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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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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 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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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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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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ProAmpac Presents ProActive Sustainability® at SPC ENGAGE Montreal with Product Display and Panel Discussion

July 18, 2022

ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging and material science, is proud to be a sponsor of 2022’s SPC ENGAGE Montreal. Participants are invited to learn more about ProActive Sustainability®, ProAmpac’s approach to sustainable packaging innovation, during the program. ProAmpac will be showcasing the newest paper-based offering for fresh food to-go and will have a complete line of ProActive…

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Collaboration Holds the Key to the Next New Thing in Fresh Protein Packaging

July 14, 2022

Seven Questions to Ask When Considering New Packaging Designs By Brian Guillaume, Regional Sales Manager at Ossid Many food manufacturers and retailers are searching for the next new thing in fresh protein packaging – a quest that is often easier said than done. Any new design competes with the versatile tray overwrap style, which for…

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All4Labels Launches ‘Eco-Innovative’ Portfolio

July 14, 2022

All4Labels Global Packaging Group, one of the world’s leading label and packaging companies, is ready to achieve the best-in-class sustainability performance by launching STAR, an eco-innovative portfolio of products, services, and solutions. The STAR Portfolio will be progressively released to the market in the second half of 2022 to offer customers an exclusive range of…

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Saperatec to Showcase Breakthrough Delamination Approach to Composite Packaging Recycling At K Fair in Düsseldorf

July 12, 2022

Saperatec GmbH, a developer of recycling processes for composite packaging comprised of various materials, will highlight a groundbreaking multi-layer delamination approach at the K Fair Trade Show, October 19-26 in Düsseldorf. Saperatec engineers will discuss the promising new technology’s virgin-similar recyclate results – and showcase prototypes – at Hall 9, Stand D17, a booth shared…

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Equipment Suppliers Solve Petfood Industry Challenges

July 8, 2022

Petfood Manufacturers Count on Flexibility, Sustainability and Easy-to-operate Machines By Billy Goodman, Managing Director, Cama North America and Wim Kruikemeijer, Global Key Account Manager, Cama Group We’ve witnessed a massive surge in demand for petfood and, as a result, our packaging technology. Petfood was already a significant market in 2019, and beginning in 2020 the…

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