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October 2022

Discover Packaging and Processing Solutions

October 3, 2022

See New Technologies, Materials and Machinery in Action PACK EXPO International is the most efficient and effective way to discover packaging and processing solutions for over 40 vertical markets. For more information and to register, visit packexpointernational.com. Please link to: https://www.packexpointernational.com The event showcases entire production line solutions and offer attendees everything needed to compete…

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How a Supplement Company Eliminated Single-use Plastic Bottles

October 3, 2022

Switching to plant-based sustainable bags reduces emissions and plastic waste By Heather Florio, CEO of Desert Harvest Single-use plastic pill bottles contribute to plastic pollution and the associated impacts on climate change, from the greenhouse gasses emitted during manufacturing to the methane emissions from the landfills where empty bottles are discarded. According to Statista, Americans…

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Wellington Foods Advances Dietary Wellness

October 3, 2022

Wellington Foods is inspired by the idea that proper nutrition is important for people of all ages. As a dietary supplement contract manufacturer with domestic and international distribution, they produce liquid dietary supplements including multivitamins, mineral products and joint health products, as well as powdered supplements like plant-based proteins. Founded in 1974, Wellington has grown…

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How to Find the Right End of Line Inspection System

October 3, 2022

X-ray Systems Optimize Inspection of Glass and Plastic Bottles By Steve Nering, Vice President of Quality and Chuck Sprague, Vice President of Operations at Wellington Foods with Jonathon Vanderhorst of Pacific Packaging and Inspection Dietary supplement manufacturing and packaging involves a very high level of regulatory compliance – with extremely strict criteria for product safety…

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New Consumer Attitudes Are Driving Innovation

October 3, 2022

Investing in Digitization, Reusable Packaging and Sustainable Materials Can Elevate Brands By Caroline Hughes, Senior Global Product Line Manager, Packaging at Avery Dennison Fashion, and more specifically fast fashion, is often labelled as one of the most polluting of industries. Recent events such as COP26 intensified the very real need for businesses to make a…

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How to Stay Ahead of Beverage Market Trends

October 3, 2022

Sustainability, Flexibility and Production Speed Are Key Factors to Consider By Rich Clifton, Portfolio Manager, Beverage and Robotics, R.A. Jones Sparked by changes during COVID-19, beverage brands have shifted away from predominantly serving the foodservice industry, and are now catering to people who consume beverages at home. In fact, changes in consumers’ purchasing behavior and…

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Set Lasers to “Stun” and Go to Market Faster

October 3, 2022

Precise 3d Laser Scanners Expedite Packaging Design and Certification By Steven Kersen, President of NVision, Inc. Tasked with multiple responsibilities, including the need to meet tight tolerances, reduce material waste, and obtain prompt certification, more packaging manufacturers today are finding their one-stop solution in 3D non-contact optical scanning. These scanners capture, with a high degree…

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Hybrid Packaging Boosts Sustainability Benefits

October 3, 2022

New Solutions Reduce Reliance on Single-use Plastics By Jeff Minnette, Senior Director of Technology and Strategic Development, Jabil Packaging Solutions As climate change and consumer demands for environmental action have dominated headlines globally in recent years, most companies have found it necessary to make sustainability commitments to cut their carbon footprints, increase recyclability and reduce…

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Packaging is Evolving to Achieve a Circular Economy

October 3, 2022

Biobased Materials, Recyclable Packaging and Biodegradability Are Essential By Maria Ferrante, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications at PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies As consumers are making sustainability a key factor in their purchasing decisions, both consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies and packaging suppliers of both materials and machinery are investing time…

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The Last (And Key) Stop – End Of Line Packaging

July 14, 2022

Packaging Measures Ensure Product Integrity Well After Products Leave the Manufacturing Floor By Sean J. Hael, North American General Manager Sales & Marketing in Mitsubishi Gas Chemical’s Oxygen Absorbers Division End of line packaging is a critical element in the complicated process of industrial manufacturing. Once components are engineered, tested, and finalized, manufacturers are faced…

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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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