In the 24th episode of #PACKOLUTION, we are honored to be joined by Patrick
Poitevin, who has had an extensive career in packaging and will provide us with
In this episode, we explore a new field with questions about the
legislation and policies that are in place to drive sustainability in
countries, and whether they are being monitored. After a discourse on the
impact of crises and policy changes and their influence on the packaging world,
we also touch on the topic of packaging personalization and how it affects
In today's episode, we have Holger Grzonka from Siemens AG as our
guest. Siemens is the global market leader in industrial automation and already
has decades of experience in the packaging world. We get a fraction of all this
accumulated experience in our podcast, where we talk about digitalization,
packaging materials, customization and much more.
Join us for this episode packed with exciting points on hurdles, trends and
This time we have Ron Puvak, Director at the Contract Packaging Organization of
North America, as a guest, who will share with us his extensive knowledge about
the engagement of contract packers and manufacturers in the value chain.
We cover a wide range of topics, as no questions remain unanswered when it
comes to co-packing, world markets, developments in off- and onshoring
production, the balance of power between co-packers, manufacturers and
retailers, and of course the most important topic of our podcast:
Mark van der Burgt is chief commercial officer at Vetipak B.V. and
an expert in the co-packaging sector. Vetipak provides innovative, scalable,
and high-quality co-pack solutions for leading brands and private labels in the
field of Fast Moving Consumer Goods. They provide every aspect: from design to
processing of the packaging.We are delighted to have him on our podcast as he tells us about the specific
experiences and hurdles in his sector. We talk about how early engagement can
help companies become more efficient and sustainable, sustainability strategies,
secondary packaging, challenging customer requests and much more.
In the previous episodes of our podcast, we have already talked a lot about packaging materials. So it's time to welcome an expert in the field of packaging films to the podcast. Norman Thom is the CEO of Clarus Films, which has been in the packaging films industry for over 40 years and is now Europe's largest independent supplier of unprinted packaging and technical films.
Several topics were of great interest to us: What about sustainable films? Will we ever be able to do without packaging films? What needs to be considered in terms of transport and storage? These and many other questions will be answered in this episode.
In this episode, we venture into a completely new area of the packaging industry: cosmetic packaging. Our expert Dan Coppins, packaging technologist at KMI Brands, gives us an insight into the ins and outs of packaging cosmetics in a safe, sustainable and attractive way. How can you combine sustainable packaging with cosmetic packaging's goal of catching the buyer's eye? What about deceptive packaging? These and many other questions will be answered in this episode.
Packaging design is an art in itself. That's why Roland ten Klooster, founder of Plato Product Consultants, will enlighten us on the latest trends in packaging and packaging design.
Many questions arise when designing packaging. Which consumer emotions should I consider? How does my target group influence the design? What about design for recycling? How can my packaging reflect what my product is all about?The packaging expert sheds light on these and more questions.
In the 17th episode of PACKOLUTION, we get an insight from an entirely new perspective: Cyrille Filott is Global Strategist Consumer Foods, Packaging & Logistics at Rabobank, multinational banking and financial services company. He talks to us about his perspectives on trends in sales, the consumer psyche, blurring and how they as a bank influence the path to more sustainability in the packaging industry.
The 16th episode of PACKOLUTION features Karsten Schröder, founder of Innoform, a company that has successfully specialized in coaching on the subject of films, packaging, and packaging technology in the food sector for many years. The episode will focus on food packaging and its specifications. Besides food safety, the differences between different countries, and packaging failures, we also learn how marketing influences the packaging world and how some packaging forms only exist because of it..
In this episode, we move thematically into the field of packaging for the pharmaceutical sector. Chakravarthi AVPS, Global Ambassador of the World Packaging Organization, goes into the specifications in this particular field and explains to us why packaging is your second physician.
In addition, he adds exciting facts about the packaging market in India: the mindset of the people, the recycling system and India's self-sufficiency.
This time we welcome Paul Jenkins as our interviewee, the founder of PackHub, a packaging innovation consultancy specialising in the delivery of technical and innovative packaging solutions for brand owners, retailers and packaging suppliers. He shares his knowledge with us about industry drivers, packaging trends and consumer insights.