In the Media

RethINK Packaging

Stories about and from Siegwerk.

Siegwerk is recognized as a pioneer in circular, safe and efficient packaging. We are committed to providing our expertise and insights to the entire value chain, not just our immediate customers. Here is a snapshot of some of our latest media features.

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This Hidden Packaging Component Could Accelerate the Circular Economy

Single-use plastics have a bad rap when it comes to sustainability, and for good reason. Plastics meant for the landfill are a strain on the planet’s non-renewable resources and have a tendency to end up in the natural environment rather than a recycling plant or municipal landfill. Every year, about 8 million tons of plastic waste finds its way into the oceans from the coast, and when that waste breaks down, microplastics come with their own array of challenges.
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No weak links – how one company aims to transform the packaging industry

Siegwerk is leading various innovative solutions to address issues such as engaging consumers in the ‘new normal’ to meeting expectations around sustainability.
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To Create A Circular Economy, We Must Design It Together

Forbes Magazine - By championing innovations for sustainable packaging, Siegwerk has emerged as an unlikely enabler of circular economy solutions across the packaging value chain. Its approach facilitates circularity by implementing two concepts: designing for less, and designing for recycling.
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Podcasts

INK-onversation

The podcast that adds a little more color to your day! Join us to listen to experts discussing the newest trends in packaging (including trends in digitization), as well as how Siegwerk is using its inks and coatings expertise to enable a circular economy for packaging.

INK-onversation episode 8: Where we already encounter digital printing today and what we can still expect from digital printing in the future
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INK-onversation episode 8: Where we already encounter digital printing today and what we can still expect from digital printing in the future
In this episode we will look at the achievements and developments as well as the future potential of digital printing. We are joined by Matthieu Carni, Director Inkjet Business at Siegwerk, who has more than 20 years experiences in the printing industry.
INK-onversation episode 7: Exploring reuse opportunities in the packaging industry- Part 2
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INK-onversation episode 7: Exploring reuse opportunities in the packaging industry- Part 2
In this episode we continue our discussion about reuse opportunities, and this time we are joined by Sarah Mah from Siegwerk, as well as Boris Jebsen and Gerald Lamusse from 1Less, an innovative company using technology to address single use plastic pollution in closed environments such as events, conferences and canteens.
INK-onversation episode 6: Exploring reuse opportunities in the packaging industry
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INK-onversation episode 6: Exploring reuse opportunities in the packaging industry
In this episode we discuss the future of reuse in packaging. We are joined by Tim Debus, who leads the Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) as president & CEO to advance the common business interests of its many member companies by promoting reusable transport packaging systems. Our other guests are Alina Marm, Head of Global Sustainability and Circular Economy at Siegwerk, and Sarah Mah, Global Sustainability Manager at Siegwerk.
INK-onversation episode 5: Circularity in end-of-life scenarios for fibre-based packaging
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INK-onversation episode 5: Circularity in end-of-life scenarios for fibre-based packaging
In this episode we chat to Dr. Daniel Drochner, Head of Technology, Business Unit Tobacco at Siegwerk to talk about Siegwerk's participation in a recent initiative for circularity in fibre-based packaging, and the opportunities and challenges in end of life scenarios for fibre-based packaging in general.
INK-onversation episode 1: An introduction to the Circular Economy approach at Siegwerk
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INK-onversation episode 1: An introduction to the Circular Economy approach at Siegwerk
INK-onversation episode 4: The intersection between digitalization and the circular economy
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INK-onversation episode 4: The intersection between digitalization and the circular economy
In this episode we sit down with Siegwerk's CEO, Dr. Nicolas Wiedmann and talk about his start at the company, how he perceives the intersection between digitalization and the circular economy, and his vision for the future.
INK-onversation episode 3: The Value of Collaboration to Make Circularity Happen
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INK-onversation episode 3: The Value of Collaboration to Make Circularity Happen
In this episode, we discuss the increased demand for safe, circular and sustainable packaging. Meeting these demands can be challenging on many levels. But there is no magic bullet solution, and requires collaboration and innovation across the entire value chain. Alina Marm and Belal Habib return as our guests for this interesting episode.
INK-onversation episode 2: Solutions Supporting Brand Owners to Meet Sustainability Pledges
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INK-onversation episode 2: Solutions Supporting Brand Owners to Meet Sustainability Pledges
In this episode, the Brand Owner Collaboration team members at Siegwerk give us an insight into the many interesting and innovative solutions for Brand Owners, and we discuss the value of collaboration across the value chain.
INK-onversation episode 12: The necessity of sustainable product portfolio assessments
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INK-onversation episode 12: The necessity of sustainable product portfolio assessments
In this episode we are joined by Alina Marm from Siegwerk and Fabio Amorim from Clariant to discuss each company's experience in conducting sustainable portfolio assessments and the valuable lessons learned along the way.https://www.clariant.com/en/Sustainability/Safe-and-Sustainable-Solutions/Portfolio-Management 
INK-onversation Packaging Europe Special Episode 3: Digitizing Circularity
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INK-onversation Packaging Europe Special Episode 3: Digitizing Circularity
This is the third episode in a series hosted by Packaging Europe. Digitization and circularity are both very pertinent topics, and go hand-in-hand where sustainable packaging is concerned. In this episode Alina Marm from Siegwerk, Juergen Dornheim from Proctor & Gamble and Vivian Loftin and Christian Knobloch from Recyda discuss the exciting opportunities to digitize circularity for packaging.
INK-onversation episode 11: Exploring reuse opportunities in the packaging industry- Part 4
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INK-onversation episode 11: Exploring reuse opportunities in the packaging industry- Part 4
In this episode we are joined by Sarah Mah from Siegwerk and Peter Désilets from Pacoon, a leading agency for packaging design and sustainable packaging in the DACH region,  assisting clients with all facets including brand strategy, corporate branding, naming, claiming, material, texture and function, through to graphic design and finishing.  We discuss the importance of design for reuse, and guidelines for brands wanting to adopt reusable packaging.  Website for Siegwerk: siegwerk.comWebsite for Pacoon: pacoon.de
INK-onversation episode 10: UV printing opportunities in a growing digital printing market
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INK-onversation episode 10: UV printing opportunities in a growing digital printing market
In this episode we are joined by Dr. Ralf Müller - Head of Sales UV Inkjet EMEA  at Siegwerk to discuss the opportunities and future of UV printing solutions.
INK-onversation Packaging Europe Special Episode 2: Designing for Circularity
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INK-onversation Packaging Europe Special Episode 2: Designing for Circularity
This is the second episode in a series hosted by Packaging Europe. The circular economy is a primary motivator for many brand owners and converters. Alina Marm  from Siegwerk discusses the  decision-making process necessary to design truly circular packaging.
INK-onversation episode 9: Exploring reuse opportunities in the packaging industry- Part 3
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INK-onversation episode 9: Exploring reuse opportunities in the packaging industry- Part 3
In this episode we are joined by Claire Rampen, co-founder of Reath - a start-up that tracks the lifecycle of reusable products with award winning digital tracking technology. We discuss the hurdles companies face in trying to achieve packaging reuse, and how technology can transform this space for good.
INK-onversation Packaging Europe Special Episode 1: Circularity meets Safety to achieve Sustainability
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INK-onversation Packaging Europe Special Episode 1: Circularity meets Safety to achieve Sustainability
This is the first episode in a series hosted by Packaging Europe. Alina Marm and Jörg-Peter Langhammer from Siegwerk discuss the interaction between safety and circularity in a company's sustainability journey.