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The crusade to reduce plastic in beverage and food packaging continues, with PepsiCo Inc. announcing this month (September 2019) that it aims to reduce use of virgin...

When biopharmaceutical company Bilthoven Biologicals (BBio) in the Netherlands recently implemented a label management system (LMS), its pharmaceutical packaging operation...

When you (literally) hit a wall when laying out your packaging line, you could get creative Tetris-style. But that might introduce gaps or other hiccups at transfer points...

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...

The context in which a package is used should always be a consideration in packaging design—and never more so than when the product in...

How you can help move the packaging industry forward

Whether you have two years of experience in your packaging career or 20, your unique insights can help your peers—and the industry as a whole—advance. In this latest...

Between enjoying an end-of-summer vacation and preparing for a new school year, last month packaging professionals kept up to date on design and sustainability trends...

Coca-Cola European Partners commits to 100% recycled plastic bottles for Honest teas, Glacéau Smartwater and Chaudfontaine brands—and to trialing refillable glass bottles...

Today’s shopper expects multiple choices—in products and in type of packaging. That’s one of the reasons a brand’s number of...

For packaging facilities tight on floorspace, technology improvements that help shrink equipment are...

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...

Six trends are shaping the future of global pharmaceutical packaging, according to research and analysis from researchers at Pharmapack Europe. Their results, summarized...

Printing labels with high-quality graphics plus real-time variable data, such as barcodes, is challenging—particularly for pharmaceutical packaging applications, in which...

The 20-oz aluminum cup will be tested with major venues and concessionaires across the U.S. starting September 2019 at Colorado University.

 

The ongoing...

Straw-free plastic sippy cups for adults, PET growlers, BPA issues, leveraging Instagram, compostable coffee bags, digitally printed pouches and more all made news this...

How packaging suppliers can deepen their value to customers

When it comes to packaging solutions, brands need more than just a product that works. Watch this short video (1:17 minutes) to hear what packaging users really need from...

With so many packaging suppliers out there, is there a way of measuring and identifying the good ones? Yes, there is! A McKinsey & Co. executive shares a formula for...

You can purchase your own heat sealer that runs on AA batteries and fits in your hand for just $39.95 plus shipping from The Grommet.

 

Tiny is big these days...

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

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Simple to install and easy to use, the QL-120X produces premium 1200 x 1200 dpi color labels for short or long production runs and will be on display at MinnPack 2019...

The water brand unveils a quintet of initiatives to align with parent company Coca-Cola’s goal of packaging containing 50% recycled material by 2030 as part of a circular...