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Biometric research, including eye-tracking and facial expressions, is a useful tool to lift the veil on the truth of packaging at the point of sale—and help guide effective designs.

 


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Packaging design expert Richard Palmer of Little Big Brands takes a closer look at leveraging the use of color in packaging and identifies where color confluence is seen and another dynamic demographic where a color collision


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The top-read packaging articles of April included a bottle with amazing shelf impact, on-trend automation developments, an 8-pack of innovations, Euro-style sustainability and Millennials.

 


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Here’s how Pinnacle Foods’ packaging design for two new distinct lines of Wish-Bone dressings lets consumers know that the bottled products are premium, yet affordable.

 


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Pouch and bag packaging for Bare Snacks are redesigned with an ingredients-forward, clean-label approach using simplified graphics, a stylized logo and food photography to drive taste appeal.

 


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60% of those taking our Cobots in Packaging Poll noted that they are unfamiliar with collaborative robots.

 


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3D technology provider ConceptSauce leverages cloud-based interactive applications for virtual shopping, 3D animations, concept visualisation and, most importantly for this audience, real-time online tools for pac


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The 2015 Trends Report from the Foodservice Packaging Institute, Falls Church, VA, highlighted industry opinions that focused predominately on environmentally friendly packaging and customization techniques to differentiate pr


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The global market for bioplastics will grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 14.8% to become a $30.8 billion market by 2020, according to a new report, "World Bioplastics Market Opportunities and Forecast, 2014-2020," fro


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The wine market is riding a wave of popularity and new packaging formats are lifted along with it. In  terms of popularity, demand for wine packaging in the U.S.


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What has been the effect of FSMA on brand owners and their packaging operations? Were capital expenditures made or were there staffing adjustments? A check of our live poll sheds some light on the impact.

 


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The Journal of Applied Packaging Research is a useful and open resource with strong ties to packaging industry educators that's available free to anyone.

 


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Finite elemental analysis and customer input helped guide the novel packaging developed for Medtronic’s latest generation of TAVI heart catheters that cut operating room labor by half.

 


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When it comes to full disclosure about products and packaging, just do it, advises Eco-Insights blogger Robert Lilienfeld.

 

 


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Problem: Nearly 90% of U.S. adults want faster retail checkout. Solution: Digimarc full-coverage digital watermarks encode UPC data invisibly and repeatedly over the entire surfaces of packages.

 


Biometric research, including eye-tracking and facial expressions, is a useful tool to lift the veil on the truth of packaging at the point of sale—and help guide effective designs.

 

Biometrics refers to metrics related to...


Packaging design expert Richard Palmer of Little Big Brands takes a closer look at leveraging the use of color in packaging and identifies where color confluence is seen and another dynamic demographic where a color collision is occurring...and...


The top-read packaging articles of April included a bottle with amazing shelf impact, on-trend automation developments, an 8-pack of innovations, Euro-style sustainability and Millennials.

 

There’s April in Paris, April showers and...


Here’s how Pinnacle Foods’ packaging design for two new distinct lines of Wish-Bone dressings lets consumers know that the bottled products are premium, yet affordable.

 

Two premium lines of Wish-Bone dressings from Pinnacle Foods...


Pouch and bag packaging for Bare Snacks are redesigned with an ingredients-forward, clean-label approach using simplified graphics, a stylized logo and food photography to drive taste appeal.

 

In a rebranding across its line of...


60% of those taking our Cobots in Packaging Poll noted that they are unfamiliar with collaborative robots.

 

Seeing more robotics at industry tradeshows over the past many years has dovetailed with the emergence and regular appearance...


3D technology provider ConceptSauce leverages cloud-based interactive applications for virtual shopping, 3D animations, concept visualisation and, most importantly for this audience, real-time online tools for package development and...


The 2015 Trends Report from the Foodservice Packaging Institute, Falls Church, VA, highlighted industry opinions that focused predominately on environmentally friendly packaging and customization techniques to differentiate products. The annual...


The global market for bioplastics will grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 14.8% to become a $30.8 billion market by 2020, according to a new report, "World Bioplastics Market Opportunities and Forecast, 2014-2020," from market intelligence...


The wine market is riding a wave of popularity and new packaging formats are lifted along with it. In  terms of popularity, demand for wine packaging in the U.S. is forecast to reach $2.9 billion in 2019, with an increase of 4.4% annually,...


What has been the effect of FSMA on brand owners and their packaging operations? Were capital expenditures made or were there staffing adjustments? A check of our live poll sheds some light on the impact.

 

As part of the Food Safety...


The Journal of Applied Packaging Research is a useful and open resource with strong ties to packaging industry educators that's available free to anyone.

 

Among other things, familiarity can also breed renewable resources when it...


Finite elemental analysis and customer input helped guide the novel packaging developed for Medtronic’s latest generation of TAVI heart catheters that cut operating room labor by half.

 

The award-winning EnVeoR Transcatheter Aortic...


When it comes to full disclosure about products and packaging, just do it, advises Eco-Insights blogger Robert Lilienfeld.

 

 

Forty years ago, when “nutritional transparency” was the issue du jour, food companies were concerned...


Problem: Nearly 90% of U.S. adults want faster retail checkout. Solution: Digimarc full-coverage digital watermarks encode UPC data invisibly and repeatedly over the entire surfaces of packages.

 

Many of us can relate to the results...


We’re a business-to-business advertising and marketing group that creates commotions about great food industry products and companies. Like yours.

We became Adfinity in 2001 – but our core group has been together for something like 20 years...


We believe that the best results-oriented work stems from clear objectives, careful identification of the target audience, and well designed strategic efforts to reach that audience. 

Please review our work… you might find that we have a...


Brands must build MEANINGFUL relationships. Today's consumers seek connection in a disconnected world. We believe that by cultivating those connections, brands can and should build relationships with consumers that bring richer...


We use a 360-degree design approach to create branded experiences from print, to digital and packaged goods, environments, virtual worlds and beyond. You can see the impact of our work in global Fortune 500 brands like Starbucks, PepsiCo,...


We work at every level of the packaging supply chain: consumer products companies, printers and converters, and equipment and consumable goods suppliers, across the labeling, flexible packaging, folding carton and corrugated sectors.

We can...


McClellan Automation Systems was founded in 1989 as a specialized reseller of medical equipment and integration services. Motivated by the needs of our customers, we quickly shifted our resources and focus to providing custom automation systems....


Competing in the ‘age of the customer’ depends on being able to connect with your customers anytime, anywhere and in any way that they choose.

But how can you have joined-up conversations with customers if your systems don’t talk to each...


Freedonia research is presented as a multi-client, "off-the-shelf" study. From our web site, you may browse our catalog and order a study for immediate delivery (including electronic delivery by email) and/or for delivery in hard copy. With our...


For over 40 years, Vecoplan has continuously pursued the research, development and manufacture of recycling and repurposing technologies that are both environmentally sound and economically viable. Our Vecoplan industrial shredder...

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 to Thursday, June 16, 2016

At MD&M East, you’ll find the thought-leadership education, suppliers and other resources to bring your medical device to life.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 to Thursday, June 16, 2016

At EastPack, network with world-class suppliers. Take part in the NEW! EastPack Seminars, offering expert insights on trends and solutions.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 to Thursday, September 22, 2016

At MinnPack, see the newest packaging technologies first-hand, meet suppliers and compare solutions side-by-side.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 to Thursday, September 22, 2016

Attend MD&M Minneapolis and find what you need to design and develop the next generation of medical devices and equipment.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 to Thursday, November 17, 2016

NEW! The Advanced Manufacturing Expo & Conference engages key decision makers within packaging, processing and manufacturing.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 to Thursday, December 1, 2016

At PackEx Montréal, test drive the latest packaging products. Attend free technology presentations, conveniently located on the show floor.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to Wednesday, May 17, 2017

At PackEx Toronto, benefit from hands-on access to the newest packaging and processing technologies, equipment and materials.