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Fresh-Lock Closures Showcase Sustainable Flexible Packaging Innovations at PACK EXPO International

September 28, 2022

Fresh-Lock® closures, a leading brand in reclosable packaging technology, will showcase meaningful advances in sustainable flexible packaging at PACK EXPO International, October 23-26 in Chicago. Attendees are invited to visit Fresh-Lock at booth S-3541 to learn more about flexible packaging innovations, sustainability efforts, and how collaboration drives efficiency and enhances the consumer experience. On Monday, October…

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Avery Dennison Introduces Wide Web Direct Thermal Linerless Labels Manufactured in North America

September 22, 2022

Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials today introduced a new direct thermal (DT) linerless label platform for variable information labels used in e-commerce, food delivery and pickup, quick serve restaurants, weigh scale, and transportation and logistics applications. By providing a DT linerless solution for these growing, technology-enabled applications, the company has eliminated the liner waste…

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Ship & Shore Environmental Helps Enhance Manufacturing Sustainability in Overburdened Supply Chains

September 20, 2022

Global supply chains remain under pressure even as consumer demand continues to rise. All industries are working through supply challenges to meet this demand while maintaining or even improving on “green” sustainability efforts. Packagers are critical in such pursuits. Whether glass, cardboard, aluminum, or other materials, packaging plays a role throughout every supply chain.  By improving…

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Glenroy Inc. and Nature Nate’s Honey Co. Introduce a New Sustainable Package

September 9, 2022

Glenroy® Inc., a leading sustainable flexible packaging company, and Nature Nate’s Honey Co. (Nate’s), the number-one U.S. branded honey company, have partnered to introduce innovative, sustainable, and squeezable technology of the premade STANDCAP Pouch. The premade STANDCAP Pouch from Glenroy provides a solution to a world full of rigid plastic bottles. This innovative, squeezable, honey packaging…

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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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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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Storopack Introduces Air Cushions Made from 100 Percent Recycled Material

August 26, 2022

The protective packaging specialist, Storopack, is launching a new air pillow film that is produced from 100 percent recycled material. AIRplus® 100% Recycled offers the same outstanding and resistant protective properties as conventional air pillows. Storopack is a pioneer in the production of a 100 percent recycled film with a mixture of post-consumer and post-industrial…

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Avery Dennison Introduces First MDO Films With Recycled Content

August 25, 2022

Avery Dennison Labels and Packaging Materials took another step today in advancing the circular economy in packaging with the introduction of two machine direction oriented (MDO) film products with post-consumer recycled content. These new films, in addition to other new recycled content facestocks and overlaminates, will be showcased at the Avery Dennison booth at Labelexpo…

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New Adhesive for Wine and Spirits Labels

August 18, 2022

Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials announced the Z2010, an adhesive that offers better bonding for heavier labels now being used by many in the wine and spirits industry. The labels adhere to the wet, cold surfaces without lifting for nearly eight hours. Engineered to perform in heavy condensation environments, the new Z2010 adhesive provides consistent label…

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Avery Dennison Introduces Technology Enabling Rigid Plastic Recycling Across Its Film Portfolio

August 9, 2022

As brands and converters seek solutions to increase the circularity of plastic packaging, Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has removed a key obstacle to plastic recycling with the introduction of next generation AD CleanFlake™ technology. Already a leader in enabling recycling for PET plastics, this breakthrough innovation now extends the benefits of CleanFlake™ technology…

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Printer Applicators Drive Cost Savings and Efficiency

August 8, 2022

Benefits Include Labor Reduction, Inventory Control and Accurate Product Tracking and Sorting By Chris Cocanig, Manager, Enterprise Printing Solutions, Peak Technologies Wherever there is a label on a food good or product, there is a potential need for printer applicators. These products need to be tracked to their final destination or retail shelves. With bar…

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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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Is Plastic Packaging De-valuing Your Brand?

August 4, 2022

Plastic pollution has been a huge topic of discussion throughout 2022, and in light of the global Plastic Free July challenge, Robert Lockyer, Founder and Chief Client Officer of luxury global packaging provider Delta Global, is asking why brands are still using plastic? The needs and wants of consumers continue to change and we live in a…

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New RP System® from Mitsubishi Offers Extraordinary Oxygen and Moisture Protection for Shipping and Storage

August 3, 2022

As shippers and logistics handlers continue to struggle with supply chain delays, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America is introducing the RP System® to protect products from moisture and oxygen damage that can occur during shipping and long-term storage. Manufactured in Japan and introduced for the first time to North America, the RP System is a unique…

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Peak Technologies and Supply Chain Services Announce Merger Agreement

August 3, 2022

Peak Technologies, one of the leading multi-national system integrators in the Automatic Identification and Data Capture (“AIDC”) market, and Supply Chain Services (“SCS”), a leading full life-cycle system integrator and provider of digital supply chain, retail and mobile workforce solutions, announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine the two…

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PepsiCo Extends Use of UBQ™ from Logistics Pallets to Point of Sale in New Effort to Unlock Sustainability Across Supply Chain

August 3, 2022

PepsiCo Extends Use of UBQ™ from Logistics Pallets to Point of Sale in New Effort to Unlock Sustainability Across Supply Chain The food and beverage giant ordered 30,000 additional shipping pallets “Made UBQ™” and is introducing the novel material to Lay’s Chips displays throughout Europe. UBQ Materials is a climate tech developer of advanced materials…

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FASTEN Introduces Sustainable, Refillable Jar Concept Ideal for Cream Skincare and Makeup Products

July 27, 2022

FASTEN, an IBG (Innovative Beauty Group) company and a leading global beauty solutions provider, has introduced its REfill REuse REpeat, a sustainable, refillable cosmetic jar system ideal for cream skincare and makeup products. Available in a standard 50 ml cream jar size, the system combines high-end appeal with heightened eco-friendliness. FASTEN’s REfill REuse REpeat jar…

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Pregis Adds New Paper-based, Light Cushioning Solution to its Sustainable Packaging Portfolio

July 27, 2022

Pregis, a leading global manufacturer of protective packaging, continues to expand its Easypack® portfolio of paper-based packaging solutions with the introduction of GeoTerra™, a sustainable, expandable paper product that provides light cushioning and interleaving protection. Made from recyclable Kraft paper, GeoTerra helps brands throughout the North American market meet their environmental goals while providing customers…

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