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All Cadillac Products Packaging Company’s manufacturing plants are registered to both FSSC 22000 and ISO 9001:2015!

May 22, 2024

Cadillac Products Packaging Company (CPPC), a well-established innovator, and respected manufacturer of Flexible Packaging films and laminations is proud to announce that its Dallas, GA facility has achieved certification for both FSSC 22000 and ISO 9001:2015 by its registrar, DQS. “The achievement of these certifications for our Dallas, GA facility builds upon our previous certification at…

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Mondi and Meurer Create Recyclable Paper Solution to Replace Shrink-Wrap

May 21, 2024

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, has created a new secondary paper packaging solution for wrapping bundles of food and drinks, replacing plastic shrink film that has been the industry standard. The new paper solution, TrayWrap, is made with Mondi’s Advantage StretchWrap and is being used by a coffee brand to secure…

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To Combat Rising Supply Chain Theft, Cambridge Security Seals Launches New Line of Multicolored Tamper-evident Tape

May 21, 2024

Cambridge Security Seals (CSS), a leading American security seals manufacturer and supplier, officially launched Iris, its new multicolored tamper-evident tape, a fully customizable product designed to increase both the visibility and deterrence of unauthorized access and theft along a company’s supply chain. The new tape expands CSS’s breadth of security-enhancing offerings that directly address supply…

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The Right-Sized Packaging Revolution: A New Era of Sustainable Commerce

May 1, 2024

By Greg Caldwell, Chief Marketing Officer, Packsize In the dynamic realm of modern commerce, the innovation of right-sized packaging is leading a profound shift toward sustainable business practices. This strategic approach, which tailors packaging to the exact dimensions of the product, is making strides in reducing waste, decreasing costs, and advancing sustainability initiatives. It represents…

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Thinking Outside the Bottle

May 1, 2024

Secondary packaging trends and considerations. By Moira Stein, Insights & Strategy at Berlin Packaging First impressions can make or break a brand, and impulse decisions account for one-third of purchases. Secondary packaging is often the first interaction consumers have with a product, but it can be overlooked and under-valued by companies. There is a lot…

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A-B-C Offers Robotic Packer for Flexible Packages

May 1, 2024

A-B-C’s line of robotic packers for flexible packages, is a natural extension of the company’s line of pick and place bottle packers. This line of packers will supply the growing flexible packaging market. “As a supplier of robotic-style pick and place bottle packers for over 40 years, A-B-C has the package handling and experience to…

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The Rise of Reusable Packaging

May 1, 2024

What Can Businesses Do to Enhance This Trend? By Charles Haverfield, Packaging Executive at US Packaging and Wrapping Single-use plastics and packaging waste have been highlighted as some of the biggest contributors to plastic pollution, with both consumers and governments looking to brands to offer innovative, sustainable solutions to the packaging problem. Reusable packaging is…

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The Rise of Refillable Packaging in the Global Sustainability Movement

April 11, 2024

By Swapna Gawale, Project Manager at Towards Packaging As an environmentally friendly alternative to single-use disposables, refillable packaging encourages consumers to embrace sustainability by frequently refilling and reusing containers. This revolutionary packaging solution has found uses in several sectors, including beverage packaging, cosmetics and natural cleaning products, intending to create a culture of reuse and…

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Implementing Sustainable Supply Chain Practices

April 11, 2024

Three Key Areas to Consider By Jenny Wassenaar, Chief Sustainability Officer and SVP Global R&D, Trivium Packaging The concept of sustainability is wide and can have completely different meanings or interpretations depending on your background and geographical location. However, one thing is consistent, a truly sustainable future cannot be built in a single company alone.…

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Auburn University Biomaterials Researcher Awarded Two Patents Expected to Reduce Food and Aquaculture Waste

April 8, 2024

  Burak Aksoy, associate research professor in the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment at Auburn University (CFWE), developed two novel products to help reduce waste in commercial aquaculture feed pellets and meat products intended for human consumption. Aksoy was awarded a patent for a packaging solution aimed at reducing waste in the human food supply. Today,…

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Disrupting the Status Quo with Compostable Packaging

April 4, 2024

Merging regenerative agriculture with modern techniques revolutionizes sustainable packaging technology. By Savannah Seydel, Vice President of Sustainability for Better Earth The food service industry faces a stark reality: its linear, take-make-dispose model is unsustainable. From soil degradation to plastic pollution, the consequences of the status quo continue to be felt across our planet and with…

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The Green Revolution

April 4, 2024

The Rise of Compostable Food and Beverage Packaging By Swapna Gawale, Project Manager at Towards Packaging Growing public awareness of environmental issues and the need for sustainable packaging solutions are driving substantial expansion in the compostable packaging market. Conventional packaging materials take up a lot of room in landfills, putting  increasing pressure on the capacity…

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Pharmaworks Introduces Blister Machine Compatibility with New 100% Recyclable Mono-Material Packaging Film

March 28, 2024

Pharmaworks, a ProMach product brand, will debut its new capability to handle recyclable, mono-material packaging films on its blister machines at Interphex booth #2353. In addition to offering their entire fleet of available blister packaging systems ready to run these challenging films, the company will offer upgrades for installed Pharmaworks blister machines in the field and…

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FPA Announces the 2024 Flexible Packaging Achievement Award Winners

March 27, 2024

Sustainability continues to be a focus of the competition The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce the winners of its 68th Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. The winning entries were recognized during the FPA Welcome Dinner & Flexible Packaging Achievement…

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Design for recycling – sustainable packaging solutions from SÜDPACK at CheeseExpo, Milwaukee, WI

March 27, 2024

With its portfolio of high-performance films for packaging blocks of cheese, fresh mozzarella, and shredded or sliced cheese, SÜDPACK is a strong partner for the dairy and cheese industry. SÜDPACK will be presenting the highlights of its recyclable materials from April 17 to 18 at the CheeseExpo in Milwaukee in the USA. At booth 1537,…

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Beyond Plastic Introduces Completely Biodegradable Plastic Bottle Cap

March 26, 2024

CJ Biomaterials, Inc. announced their biopolymers are being used by California-based Beyond Plastic to develop the world’s first completely biodegradable plastic bottle cap. CJ Biomaterials, Inc. is a division of South Korea-based CJ CheilJedang and a primary producer of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) biopolymers, continues to expand the applications for its advanced PHA technology “We are proud…

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Archroma Launches PFAS-free barrier Coating for Oil and Grease Applications

March 21, 2024

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announces the launch of the latest innovation in their Cartaseal® portfolio, Cartaseal® OGB F10. Cartaseal® OGB F10 is a water-based oil and grease resistant barrier coating that enables papermakers to provide high-quality and sustainable packaging by replacing fluoro based substances and polyethylene with a recyclable…

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Aptar Closures Introduces Fully Recyclable*, E-commerce-Capable Disc Top Closure for Beauty and Personal Care Applications

March 19, 2024

Company’s Future Disc Top closure is the first in a three-item series of e-commerce capable disc top dispensing solutions to be launched globally this year. Aptar Closures, an industry leader in dispensing solutions for over 50 years, has introduced a new fully-recyclable* and e-commerce-capable locking disc top closure. Named Future Disc Top, the versatile closure…

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Fast & Compact Toshiba Printers Tackle Industrial-Level Labeling

March 15, 2024

New Toshiba Systems Quickly, Easily & Accurately Fulfill Labeling Applications for Logistics, Healthcare & Retail Professionals Toshiba America Business Solutions recently introduced its intelligently designed and dependable thermal transfer printers.  Toshiba’s new BV400T thermal transfer printers complete the company’s 4-inch desktop BV400 series while delivering exceptional design elements and advanced connectivity for the modern logistics, healthcare…

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American Packaging Corporation Announces Another “Design for Recycle” Package

March 14, 2024

A New Sustainable Offering for Frozen Food Applications American Packaging Corporation (APC), a leader in flexible packaging solutions, announces the commercial launch of another RE™ Design for Recycle flexible packaging technology targeted at frozen food products such as frozen fruits and vegetables. This new technology joins a portfolio of packaging technologies in APC’s RE™ sustainable…

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