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Packaging Innovation Awards 2016

Packaging Innovation Awards 2016
Our company, as part of ongoing research to develop new innovative solutions in the flexible packaging industry, participated in the "Packaging Innovation Awards 2016" organized by the business publications Marketing Week, Plant Management and Self-Service in collaboration with the Association of the Greek Manufacturers of Packaging & Materials (AGMPM) and the Association of Hellenic Plastics Industries (AHPI).

A. HATZOPOULOS INVESTS IN ESKO FullHD CDI

A. HATZOPOULOS  INVESTS IN ESKO FullHD CDI
High-quality packaging has numerous critical functions throughout the product lifecycle. It serves as protection during manufacturing, transportation, and storage. It conveys marketing/promotional messages on the shelves. Optimally designed packaging is your salesperson when customers take the product in their hands.

2015 Packaging Gravure Award

2015 Packaging Gravure Award
The European Rotogravure Association, ERA, founded in 1956, is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting users of the gravure printing process. ERA's mission is to promote gravure wherever it is applied and to contribute to the healthy continuity of the gravure industry through the exchange of technical information between the members.

Packaging in reducing food waste.

Packaging in reducing food waste.
According to recent studies, more than 1/3 of global production of food products is wasted throughout the overall supply chain (including the end consumer), resulting to almost 1,3 billion tons of food wastage annually. This food waste is an important source of environmental pollution.

A. Hatzopoulos S.A at FachPack, Germany

A. Hatzopoulos S.A at FachPack, Germany
For the first time A. Hatzopoulos SA participated in FachPack - the home of 1500 exhibitors offering every aspect of packaging for industrial and consumer-good applications.
37,000 visitors from every sector attend FachPack every year to derive inspiration and get acquainted with the latest developments in cutting-edge concepts/technologies, innovative materials and logistics systems.

Brand counterfeiting? Packaging can help.

Brand counterfeiting? Packaging can help.
Brand counterfeiting is a continually exacerbating issue within the food and pharma industries and is defined as the production of lower-quality replicas of branded goods with the intention of exploiting/reaping the inherent added value of the imitated goods. This phenomenon creates profit loss throughout the overall supply chain and also results in end-consumer defrauding since the product does not perform as advertised.

Performance with Purpose!

Performance with Purpose!
A.HATZOPOULOS S.A. AWARDED BY PEPSICO FRANCE

On 2nd June 2015 in Paris, our company was awarded by PEPSICO France, in the competition 'Performance with Purpose' in recognition of excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.
The 'Performance with Purpose' contest takes place every two years to evaluate CSR practices, applied by PEPSICO partners, which contribute to addressing social and environmental issues. Among three award categories and nine finalists this year, our company was presented with the prestigious “Jury’s Trophy”.

Benefits of Flexible Packaging

Benefits of Flexible Packaging
Over the last few years, there is a constant growth in the market of flexible packaging, gradually replacing the non-flexible one (rigid bottles, cans etc). This increasing popularity is attributable to a variety of factors, such as consumer convenience, favourable environmental profile and supply chain optimisation, added advantages include: gauge and barrier-property adjustability, increased durability of packaging materials and shelf life of packaged goods and formatting variability.

Run With Purpose!

Run With Purpose!
Marathon is a word full of history. The origin of the word comes from the region of Marathonas and the battle conducted there between Greeks and Persians in 490BC. The word “Marathon” derives from the outstanding effort of the Athenian runner Pheidippides who ran the distance of 42km to announce the Athenians the victory of Greeks and falling dead immediately after from overexertion. Nowadays in every corner of the world thousands Marathons take place, making Marathon the event with the most participants in the world, while the word ¨marathon¨ is the only common to all dialects spoken worldwide.

Retort Applications

Retort Applications
In the global market, in terms of flexible packaging, retort applications are gaining ground and arewidely regarded as the future mainstream trend note. In below figure, was presented the trend of the market for retortable pouches. Specifically, retortable flexible packages are produced via utilisation of laminated materials, which are, in turn, manufactured by high-heat-resistance base materials, special inks and adhesives suitable for sterilisation.
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