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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...

The No.1 article of 2018 on PackagingDigest.com was the entertaining slideshow of audience answers to the lead-in sentence “You know you’re a packaging engineer when…”...

Pro Pouch Squeeze, ProAmpac’s entry in the inverted pouches market for foods, personal care and other categories, is seeing a lot of interest.

 

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As many production runs continue to get smaller, some product manufacturers have been looking beyond expensive, fast changeover systems to semi-automatic or even manual...

The ecommerce channel is prime for promoting the circular economy, says Emmy Corman, package design engineer at Dollar Shave Club. And she’s got some ideas on how that can...

As medical device manufacturers look to automate their packaging operations, they must weigh capital equipment costs, production speeds and floorspace requirements or...

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...

What were the top stories in 2018 on PackagingDigest.com? We’ve already shared topic focused lists for...

Sterilization, integrity testing, anti-counterfeiting, logistics and supplier sourcing remain top concerns of packaging professionals at healthcare product manufacturing...

While Amazon’s ecommerce packaging news spiked in the second half of 2018 and commanded a lot of attention, sustainable packaging maintained steady and consistent interest...

News about egroceries, a case for branding, the pros and cons of ecommerce repacking, and Amazon (x4!) prove that online is where the action was at in 2018.

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Notable insights and sound bites Packaging Digest heard this year from experts at companies including Amazon, Frito-Lay, Anheuser Busch, HAVI, Jabil Packaging Solutions...

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 (...

Sustainability, ecommerce, customer experience, cannabis and snacking stand out, along with other trends, that represent significant influences on packaging design,...

It’s hard to imagine why any of us would not comply with the prescription from our doctor. After all, we initially went to the doctor to help treat our health issues. But...

A quintet of food packaging megahits this year messaged food safety, show-time innovations and advancements, the value of packaging-powered smiles and sweet and savory...

In 2016, a packaging buddy of mine, Dan Balan, was having some serious medical issues. He and I met for lunch to finish preparations for a two-day conference on food and...

Francesco Rinaldi has given its traditional pasta sauces a 21st century twist by adding augmented-reality technology to its packaging.

The Francesco Rinaldi AR App (...

Smart packaging predictions, Amazon’s new ecommerce packaging program with wide-reaching effects, and significant innovations galore starred last month with packaging...

Once upon a time in 2018, a cobot manufacturer, a contract packager and Conagra all had compelling stories to tell of packaging production flexibility, optimization and...

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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