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The patent-pending resealable SmarterSeal claims to be a better, more practical solution for brands to address consumers' hygiene worries associated with drinking beverages and other canned products.

 


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SaltWorks’ custom-engineered new packaging, which took 24 months’ R&D to perfect, is stunning in looks and impressive in function.

 


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When it comes to big dollars, product damage claims have the potential to rise to the top of a lot of internal reports and executive dashboards—especially if you’re shipping via complex and/or multi-touch methods.

 


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Four industry experts leading the discussion surrounding compostable food packaging do some myth-busting while pointing to the technical and commercial realities in this recent webinar.

 


Article

New easy-grip shape and drip-reducing flip-top lid make this bottle the cream of the non-dairy crop when it comes to packaging-driven convenience.

 


Company

Discover Optel Medevon – an all-new, yet well-established supplier of choice, providing customized inspection automation solutions that comply with device identification regulatory requirements.


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High pressure processing (HPP) systems vendor Hiperbaric shares an inside view on a market experiencing robust growth according to industry forecasts.

 


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Big thinking at Cal Poly: The bold new all-encompassing Center for Packaging Value Chain initiative helps define the college’s packaging program going forward.

 

Value of Convenience Chelsea Part II

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What's convenience and packaging got to do with food waste? More than you think, a point that hits home with consumers.

 

Sometimes, the best way to solve a problem is by avoiding it.


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Engineered for food products for institutional and foodservice markets, the InPack container has a tamper-evident lid that easy flips up and stays open for easy access and pouring.


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Prototypes are made of the Zipspout bag, the new name for the Easy Pour bag from inventor Alan Olan that optimizes pouring by locating the pour-spout on the side of the bag rather than the top.

 


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A new product-focused promotion from AMERIPEN presents some interesting facts about the efficiency of packaging to help reduce food waste. Can you guess what the product is?

 


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Now that FedEx’s dimensional weight factor is on the move again, it may take a combination of tactics to balance out the cost impact of packaged shipments.


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E-commerce. Food waste reduction. Sustainable Materials Management. The Circular Economy.

 


Company

Pak West specializes in collaborating with companies to take their growth to the next level.


The patent-pending resealable SmarterSeal claims to be a better, more practical solution for brands to address consumers' hygiene worries associated with drinking beverages and other canned products.

 

Ever have doubts about how clean...


SaltWorks’ custom-engineered new packaging, which took 24 months’ R&D to perfect, is stunning in looks and impressive in function.

 

SaltWorks’ CEO Mark Zoske set out to reinvent the Woodinville, WA, company’s product packaging for...


When it comes to big dollars, product damage claims have the potential to rise to the top of a lot of internal reports and executive dashboards—especially if you’re shipping via complex and/or multi-touch methods.

 

While everyone...


Four industry experts leading the discussion surrounding compostable food packaging do some myth-busting while pointing to the technical and commercial realities in this recent webinar.

 

Myth-busting is a two-step process: First...


New easy-grip shape and drip-reducing flip-top lid make this bottle the cream of the non-dairy crop when it comes to packaging-driven convenience.

 

It requires a skillful design that can take an iconic shape and modernize it in a...


High pressure processing (HPP) systems vendor Hiperbaric shares an inside view on a market experiencing robust growth according to industry forecasts.

 

High-pressure processing (HPP), a nonthermal product treatment applicable for a...


Big thinking at Cal Poly: The bold new all-encompassing Center for Packaging Value Chain initiative helps define the college’s packaging program going forward.

 

The Center for Packaging Value Chain could be viewed as...

Value of Convenience Chelsea Part II

What's convenience and packaging got to do with food waste? More than you think, a point that hits home with consumers.

 

Sometimes, the best way to solve a problem is by avoiding it.

Take food waste, for example. Consumers...


Engineered for food products for institutional and foodservice markets, the InPack container has a tamper-evident lid that easy flips up and stays open for easy access and pouring. From...


Prototypes are made of the Zipspout bag, the new name for the Easy Pour bag from inventor Alan Olan that optimizes pouring by locating the pour-spout on the side of the bag rather than the top.

 

We first met inventor Alan Olin of Olin...


A new product-focused promotion from AMERIPEN presents some interesting facts about the efficiency of packaging to help reduce food waste. Can you guess what the product is?

 

This packaging quiz is courtesy of a new campaign from...


Now that FedEx’s dimensional weight factor is on the move again, it may take a combination of tactics to balance out the cost impact of packaged shipments.

Is this déjà vu? Did I just wake up from a long winter’s slumber way too early? I...


E-commerce. Food waste reduction. Sustainable Materials Management. The Circular Economy.

 

What a great time to be in the packaging business! Pick just one of these paradigm shifters to focus on and your packaging R&D and design...


We celebrate 2016 with this 6-pack of the year’s top beverage packaging articles. Spoiler alert: It’s all about wine and beer.

 

The winding down of 2016 signals the start of celebrations that often acknowledge the past months’...


The Avantage cap that opens with one hand also clearly indicates tamper-evidence and has an integrated drop band that tethers it to the bottle.

 

Do you like things that conveniently open with the push of a button? Then you'd probably...


Discover Optel Medevon – an all-new, yet well-established supplier of choice, providing customized inspection automation solutions that comply with device identification regulatory requirements.

Leveraging the renowned expertise and 25...


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...


Pak West specializes in collaborating with companies to take their growth to the next level. Whether it’s elevating the product packaging for longer shelf life or better shelf presence, introducing new or better packaging equipment due to...


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...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 to Thursday, May 4, 2017

BIOMEDevice is New England’s source for every aspect of medical device design and development, including packaging solutions. Find the materials, technologies, ideas, equipment and suppliers you need.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to Thursday, May 18, 2017

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

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to Thursday, May 18, 2017

At ATX Canada 2017, be inspired by the latest technologies and insights applicable to packaging operation, including robotics, motion control, vision, rapid prototyping, software and more.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to Thursday, May 18, 2017

Toronto Powder & Bulk Solids 2017 puts you face-to-face with North America’s leading suppliers displaying hundreds of solutions, including packaging, to help accelerate product-to-market.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 to Thursday, June 15, 2017

EastPack 2017 packages up new technologies and solutions from hundreds of suppliers. Plus, gain insights from the free presentations at Center Stage, Tech Theater and during the Innovation Tours.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 to Thursday, June 15, 2017

For more than 30 years, MD&M East has been the trusted resource for every aspect of medical device development, including packaging, to take your product from concept to commercialization.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 to Thursday, June 15, 2017

At ATX East 2017, meet with top automation experts and see solutions geared toward maximizing your packaging productivity and profitability.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 to Thursday, June 15, 2017

Quality drives productivity and productivity drives revenues. For critical packaging functions, Quality Expo 2017 brings focus to technology, equipment, materials and services that support quality.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to Thursday, November 9, 2017

At MinnPack 2017, experience the newest packaging technologies and equipment first-hand, meet suppliers one-on-one and compare solutions side-by-side.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to Thursday, November 9, 2017

Attend MD&M Minneapolis 2017 and find everything you need to design and develop the next generation of medical devices and equipment, including packaging solutions.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to Thursday, November 9, 2017

ATX Minneapolis 2017 gives you direct access to knowledgeable suppliers, the latest technologies and networking opportunities. Plus it has access to five other related manufacturing events.