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Triboelectric devices for packaging

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Can friction between different material surfaces create enough energy to power smart packaging? Clemson researchers think so. And they now have $500,000 to prove the concept.


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Packaging innovations from major brand owners always play well with our audience. It’s interesting to see what money (supposedly in more supply) and talent can accomplish, right?


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With a recycling rate of 38% in 2016 for expanded polystyrene (EPS), why are companies eliminating the affordable, reliable protective packaging material from their options?

 


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The top winners in this year’s Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) AmeriStar Package Awards Competition showed the rest of us how it’s done, combining innovation with practicality and design creativity with real-life u


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The rise of Amazon leads to an increase in Final Mile deliveries. Is your packaging prepared? It is if you have balanced packaging and damage costs for ecommerce distribution.

 


Company

UFP Technologies is a producer of innovative, custom-engineered components, products, and specialty packaging.


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As a habitual Bubble Wrap popper, I have mixed feelings about this new product. Bubble Wrap IB from Sealed Air Corp.


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For your sustainable packaging projects, do you struggle to introduce innovation and stay on schedule and on budget? Think you can’t have it all? Well, maybe you can.


Company

With over 35 years of insulation experience, Bonded Logic Inc. markets and manufactures several thermal and acoustical insulation products for multiple industries.


Company

Since 1948, we have been cutting foam material of all shapes and sizes. We have the knowledge, manpower & equipment to help you get the job done.


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This “smart ecommerce solution” is a case former that uses patented and patent-pending technology to form corrugated cases with an integrated kraft paper liner that eliminates void fill.

 


Company

An idea, a desire to meet customer needs, and the drive to be the industry's best are how Industrial Packaging Corporation began in 1989.  A family owned and operated business, we strive to not only provide the best quality pr


Company

Myers Industries Lawn and Garden Group is comprised of innovative horticultural containers brands for growers and retailers.


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Decisions about which packaging materials to use for your products continue to be influenced by sustainable strategies and goals.


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New York City now tops the growing list of major U.S. cities from Albany to San Francisco that have banned expanded polystyrene (EPS) packaging.

 

Triboelectric devices for packaging

Can friction between different material surfaces create enough energy to power smart packaging? Clemson researchers think so. And they now have $500,000 to prove the concept.

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Packaging innovations from major brand owners always play well with our audience. It’s interesting to see what money (supposedly in more supply) and talent can accomplish, right? Based on number of page views, three of the top five articles posted...


With a recycling rate of 38% in 2016 for expanded polystyrene (EPS), why are companies eliminating the affordable, reliable protective packaging material from their options?

 

The type of plastic you use for your packaging matters more...


The top winners in this year’s Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) AmeriStar Package Awards Competition showed the rest of us how it’s done, combining innovation with practicality and design creativity with real-life usability.

The...


The rise of Amazon leads to an increase in Final Mile deliveries. Is your packaging prepared? It is if you have balanced packaging and damage costs for ecommerce distribution.

 

Amazon is the biggest and busiest online retailer on the...


As a habitual Bubble Wrap popper, I have mixed feelings about this new product. Bubble Wrap IB from Sealed Air Corp. is billed as “unpoppable”—definitely a benefit in the world of protective packaging, especially for the rough-and-tumble small-...


For your sustainable packaging projects, do you struggle to introduce innovation and stay on schedule and on budget? Think you can’t have it all? Well, maybe you can.

Oliver Campbell, director, worldwide procurement and packaging...


This “smart ecommerce solution” is a case former that uses patented and patent-pending technology to form corrugated cases with an integrated kraft paper liner that eliminates void fill.

 

The growth and interest in ecommerce was...


Decisions about which packaging materials to use for your products continue to be influenced by sustainable strategies and goals. Compared to recyclable and/or recycled-content materials, compostable packaging often seems to be dismissed before...


New York City now tops the growing list of major U.S. cities from Albany to San Francisco that have banned expanded polystyrene (EPS) packaging.

 

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio announced last Thursday a citywide ban on EPS foam...


As online sales of consumer goods continue to grow, so does demand for packaging that meets the shipping requirements of those goods. A recent Harris Poll conducted on behalf of cushioning leader Sealed Air examines packaging’s role in online...


The FasFil® EZ® Auto system from Sealed Air helps operations and businesses meet their goals for productivity and sustainability. It is designed for small-cell packaging operations. Thanks to an automated cutting system, users can set the...


Stemcor Special Steels has solved its shipping and product protection challenges by teaming up with its packaging materials distributor and switching to new protective packaging.

Stemcor Special...


A cool new technology with freeze drying as a key part of the material manufacturing process is aimed at a number of markets including packaging. Compadre, a company known for transit packaging solutions, has obtained an exclusive...


This rebuttal from the EPS Industry Alliance makes the case that the Packaging Digest article “Bans threaten the future of EPS” was misleading and that the use of expanded polystyrene for package cushioning is quite robust...


With over 35 years of insulation experience, Bonded Logic Inc. markets and manufactures several thermal and acoustical insulation products for multiple industries. Our patented manufacturing process allows for a wide range of densities and...


We also have our HDPE film interlayer StabuFilm®, our honeycomb range of products and capabilities with StabuComb®. We also offer our push-pull anti-slip coated slip-sheet Ecologistik® ideal for...


We help you protect, store, move and merchandise your products and increase your sales.

The Flambeau Industrial and Packaging Group provides stock and custom plastic packaging products that add value to retail and original equipment products...


FP International manufactures innovative protective packaging products and packaging systems. Products include biodegradable packaging, packaging-made-on-site, bubble, void fill air cushions, Kraft paper cushioning and ready-to-use products,...


An idea, a desire to meet customer needs, and the drive to be the industry's best are how Industrial Packaging Corporation began in 1989.  A family owned and operated business, we strive to not only provide the best quality product, but to meet...


Keep Wrapping is a plastics extrusion company operating out of the Lower Hudson Valley and our distribution extends across the New York tri state area and beyond. Today, Keep Wrapping is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of standard bubble...


Myers Industries Lawn and Garden Group is comprised of innovative horticultural containers brands for growers and retailers. ITML, Dillen, Pro Cal and Kord provide growers with everything from pot and tray systems to nursery cans. Listo, Akro...


Corruguard™ edge protectors is the corrugated cardboard corner protector for industrial packaging of a wide variety of products.

Corruguard™ edge protectors are tailor-made to the customers specs to ensure the optimum protection of their...


Since 1948, we have been cutting foam material of all shapes and sizes. We have the knowledge, manpower & equipment to help you get the job done.


In its plastics division, we specialize in the production and marketing of high technology products. We have experience and international presence. Our mission is to satisfy the highest requirements of the market.

Polyglobal has an extensive...


Uline brand products combine the best quality with the best value. Our buyers search worldwide for the finest products available at competitive prices.

Ten locations across North America speed delivery and minimize freight costs. You get...


UNIQBAGs are available in standardized sizes, as well as individualized shapes for special products, making UNIQBAG one of the most flexible packaging solutions in the market.

UNIQBAGs protect any item, because of the closely placed air-...


xpedx® is Packaging Expertise® – delivering innovative, customized solutions that organize, protect and enhance the value of your business. We distribute packaging products and services to improve operational efficiency, reduce costs, and grow...


Berkley International Packaging is leading the way in eco-friendly packaging solutions.

We are striving to not only become a premier supplier in the molded fiber industry, but in the custom packaging space as well.

As a provider of...

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