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Flimsy Bags Can Now Be Picked and Handled More Easily With a Safe Grip

June 29, 2022

As the bags become more thinner and flimsier, the more carefully they need to be treated. With the new BGX suction cup developed for handling flimsy bags this challenge is outdated. The BGX suction cup is suitable for applications in E-commerce, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Secondary food picking, Fashion, and other industries where bags…

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Cosmo Films Ltd. launches Enhanced Barrier Metalized BOPP Film

November 23, 2021

Cosmo Films Ltd., a global leader in specialty films for flexible packaging, labeling and lamination applications as well as synthetic paper, has launched Enhanced Barrier Metalized BOPP Film specially designed for packaging applications with very high moisture and good oxygen barrier properties and high metal bond. A film specially innovated for applications like flexible packaging…

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Take Advantage of Countless Opportunities for ‘Greener’ Palletization with Eco Wrap

November 18, 2021

Cortec® announced its Eco Wrap® technology for use in countless industrial applications. Eco Wrap is a specialty compostable wrapping film made with certified compostable resin plus a tackifier additive. It has been formulated to run on existing stretch film equipment by simply adjusting the tension setting. Eco Wrap is a great stretch film alternative to conventional polyethylene films…

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TIPA Continues World-Leading R&D with Launch of New HOME Compostable Transparent Laminate

November 12, 2021

INNOVATIVE COMPOSTABLE packaging manufacturer, TIPA, has announced the launch of its first home compostable, highly transparent laminate for food packaging. The new laminate has the same functionality as TIPA’s world leading T.LAM 607 but is TUV OK Home Compost certified, meaning it can be disposed of in-home composting bins where it will break down leaving…

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Life Cycle Assessment of Mondi’s Paper for Pallet Wrapping Shows Lower Climate Impact

November 8, 2021

Mondi, global leader in packaging and paper, commissioned a life cycle assessment (LCA) comparing its new ground-breaking paper pallet wrapping innovation, Advantage StretchWrap, with conventional plastic stretch film wrapping. The full study was conducted by an external consultancy, is ISO-compliant and includes an external critical review. Based on the assumption that both materials are recycled…

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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…

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StePac Launches Lean and Fully Recyclable Top Seal Solution

September 27, 2021

Fresh produce packaging innovators StePac Ltd. has expanded its range of top seals with new solutions to boost the retail fresh produce packaging sector. Its newly upgraded portfolio includes lean and fully recyclable easy peel film structures designed to be sealed onto trays or containers housing produce items such as summer fruits, freshly cut fruits…

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Blister Meets Paper: Syntegon Wins German Packaging Award for Sustainable Tablet Packaging

July 29, 2021

Once again, the German Packaging Institute (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut e.V.) has honored Syntegon with the German Packaging Award – this time in the category “Sustainability”. The jury was impressed by the sustainability and good functionality of the paper-based packaging solution “Blister meets Paper”, which should also appeal to the health- and environmentally-conscious customer in terms of…

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ProAmpac Opens Global Collaboration & Innovation Center

July 19, 2021

In a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and other New York State and local government officials, as well as Rochester business leaders, ProAmpac officially opened its new, state of the art Collaboration & Innovation Center. “This is ProAmpac’s new home for product development, rapid sample prototyping and evaluation of new packaging, as…

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Neenah, Inc. Expands DISPERSA Product Line to Include DISPERSA DT for Direct Thermal Printing

July 9, 2021

To meet customer demand for sustainable direct thermal printing labels, Neenah announces the market launch of water-dispersible DISPERSA® DT (Direct Thermal), an innovative extension to its popular DISPERSA® portfolio. DISPERSA DT was developed as a sustainable solution for applications such as food rotation labels and reusable plastic container labels. Using the innovative technology developed for…

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Rotary Tower Automatic Stretch Wrapper with Conveyance – RTC

July 9, 2021

Orion’s Rotary Tower Automatic (RTC) Stretch Wrapper with Conveyance is the ideal solution for easy integration with 18-inch pass-height conveyors due to its compact size, affordability, and the option to expand with additional conveyance. The RTC is fully automatic and attaches the stretch film at the cycle start, cutting it at the end. The forklift…

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Orion’s New RTC Rotary Tower Automatic Provides a Compact and Expandable Automatic Wrapping Solution

July 2, 2021

Orion Packaging Systems, a division of ProMach, responded to industry demands by creating a space-saving rotary automatic wrapper that easily integrates with new or existing conveyance. Orion’s Rotary Tower Automatic (RTC) Stretch Wrapper with Conveyance is the ideal solution for easy integration with 18-inch pass-height conveyors due to its compact size, affordability, and the option…

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Mondi and Hazeleger Kaas Launch Recyclable Cheese Packaging for Dutch Market

June 10, 2021

Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi, along with cheese packaging company Hazeleger Kaas and brand owner Westland Kaas, worked together to package the well-known Dutch Maaslander brand in EnvelopeForm, a new fully recyclable polypropylene (PP) mono-material packaging solution. Most sliced cheese in the Netherlands is still packaged in mixed material film, which is difficult…

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EDL Packaging Customizes Its Twin Stream Bundler To Streamline Shelving of Personal Care Products

June 8, 2021

In April, EDL Packaging based in Green Bay, Wisconsin, designed and manufactured a shrink film bundler for personal care liquid soaps and face cleansers for a large contract packer that manufactures under license for well-known national brands. The bundler is used to collate and securely bundle 3-packs, 4-packs, and 6-packs of shrink-wrapped bottles, which allows…

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Orion S-Carriage Wrapping Technology Saves Money While Increasing Customer Efficiency

June 7, 2021

The patented “S” design on the newly redesigned S-Carriage InstaThread Pre-stretch Film Carriage from Orion Packaging Systems, a division of ProMach, can save up to 15 percent on film per load – a substantial savings to help offset the rising cost of film seen over the past year. The S-Carriage really improves upon what many consider to…

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Sappi Rockwell Solutions Launches a Sustainable, Coated Lidding Film Ahead of the Proposed UK Plastic Packaging Tax

June 7, 2021

Heat seal coating specialist, Sappi Rockwell Solutions has developed its first sustainable, multi-substrate, heat sealing lidding film. Developed and manufactured in house, Starlid GPE-CL is an extrusion coated lidding film specifically formulated and processed on Sappi Rockwell’s solvent-free coating line. The Starlid GPE-CL coating can be applied onto any film, including those with post-consumer recycled…

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New Chamber Belt Machine For Packing Ham, Cheese, Poultry and Fish Products

May 13, 2021

With the addition of the B 425 model, MULTIVAC has completed its range of chamber belt machines. When it comes to packing smaller products in particular, the B 425 offers a very high output thanks to its compact and narrow design. The new model, which is designed in the MULTIVAC Hygienic Design™, is reportedly aimed…

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Introducing Cortec’s New VpCI-126 Vacuum Bags for Long-Term Metal Parts Packaging

May 6, 2021

Cortec® Corporation announced the release of a new high performance VpCI® packaging product: VpCI®-126 Vacuum Bags. These bags take the protection of basic VpCI®-126 Film to the next level by adding an extra barrier against moisture and oxygen for enhanced corrosion inhibition during long-term storage or harsh shipping conditions. The bags can be vacuum-packed and…

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Mondi Packages Potatoes in Award-Winning Paper Bag with Sustainex Bio-Based Coating

May 5, 2021

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has partnered with SILBO, a Polish leading producer of compostable packaging, to create a paper-based high-strength packaging for the Irish farm potato business Meade Farm Group. The innovative bags replace hard-to-recycle plastic with paper, a renewable resource enhanced with a bio-based coating and are certified as compostable.…

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Monadnock Paper Mills Launches New Envi Performance Board Portfolio

April 28, 2021

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the U.S., has launched its new Envi Performance Board portfolio, a comprehensive collection of sustainably advantaged packaging materials. Its wide range of source materials includes 100 percent post-consumer waste (PCW) recycled fibers, industrial hemp, reclaimed cotton, and recycled jute. Ideal end-use packaging applications include…

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