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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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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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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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Slider Zipper Pouch Market Report

February 22, 2024

A sliding zipper pouch is a kind of flexible packaging solution that combines the simplicity of a sliding mechanism with the practicality of a zipper closing. It is frequently used to package a variety of goods, including drinks, pet food, and snacks. For packaged products, the pouch provides increased shelf life, tamper-evident features, and resealability.…

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Laminating With Less

February 8, 2024

Using Adhesives to Reduce Material and Energy Usage in Flexible Packaging By Michael Reed, president of Morchem As flexible packaging has become capable of replacing thicker, more rigid structures by meeting the increasing protective, security and brand demands of today’s packages, it is an unfortunate reality that many of these flexible packages are not widely…

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TekniPlex Healthcare to Expand Cleanroom Film and Bag Production with New Multilayer Blown Film Line

January 22, 2024

New multilayer films manufacturing line joins several existing cleanroom monolayer lines at company’s facility in Puurs, Belgium. TekniPlex Healthcare, which utilizes advanced materials science expertise to help deliver better patient outcomes, is expanding its capabilities portfolio by commencing multilayer blown film manufacturing in a cleanroom environment. Located at TekniPlex Healthcare’s production facility in Puurs, Belgium,…

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Key Trends Influencing Packaging in 2024

January 2, 2024

Food and Beverage Consumer Insights By Rebecca Casey, Senior Vice President, Sales, Strategy, and Marketing, TC Transcontinental Packaging Packaging is facing exciting innovations in the coming year, including meeting the evolving preferences of consumers. As packagers, we draw inspiration and innovation from trends like those outlined in Mintel’s 2024/Global Food and Beverage Report, to give…

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The Upward Trajectory of Sustainable Films

October 11, 2023

How CPGs Can Stay Ahead By Bob Burkhardt, product manager for cartoning and robotics at the R.A. Jones Company It goes without saying, sustainability is one of the biggest topics dominating the packaging industry. Encouraged by consumers’ consistent increased interest in environmental impact and paired with significant buying power, food brands are now facing the challenge of…

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Trends in Flexible Packaging

October 9, 2023

Circularity and sustainability are about more than recyclability By Evan Arnold, President of Glenroy Flexible packaging plays a vital role in the packaging industry, offering numerous benefits such as versatility, lightweight design, and extended shelf life for various products. As consumer preferences shift towards more sustainable options, trends in flexible packaging are rapidly evolving to…

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The Future is Bright for the Global Pouches Market

October 9, 2023

How to incorporate the right technology and machinery to answer growing customer demand By Jennifer Fowler, Marketing Manager, Pearl Technologies Inc. Few packaging innovations have taken the world by storm like pouches have. Go to any zoo or park, and you’ll see plenty of children enjoying their pouch snack. And it’s not just food —…

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The Future of Packaging

October 5, 2023

New Designs Offer the Best of Rigid and Flexible Packaging By Andrew Meyer, Chairman & CEO of AeroFlexx The future of packaging will bring increased convenience for consumers. New packaging options offer superior designs and combine the best characteristics of rigid and flexible packages. When it comes to the packaging of liquids, these new packages…

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Industry Associations Collaborate and Present a New Report on Transitioning Flexible Materials

September 8, 2023

As consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies take a closer look at sustainability goals, cost savings opportunities, product safety, regulatory compliance, and transitioning of flexible packaging materials has grown in importance, according to Best Practice: Transitioning Flexible Materials, a new report jointly produced by the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the OpX Leadership Network, and PMMI, The…

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Nobelus® Launches Flexible Packaging Film Line

August 10, 2023

New Print Web Films Cater to Converters Exploring New Markets and Formats Nobelus, an unsupported film and thermal laminate supplier that offers premium products to the packaging industry, is now launching a dedicated line of print web films designed specifically for flexible packaging applications. These unsupported films have no adhesive layer, making them compatible with…

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FPA Announces 2023 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge Winners

July 26, 2023

The entries demonstrate a high level of creativity, a strong understanding of the mechanical properties of flexible packaging materials, and the manufacturing processes involved 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 the FPA 2023 Student Flexible Packaging Design…

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The Open and Shut Case for Food Packaging

June 11, 2023

Flexible Vertical Form Fill Seal Equipment Handles a Wide Range of Resealable Pouches By Christine Duncan, Marketing Director, Flexibles & Trays at Matrix, a ProMach Brand Areas of food packaging that sometimes gets overlooked are the way they are opened, and closed. Successfully integrating closing methods into packaging requires machinery such as vertical form fill…

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Green Packaging Assembly Solutions

May 8, 2023

Ultrasonic Welding Advances Bio-based Packaging Applications By Andres Abreu, Business Development Manager, Packaging, Branson Welding and Assembly at Emerson Manufacturers of products that use plastic, especially packaging manufacturers, have committed to a global effort to reduce the use of single-use packaging and boost use of plastics that are recyclable or bio-based. There is also an…

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Glenroy® Announces their Investment in World’s Fastest and Most Accurate Flexographic Plate Mounting Equipment

March 3, 2023

Glenroy® Inc., a leading converter and printer of sustainable flexible packaging, has invested in state-of-the-art flexographic plate mounting and demounting technology, taking their high-quality standards to even greater heights. With the Automatic SAMM 2.0 mounting machine being world renowned for its efficiency and accuracy, Glenroy’s commitment to meeting customer demands is further solidified. The SAMM 2.0…

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Pregis Performance Flexibles Facilities Are ISCC PLUS Certified

February 24, 2023

Pregis®, a leading global manufacturer of flexible packaging and protective packaging solutions, announces its Anderson, S.C. facility received the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS distinction, a globally recognized system for the sustainability certification of recycled and bio-based materials. The ISCC PLUS certification reinforces the Pregis Purpose to ‘Protect, Preserve, Inspyre.’ It is the latest example…

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What Do Consumers Want From Cheese Packaging?

February 15, 2023

Reclosable Flexible Packaging Goes the Extra Mile By Gianni Holzem, Commercial Sales Director, Reynolds Consumer Products at Fresh-Lock® It is important for cheese packagers to captivate the consumer’s attention by differentiating their product on the shelf. When it comes to cheese, the sheer variety and their unique storage needs pose a special challenge for packaging.…

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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…

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