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Meeting All Demands: Syntegon Technology Reports on the Challenges of Secondary Packaging for Home Products

June 9, 2021

They perform valuable services at home: wet wipes, air fresheners, tissues and insect control products ensure freshness, hygiene, and health on a daily basis. But first, they must find their way from the manufacturers to the consumers. Robust and attractive secondary packaging plays a decisive role, as it provides for both safe transport and an…


Prominent Detergent Manufacturer Solves Overage Issues with Next-Gen Cremer Counting Machines

March 22, 2021

Cremer, a leading supplier of product counting machines in the U.S. for a wide array of applications, recently helped a prominent manufacturer of laundry pods and dishwashing pacs virtually eliminate product wastage due to overage. The project, which also included mitigating the effect of detergent products’ inherent stickiness, centered around Cremer’s HQ Series, a line…


New Packaging For Toilet Cleaners: Less Plastic and More Recycled Material

February 8, 2021

With a new, global packaging concept for toilet cleaner bottles, Henkel is underlining its commitment to sustainable packaging and the promotion of a circular economy. The amount of recycled polyethylene (PE) in the packaging of toilet cleaner gels has been significantly increased – reaching 50 percent for toilet cleaners in the standard range and, in…


The Evolution of Household Packaging

November 30, 2020

How design innovations are pushing the boundaries of sustainability, ergonomics and shelf appeal By Sheldon Yourist, Senior Director of Global Design & Mike Milazzo, Senior Director of Engineering at Graham Packaging The household products industry consists of manufacturers of nondurable goods, including cleaning products, detergents and disinfectants. The packaging for these products has evolved significantly…



A Packaging Perspective: A Breakthrough in eCommerce Design

February 28, 2020

By Laura J. Goodman, MS Senior Scientist at NA Fabric Care Online shopping will only continue to gain momentum in the years to come, enticing consumers by offering them access to better prices, more selection and shorter shipping times. However, as the online shopping landscape becomes increasingly more congested, companies are pushed to innovate how…


New Wash-Off Adhesive Optimises PET Recycling

December 30, 2019

The special wash-off adhesive for labels 62Rpw, which HERMA will be introducing, will allow recycling operators to produce high-purity PET pellets that do not contain any detrimental residues – no remains of paper or film labels, and no residual adhesive. Unlike downcycling or cascading, the resulting continuous cycle ranks among the most important requirements of…


Cleaning Up Household Product Packaging

November 26, 2019

By Maria Ferrante, Senior Director, Marketing and Communications, PMMI Consumers today seek household products that fit their lifestyle and feature natural ingredients, functionality, convenience and cost. Packaging plays a big role in delivering these consumer desires. As consumers become more environmentally aware, the household products industry is experiencing a trend toward the use of natural…