Archive for January, 2018

Paper & Cardboard Packaging Comes Out on Top in New Consumer Survey

Paper & Cardboard Packaging Comes Out on Top in New Consumer Survey

| January 18, 2018

In the midst of heated discussions about packaging, avoidable plastic waste and a move towards a circular economy, a snap poll, conducted by Two Sides (twosides.info) and international research agency Toluna, has revealed a strong preference for paper & cardboard packaging amongst UK consumers. A nationally-representative survey of 500 UK adults found paper & cardboard […]

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Great Northern Announces Acquisition Of United Displaycraft

| January 17, 2018

Great Northern (greatnortherncorp.com) announces an expansion and growth initiative through the acquisition of United Displaycraft, based in Chicago, IL, effective January 1, 2018. United Displaycraft is an industry-leading, custom manufacturer of permanent display solutions that promote products at retail. They are a full-service manufacturer producing metal, wire, wood, and print solutions from their facilities in Des Plains and Belvidere, IL, […]

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SupplyOne Is Now a National Distributor of Ossid TS Tray Sealers

SupplyOne Is Now a National Distributor of Ossid TS Tray Sealers

| January 16, 2018

Ossid (Ossid.com), a product brand of ProMach, announces that SupplyOne Inc., supplyone.com is now a national distributor of the innovative Ossid TS line of vacuum skin pack (VSP), modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), and ambient case-ready food tray sealing machines to middle-market and family-owned food processors. SupplyOne, a national packaging company, is a value-added distributor with […]

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Color Ink Builds Brands with New MGI JETvarnish 3D Print Enhancement Press

| January 16, 2018

In the Wisconsin heartland of America’s dairy country, there is a creative group of print professionals setting new standards for integrated marketing campaigns and corporate brand communications at a firm called Color Ink. Thanks to a partnership with MGI Global Partner (mgiusa.com), Konica Minolta, they will be scooping up the cream of the crop in […]

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ProAmpac Wins Global Award for Innovative Probiotic Pouch

ProAmpac Wins Global Award for Innovative Probiotic Pouch

| January 15, 2018

The World Packaging Organisation (WPO) has recognized ProAmpac (proampac.com) for developing a stand-up, flexible food pouch with a special de-gassing valve that keeps live probiotic microorganisms “happy” on their way to consumers. The WPO award acknowledges ProAmpac’s design for enhanced functionality made possible by its press-to-close zipper, its clean, easy opening facilitated by laser scoring, crisp […]

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Packaging Test Quiz

| January 14, 2018

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Understanding Today’s Food Shoppers

Understanding Today’s Food Shoppers

| January 12, 2018

Unlike the living room, which remains a primary destination for settling in to watch TV at the end of the day, dining rooms and kitchens across the U.S. are getting a little less use than they used to, according to a Nielsen report (Nielsen.com). That’s because Americans have embraced the experience of eating out, with […]

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Rigid Box Operator Courses Slated for First Quarter 2018

| January 11, 2018

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC; www.paperbox.org) and AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, will jointly hold three rigid box operator training seminars during the first quarter of 2018. These programs are possible through the work and support of Al Hoodwin, president of Michigan City Paper Box and AICC chairman, and Laura Brodie, vice president of Burt Rigid Box and PPC executive committee member. The multiday […]

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Bubble Wrap Packaging Market to Grow at 7.04%

| January 10, 2018

“Bubble Wrap Packaging Market” Research Report from Absolute Reports (absolutereports.com) covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Bubble Wrap packaging industry for 2017-2023. The report titled, “Bubble Wrap Packaging Market,” has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The global Bubble Wrap packaging market is expected […]

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Filmquest Employees Get Bonuses Due to Federal Tax Changes

| January 9, 2018

Filmquest Group, a leading global supplier of Questar® Polyester Film, headquartered in Bolingbrook, Illinois, has announced that it has paid a special $1,111.11 bonus to all of its employees. The bonuses were paid due to the recent changes in Federal tax law, which took effect starting in 2018. John Felinski, Filmquest President / CEO, stated […]

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