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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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3D technology provider ConceptSauce leverages cloud-based interactive applications for virtual shopping, 3D animations, concept visualisation and, most importantly for this audience, real-time online tools for pac


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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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We dispense for your discernment a quintet of the best-read beer articles in 2015 that center on breakthrough packaging formats and innovative package designs.

 


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Most packaging prototypes created on 3D printers are decorated in a secondary process, usually by adding a label after the fact. But did you know that you can create full/multi-color prototypes or parts in one step?


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A 3D-printing expert discusses the packaging-specific uses and benefits of using the technology in this Packaging Digest exclusive.

 


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Delkor’s IDS/Process Expo booth displayed multiple multipack variations that improve efficiency and convenience for packaging operations and packages to benefit packagers, retailers and consumers.  

 


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Resealable stand-up pouches are the packaging format of choice for the expansion of the Crazy About Cookies brand from fundraising and foodservice channels into retail.

 


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A patent for a “flexible tube with gussets” from Ampac promises a source-reduced format for food, shampoo and other viscous products that improves product evacuation from the package to reduce waste.

 


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R&D/Leverage’s new Opti-Sim virtual prototyping tool lets PET packagers model a bottle concept’s impact on engineering, operations and marketing by performing a complete range of diagnostic, real-world simulations


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EPE’s organic growth over the past four decades has allowed for development and understanding of a wide array of packaging products and services.


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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.

 


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...


3D technology provider ConceptSauce leverages cloud-based interactive applications for virtual shopping, 3D animations, concept visualisation and, most importantly for this audience, real-time online tools for package development and...


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...


We dispense for your discernment a quintet of the best-read beer articles in 2015 that center on breakthrough packaging formats and innovative package designs.

 

While we Americans pride ourselves in being #1 in just about everything,...


Most packaging prototypes created on 3D printers are decorated in a secondary process, usually by adding a label after the fact. But did you know that you can create full/multi-color prototypes or parts in one step?

The samples seen at the...


A 3D-printing expert discusses the packaging-specific uses and benefits of using the technology in this Packaging Digest exclusive.

 

Paul Pavolich is vice president of ...


Delkor’s IDS/Process Expo booth displayed multiple multipack variations that improve efficiency and convenience for packaging operations and packages to benefit packagers, retailers and consumers.  

 

The Delkor Systems Inc....


Resealable stand-up pouches are the packaging format of choice for the expansion of the Crazy About Cookies brand from fundraising and foodservice channels into retail.

 

When it comes to packaging for cookie dough, tubs, chubs and...


A patent for a “flexible tube with gussets” from Ampac promises a source-reduced format for food, shampoo and other viscous products that improves product evacuation from the package to reduce waste.

 

Sal Pellingra, a popular...


R&D/Leverage’s new Opti-Sim virtual prototyping tool lets PET packagers model a bottle concept’s impact on engineering, operations and marketing by performing a complete range of diagnostic, real-world simulations in addressing myriad...


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...


SIPA’s packaging development project to produce a complexly contoured PET elephant bottle leveraged the use of 3D printing and took only two months’ time.

 

In our recent poll on 3D printing for packaging, we asked poll-takers about...


  • Body Dimensions has been the forerunner of many current trends in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals for over a decade.  We offer a complete range of services under one roof that are designed to satisfy your needs whether small volume...

Pucks are our specialty. Partner with Advantage Puck as your full-service puck supplier, and you get today’s most innovative technologies, 3-D designs, FDM prototypes and fast turnaround… all at competitive pricing.

We also offer our clients...


CIDEAS is a leading full-service, 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing center, offering custom rapid prototyping and manufacturing solutions to thousands of engineers and product developers worldwide, since 1998.

Utilizing over 24 large...


EPE’s organic growth over the past four decades has allowed for development and understanding of a wide array of packaging products and services. As a leading global manufacturer of packaging materials, EPE’s breadth of products encompasses...

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

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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

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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.