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The rising star of flexible packaging continues its upward trajectory with a new acquisition and merger that creates a global flexible packaging competitor with an “unparalleled” product portolio and broad geographical range i


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Bio-based, breathable and antimicrobial packaging materials can affect in-package atmospheres and, consequently, the quality and safety of food products.


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Cook-in food packaging is making it easier than ever to prepare individual servings of fresh corn on the cob. Each ear of Fresh Life Harvest Whole Ear Gourmet Sweet Corn comes packed in a microwavable film pouch.


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Packaging is a key market for the company’s R&D efforts in bioplastics using PLA and, especially, its PHA polymers for use in existing products and to create entirely new products with enhanced functionality and features.


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What’s more natural than “Dutch” and “chocolate”? Maybe it’s the packaging for Lovechock, a high-quality organic chocolate bar from Dutch entrepreneur Laura de Nooijer.


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An annual packaging competition sponsored by Store Brands magazine provides an impressive, insider’s view of the latest and greatest new products and packaging from retail chains that shows just how far these brands h


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Organic light-emitting diodes (OLED) have seen applications in television panels, mobile devices and related visual media. Now VTT Ltd.


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For more than 40 years, the DUNMORE brand has stood for quality in coated, laminated and metallized films.


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Arlin films provide insulation and are used as a protective cover over insulated electrical wire. Arlin offers films with high dielectric strength, moisture barrier, chemical resistance, and high temperature durability.


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When it comes to films, degradable plastics' star is on the rise while PVC’s star value is waning, according to this new study that forecasts plastic film growth at 1.5% yearly through 2018.

 


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These two news stories point to the continued expansion of bioplastics in conventional and atypical ways including a material from Sweden that provides added functionality to polymer blends across a broad range of biopolymers


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SYFAN's polyolefin shrink films have been used worldwide for over 30 years for a wide variety of packaging applications.


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After Pioneering the growth of the flexible packaging industry in India, Uflex has gained an unchallenged identity.


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Privately held, the company employs 500 people in seven manufacturing and warehousing facilities located across Canada and in the United States.


The rising star of flexible packaging continues its upward trajectory with a new acquisition and merger that creates a global flexible packaging competitor with an “unparalleled” product portolio and broad geographical range in the industry.

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Bio-based, breathable and antimicrobial packaging materials can affect in-package atmospheres and, consequently, the quality and safety of food products. Eva Almenar from the School of Packaging presents the materials’ challenges.

 

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Cook-in food packaging is making it easier than ever to prepare individual servings of fresh corn on the cob. Each ear of Fresh Life Harvest Whole Ear Gourmet Sweet Corn comes packed in a microwavable film pouch. The packaging design also includes...


Packaging is a key market for the company’s R&D efforts in bioplastics using PLA and, especially, its PHA polymers for use in existing products and to create entirely new products with enhanced functionality and features.

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What’s more natural than “Dutch” and “chocolate”? Maybe it’s the packaging for Lovechock, a high-quality organic chocolate bar from Dutch entrepreneur Laura de Nooijer. Inspired by the uplifting qualities of cocoa, which contains phenylethylamine...


An annual packaging competition sponsored by Store Brands magazine provides an impressive, insider’s view of the latest and greatest new products and packaging from retail chains that shows just how far these brands have moved beyond “...


Organic light-emitting diodes (OLED) have seen applications in television panels, mobile devices and related visual media. Now VTT Ltd. is looking to broaden those markets to include packaging using its cost-reducing roll-to-roll printable...


When it comes to films, degradable plastics' star is on the rise while PVC’s star value is waning, according to this new study that forecasts plastic film growth at 1.5% yearly through 2018.

 

The U.S. demand for plastic film is...


The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has written to 15 producers of plastic bags warning that “oxodegradable” and “oxo-biodegradable” claims may be deceptive and asking that the claims be withdrawn or that competent and reliable scientific...


These two news stories point to the continued expansion of bioplastics in conventional and atypical ways including a material from Sweden that provides added functionality to polymer blends across a broad range of biopolymers and a second for a...


Inventions by PepsiCo, P&G and Abbott captured your attention, as well as new flexible packaging and an ingenious why-didn’t-we-think-of-that-before metering device.

 

You have voted! Here are the Promising Patents you, our readers...


Active barrier films protect packaged baked goods from oxygen exposure while preserving flavor, aroma and appearance. Designed for modified atmosphere or vacuum packaged products, Freshness Plus active barrier films extend product shelf life and...


Nanotechnology contributes to the ultra-high barrier properties of Tera-Barrier’s novel “micro-pore-plugging” film that also provides transparency and stretchability for applications in food, medical and other packaging markets

 

The...


As the second largest packaging segment in the United States, flexible packaging solutions account for 18% of the $145 billion American packaging market, according to the...


From shortbreads to nibble during a relaxing afternoon tea to jellied snacks for tots to cosmetics targeting low income consumers, flexible packaging—and specifically pouches and sachets—are currying favor among diverse global consumers.

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Arlin films provide insulation and are used as a protective cover over insulated electrical wire. Arlin offers films with high dielectric strength, moisture barrier, chemical resistance, and high temperature durability. Printed and coated films...


What we have done, and continue to do, is to take a fresh approach to banding and RETHINK how we can provide a value and resource to the packaging industry. 

CE is dedicated to driving Smarter Packaging Solutions. Safe for your products as...


At EntrePack, our goal is to provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with the most affordable, high quality packaging lines and systems, machines, films, and services in the industry to get their products packaged and ready for...


FPC Flexible Packaging is an industry leader in the production and conversion of flexible packaging including laminated and printed multilayered substrates of paper, film and foil. We utilize high quality rotogravure and flexography printing.

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Mondi is an international packaging and paper Group, with production operations across 30 countries and over 25,700 employees. Its key operations and interests are in central Europe, Russia and South Africa.

At Mondi, our vision is...


MRI Flexible Packaging turns bright ideas into brilliant labels. MRI leads the industry with state of the art equipment and unparalleled service that provides our customers with the highest quality comprehensive labeling solutions. Our stretch...


In October 2012, OMORI NORTH AMERICA INC. (Subsidiary of Omori Machinery Co., Japan) was incorporated in Bolton, Ontario, Canada thru a joint venture with B.W. COONEY and ASSOCIATES. BW COONEY and ASSOCIATES will continue to operate as a division...


Toray Plastics (America), Inc., located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island (www.toraytpa.com), and founded in 1985, is the global leader in the innovation and manufacture of advanced polypropylene, polyester...


Our vision is to be a leading flexible packaging solution provider with a distinctive global market position founded on our exceptional customer service, deep industry knowledge, top-of-the-line supplier portfolio, and collaborative approach...


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...


YAXIN PLASTICS, a shared holding corporation founded in October 2,000, is a highly respected manufacturer of flexible plastic packaging. Our new factory in Junan, Shangdong Province, China is less than 100 miles from the Port of Qingdao. With over...


Ajover S.A. is a leading multinational manufacturer of petrochemical, construction, horticultural, and packaging products with production and distribution centers strategically located around the world.

Using its network of production...


Whether your requirements call for PVC, PETG, OPS, Tamper Evident Seals, Printed Shrink Sleeves, 360 degrees Shrink Labels, Pre-Forms, Multi-pack Promotional Shrink Bands or Specialty Bands, Ameri-Seal, Inc. has film to suit all your shrink film...


American Packaging Corporation is an integrated flexible packaging converter that services the Food, Beverage, Medical, Personal Care, Household, Pet Food, Agricultural Chemical, Lawn & Garden and other Specialty markets. American Packaging...


American Profol provides some of the highest quality, most dependable cast polypropylene and polyethylene films available today. We recognize that our customers' needs are driven by the needs of their own customers. And, in order to meet that...

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.