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Four Pet Care Industry Revelations

March 11, 2024

The Pet Care Industry is Evolving Beyond Conventional Products By Swapna Gawale, a Project Manager with Towards Packaging The pet care industry has experienced a significant upswing in developed nations in recent years, mirroring the rising number of pet companions. Notably, the sale of dog and cat food packaging units has outpaced every other category…


Fit for Consumption

February 26, 2024

More Consumers Seek Quality Assurance in Petfood Production By Kimberly Durkot, Field Marketing Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific More than half of households worldwide are home to at least one domesticated animal according to market research by GfK. So it will come as no surprise that the global pet food and treats market is positively…


Top Trends Impacting Pet Food Packaging

September 3, 2023

New Values and Shopping Routines Are Changing Purchasing Behavior By Moira Stein, Insights & Strategy at Berlin Packaging After two years of above-average growth, pet food sales are stabilizing. Slower growth in the pet population is contributing to market-wide slowdowns following pandemic booms. While the category is normalizing, consumers are still willing to invest in…


Cama Group & Clevertech to Highlight Secondary Packaging Solutions, Success Stories at PetFood Forum 2023

April 4, 2023

Petfood and pet product manufacturers can realize multiple benefits – including improved efficiency and production – with Cama & Clevertech’s team approach to product handling, secondary packaging, and palletizing solutions. The companies will also be promoting the Petfood Competence Network (PCN). Learn more at Petfood Forum 2023, Booths 1738 & 1740. For petfood and pet…


Ryson Publishes New Cooperative Video, and Features Bucket Elevator at the Powder Bulk & Solids Show April 25-27

March 31, 2023

Ryson International, America’s number one manufacturer of spiral conveyors, also offers high quality bucket elevators. Ryson’s Bucket Elevators combine vertical and horizontal transportation of bulk materials in one integral unit and represent a unique and highly effective solution to your bulk material conveyor needs. The new bucket elevator video is a cooperative effort, published on…


Matrix and Brenton Bring Efficient Pet Care Packaging to booths 2818 and 2816 at the Petfood Forum, May 2-3 in Kansas City

March 24, 2023

What are you waiting for? See how Matrix and Brenton bring flexible packaging solutions to your next pet care application. Whether you are packaging human food, petfood, treats, supplements, toys, and more – Matrix Packaging Machinery and Brenton, both ProMach brands, have you covered! Matrix will be demonstrating its Pacraft TT-8D-N pre-made pouch filler/sealer and the Elete vertical form fill seal machine, which are ideally…


Cama Group Demonstrates Turnkey Solutions for Your Business Challenges at Interpack 23

March 15, 2023

Interpack May 4-10 – Dusseldorf Messe – Hall 13 Stand A33 Cama Group will use this year’s Interpack show to highlight how it has evolved over the last six years. Not only has it enjoyed significant growth, but its heavy investment in R&D has led to the creation of high-technology packaging solutions that are setting…


What’s Next in Pet Food Packaging?

February 1, 2023

‘Sustainability without compromise’ is essential according to consumer research Bill Kuecker, Vice President of Marketing at Mondi Consumer Packaging Pet food and pet food packaging have been a dynamic consumer sector in the last several years, and industry experts expect this to continue. Pet food packaging has enjoyed one of the highest compound annual growth rates of any consumer flexible…


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…


Palletizing Solutions Optimize End of Line Petfood Operations

July 8, 2022

Robotic Automation Seamlessly Integrates Existing End of Line Equipment By Brian Guzek, Regional Sales Manager at Brenton Engineering Petfood manufacturers, like other food manufacturers, are looking to gain efficiencies in their end-of-line operations. One way to achieve that is through automation. Adding a robotic solution brings many benefits to petfood manufacturers, including the ability to…


Equipment Suppliers Solve Petfood Industry Challenges

July 8, 2022

Petfood Manufacturers Count on Flexibility, Sustainability and Easy-to-operate Machines By Billy Goodman, Managing Director, Cama North America and Wim Kruikemeijer, Global Key Account Manager, Cama Group We’ve witnessed a massive surge in demand for petfood and, as a result, our packaging technology. Petfood was already a significant market in 2019, and beginning in 2020 the…


Schubert Expands North American Pet Food Business

June 21, 2022

With the increasing demand for automation and flexibility in pet food packaging, Schubert North America, a subsidiary of the German Schubert Group, is successfully expanding its pet food customer base in Canada and the U.S. Shubert is a market leader in top loading packaging machines, specializing in versatile and flexible packaging machinery that enables manufacturers…


Troy Snader Leads Discussion on Green Packaging Initiatives at Petfood Forum 2022

April 12, 2022

Troy Snader, Senior Vice President of Business Development for ProMach’s Secondary Packaging Group, will present a Tech Talk on the state of green initiatives for petfood packaging at 10:45 a.m. May 4, at Petfood Forum, at the Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, Missouri. While there are numerous green or holistic choices when it comes…


Ossid and Quest Demonstrating Flow Wrapping at Kansas City Pet Food Forum in May

March 16, 2022

See how Ossid and a Reepack flow wrapper are teaming up with Quest Industrial to demonstrate efficient pet food packaging in booth 2815 at PetFood Forum, May 2-4, at the Kansas City Convention Center in Missouri. The pet food market in the United States continues to increase in sales, reaching a massive $42 billion in…


A Guide To Pet Food Labelling

November 22, 2021

By Brindha, Contributing Writer Many people adore pets, and give more importance to them by treating them more or like an extended family member. With the rising craze for pets in every home, the pet food industry is experiencing vast growth by producing unique pet foods and supplying it to the pet owners or retailers…


ProAmpac Launches QUADFLEX Recyclable Flat Bottom Pouch Technology

September 27, 2021

ProAmpac, the leader in flexible packaging and material science, announces its latest addition to the ProActive Sustainability® platform, QUADFLEX® Recyclable. The format utilizes ProAmpac’s R-2000 recyclable laminated mono polyethylene product providing the marketplace a sustainable alternative to multi-material laminates. QUADFELX Recyclable is available in either a side gusseted with flat or pinched bottom stand up…


Purina to Introduce World-First Recyclable Retort Pouch for Wet Pet Food

September 30, 2020

Purina has launched a first-of-its-kind recyclable flexible plastic packaging for wet pet food, beginning this month. The innovation will be the first introduced under the Felix brand in the Netherlands as part of a year-long pilot. This new pouch reportedly aims to simplify plastic structures in order to make them recyclable without compromising on the…


Petfood Forum 2018: Packaged Facts to Present on Trust and Transparency Trends

April 12, 2018

Trust is everything, especially in a pet product market that caters to pet parents who increasingly consider their furry, feathered, finned, and scaled animal companions as part of their families. This is why at Petfood Forum 2018—April 23-25 at the Kansas City Convention Center—there is an overarching focus on pet food transparency and building trust…