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Winter is here, and with it all the glitzy brouhaha that surrounds the holidays. For most people, it is a time to surrender to the festive spirit and indulge in anything...

More durable formulation optimizes the reuse of glass bottles to save significant amounts of energy and resources over and above the benefits of recycling.

 

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Carlton & United Breweries (CUB), owner of the Strongbow international cider brand, sought to launch a product and packaging that injected excitement and allure into...

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

A consumer-convenient packaging format that provides source reduction and improved product evacuation for less waste overall is turning the market for condiments and other...

All year long readers have been voting for the top beverage articles of the year that include a circuited beer cup, a chilling development, water repackaged, a novel tea...

When it comes to plastics and sustainability, packaging professionals are hyper aware there is an attitude or perception problem—69% of respondents in the 2018 Sustainable...

On Oct. 3, 2018, collaborative robot trailblazer Rethink Robotics shocked the industrial automation world by closing down its business. Since then, two companies have...

Robots are joining the industrial human workforce in large numbers. But how do workers know if the machine beside them is an inherently-safe collaborative robot or not?...

The clock is ticking for brands to get on board with Amazon’s new Frustration-Free Packaging program. Vendors of select products sold and fulfilled by Amazon have until...

For consumers who like to deep-fry their bird on Thanksgiving, LoCo Cookers has introduced a new product to use with its turkey fryers: LoCo Peanut Oil Blend. The food...

A key theme in this year’s conversations on sustainable packaging has been what to do about the (mostly) plastic packaging that ends up as marine litter. This year has...

Motors serve as integral components of motion control systems for industrial conveyors. Typically, conveyor applications operate at either a constant or variable speed,...

Just in time for Veteran’s Day, Greek yogurt brand Chobani has launched a product in patriotic packaging to benefit veterans and their families.

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Eco-conscious beauty and personal-care brand owners now have an array of sustainable packaging options with the new Verdant line of bottles, tubes, jars and closures. The...

When it comes to manufacturing packaging for their products, businesses are keenly aware of the importance of using equipment that is up-to-date and in perfect working...

Environmental consciousness is a core value for Tokyo-based Kao Group, informing all aspects of its business and driving the global organization’s efforts in sustainable...

Intelligent integration of automation in your packaging operation starts long before a company places an order for its first robot, says Rick Brookshire, group product...

Flexible production—being able to run one pack style today and a different one tomorrow—ensures a competitive edge in the market. That’s the advantage of a new...

News, ideas and advice about packaging sustainability captivated our audience in the month of October 2018. All five of the best-read articles on PackagingDigest.com...

With less than 60 days before we flip our calendars to a new year, we’ve started to think about how packaging might evolve in 2019. Smart packaging is one area that’s sure...