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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.

 


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An exclusive survey provides an overview to the market status, forecast, advice and points to several unusual projects in the packaging market.

 


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A patented new type of label technology integrates a magnifier lens, which helps readability and as a bonus provides product security benefits, too.

 

 


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Campbell Soup’s Tracy Malkowski, senior global design manager, discusses how she keeps atop consumers’ preferences in packaging and design in today’s market.

 


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Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd. mines AskingCanadians’ research program for actionable insights about packaging for its alcohol beverages from 25,000 consumers, using methods including “heat maps” and shelf mockups

 


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From a brand owner standpoint, knowing that consumers want to eat healthier can mean that a reformulation is needed—paired with a packaging redesign that flags the nutritional improvements.


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Can packaging and drug-delivery devices help reward patients for adherence? West Pharmaceutical Services is working with HealthPrize to find out.

 


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What role does technology have in packaging design and how can brand owners leverage that?


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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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Flexible in formulation and applications, yogurt also demonstrates its applicability across a number of packaging formats in designs that range from the playful to the sophisticated using bottles, cups and pouches.

 


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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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The most popular articles at PD.com this past month involved Shark Tanks, pizza boxes, shave gel, biofoods, fancy cartons and a new kind of sustainable package.

 


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...


An exclusive survey provides an overview to the market status, forecast, advice and points to several unusual projects in the packaging market.

 

Exclusive survey results for packaging’s role in 3D printing indicates that while current...


A patented new type of label technology integrates a magnifier lens, which helps readability and as a bonus provides product security benefits, too.

 

 

The older I get, the more I appreciate the readability of labels and the...


Campbell Soup’s Tracy Malkowski, senior global design manager, discusses how she keeps atop consumers’ preferences in packaging and design in today’s market.

 

Malkowski was a keynote speaker on Wednesday morning, July 8, at ...


Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd. mines AskingCanadians’ research program for actionable insights about packaging for its alcohol beverages from 25,000 consumers, using methods including “heat maps” and shelf mockups

 

Corby Spirit and Wine...


From a brand owner standpoint, knowing that consumers want to eat healthier can mean that a reformulation is needed—paired with a packaging redesign that flags the nutritional improvements. Such is the case for SnackWell's, a leader in the low-fat...


Can packaging and drug-delivery devices help reward patients for adherence? West Pharmaceutical Services is working with HealthPrize to find out.

 

Even the best drug in the best container with the best delivery device can be rendered...


What role does technology have in packaging design and how can brand owners leverage that?

Jim Harmon of Nielsen Innovation’s Practice in North America can offer some insight. He has seen how leading retailer and consumer packaged goods (CPG...


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...


Flexible in formulation and applications, yogurt also demonstrates its applicability across a number of packaging formats in designs that range from the playful to the sophisticated using bottles, cups and pouches.

 

The yogurt market...


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...


The most popular articles at PD.com this past month involved Shark Tanks, pizza boxes, shave gel, biofoods, fancy cartons and a new kind of sustainable package.

 

Interest in packaging heated up during the month of February with a...


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...

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.