-sensing RFID tag. The uTrust Sense app, available at the Google Play website... More »


Another Retailer Announces 100% RFID Roll-Out

08 June 2015

Discount retailer Target has joined the swelling ranks of North American chains adopting a company-wide RFID-tagging program to manage inventory on an item-level basis at many or all of its stores... More »


Tesco Using Robots to Track RFID Tags on Clothing

08 June 2015

Major global retailer Tesco Stores is trialing an indoor mapping and analytics robotic system using RFID at its fashion departments in five UK stores, tracking its F&F brand garments... More »


Multi-Use Temperature Logger Improves Food Safety

08 June 2015

AIPIA Member DeltaTrak®, which offers cold chain management solutions, has announced that its new FlashLink PDF Multi-Use Data Logger is a finalist for the Best New Food Safety Product Award at the United Fresh Produce Association show More »


How Unilever fights Fakes in Asia

08 June 2015

An expert who spent 26 years with major multi-national Unilver, developing the company's strategy on fighting counterfeits is just one of an impressive line-up of speakers at the first Active & Intelligent packaging 'summit' ... More »


Vodka Bottle Makes Contact Via Your Phone

08 June 2015

As far back as 2007 Medea Inc. based in California, were working on patented technology for a vodka bottle with a programmable LED message band. Now, the company has taken interactivity a step further, enabling remote programming via Apple’s iBeacon Bluetooth technology... More »


3D Nano-Scale Map Unlocks Secrets of Putting Ink on Paper

19 May 2015

A team of Finnish scientists at the University of Jyvaskyla has found a new way to examine the art of putting ink to paper in unprecedented 3D detail. The technique could improve scientists' understanding of how ink sticks to paper and ultimately lead to higher quality... More »


New Detector Senses Food Spoilage

15 May 2015

VTT, a leading research and technology company in the Nordic countries and member of AIPIA, has developed a sensor that detects ethanol in the headspace of food packages. Ethanol is formed by food spoilage... More »


Members include:
PragmatIC Printing
Department of Digital
Atria Finland Ltd
Novartis
Black Forest Packaging Solutions, LLC
Virtu~Pack
Equity Packaging, Inc.
West Pak Avocado, Inc.
Airsac c/o Network Packaging Ltd
Almarai
Holst Centre
AFP
Avery Dennison Materials Europe B.V.
Drukkerij van Mierlo
Chromaprint India Private Limited
Axess Technologies Ltd.
EuroFoil Teo
Sealed Air Nelipak
Toyo Ink Co Ltd
Adept Packaging

Partners include:
3M
BASF SE
Bayer Health Care LLC
Nestlé Research Center
Industry Intelligence
ITENE
Dow Performance Packaging
American Thermal Instruments
Brizman Ltd.
Sonoco
UPS
Rexam
Sealed Air
Freshpoint
Unilever Foodsolutions
PackSmart Inc.
BCM Group
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
Avery Dennison
Klöckner Pentaplast GmbH & CO. KG