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104, 2020

Dispelling 4 Myths about Sustainable Packaging

April 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Expensive, offering a lack of branding opportunities and limited choice…. such are the beliefs around sustainable packaging.  Caylin Van Der Walt, IPL Packaging Designer, looks to dispel further misconceptions around sustainable packaging design and production.   MYTH 1: Sustainable Packaging Looks Uninteresting   Commonly, when people think of ‘sustainable’ packaging they see it as a by-word for visually boring. They envisage packaging comprised of nondescript, dull brown or cream paper with visible reused fibres. [...]

1603, 2020

A Spirit Reawakened

March 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

IPL is immensely proud to have developed customised packaging solutions for two Rosebank limited edition single cask whiskies, the first official bottling to be released since the Lowland distillery’s reopening.   Ian Macleod Distillers purchased the formerly mothballed Rosebank site, once the beating heart of the Scottish town of Falkirk, in 2017.    Thus began the painstaking process of restoring and reopening of the coveted distillery…      The February 2020 release of the Rosebank [...]

402, 2020

Talking Hi-Tech Trends

February 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

  IPL’s Glen Broomberg, Head of Global Business Development, discusses the boundary breaking innovations at this year’s CES show and how these can impact tomorrow’s packaging.   For the last 3 years I’ve attended the Consumers Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. I always find it extremely worthwhile …a fascinating peek into what the future looks like for the world’s consumer! Additionally, with leading tech customers in our stable, we’re continually looking for a better [...]

402, 2020

Blue Skye Thinking

February 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

  For IPL’s newly appointed Senior Industrial Designer, Skye King, design is all about problem solving & creating the best possible iteration of a product.  For Skye, the thrill of her new role lies using her extensive technical skills to continue expanding IPL’s design capabilities. Engaging in hands-on conceptual and technical development processes, she’ll help to introduce new and sustainable ways of looking critical packaging design aspects such as closures, finishes and tooling. At the [...]

402, 2020

Packaging for Tomorrow’s World

February 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

  “We need to start to recognise waste as a flaw in the packaging design and production process,” says IPL’s Head of Design, LB Odendaal, as he talks sustainability.   As we move further into 2020 we’re flooded with the now commonplace news reports of devastating droughts, continental bush fires and torrential rains. Our oceans are being choked to death by plastic pollution which seriously threatens the entire marine ecosystem and our human food supply. [...]

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