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Read news and reviews of the vast array of materials, containers and methods used in food & beverage packaging, the largest segment in the packaging industry.
Posted by Rick Lingle, Technical Editor, May 22, 2013Packaging revisions with addition of three new varieties includes changes to the graphics and to the bottle's curves to appeal to a wider audience with a stylish boldness. More
Posted by Lisa McTigue Pierce, Executive Editor, May 22, 2013With the robag FXIS 3ci vertical form/fill/seal machine, product waste is reduced by optimizing product transfer from the multi-head scale through to the jaws. The rotary double flat jaw configuration doubles throughput compared to standard single-jaw packaging systems. More
Posted by Lisa McTigue Pierce, Executive Editor, May 22, 2013GS1 and Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) are collaborating to enable bar code scanning features built directly into mobile devices. Ultimately consumers will benefit through a new generation of more intuitive applications. More
Edited by Rick Lingle, Technical Editor, May 21, 2013The Ghirardelli Chocolate Co. will debut two filled bar flavors with the September launch of redesigned packaging that keeps the portion-control chocolate squares crumb-free and fresh. More
Lisa McTigue Pierce, Executive Editor, May 20, 2013Seasoning Transfer Netting combines the convenience of the company's patented transfer technology with the shaping properties of tight-weave netting for a one-step process that forms and applies flavor, color and pattern to boneless and bone-in meats. More
Posted by Lisa McTigue Pierce, Executive Editor, May 20, 2013Judges evaluated and analyzed packages from 15 categories based on innovation, sustainability, protection, economics, performance and marketing. More
Posted by Lisa McTigue Pierce, Executive Editor, May 20, 2013Recloseable packaging and microwaveable plastic trays were named top packaging breakthroughs that most impacted peoples' lives over the last 25 years in an on-line survey hosted by DuPont. More
Posted by Lisa McTigue Pierce, Executive Editor, May 16, 2013DuPont celebrated the silver anniversary of its global packaging awards program with this year's top winner as a prime example of collaboration and protection, themes that dominate the competition this year. More
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- Robin Campbell– 5/22/2013 1:18:07 PM
in response to Bakery launches new packaging tin for famous cookies
- Celia Mendez– 5/21/2013 10:15:46 PM
in response to 5 top global packaging trends
- Bevin B. Cooper Farkas– 5/20/2013 1:53:47 PM
in response to Green packaging material made from starch and clay
- Allan Griff– 5/19/2013 12:20:14 PM
in response to Innovative cap recognized in 2013 Extreme Redesign Contest