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Jenni Spinner

Freelance writer and former Packaging Digest senior editor Jenni Spinner is a trade journalist with more than two decades of experience in the field. While she has covered numerous industries (including construction, engineering, building security, food production and public works), packaging remains her favorite.

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As the use of cannabis becomes fully legal in an increasing number of states, consumers are clamoring for new cannabis-centric products, such as edibles, infused beverages, medical devices, health and beauty products, and more. Cannabis manufacturers need experienced...

Hygienic designs, robotic automation and improved inspection are among the key attributes of packaging systems engineered for demanding food applications.

Of the more than 2,000 exhibitors at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 (Sept. 23-25; Las Vegas), here are 10 new...

The new AV Slat View is designed to provide 100% inspection of tablets and capsules bottled with a slat filler. The scalable inspection machine from Antares Vision inspects uncoated and coated tablets, in addition to single-...

For packaging facilities tight on floorspace, technology improvements that help shrink equipment are most welcomed. And the new 3024 Ultra-Compact 24V DC static eliminator is designed for use in such...

The Aergo 2 Max PLC sealing machine has been upgraded with new and enhanced safety features. Suitable for medical and commercial applications, the sealer is typically used to seal large medical device-type packages with Tyvek lidding, in addition to other various low-...

The Midwest’s premier packaging event, MinnPack, will bring the latest equipment, technologies, automation systems and other attractions to Minneapolis on Oct. 23-24.

Located in the Minneapolis Convention Center,...

Refrigerated pickle maker Grillo’s Pickles has launched its Sandwich Maker dill slices in unusual tub packaging. While most pickle containers stand the whole or sliced preserved cucumbers inside on end, these packages lay the product on their side, mirroring how they...

Financially, the candy and snack industry is a healthy business. Increasingly, that term is becoming more literal as well. For example, according to the National Confectioners Association, by 2022 manufacturers pledge at least half of individually wrapped products will...

When EastPack lands in New York City June 11-13, the powerhouse packaging event will showcase emerging packaging equipment, smart technology, automation systems and other up-to-the-minute solutions.

Taking place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center,...