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Metallic finishes play a vital role in marketing and brand communication, especially in the packaging of premium products. Meanwhile, issues of recyclability, the circular economy and climate protection are high on the agenda. Can print-based metallic decorations play a part in providing premium looks and plastic-free embellishment? There’s a lot to cover in this new episode of the Sappi Blue Couch Series, where Christoph Sontheimer, Global Head of Business Development at Eckart - The leading international manufacturer of metallic and pearlescent pigments for the graphic arts industry, discusses the future of metallic product finishing with Lars Scheidweiler, Head of Packaging Solutions at Sappi Europe.
Innovation is embedded in Sappi's DNA with the latest expression in an exciting new collaboration with the Rochester Institute of Technology in upstate New York.
Innovation is at the heart of Sappi and the innovative thinking championed by our Technical Innovation Awards forms the very foundation of our future-forward vision
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So how do brand manufacturers go about selecting the right packaging material? How can packaging trigger emotions with consumers? And what role does environmental awareness play here? Lars Scheidweiler, Head of Packaging Solutions at Sappi, and Olaf Hartmann, Managing Director of the Multisense Institute for Sensory Marketing, will discuss this in the upcoming episode of the Blue Couch Series. Among other things, Hartmann will report on an interesting experiment that illustrates the impact various surface structures have on consumer behaviour.
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The demand for environmentally friendly packaging continues to grow. How do brand owners make the switch to flexible packaging that is recyclable? What needs to be considered? How can the issue of recycling be advanced? And why does Europe still need to catch up on topics such as “defining recyclability” and “test methods”? Find the answers in the new episode of Sappi's Blue Couch Series on 22 February.
The moderated programme offers an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes of the paper industry and at a leading player in the market where guests discuss about new products, innovations, sustainability and much more.
At Sappi, we work with leading brands across the globe to develop renewable resource-based solutions to their sustainability challenges.