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Flora MGB introduces 'Chimpy'
Clever label solution remains visible on plantA label that is attached to the plant without a rubber band, stick or clip and that remains clearly visible through all weather conditions. These were some of the main requirements of Dutch packaging manufacturer Flora MGB when designing a new plant label. After some months of research they created a label.....
Kenya's plastic bag ban set industry thinkingThe Kenyan ban on plastic bags comes into effect the end of August and some packaging suppliers like Dilpack Kenya were worried that it would hit several flower growers as it would increase their packaging costs. Fortunately, after checking with the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), the ban.....
D.H.M. Innovation's new POS material for dipladenia:
How a small label adjustment can contribute to higher salesConsumers and their preferences changed over time. Not only the appearance of plants on the shelf, but also the labels are becoming more important. For this reason more breeders are offering POS material along with their varieties. "More often, people buy plants in full bloom and when they are not in.....
Desch Plantpak committed to recycling plastic:
Give plastic a second chanceWhen talking about the environment, plastic still seems to have a bad image. It pollutes the environment. However, it only does so if people are not taking care of it properly. "Everyone likes dogs, but no one likes to step in their waste. In order to prevent this, dog owners need to be trained to clean it.....
Dillewijn Zwapak joins Florint as a partnerInternational Florist Organisation Florint welcomes a new partner organisation: Dillewijn Zwapak, known for its packaging solutions for flower and plant products.Competition from other flower retail outlets, particularly the supermarkets, keeps increasing in most countries. More than ever, therefore, it is.....
Ernst de Haas, Van der Eng:
"Easy control of legal cultivation possible"Illegal copying of protected work is a serious problem in the floral industry. Last week breeders told Chinese executives about the problems due to illegal copies of Dutch plant varieties. According to Ernst de Haas, CEO at Van der Eng, these problems not only concern the breeding industry."The illegal.....
June 13-15, Chicago
US (IL): Flopak to exhibit at International Floriculture ExpoFlopak will be exhibiting at the 2017 International Floriculture Expo June 13 – 15, 2017, at Booth #1131 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Flopak will have its premium packaging of pot covers, delivery boxes and floral accessories on display.Produced by Diversified Communications, the International.....
Orora Visual launches specialised horticultural divisionHorticultural Marketing & Printing is on the move, adding new capabilities, new products, new capacity and a new name following the formation of Orora Visual.Orora Visual was launched in April and united four print and Point of Purchase businesses under the one brand, including IntegraColor (Dallas), The.....
Chris Lindley of Oserian on new packaging concept Cargolite: