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Top Trends in Grocery Shopping for 2018 Announced

| January 5, 2018

More shopping options and mobile payments at checkout rank among the top trends for grocery in 2018, according to John Karolefski, veteran supermarket analyst and purveyor of GroceryStories.com. Karolefski also predicts the launch of supermarket-branded meal kits, more wine bars and cafés in stores, and easily-accessed product information for curious shoppers. “Consumers can expect a […]

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Key Technology Appoints Ray Kramer as Senior Director of North America Sales

| January 4, 2018

Key Technology (key.net) announces the appointment of Ray Kramer to the position of Senior Director of North America Sales. Kramer is responsible for managing Key’s sales organization in the U.S. and Canada to bring the company’s digital sorters, conveying solutions and process automation systems to food processors and other manufacturers. “This is the perfect time […]

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Millennials Not So Healthy?

| January 4, 2018

According to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service, Millennials are not the once-perceived health nuts. “Are the food shopping habits of Millennials different from other generations? A new ERS study analyzed a recent year of grocery store data to see how Millennial purchases differ from those of older shoppers. […]

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Demand for 3D Barcodes to Boost the Growth of Anti-Counterfeit Packaging

| January 3, 2018

Technavio’s (technavio.com) latest market research report on the anti-counterfeit packaging market in North America provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2017-2021. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or decline. The […]

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Great Northern Stratagraph Wins Two Excellence Awards for Package Design

Great Northern Stratagraph Wins Two Excellence Awards for Package Design

| December 29, 2017

Great Northern StrataGraph (gncstratagraph.com) receives two Excellence Awards in the 2017 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. StrataGraph’s Excellence Award Winners include an innovative package design for Griffon Vault – Premium Vodka in a Box, using an eco-friendly packaging concept which features a dispenser integrated within the package design. This is the second PPC award a […]

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MGI Receives “Readers’ Choice” Top 30 Award from DPS Magazine

| December 29, 2017

For the second year in a row, MGI (mgiusa.com) has received a DPS Magazine “Readers’ Choice” Top 30 Award for innovation in print technology. The leading monthly periodical addresses key trends and applications in the digital print, packaging and publishing market segments. Each year the publication’s dedicated readership community recognizes the most influential and significant […]

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MGI JETvarnish 3D Series Honored for Innovation

| December 28, 2017

The prestigious annual DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation program has granted a second, consecutive honor to the MGI Group (mgiusa.com). An international jury of expert judges from global corporate brand manufacturers and package printers selected the JETvarnish 3D “Digital Decoration Process” as being worthy of a 2017 Diamond Finalist Award for the advancement of packaging […]

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The Global Packaging Coatings Market Is Expected to Grow

| December 28, 2017

The global packaging coatings market is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 5% from 2017-2021, according to a new market research report by Technavio (technavio.com). Technavio’s report on the global packaging coatings market analyses the business dimensions and presents a comprehensive breakdown in terms of market segmentation by substrate, including paper and […]

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Matrix Packaging Machinery Creates Marketing Management Position

| December 28, 2017

Matrix (matrixpm.com), a member of the ProMach family of brands, announces that Christine Duncan has been appointed Marketing Manager to handle marketing strategy and development for the company. Based out of Saukville, Wisconsin, Duncan works with both Matrix and ProMach corporate management to further the brands for the company. “Christine brings a unique combination of […]

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A Look into The Retail E-commerce Packaging Market

A Look into The Retail E-commerce Packaging Market

| December 28, 2017

Retail e-commerce packaging involves packaging products such as protective packaging (bubble wraps, air pillows, and loose fill peanuts), boxes (corrugated and folding cartons), labels, tapes etc. These products are typically used as secondary packaging to protect the packaged contents from damage during transportation activities. E-commerce sector has been expanding at an alarming rate. The latest […]

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