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The PackEx tradeshow held in Toronto in mid-June included two packaging formats introduced by vendors that offer on-shelf distinction for enhanced branding.

 


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A scoop in lid for the new Building Block container of EAS Sports Nutrition protein powder supplements is reminiscent of Abbott Labs’ award-winning Similac baby formula packaging.

 


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The bag-in-box WaterBox that makes packaged water affordable in a sustainable format in two sizes is poised for bigger things, including entry into the U.S.

 


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Microwave Assisted Thermal Sterilization improves on retorting by minimizing time-temperature requirements to produce healthier foods and cleaner labels.


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Early results for our poll on the use of 3D printing in packaging indicate a technology with traction and promise for some, and questions, uncertainty and disinterest for others.

 


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Honesty is the best policy when it comes to sustainable packaging, says Eco-Insights blogger Robert (Bob) Lilienfeld, who provides a shining example.

 

 


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Check out these three new optimized developments for zippered pouches, product dispensing and foodservice container lidding that make packaging easier to use while improving sustainability and branding.

 


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A science-reflecting packaging redesign, debris-polluted oceans, a very intriguing beer launch and two virtual tours of trendy food packaging innovations found at tradeshows earned the Top 5 spots as the most popular articles


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A visit to the National Restaurant Show last week uncovered unconventional products and packaging from a no-handle Super Jug to fully-loaded brownie pouches (shown) to the first shelf-stable hummus multipack to Ghirardelli’s p


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Packaging is a key market for the company’s R&D efforts in bioplastics using PLA and, especially, its PHA polymers for use in existing products and to create entirely new products with enhanced functionality and features.


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Floreon’s patented polymer formulation yields PLA-based polymer blends suitable for thermoformed and injection-molded packaging that also show promise for film and blow-molding operations.

 


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What’s the best way to reduce confusion and increase recycling rates for packaging?


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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?


The PackEx tradeshow held in Toronto in mid-June included two packaging formats introduced by vendors that offer on-shelf distinction for enhanced branding.

 

These were from two booths with two different packaging formats with a...


A scoop in lid for the new Building Block container of EAS Sports Nutrition protein powder supplements is reminiscent of Abbott Labs’ award-winning Similac baby formula packaging.

 

Mimicry is the sincerest form of flattery and within...


The bag-in-box WaterBox that makes packaged water affordable in a sustainable format in two sizes is poised for bigger things, including entry into the U.S.

 

Leading Brands, Inc., Vancouver, Canada, has filed patent applications in...


Microwave Assisted Thermal Sterilization improves on retorting by minimizing time-temperature requirements to produce healthier foods and cleaner labels. We interview a company principal about packaging options and requirements for MATS.

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Early results for our poll on the use of 3D printing in packaging indicate a technology with traction and promise for some, and questions, uncertainty and disinterest for others.

 

We’re seeing interesting feedback in the early returns...


Honesty is the best policy when it comes to sustainable packaging, says Eco-Insights blogger Robert (Bob) Lilienfeld, who provides a shining example.

 

 

Contains no BPA. 100% recyclable. 100% compostable and/or biodegradable....


Check out these three new optimized developments for zippered pouches, product dispensing and foodservice container lidding that make packaging easier to use while improving sustainability and branding.

 

We start with a new...


A science-reflecting packaging redesign, debris-polluted oceans, a very intriguing beer launch and two virtual tours of trendy food packaging innovations found at tradeshows earned the Top 5 spots as the most popular articles at PackagingDigest....


A visit to the National Restaurant Show last week uncovered unconventional products and packaging from a no-handle Super Jug to fully-loaded brownie pouches (shown) to the first shelf-stable hummus multipack to Ghirardelli’s pouch-driven...


Packaging is a key market for the company’s R&D efforts in bioplastics using PLA and, especially, its PHA polymers for use in existing products and to create entirely new products with enhanced functionality and features.

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Floreon’s patented polymer formulation yields PLA-based polymer blends suitable for thermoformed and injection-molded packaging that also show promise for film and blow-molding operations.

 

Bioplastic technology company ...


What’s the best way to reduce confusion and increase recycling rates for packaging? According to Eco-Insights blogger Robert (Bob) Lilienfeld, we should start by leveling the playing field between national and store brands.

 

 

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CustomWave RFID Solutions from R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Chicago, are positioned as a cost-effective, high-performance and environmentally friendly radio-frequency identification (RFID)-enabled smart label for packaging...


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...


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...


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, July 7, 2015 to Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Thought leaders and disruptive thinkers made last year's Global Food & Beverage Packaging Summit a blockbuster event. This year, we're upping the game with a program that looks ahead to tomorrow's challenges and directs you to viable solutions...

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.