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Neck Banding Machine Applies Shrinkbands to Tiny Bottles Automatically

January 22, 2024

PharmafillTM NB1 Precisely Fits Tamper-Evident Bands Over Small Bottles The PharmafillTM NB1 neck banding machine from packaging machinery manufacturer Deitz Co., Wall, NJ (www.Deitzco.com), automatically applies tamper-evident shrinkbands onto tiny bottles. Suitable for securing essential oils, nail polishes, tinctures, perfumes, chemicals, and other products, the NB1 neck bander features proprietary engineering that accommodates bottles as…


Cans for Chimps

October 23, 2023

Berlin Packaging Supports Collaboration between Non-Profit Ape Sanctuary and Miami Brewery Berlin Packaging is honored to support an incredible, unique collaboration between Florida-based Center for the Great Apes and Tripping Animals Brewing with a donation of goods. Located in Wauchula, Florida, the Center for Great Apes is a non-profit sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees, currently…


Jones Soda Goes Beyond Traditional Packaging An Innovative Mindset and AR Amp Up Brand Storytelling

October 5, 2023

By Curt Thompson with Jones Soda Packaging innovation can play a powerful role in branding, marketing and selling consumer products and goods. Though advancements in materials and manufacturing continue to help drive success for CPG businesses, leveraging technology can increasingly make an impact and enhance brand storytelling. It goes beyond use of high tech in…


Building Stronger Partnerships With Suppliers

September 3, 2023

The Advantages of Proactive Problem Solving By Jenica Eisenbach, PPG Global Technical Service Director, Packaging Coatings Not only are metal cans the most recyclable packaging option available to consumers, but they also play a crucial role in preserving flavor and protecting the contents of food and beverages. Additionally, innovative can designs help differentiate products in…


Graphic Packaging International to Uveil ClipCombo™, a New Approach to Packaging Machinery System Development, at drinktec 2022

July 20, 2022

Fiber-based consumer packaging leader, Graphic Packaging International is set to launch its latest machinery system innovation, ClipCombo™, at this year’s drinktec exhibition being held at the Trade Fair Center Messe München in Munich, Germany, from September 12 – 16. ClipCombo™ combines multiple packaging solutions over a modular machinery system, an innovation that will be eagerly…


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…


Baralan Introduces a New Line of Slim, Cylindrical Glass Bottles

July 5, 2022

Baralan, a consolidated player in primary packaging for the cosmetics and beauty industries, has introduced its Claudette Large Series, a new line of slim, cylindrical glass bottles. As the third new glass line the company has launched this year – following both the Penelope and Marina Series – the new offerings exemplify Baralan’s commitment to…


GDUSA Presents Four Packaging Design Awards to Equator

June 3, 2022

Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) magazine announced the winners of its 59th Anniversary GDUSA Package Design Awards, a celebration of the power of effective package design and related disciplines to advance the brand, tell the story, make the sale. The annual competition includes more than 20 categories. This year, more than 2,750 entries were received overall…


Producing Better Bottles Using Smart Pneumatics

May 12, 2022

Next Gen Technology Optimizes Digital Transformation Of Consumer Packaging Operations By: Gerson Henning, Manager Business Development Food and Beverage Packaging, Emerson The consumer products market counts on the reliability and efficiency of pneumatic technologies in its packaging systems. While these proven solutions are known for actuation and material movement, the latest generation introduces a new…


Amcor Introduces Technology to Improve Beverage Bottle Sustainability and Consumer Experience

May 6, 2022

Known for its role in developing technology that delivers more sustainable bottles, Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP) is announcing ahead of National Packaging Design Day the creation and launch of PowerPostTM. By actively displacing the vacuum in the container after filling, PowerPost technology delivers a bottle nearly one-third lighter with 30% energy reduction and 30% carbon…


Golden Grail Tech Beverages Launches Resealable Lids

April 12, 2022

Golden Grail Technology is gearing up to launch resealable lids for Spider Energy Drink. They will be one of the first in the industry to utilize this revolutionary packaging.  The Company plans to utilize this feature for the large tall boy 16oz can package. The Company has taken into consideration that the energy drink category…


Overcoming Adversity with Sidel: High-Speed PET Water Line Installed for Iraqi National for Food

November 17, 2021

Sidel has successfully installed its first high-speed PET packaging line for water in Baghdad as part of the greenfield project of Iraqi National Company for industrial food (Iraqi National for Food). With a speed of 48,000 bottles per hour (bph), the outstanding line efficiency of 96 percent corresponds closely with the high sustainability standards and…


Sun Chemical Introduces Innovative Range of Varnish Solutions for Enhancing Resistance of HP Indigo Printed Labels

November 8, 2021

Sun Chemical introduced an innovative new range of durable UV varnishes for enhancing the label resistance of HP Indigo digitally printed pressure-sensitive labels for products such as personal care, household, chemical, beverage, and pharma applications. The new range of varnishes was specifically formulated to provide adhesion to HP Indigo ElectroInk and has been designed to provide…


Rapid Launch of a New 1-Liter Bottle on a Guinean Line Thanks to Sidel Remote Services

October 12, 2021

Nouvelle Brasserie de Guinée (Braguinée) reached out to Sidel for help with the remote tuning of its packaging line to produce 1-liter bottles for its carbonated soft drink (CSD) brands “Planet”, “Bubble Up” and “American Cola”. In just three days, Sidel’s multi-expertise team from around the world were mobilized to guide and empower the customer,…


Baralan Introduces Wide-Neck Glass Jar for Skincare Products

August 26, 2021

Baralan, a consolidated player in primary packaging for the cosmetics and beauty industries, has introduced its Oprah Jar 30 Super-Weight (SW), a wide-neck glass jar developed specifically for skincare products. This new jar expands Baralan’s existing Oprah Jar line to now include three sizes: Oprah Jar 5, 15, and 30 SW. The Oprah Jar 30…


ALPLA Acquires Packaging Manufacturer Wolf Plastics

August 24, 2021

The ALPLA Group, the global packaging solutions and recycling specialist, is purchasing the Wolf Plastics Group to expand its product portfolio and sees growth potential in Central and South-Eastern Europe. In acquiring all the shares in the packaging manufacturer Wolf Plastics Group based in Kammern, Austria, ALPLA intends to use the company’s expertise to expand…


Fabrizia Spirits Vodka Soda Packaging Honors the Company’s Italian Roots

August 23, 2021

Fabrizia Spirits was founded with a respect for “the old country” and the delicious Sicilian lemons that grow there. A 2003 trip to Italy turned out to be life-changing for owner Phil Mastroianni, who believes the old saying, “you don’t know where it is you’re going until you know where you came from.” After discovering…


To Simplify International Clinical Trials, Schreiner MediPharm Equips Hanger-Label for Infusion Bottles with Booklet

August 6, 2021

Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based global provider of innovative functional label solutions for the healthcare industry, has developed a new specialty label for infusion bottles to enhance convenience and efficiency in international clinical trials. The new Pharma-Tac Plus Label combines a Booklet-Label with a label-integrated hanger for infusion bottles, creating ample space for comprehensive product descriptions…


Rieke Pioneers MonoTM-2e Pump Designed for Recyclability

July 29, 2021

Rieke, part of the TriMas Packaging group, has advanced its commitment to providing customers innovative solutions in sustainability with the commercialization of its patented MonoTM-2e pump, a dispenser pump that is ready to be recycled. This innovation is the first fully-recyclable, mono-material pump on the market. After proving production and commercial robustness for nearly one…


CCT Announces Results of New Study Detailing Consumer Preferences for the Aluminum Lug EEASY Lid

July 22, 2021

Consumer Convenience Technologies (CCT), makers of the EEASY Lid, the first major jar lid innovation in over 75 years, announces the results of a new consumer study that put CCT’s new aluminum lug EEASY Lid – the world’s first aluminum lug lid – to the test against traditional lug lids. CCT is releasing the results of…


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