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The best practices, applications and processes for a food packaging safety program have been created—they only await your advocacy.

 


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April 22 is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, yet when it comes to municipal solid waste, packaging still gets a bad wrap. Eco-Insights blogger Bob Lilienfeld shares some good news in this regard.

 


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We have gathered together a virtual reunion of our Rising Stars who Packaging Digest has featured regularly since late last spring.


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A senior in Rutgers University’s packaging engineering program, Damen Soriente was selected as a Rising Star in Packaging by the school.


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Bosch Rexroth offers hands-on training courses for a variety of drive and controls to help machine manufacturers and operators most effectively use Rexroth


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According to our survey of aged 60+ packaging professionals, more than 75% have been working in packaging for 25 years or more. Their input reveals the highs and lows of work life as a seasoned packaging professional.


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When you take delivery of crated packaging equipment, assume the worst and follow these 9 steps to reduce the risk of contaminating food production and storage areas.

 


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Even after nearly 20 years, in-mold labeling (IML) remains a niche application, with a 26% share of the global market residing in North America.


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This week at Pack Expo East, David Macfie of Cimquest provided an overview and update of 3D printing technology, citing companies including The Dial Corp. and Silgan Plastics that were using it for packaging.


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Zero waste is the new black. Is it really possible, and is all waste bad? Eco-Insights blogger Robert Lilienfeld busts the myth.

 

An inclusive and prosperous future without waste is just ahead!


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The inaugural Pack Expo East trade show extends the reach of the Pack Expo trade shows and returns to the eastern U.S., in Philadelphia, where packaging innovation takes center stage Feb. 16-18.

 


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A patent filing published last week by SC Johnson offers a holistic approach to packaging design cues that coordinates related visual and textual cues across multiple, but complimentary products as an effective on-package cons


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The Federal Label Modernization Act (FLMA), set to be finalized by early 2016, is driven by consumers’ desire for clearer, more informative labeling on packaging.


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The energy bar’s redesigned packaging integrates an allergen-level prompting Quick Response code front and center as a branding asset and adds an NFC shelf talker at retail.

 


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Sage Analytics feels its new generation analyzer can increase the accuracy of potency amounts for marijuana merchandise, labeling and packaging for a more informed consumer and safer and more reliable products.

 


The best practices, applications and processes for a food packaging safety program have been created—they only await your advocacy.

 

I’ll apologize in advance for the preaching. I typically scour the internet for...


April 22 is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, yet when it comes to municipal solid waste, packaging still gets a bad wrap. Eco-Insights blogger Bob Lilienfeld shares some good news in this regard.

 

Warning: This...


We have gathered together a virtual reunion of our Rising Stars who Packaging Digest has featured regularly since late last spring. Represented are students (shown) from packaging programs at Cal Poly, Michigan State University, Rutgers...


A senior in Rutgers University’s packaging engineering program, Damen Soriente was selected as a Rising Star in Packaging by the school. You’ll know why after reading what he has to say about his experiences both within the program and without....


Bosch Rexroth offers hands-on training courses for a variety of drive and controls to help machine manufacturers and operators most effectively use Rexroth electric drive and...


According to our survey of aged 60+ packaging professionals, more than 75% have been working in packaging for 25 years or more. Their input reveals the highs and lows of work life as a seasoned packaging professional.

 

We’re all...


When you take delivery of crated packaging equipment, assume the worst and follow these 9 steps to reduce the risk of contaminating food production and storage areas.

 

The concepts discussed in previous installments of this column...


Even after nearly 20 years, in-mold labeling (IML) remains a niche application, with a 26% share of the global market residing in North America. Despite its advantages, one of the biggest deterrents for IML is the long, complex supply chain that...


This week at Pack Expo East, David Macfie of Cimquest provided an overview and update of 3D printing technology, citing companies including The Dial Corp. and Silgan Plastics that were using it for packaging.

“By noon today, everyone in this...


Zero waste is the new black. Is it really possible, and is all waste bad? Eco-Insights blogger Robert Lilienfeld busts the myth.

 

An inclusive and prosperous future without waste is just ahead!

That’s what the...


The inaugural Pack Expo East trade show extends the reach of the Pack Expo trade shows and returns to the eastern U.S., in Philadelphia, where packaging innovation takes center stage Feb. 16-18.

 

If the words “Pack Expo” are part of...


A patent filing published last week by SC Johnson offers a holistic approach to packaging design cues that coordinates related visual and textual cues across multiple, but complimentary products as an effective on-package consumer education method...


The Federal Label Modernization Act (FLMA), set to be finalized by early 2016, is driven by consumers’ desire for clearer, more informative labeling on packaging. One expert, who urges brand owners to proactively think beyond the label and beyond...


The energy bar’s redesigned packaging integrates an allergen-level prompting Quick Response code front and center as a branding asset and adds an NFC shelf talker at retail.

 

Go big rather than stay home is the food safety proposition...


Sage Analytics feels its new generation analyzer can increase the accuracy of potency amounts for marijuana merchandise, labeling and packaging for a more informed consumer and safer and more reliable products.

 

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We are also registered with the FDA as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE). We have received commendation from regional and international corporations and have been awarded Approved Vendor designation from national and multi-national companies. Our...


The Joint Venture Program (JVP) is responsible for implementing the Prison Inmate Labor Initiative, Proposition 139, passed by the voters in 1990. Under its provisions, private businesses can set up operations inside California correctional...


Obelis European Authorized Representatives Center (O.E.A.R.C.) is a quality driven, service oriented company with over 20 years of experience with European Directives & Regulations providing European Authorized Representative services and “EU...


In 1960, California adopted the Lanterman Act that established the responsibility of all citizens to provide financial resources to help people with disabilities achieve their full potential. OPARC responded by expanding a variety of programs for...


The creation of the Wyoming Business Council in 1998 dramatically changed Wyoming's approach to economic development. Unlike the state's previous economic development efforts, this organization has a more corporate structure, incorporates private...


Decton is a leading provider of temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire employment services with a network of offices strategically located throughout Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada. Our goal is to provide the most talented, motivated...


KANDU Industries has been providing work opportunities to people with disabilities for more than 40 years. This service enables KANDU workers to achieve their maximum potential and enjoy the dignity of being productive citizens. At KANDU, we're...


At Occupations, Family Empowerment Council, and New Dynamics Corporation we are committed to assist people in their journey to achieve their dreams.

It’s our mission to help people with diverse needs, to live in a safe environment where they...


The Saskatchewan Abilities Council is a registered charity and operates under the authority of The Non-Profit Corporations Act, 1995, of Saskatchewan. It is dedicated to providing programs and services to people with disabilities in Saskatchewan...

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 to Thursday, June 11, 2015

EastPack serves up packaging solutions for various markets located on or near the east coast of the U.S., from new automation technologies on packaging machines to the latest structures and designs.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 to Thursday, June 11, 2015

The health and beauty aids markets get down to business at the HBA Global pavilion at the EastPack show. Solutions include new formulations and their raw ingredients, contract...

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 to Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Experience a worldclass conference program along with the U.S. debut of the Innovation Gallery, which will showcase the latest innovations in pharmaceutical packaging and delivery systems.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 to Thursday, June 18, 2015

Canada's leading showcase of packaging solutions combines an active Resource Hall of exhibits with a dynamic conference program to deliver the kind of necessary connections to move your packaging projects forward.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 to Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Thought leaders and disruptive thinkers made last year's Global Food & Beverage Packaging Summit a blockbuster event. This year, we're upping the game with a program that looks ahead to tomorrow's challenges and directs you to viable solutions...

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 to Thursday, October 8, 2015

Philadelphia hosts the region's new annual packaging event, boosted by medical and other manufacturing-related co-located shows.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 to Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Join the hoorah in Houston, as TexasPack 2015 brings you the latest in packaging products from top suppliers. Plus, the new 2-hour Learning Labs explore hot topics like 3D printing, quality in packaging and more.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 to Thursday, November 5, 2015

Your local midwest packaging event brings live demonstrations of the latest equipment, design ideas and expert speakers on hot topics such as 3D printing, design ideation and innovation, supplier quality and more.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 to Thursday, November 19, 2015

Orlando, FL, is your best destination for packaging machinery, materials and services solutions. The SouthPack 2015 event assembles exhibits showing the latest products along with new 2-hour Learning Labs to feed your educational hunger.