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New developments and trends related to digital technologies, labeling, sustainable packaging and food packaging topped the shortlist of articles that resonated best with packaging professionals at the start of 2016.


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A recent delivery from Amazon went beyond frustration free because it also used efficient packaging that resulted in a highly satisfying user experience.

 


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Sparked by a Shark Tank episode and the latest variation on a packaging concept for single-serve wine, Couple interlocks two wine glasses using an integrated stem for efficient stacking and shrink wrapping.

 


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Customizable vacuum bags premarked with length indicators help users quickly and visually determine the netweight of bagged items of different weights and bag lengths.

 


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Eliminating labels appears to be the next step beyond thin-walling of containers in source-reducing packaging.


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Packaging articles about design, pouches, fantastic foods, automation and beer closed out 2015 on a high note.

 


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National Brands responds to counterfeiting of its largest-selling product with a hologram-enabled authentication solution on the packaging.

 


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A “brainy” new approach to design, stinging criticism of new packaging and new options in cannabis packaging all head the list of the past month’s best-read articles.

 


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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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A grain waste byproduct from the brewing process for Outlaw Series beer is mixed with recycled fiber to create one-of-a-kind, sustainably-produced textured paper labels that are sourced locally.

 


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Wolfgang Puck Coffee is walking the talk when it comes to sustainable packaging. The brand has announced it is switching to recyclable single-serve coffee pods to reduce the number of used pods going to landfill.


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If the aim in sustainability and sustainable packaging decisions is firmly focused on recycling, then we’re off target, opines Eco-Insights blogger Robert Lilienfeld.

 


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High pressure processing (HPP) is a non-thermal, post-packaged process that is a viable alternative to heat and other food processing methods.


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Food and beverage trends, logo location, a throwback to September’s best, unique wine bottles and the emerging science of neurodesign all stand a cut above the rest.


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Retailer chain Fresh & Easy’s branded seafood packaging carries a Fresh Meter time-temperature-indicator (TTI) label that, activated inline during packaging, provides assurance of high-quality, safe foods from store to hom


New developments and trends related to digital technologies, labeling, sustainable packaging and food packaging topped the shortlist of articles that resonated best with packaging professionals at the start of 2016.

 

If you live in...


A recent delivery from Amazon went beyond frustration free because it also used efficient packaging that resulted in a highly satisfying user experience.

 

Amazon boasts Frustration-Free Packaging for many of its items and that’s...


Sparked by a Shark Tank episode and the latest variation on a packaging concept for single-serve wine, Couple interlocks two wine glasses using an integrated stem for efficient stacking and shrink wrapping.

 

While building a better...


Customizable vacuum bags premarked with length indicators help users quickly and visually determine the netweight of bagged items of different weights and bag lengths.

 

Patrick Tatom is an inventive kind of guy, which crystallized...


Eliminating labels appears to be the next step beyond thin-walling of containers in source-reducing packaging. We’ve seen it most recently with a method that relies on a special coating onto packaging substrates so that a lower-power laser can...


Packaging articles about design, pouches, fantastic foods, automation and beer closed out 2015 on a high note.

 

Welcome to 2016! 2015 went out with a bang at PackagingDigest.com via a variety of top story compilations of the past year...


National Brands responds to counterfeiting of its largest-selling product with a hologram-enabled authentication solution on the packaging.

 

Building a brand is like raising children. You nurture and protect them because you want them...


A “brainy” new approach to design, stinging criticism of new packaging and new options in cannabis packaging all head the list of the past month’s best-read articles.

 

With the ongoing presidential candidates’ debates along with...


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...


A grain waste byproduct from the brewing process for Outlaw Series beer is mixed with recycled fiber to create one-of-a-kind, sustainably-produced textured paper labels that are sourced locally.

 

Every bottle of Outlaw Series beer is...


Wolfgang Puck Coffee is walking the talk when it comes to sustainable packaging. The brand has announced it is switching to recyclable single-serve coffee pods to reduce the number of used pods going to landfill. The recyclable EcoCup pods, from...


If the aim in sustainability and sustainable packaging decisions is firmly focused on recycling, then we’re off target, opines Eco-Insights blogger Robert Lilienfeld.

 

Recycling is not a new phenomenon. From the...


High pressure processing (HPP) is a non-thermal, post-packaged process that is a viable alternative to heat and other food processing methods. It’s a globally recognized natural process that provides food safety and extended shelf-life without...


Food and beverage trends, logo location, a throwback to September’s best, unique wine bottles and the emerging science of neurodesign all stand a cut above the rest. See what news and insights your packaging peers found most intriguing. 

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Retailer chain Fresh & Easy’s branded seafood packaging carries a Fresh Meter time-temperature-indicator (TTI) label that, activated inline during packaging, provides assurance of high-quality, safe foods from store to home.

 

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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, February 9, 2016 to Thursday, February 11, 2016

At WestPack, identify new, more cost-effective products, technologies and processes to help accelerate your packaging projects.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 to Thursday, February 11, 2016

Attend MD&M West for access to the products, technologies, ideas and suppliers for all product development stages.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 to Thursday, February 11, 2016

At Pharmapack Europe, find hundreds of packaging solutions and drug delivery technology suppliers that serve the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and veterinary markets.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 to Thursday, April 14, 2016

At  BIOMEDevice Boston, find new materials, technologies, ideas and equipment from hundreds of qualified suppliers, quickly and easily.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 to Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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

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.

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.