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Wildly innovative new options in flexible packaging include photochromic bags, a tetrahedral pouch that’s a snack tray, a mosquito-fighting 2-compartment pouch with a frangible seal, a refillable pouch inside a rigid shell, a


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Murtfeldt GmbH of Dortmund, Germany uses unique UHMW-PE, Original Material “S” Green material for a series of standard products including slide profiles, chain and belt guides, chain tensioners, and now, custom product turners


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Public awareness about slack fill is on the rise and laws that publicize significant slack fill fines or penalties are now on the books. How can brands right-size their packaging in the product development cycle?

 


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There are two big picture catch phrases competing for the attention of the packaging industry: Sustainable Materials Management and The Circular Economy. Which is better for the environment?


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Photo-quality CMYK digital printing of plastic caps opens up more colorful choices for brand owners wanting packaging that makes a stronger impression with consumers.

 


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You’ve probably tut-tutted when recently reading about the number of recycling centers that are closing (


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Square is hip when it comes to efficiency in packaging in this case study analysis of Totino’s bold move to a square pizza that piles on the supply-chain savings.

 


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The Connected Package seamlessly informs and engages consumers where they are, enabled by an embedded and subtle, full-coverage digital watermark on packaging. And it has benefits for brands and retailers, too.

 


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What packaging developments and insights riveted packaging professionals’ attention through the first half of 2016?


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Vault Brewing co-owner James Cain opens up about new brews, additional capacity, process improvements and other nitrogenated products like canned coffee and wine.

 


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Bosch Packaging’s PME 4001 ZAP vertical form-fill-seal machine is the first in the world to produce sealed paper bags by using coated paper roll stock that can be recycled into paper streams.


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This patented design shows a different side of reclosable packaging: The reclosure is located on the side of a bag rather than the top, a position that the inventor says provides better pour control to go along with product di


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With the changeover from May to June, our regular compilation reviews what articles drew the most attention this past month as measured by website metrics at PackagingDigest.com.


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Damen Soriente, Millennial, Rutgers packaging engineering Rising Star and 2015 graduate, talks about what his career looks like working in packaging for Coty’s Sally Hansen brand.

 


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Eco-Insights expert Robert M. Lilienfeld points out the invaluable lesson learned from a bathtub-shaped curve and what it means for sustainable packaging.

 


Wildly innovative new options in flexible packaging include photochromic bags, a tetrahedral pouch that’s a snack tray, a mosquito-fighting 2-compartment pouch with a frangible seal, a refillable pouch inside a rigid shell, a paper bag made on FFS...


Murtfeldt GmbH of Dortmund, Germany uses unique UHMW-PE, Original Material “S” Green material for a series of standard products including slide profiles, chain and belt guides, chain tensioners, and now, custom product turners for all packaging,...


Public awareness about slack fill is on the rise and laws that publicize significant slack fill fines or penalties are now on the books. How can brands right-size their packaging in the product development cycle?

 

Slack fill. Sounds...


There are two big picture catch phrases competing for the attention of the packaging industry: Sustainable Materials Management and The Circular Economy. Which is better for the environment? Which is better for your bottom line?

 

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Photo-quality CMYK digital printing of plastic caps opens up more colorful choices for brand owners wanting packaging that makes a stronger impression with consumers.

 

Digital printing is revolutionizing packaging by offering custom,...


You’ve probably tut-tutted when recently reading about the number of recycling centers that are closing (...


Square is hip when it comes to efficiency in packaging in this case study analysis of Totino’s bold move to a square pizza that piles on the supply-chain savings.

 

Deep at heart, I am a child of the 80’s. One of the...


The Connected Package seamlessly informs and engages consumers where they are, enabled by an embedded and subtle, full-coverage digital watermark on packaging. And it has benefits for brands and retailers, too.

 

Product packaging has...


What packaging developments and insights riveted packaging professionals’ attention through the first half of 2016? Persistent trends, fabulous flexpacks, exciting sustainable materials, some fishy cans, a well-read foursome and a little self-...


Vault Brewing co-owner James Cain opens up about new brews, additional capacity, process improvements and other nitrogenated products like canned coffee and wine.

 

The frothy nitrogenated pour of Vault Brewing’s widget-less Nitro Can...


Bosch Packaging’s PME 4001 ZAP vertical form-fill-seal machine is the first in the world to produce sealed paper bags by using coated paper roll stock that can be recycled into paper streams. The bagger is applicable for free-flowing dry products...


This patented design shows a different side of reclosable packaging: The reclosure is located on the side of a bag rather than the top, a position that the inventor says provides better pour control to go along with product differentiation.

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With the changeover from May to June, our regular compilation reviews what articles drew the most attention this past month as measured by website metrics at PackagingDigest.com.

In short, May was about cans and trends. By cans we mean for...


Damen Soriente, Millennial, Rutgers packaging engineering Rising Star and 2015 graduate, talks about what his career looks like working in packaging for Coty’s Sally Hansen brand.

 

First there was our Rising Star series of notable...


Eco-Insights expert Robert M. Lilienfeld points out the invaluable lesson learned from a bathtub-shaped curve and what it means for sustainable packaging.

 

A bathtub shaped curve indicates that both too little and too much of...


We’re passionate about continuous improvement… always striving for highly creative and intelligent use of automation in our packaging systems.

By creating, controlling, and analyzing motion in ways not seen before, we produce simple and...


The Bilcare Solutions Division is a leading, global producer of a vast array of rigid films. We are part of the Bilcare Group, a global pharma packaging company with strong focus on research and innovations.

Our objective is to serve our...


Family-owned since 1937, we provide packaging comps, 3D rendering, color-managed premedia services, flexo printing plates, steel rule cutting dies and workflow management from production facilities across North America.


We’re building a world where businesses are leaders for environmental stewardship and products are designed from the start with sustainability in mind.

Our work is business-facing: we focus on design and production, rather than consumption....


We specialize in high-volume, precision injection molding for the medical, consumer packaging and high-end industrial markets. With our proprietary engineering processes and extensive manufacturing capabilities, there are no limits to what we can...


Luminite Products is the manufacturer of digital direct laser engraved and non-engraved flexographic print sleeves, cylinders and plates.  Our patented product, Load-N-Lok, is an "air sleeve" that does not require an air mandrel.  Our products are...


A better idea. A better solution. We want to find a better way.

We believe packaging represents the relationship between people and the products they use. Perimeter was started because we want to improve everyday life through better...


At Piedmont National, our solid values and unwavering commitment to our customers have created lasting relationships for over a half century. Our formula is simple- we stay true to our values of integrity, consistency and common sense. Piedmont...


Ideas move faster. Inspiration flows from one process to the next. Teams are aligned and working toward one goal. The result is better products made faster than ever before.

R&D/Leverage® provides Structural Brand Development and Mold...

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At the heart of our business is a team of talented experts driven by one passion—to exceed our customers’ expectations in everything we do. And, from our state-of-the-art technology, to our many years of experience, to the quality of the partners...

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.

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