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Flexible Packaging

Creative examples of flexible packaging, from resealable pouches to flexible film. Learn about five- and three-layer coextruders, stretch sleeves and more related to the fast-growing field of flexible packaging.

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Two German companies have successfully tested a process to remove ink from twofold low-density polyethylene films used extensively in packaging applications.

 


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From precise performance characteristics to an Amazon storage exemption and the creation of a proprietary appliance, the SoChatti pouch is more than a novel gourmet chocolate experience.

 


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These flexible packaging innovations showcase exceptional convenience, utility, sustainability, and shelf impact.


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Flexible packaging is heavily into the salty snack market. Impulse sales of salty snacks soar at convenience-stores-connected-to-gas-stations.


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For packagers of medical devices and other low- to mid-volume healthcare products, versatility—more so than speed—is a top requirement for vertical form-fill-seal (vffs) packaging.


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Finding affordable automation for small-volume operations—like start-up companies or productions with frequent changeovers—is about as hard as finding a teenager not affixed to a smartphone.


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When packaging is at its value-added best, it may even help make production lines more efficient. Flexible packaging specialty company Shakoflex (Shako Flexipack Pvt.


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Packagers’ desire for less packaging waste and greater operational efficiency, including improved infeed systems, is driving advancements in premade-pouch fillers/sealers.


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Werner & Mertz, a German company that specializes in home-care products, has partnered with Mondi Group to create the ultimate in consumer-friendly sustainable packaging: The companies have developed a 100% recyclable pouc


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Technological innovation, sustainability concerns and attractive economics are among the reasons for the phenomenal growth of flexible packaging in the last two decades in the U.S.


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A booth at the Powder & Bulk Solids show yielded a pair of breakthrough flexible packaging innovations, the Termalock Powder Bag and Flexible Bucket, applicable for food ingredients and more.

 


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The PNP-1 (Pick n Place) system allows empty pouches and bags to be labeled at up to 60 units a minute.


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Open Systems was founded in 1976 to deliver powerful business accounting software and complete ERP solutions and services. Since CEO Dr.


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Outstanding innovations in flexible packaging happen on a rather frequent basis. But each year at this time, we get to see the best in the industry as the Flexible Packaging Assn.


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Attention to detail differentiates contract packager Cascata Packaging LLC in the flexible packaging service market for viscous liquids like baby food and sports nutrition products.


Two German companies have successfully tested a process to remove ink from twofold low-density polyethylene films used extensively in packaging applications.

 

Flexible packaging offers a host of sustainability benefits...


From precise performance characteristics to an Amazon storage exemption and the creation of a proprietary appliance, the SoChatti pouch is more than a novel gourmet chocolate experience.

 

Gourmet foods and pouches are an uncommon...


These flexible packaging innovations showcase exceptional convenience, utility, sustainability, and shelf impact.

Innovative flexibility in structure, sustainability, convenience, and utility characterized the winners in The Flexible...


Flexible packaging is heavily into the salty snack market. Impulse sales of salty snacks soar at convenience-stores-connected-to-gas-stations. Packaging machinery wizard John Henry wonders, “Will Frito-Lay still need all its vertical form-fill-...


For packagers of medical devices and other low- to mid-volume healthcare products, versatility—more so than speed—is a top requirement for vertical form-fill-seal (vffs) packaging. Vffs equipment must be able to handle a variety of pouch sizes and...


Finding affordable automation for small-volume operations—like start-up companies or productions with frequent changeovers—is about as hard as finding a teenager not affixed to a smartphone. But the need is great and packaging machinery...


When packaging is at its value-added best, it may even help make production lines more efficient. Flexible packaging specialty company Shakoflex (Shako Flexipack Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India) asserts that its Front-Loading Zipper (FLZ) pouches allow...


Packagers’ desire for less packaging waste and greater operational efficiency, including improved infeed systems, is driving advancements in premade-pouch fillers/sealers.

Packaging Digest asked executives from three equipment...


Werner & Mertz, a German company that specializes in home-care products, has partnered with Mondi Group to create the ultimate in consumer-friendly sustainable packaging: The companies have developed a 100% recyclable pouch decorated with...


Technological innovation, sustainability concerns and attractive economics are among the reasons for the phenomenal growth of flexible packaging in the last two decades in the U.S. With an estimated $31 billion in sales in 2017, according to the...


A booth at the Powder & Bulk Solids show yielded a pair of breakthrough flexible packaging innovations, the Termalock Powder Bag and Flexible Bucket, applicable for food ingredients and more.

 

It’s not just people who bulk up, but...


The PNP-1 (Pick n Place) system allows empty pouches and bags to be labeled at up to 60 units a minute. Manufactured by HSAUSA LLC and distributed by...


Outstanding innovations in flexible packaging happen on a rather frequent basis. But each year at this time, we get to see the best in the industry as the Flexible Packaging Assn. honors the winners of its annual Flexible Packaging Achievement...


Attention to detail differentiates contract packager Cascata Packaging LLC in the flexible packaging service market for viscous liquids like baby food and sports nutrition products. The company’s transparency, integrity and customer-friendly...


Skratch Lab's redesign of its entire product portfolio with new digitally-printed, highly functional packaging creates a more pleasing shopping and user experience for fitness enthusiasts.

 

Starting from scratch is SOP for Skratch...


Alpha Poly is a family business created in November of 1989. The primary product produced was a polyethylene bag for the waste management industry. Since then we’ve diversified to include a wide array of categories for a broad range of industries...


We offer a variety of custom flexible packaging solutions to converters and end-users including, toll converting, stock bags, Stand-Up pouches and laminated roll stock. With over 50 years of experience in the flexible packaging industry, we have...


Fres-co System USA, Inc. is a privately owned packaging manufacturing company headquartered in Telford, Pennsylvania, with an additional manufacturing facility in Red Oak, Iowa. For more than 30 years, Fres-co has served leading companies from...


Founded May 1993, IMPAK provides innovative packaging solutions for the aerospace, computer, electronic, medical, food and consumer product industries.

IMPAK offers the complete “Sorbent System”: packaging, sealing equipment, and sorbents....


MRI Flexible Packaging turns bright ideas into brilliant labels. MRI leads the industry with state of the art equipment and unparalleled service that provides our customers with the highest quality comprehensive labeling solutions. Our stretch...


In a larger sense, our companies manufacture much more than machines and bags: We deliver dependable, packaging solutions that are built to last. Our collective experience is measured in decades, and some of our brands represent the very...


RIZONE Group Corporation is a large enterprise group specializing in the manufacture of flexible packaging products and plastic vacuum thermoforming products. Rizone is certified QS and ISO9001-2008, HACCP, BRC. Mainly markets spread world wide as...


Our top priority is to provide our customers the right flexible packaging material for their particular application. For over 75 years Rollprint has been providing medical, pharmaceutical, industrial, food and commercial packaging solutions to its...


Temkin manufactures premium custom and stock flexible film packaging that is fully adjustable for size, material, and print. As a domestic manufacturer, Temkin is able to deliver quality, versatile, and effective packaging solutions in industry-...


Toray Plastics (America), Inc., located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island (go to www.toraytpa.com), and founded in 1985, is the global leader in the innovation and manufacture of advanced polypropylene,...


Our vision is to be a leading flexible packaging solution provider with a distinctive global market position founded on our exceptional customer service, deep industry knowledge, top-of-the-line supplier portfolio, and collaborative approach...


We are the only manufacturers of stretch film in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and West Virginia. With our state of the art machines and one of a kind fully automatic manufacturing plant we can make high quality cast stretch film. Our multi-layer cast...


YAXIN PLASTICS, a shared holding corporation founded in October 2,000, is a highly respected manufacturer of flexible plastic packaging. Our new factory in Junan, Shangdong Province, China is less than 100 miles from the Port of Qingdao. With over...

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