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Kate Bertrand Connolly

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Packaging has played a pivotal role in the marketing of Concepts x Nike SB Lobster Dunk skateboarding shoes since Red Lobster Dunks debuted in 2008. Most recently, Concepts x Nike SB Green Lobster Dunks joined the product family at a lobster-themed event featuring...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking pharmaceutical packaging companies, brand owners and entities engaged at various levels of pharmaceutical distribution to make the prescription-drug supply chain more secure. The mechanism for the work will be a...

As the packaging professionals at Danone Argentina thought about how to package the company’s new, all-natural La Serenísima Original yogurt, they knew the packaging design had to communicate the product’s premium quality. But they also wanted a protective, durable...

How can a printer produce color labels, or possibly even flexible packaging, without ink, toner or ribbons? It can be done—with high-quality results—using thermal-imaging technology like that incorporated in the ZINK Zero Ink printing system, which is now available for...

Label language will be in the crosshairs for food and beverage packagers in the new year, with new and updated regulations increasing litigation risk in some instances. On-pack claims like “healthy,” “natural” and “no genetically modified organisms (GMO)” are on the...

DuPont officially ceased production of Legacy Tyvek 1073B and Legacy Tyvek 1059B at the end of 2018, signaling the start of a new era for medical-device and pharmaceutical packagers. Replacing the materials are Transition Tyvek 1073B and 1059B.

Transition Tyvek is...

Packaging is taking on a more prominent role in protecting opioids from abuse, misuse and theft, with innovative designs leading the way. One of these uses biometric (fingerprint) authorization to ensure that patients—and only patients—receive their prescribed doses of...

Pharmaceutical packaging, in the form of packs that control access to opioids, has been in the limelight recently, with recently enacted legislation driving regulatory changes in the United States.

With an eye on the new legislation and the U.S. opioid crisis more...