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October 3, 2022

See New Technologies, Materials and Machinery in Action PACK EXPO International is the most efficient and effective way to discover packaging and processing solutions for over 40 vertical markets. For more information and to register, visit packexpointernational.com. Please link to: https://www.packexpointernational.com The event showcases entire production line solutions and offer attendees everything needed to compete…

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How to Stay Ahead of Beverage Market Trends

October 3, 2022

Sustainability, Flexibility and Production Speed Are Key Factors to Consider By Rich Clifton, Portfolio Manager, Beverage and Robotics, R.A. Jones Sparked by changes during COVID-19, beverage brands have shifted away from predominantly serving the foodservice industry, and are now catering to people who consume beverages at home. In fact, changes in consumers’ purchasing behavior and…

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ShurSEAL® Packaging Solutions Help Ensure Direct-to-Consumer Packages Arrive Intact

October 3, 2022

Increased e-commerce packaging demand is leading more direct fulfillment centers to focus on case sealing automation. The continuing surge in direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipments due to e-commerce growth has actually created a growing number of supply chain challenges for direct fulfillment centers (DFCs), from labor shortages to a higher number of damaged packages. Sometimes new challenges…

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R.A Jones Launches New Multipack Speedup Kit for the Food and Beverage Sector, Exceeding Current Industry Packing Speeds

October 3, 2022

To meet increasing consumer demands, R.A Jones, a Coesia Company, has launched its new Orbi-Trak TC-6 speed up kit for its Meridian XR machines, allowing beverage and food manufacturers to run a variety of canned product configurations at an unprecedented surge speed of 345 cartons per minute. This innovative carton feed technology surpasses the current standard speed…

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Improving the Consumer Experience With New PET Packages for CBD-infused Beverages

September 30, 2022

The cannabinoid beverage industry is poised for 50% annual growth through 2027, yet product novelty alone does not ensure market success. Differentiation on the shelves is crucial if consumers are to find brands in an increasingly crowded space. Equally important, brands must earn consumer trust by delivering predictable and consistent potency for a satisfying experience…

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NJM Presents Dara NFL/2 Aseptic Filling and Closing Machine for Ready-to-Use Syringes at Pack Expo

September 28, 2022

NJM, a ProMach product brand, will present the Dara NFL/2 aseptic filling and closing machine for ready-to-use syringes at Pack Expo International booth #W-17002 in the Healthcare Packaging Pavilion. Ideal for biotech companies and 503B pharmacies packaging suspensions, diagnostics, solutions and/or vaccines, the NFL/2 handles nests of pre-sterilized syringes as well as vials and cartridges. This fully servo-driven system…

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Arevalo Safeguards Tortilla Quality with Metal Detection

September 27, 2022

Arevalo Foods offers one of the largest selections of tortillas in the world. This family-owned processor produces more than 3.5 million tortillas per day at their state-of-the-art facility in Montebello, CA, USA. To support their double digit growth over the past few years, Arevalo installed three of Mettler-Toledo Safeline’s Profile Advantage metal detectors to help…

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UPM Specialty Papers Introduces Heat Sealable and Recyclable Barrier Papers for Dry and Frozen Foods

September 14, 2022

UPM Specialty Papers presents the latest innovative additions to its extensive selection of sustainable and recyclable packaging papers. UPM Confidio™ and UPM Confidio™ Pro combine moisture and grease resistance with excellent heat sealing properties. UPM Specialty Papers adds heat sealable products to UPM’s wide packaging product portfolio. This ground-breaking feature allows for a streamlined conversion process and an accelerated time-to-market. Made from renewable fibres, UPM Confidio and UPM Confidio Pro are repulpable and…

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Compatible Solutions for Green Pet Food Packaging

September 7, 2022

Collaboration and Compatible Machinery Pave the Way for Sustainable Packaging By Troy Snader, Sr. Vice President of Business Development, ProMach’s Secondary Packaging Group Walk through any pet store and you will see just how popular organic dog and cat food has become. According to petkeen.com, a staggering $22.8 billion was spent on organic pet food…

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Sweets with a Twist

September 7, 2022

Cannabis Edibles Are Trending – and Challenging Conventional Packaging Processes By Eric Aasen, Product Group Sales Manager – Horizontal, Robotics and Systems Portfolio at Syntegon Packaging Technology, LLC For a long time, cannabis was forbidden and also taboo in many countries. But this didn’t prevent people from using it for medicinal and recreational purposes, although…

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The Evolution of Form and Seal Packaging Technology

September 7, 2022

Customers, Business Partners and the Planet Benefit From Sustainable, Safe and Secure Cannabis Packaging By Thom Brodeur, CEO, N2 Packaging Systems Potato chips and pioneering technology are not frequently used in the same sentence. However, in 1926, when Laura Scudder of California first ironed together pieces of wax paper to keep her potato chips fresh…

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Deitz Offers Customers Product Testing and Training on Latest Pharmafill Machines

September 6, 2022

Packaging machinery manufacturer Deitz Co. has begun installation of a testing and training filling line at its Wall, New Jersey manufacturing facility, enabling customers to receive training and test their bottles, pills, and other products on the company’s latest Pharmafill machinery. The new filling line is to feature the fully automated TC3 tablet counter, PS1…

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Yogurt Cups: Why Material and Size Matters

August 8, 2022

Strategic Packaging Choices Boost Branding and Sustainability By Fabien Jégo,  Design Leader of Packaging & Packaging Industrialization at Synerlink Yogurt cups seem simple. Consumers may not know why one brand’s food cup is more appealing than another, why a cup looks and feels the way it does, or how it ends up conveniently face-out on…

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How to Boost the Recyclability of Multipacks

August 8, 2022

Cartonboard Secondary Packaging Bundles Sustainability and Shelf Appeal By Jeff Wintring, Chief Technology Officer at R.A. Jones Few topics live higher on the agenda for U.S. food producers today than sustainability, and the role packaging plays in planet health. With nine out of 12 top U.S. retailers committing to bold initiatives to move all plastic…

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Fighting Fakes with Intelligent Labeling

August 8, 2022

Smart labels are a sustainable way to combat counterfeiters and knock-offs sold online By Ron Ducharme, Vice President of Business Development, Covectra The global pandemic has radically changed our world and how we conduct business. Stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and working from home resulted in an explosion in online shopping. FinTech Magazine reported that in…

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Baralan Expands Glass Jar Offering for Skincare, Adds Largest Sizes Ever Made

August 1, 2022

Baralan, a consolidated player in primary packaging for the cosmetics and beauty industries, has introduced two additions to its Maria jar line: the Maria Jar 150 and 200. Developed primarily for ease of use with skincare products, the two new, larger sized glass jars expand Baralan’s standard product offering, increasing the maximum jar capacity and…

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New Sidel packaging system that ‘looks after you’ will be unveiled at drinktec

July 19, 2022

Sidel is pushing the boundaries again in the aseptic packaging market with the introduction of the Aseptic Predis X4. The new system combines the highest food safety standards, unprecedented ease of use, maximum flexibility and best-in-class environmental footprint. The Aseptic Predis X4 is an integrated blow-fill-cap solution that incorporates consolidated Predis™ dry preform sterilization, making it…

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FASTEN Introduces Sustainable, Luxury Refill Concept Ideal for Makeup and Skincare Products

July 18, 2022

Recharge Luxury Refill, made entirely from PP and PET, combines luxe appeal with sustainability. FASTEN, an IBG (Innovative Beauty Group) company and a leading global beauty solutions provider, has introduced its Recharge Luxury Refill, a sustainable cosmetic refill system ideal for makeup and skincare products. Available in several sizes including 30 ml and 100 ml,…

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Collaboration Holds the Key to the Next New Thing in Fresh Protein Packaging

July 14, 2022

Seven Questions to Ask When Considering New Packaging Designs By Brian Guillaume, Regional Sales Manager at Ossid Many food manufacturers and retailers are searching for the next new thing in fresh protein packaging – a quest that is often easier said than done. Any new design competes with the versatile tray overwrap style, which for…

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Indie Music Rocks on Jones Soda Bottle Labels

July 14, 2022

Jones Soda Co., the original craft soda known for its unconventional flavors and user-submitted photo labels, has teamed with Sub Pop Records and sister record label Hardly Art to promote 15 artists with albums dropping this summer. This is the latest collaboration between the two iconic Seattle companies both known for over 25 years of artistic innovation through music…

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