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606, 2019

LuxePack NYC 2019

June 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Certain events remain highlights on the IPL calendar, and LuxePack New York is undoubtedly one of these. This year’s show didn’t disappoint as the USA team headed into ‘The City’ to participate in this busy, East Coast packaging event.   One thing was clear: the strongest trends in the packaging industry in 2019 all revolve around creating a circular economy, fueled largely by the ever-growing global anti-plastic sentiment. We’re seeing more and more packaging innovations [...]

606, 2019

Tullibardine 25 Year Old

June 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Following on from a range of rigid board boxes previously produced for four of Tullibardine’s core malts, the smartly repackaged expression of Tullibardine 25 Year Old reinforces IPL’s relationship with this esteemed Scottish distiller.   This elegant box celebrates the time-honoured traditions of this rich, creamy dram. Sporting contrasting colours of black and gold, the Tullibardine 25YO bottle sits in textured paper-wrapped MDF box featuring a one spot colour UV silkscreen print and two colour [...]

606, 2019

D-Day Commemoration Box

June 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

This month (6th June) marks the historic 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. IPL Packaging was commissioned by The South African Mint to design and manufacture a special edition collectible coin display case commemorating the D-Day landings.   Designed to contain a memorial medal and Kruger Rand set, the IPL design team developed a mahogany wood-veneered MDF case with custom-made interior fitments.   The box outer is decorated with electroform decal branding, with a special printing [...]

2205, 2019

Digitisation in Packaging.

May 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Digitisation in Packaging. The rise of the machines will see the people rise too.   “The packaging industry is, without doubt, feeling the impact of increased digitisation,” says Mark Castro, Senior NPD Manager at IPL Packaging. “As part of this marked AI revolution we’re spawning a generation of consumers accustomed to instant gratification… personalised marketing, same-day delivery and global product consistency.”   But do we need to be afraid? Will the machines take over? Will [...]

1505, 2019

Future-fit: Materials that Matter

May 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Looking to other industries for design cues and inspiration is something the IPL Packaging Design & Innovations team regularly engages in, particularly when it comes to the development of sustainable materials and groundbreaking, eco-effective ideas.   Says Esté Theron, Senior Graphic Designer for IPL Packaging, “Sustainability is no longer simply the future for packaging; it's officially the present state in package design and, naturally, corporate responsibility. Not only a better option for the environment, it’s [...]

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