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Mettler-Toledo to Showcase Smart Solutions at Interpack Which Help Boost Food Manufacturing Productivity

January 31, 2023

Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection will bring a message of productivity and integration to the Interpack trade show in May 2023. The company will show a wide range of smart product inspection systems. All solutions are positioned to help food manufacturers tackle the increasing need for digitalization in the marketplace, as well as helping combat rising manufacturing…

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Four Cannabis Packaging Technology Trends to Follow

January 27, 2023

Mass production, security, education and sustainability are packaging trends to watch By Christine Pietryla Wetzler, a Chicago-based freelance writer The first two states to legalize recreational marijuana use were Colorado and Washington, and November 12, 2022, marked the 10th anniversary. As the industry matures, supporting technologies will innovate. Packaging is no different, and 2023 will…

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Collaboration is a Distinct Trend Heading into 2023

January 16, 2023

The Pet Beverage Industry Tackles Climate Change Together By Francesca Bellucci, Global Sustainability Director at Sidel The PET (polyethylene terephthalate) beverage packaging industry is taking the challenge of climate change seriously. It has two main areas of focus: reducing emissions and finding new material solutions. Working together Beverage producers are setting ambitious targets to reduce…

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This Year, Containers & Materials Matter More

January 16, 2023

Packaging Creates a More Relevant Role For Products in the Lives of Consumers By Pedro Goncalves, VP of Marketing, Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada The future looks bright in 2023 as food and beverage packaging will do more to help brands stay strong and relevant. Consumers are turning to products that are not only convenient,…

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E-Commerce is the Key to Success For Today’s Suppliers

January 16, 2023

Five Ways Packaging Brands Can Stand Out From the Crowd Online By Yoav Kutner, CEO and co-founder of Oro, Inc. The packaging industry has never had it so good. The pandemic sent consumers online for everything from groceries to healthcare supplies to luxury items — leading to a surge in packaging purchases with e-commerce sales…

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Packaging Waste Management Is In the Spotlight

January 16, 2023

Best Practices for Circular and Sustainable Packaging By Allison Berg, Sustainability Manager at DS Smith With the unprecedented expansion of e-commerce, packaging is now ubiquitous in our daily lives. E-commerce sales were $870 billion in the US in 2021, a 14.2% increase over 2020 and a 50.5% increase over 2019 – and growth in online shopping is…

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METTLER TOLEDO to Demonstrate its Latest Product Inspection Solutions at IPPE 2023

January 12, 2023

METTLER TOLEDO Product Inspection will demonstrate a variety of inspection systems for the meat and poultry industries in booth #C13131 at the International Poultry and Processing Expo, being held at Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, January 24-26, 2023. The company will run live demonstrations on two X36 x-ray inspection systems, including the new dual-energy DXD …

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BovedaⓇ Inc. Advances Cannabis Packaging Solutions Launches “Boveda Closure” System with Pharmaceutical Collaboration

January 12, 2023

In partnership with Drug Plastics & Glass Co., Inc. (“Drug Plastics”), the Boveda Closure system utilizes Original Terpene Shield™ technology for retailers and brands to safeguard their cannabis flower products. Boveda Inc., the global leader in two-way humidity control solutions for cannabis, cigars, musical instruments, and other items, today announced the launch of the Boveda…

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A Dynamic Duo – Quest and Ossid Team Up to Demonstrate Robotic Protein Packaging Automation at IPPE 2023

January 11, 2023

Quest and Ossid, two leading manufacturers within the ProMach family of brands, are teaming up to demonstrate an integrated robotic packaging line in booth C12813 at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), Jan. 24-26, 2023, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. This integrated packaging line demonstrates a versatile Quest QP100 Robotic primary…

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Discover How Beverage Packaging is Becoming More Sustainable at interpack 2023

January 9, 2023

By Doris Bünnagel, a freelance editor specializing in packaging  There is a huge range of choices for single use or multiple use beverage packaging, and options for materials including PET or glass bottles, aluminum cans, beverage cartons or maybe even a paper bottle. But which is the most sustainable? Ecological aspects of packaging have become increasingly important…

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Quest QP100 Automated Direct Food Handling Solution

January 3, 2023

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BASF and StePac Partner to Develop Sustainable Packaging for Shelf-life Extension of Fresh Produce

December 14, 2022

BASF SE and StePac Ltd. have joined forces to create the next generation of sustainable packaging specifically for the fresh produce sector. Supplying StePac with its Ultramid® Ccycled™, a chemically recycled polyamide 6, BASF will provide its partner greater flexibility to advance contact-sensitive packaging formats to a higher sustainable standard within the circular economy. Colombian passion…

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Hoffmann Neopac Debuts Fully Metal Child-Resistant Tins for Cannabis Edibles, Pills and Pouches at MJBizCon

December 12, 2022

Hoffmann Neopac, a global provider of high-quality metal and plastic packaging for pharma, beauty and oral care, is launching a fully metal version of its child-resistant high barrier tins. The completely recyclable, mono-material CR Tins are ideal for a wide variety of dry and semi-dry cannabis products including edibles, CBD oils, creams, gummies and concentrates. Samples…

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Texwrap Demonstrating its E-Commerce Packaging Solutions in Booth S3803c at ProMat 2023

December 5, 2022

Designed for high-volume environments, EPS-2011 Series e-commerce packaging system handles up to 40 packages per minute. Automating e-commerce packaging operations is an efficient and cost-effective way to keep up with this consumer shopping trend that shows no signs of slowing down. That is why Texwrap, a leader in the design and manufacture of fully automated…

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Huhtamki and Nespresso Launch Compostable Paper-based Coffee Capsules

November 28, 2022

Huhtamaki’s proprietary breakthrough, high-precision technology delivers home compostable paper-based coffee capsules for Nespresso and millions of coffee lovers Huhtamaki, a global sustainable packaging solutions provider, started an exclusive partnership with one of the largest coffee brands, Nespresso, in early 2021 to innovate a sustainable home-compostable paper-based coffee capsule. The powerful collaboration, used a lean approach…

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Market Topic: Keeping your E-commerce Packaging in the Game

November 10, 2022

Succeeding in the Online Marketplace Takes the Right Strategies, Solutions, and a Whole Lot of Agility By: Joe Schewe, Director of Design and Engineering at RRD It comes as no surprise that the pandemic changed consumer habits — in particular, the accelerated growth of e-commerce. According to a report by Insider Intelligence, U.S. e-commerce sales…

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Mission Critical: Aggregation Done Right

November 10, 2022

The Deadline is Approaching for Aggregation of Packed Prescription Pharma Products By Chris Siegele, Sales & Marketing Specialist for Omega Design Corporation Tick, tock. The countdown to November 2023 continues – and so far – the data isn’t encouraging. With aggregation compliance deadlines per the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Drug Supply Chain and Security…

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Reconfiguring the Packaging Process for E-commerce

November 10, 2022

Efficient Packaging Means Less Waste and Lower Costs By Alicemarie Geoffrion, President, Packaging Operations, DHL Supply Chain, North America Packaging has become a strategic component of the entire supply chain, especially for many e-commerce providers who do not have the luxury of delaying orders until the next day. Meeting consumer demand for faster delivery times…

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IMA DAIRY & FOOD Assumes North American Sales & Marketing Responsibilities for Extrusion Blow Molding Machinery Specialist AlphaMAC

November 9, 2022

AlphaMAC’s fully electric equipment portfolio uses 50% less energy than most legacy machinery, and IMA Dairy & Food USA has assumed sales, marketing and service responsibilities for the extrusion blow mold machinery supplier. In North America, AlphaMAC equipment will meet an emerging need for modern, reliable equipment that is energy efficient. For example, currently one…

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TekniPlex Consumer Products Acquires Ematec, Expanding Portfolio of Sustainable Materials Science Solutions for Fresh Foods

November 2, 2022

The Mexico-based manufacturer is the newest move from TekniPlex to continue its expansion in molded fiber. TekniPlex Consumer Products, a globally integrated provider of innovative solutions through materials science and manufacturing technologies, acquired Empaques Moldeados de America Tecnologias  S. de R.L. de C.V. (EMATEC), a Mexico-based manufacturer of molded fiber packaging solutions for eggs, produce,…

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