If you’re interested in an informative and fast read on the subject of flexible packaging, this is for you — an all-in-one location for a steady stream of curated news and developments in this dynamic market.
You’ll find regularly updated news and developments in the ever-widening world of applications for pouches, bags, films, and other types of flexible packaging sourced from supplier breakthroughs, brand launches, and other advances of interest. The content is selected from Tweets by stakeholders in the flexible packaging supply chain supplemented by content drawn from the Twitter feeds of sister publications Packaging Digest and PlasticsToday. Return to this page to quickly scroll through to see what you’ve missed.
Tipa, G.Mondini report compostable films breakthrough in packaging wet food products.
Report: flexible packaging growing at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2022 to 2028.
ProAmpac acquires foodservice packaging-focused Specialty Packaging.
Parkside creates compostable packaging for Cutter & Squidge’s range of baked treats to replace previously non-recyclable plastic packaging.
Mondelez joins Flexible Plastic Fund FlexCollect project in the UK.
Velcro teases recyclable closure for flexibles.
UK’s biggest household recycling program for flexible packaging.
ExxonMobil's high-performance multilayer films.
Packets of oatmeal could use some some sustainable self-promotion.
What LasX Industries and partner Karlville bring to the flex-pack table.
Reifenhäuser Blown Film highlights three advanced solutions for economical, sustainable films.
In partnership with supermarket chain Lidl, Trioworld launching PCR film in Sweden.
Winpak’s ReFresh films line includes monomaterial sustainable options.
ProAmpac’s ProActive PCR Retort pouch has minimum 30% PCR.
Clay film prolongs the shelf life of produce.
ASTM’s plastics committee is developing a proposed standard that will help manufacturers to measure material properties for polyolefin films.
Curbside recyclable high-barrier stand-up pouch wins top Dow award.
MN companies mobilize on flex-pack recycling.
ePac Flexible Packaging opens first plant in Australia.
Innovia Films opens up new multilayer line at Poland plant.
First of its kind fully recyclable, 100% paper pouch.
Why reclosability is important for flexible packaging.
What can you do with one million pieces of empty pet food bags?
Masterbatch enables flexible packaging that uses 35% less plastic.
Printed film-sealed fruit packs make a "berry" good impression.
Biodegradable starch-based film is engineered for food packaging.
Enzymatic depolymerization closes the loop for PVDC-coated PET barrier films.
Stretch films market expanding at 4.7% CAGR.
First inkjet-printable film with 90% PCR content.
Flexible packaging enters a crucial period.
Interesting edible film packaging promo spotted.
Trend in packaging-reducing refill pouches enters a new category.
Gummies' compostable pouch got our attention, wish we knew more.
Flexible by design: brand now supports Ukraine.
Frito-Lay compostable snacks bags spotlighted at Coachella.
Pouch graphics design is elegant, yet exciting.
BOPA films market advancing at a 5.3% CAGR.
Lowest carbon footprint: Flexible packaging made from advanced recycling and recycled again.
Lidding market growing at 5.9% CAGR.
Sealed Air, ExxonMobil, Ahold Delhaize to recycle flexible packaging for food back into food-grade packaging.
Global flexible paper packaging market report publishing in June.
Hormel’s La Victoria brand enchilada sauces introduces flat-bottom, stand-up reclosable cap pouches.
Unusual flexible cone packaging.
Merlin Project, a new delamination process for multilayer flexible packaging.
Collation shrink-films market growing 5.9% yearly.
Packaging Digest Podcast: Frito-Lay’s compostable packaging experiment.
Outstanding growth expected for flexible packaging in healthcare.
TricorBraun to acquire one of the largest flexible packaging distributors in North America.
ProAmpac MRE pouches headed to space.
Hard Iced tea Pouch has finger-hold carry handle and dispensing spigot.
Flexible packaging made from plastic litter is making a difference in New Zealand.
If you'd like to see more, check out Breaking News in Flexible Packaging March 2022.