2020 has been a troubling year for businesses in all sectors, with many going from a state of shock to damage control. However, in the packaging sector, many businesses, big and small, have nobly stepped up to offer their services to key sectors in response to the pandemic.
Now, we're witnessing a renewed focus on evolution and innovation as we all look to the future. In the next issue, we'll be looking ahead to the coming year, offering our predictions for the key trends in packaging.
We'll also be looking at near field communication (NFC) technology as we ask if this year, particularly in a post-lockdown world, we'll see more applications in packaging.
Deposit return schemes are widespread, and successful, across mainland Europe. Despite efforts to introduce them in the UK, they have yet to find a foothold. We look into the new trial in Scotland and ask if 2021 could be the year we see progress on the topic.
Editor | Peter Nilson
Writers | Jessie Paige, Russell Wiseman, Carolyn Newsham, Kirsty Talmage-Rostron, Alex Henriksen, Ben Smye, Ashlee Jahnke, Guy Boxall
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