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For those of us working in the sustainable materials management space, we’ve understood for a long time that plastic pollution in the world’s oceans has been a serious...

Billed as a “game-changing development” in terms of uptime and productivity, the new inFinity tunnel induction sealing coil can handle nearly all types of containers...

Nurses and technicians were quite vocal as they opened medical device packages submitted for feedback during HealthPack’s annual “Voice of the Customer—Nurses &...

A new sophisticated de-aeration technique allows multinational engineered materials manufacturer J.M. Huber Corp. to be the first to package precipitated amorphous silica...

For sterile medical devices, it’s critical that the seal on the package be completely intact to maintain product sterility. Seal defects can include voids, wrinkles, dust...

Packaging designers and manufacturers are increasingly taking up the practice of “lightweighting.” Cited as...

Aptar Pharma is expanding its operations in Congers, NY, with new capabilities for manufacturing elastomer components.

Bas Van Buijtenen, president of the...

Dissolvable film has enabled single-use versions of many non-solid products that otherwise could only be packaged in bulk, including personal care and household products...

Food manufacturers across the globe have been relying on x-ray technology since the early 1990s to protect consumers, reduce the risk of product recalls and safeguard...

How can you increase the recycling of your flexible packaging? Would a demand for recycled-content material in new flexible packages help? Jeff Wooster, global...

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

High-pressure processing (HPP) has become the darling of the food and beverage markets over the last couple years for several good reasons: better product quality and...

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.

 

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In the last two years, respondents to the Packaging Digest Packaging CapEx study have said they expect their capital expenditures to be more than the previous...

The month of February wasn’t short on new packaging designs and sustainability issues that captured the attention of our global audience—from Frito-Lay’s smart packaging...

“I wish people would stop calling PLA* a bioplastic…” said Steve Davies, director of public affairs and communications at NatureWorks during a recent meeting of the...

Expert Gary Kestenbaum offers suggestions for addressing filler and filling risks to initiate a series of packaging equipment-focused food safety blogs across a typical...

A few years ago Tim Early envisioned a unique approach to staffing and consulting—described below as “an open-talent economy format”—and so he founded Network Packaging...

With its annual Tube of the Year program, The Tube Council celebrates what it calls the “best and most innovative” tubes in the Personal Care, Oral Care,...

As medical device companies work to ensure compliance with Unique Device Identification, they’re still dealing with on-going tasks such as ensuring package integrity. A...

Amidst the glitz and glamour of the 2017 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards gala, what really sparkled were the technical and design innovations on display, including...