Cartonboard and cellulose film – new technologies for packaging

22 Jun 2018

On 30 May, the Packaging Society hosted a mini conference at IOM3 Headquarters on natural packaging solutions. Cartonboard and cellulose film – new technologies for packaging brought together designers and industry experts from across the UK to discuss emerging market trends and cutting-edge material technologies in the sector.

Paul Woolett, Membership and Training Manager at BPIF Cartons, delivered the keynote lecture, which highlighted the benefits of cartonboard packaging.

Ian Davis of the IOM3 Packaging Society chaired the forum debate. Panellists, Keith Damarell, Lucy Cowton, Paul Woolett, and Gregor Milne, weighed in on applications, performance and suitability for recycling, composting and sustainability.

Tom Garsed, Design and Innovation Director Graphic Packaging International shared his expertise around eco-friendly packaging solutions. Guests also heard from Dr Sally Beken of Innovate UK, KTN and Markku Hamalainen, CEO, KotkaMills.

This event was the first of a series. The second, which will be held later this year, will look at corrugated case materials. More information will be posted on