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MG America Introduces Remote Technical Assist (RTA) for Its Processing & Packaging Machinery

April 20, 2020

MG America has launched a Remote Technical Assist (RTA) program allowing line personnel to see and interact with technician specialists for real-time equipment troubleshooting and training. Designed to drastically reduce machine downtime and operator error, the comprehensive equipment assistance initiative comprises emergency support, line integration and training sessions. Performed via 100 percent secure WiFi, 3G/4G…


Sustainability Improvements in Packaging and Logistics

April 9, 2020

Sustainable development is reportedly of great importance for Verstraete IML. The company continuously strives to minimize its impact on the environment. Its core business, in mould labelling, contributes to environment protection: the packaging and the label are made of the same material. This forms a mono packaging that can be fully recycled and enables Verstraets…


Buying Green: Consumers Are Willing to Pay More for Eco-friendly Packaging

May 16, 2019

Nearly Half Consider Sustainability of Packaging in Purchasing Decisions By Exal Corporation The majority of American consumers care about eco-friendly packaging – and they are willing to pay more for it, according to a new research report by Exal Corporation, in partnership with Boston Consulting Group. According to the report, more than half (55 percent)…


Precise Packaging Adds New Aerosol Production Line

April 22, 2019

Precise Packaging recently announced that it has added a new aerosol production line to its 120,000 square-foot facility.


SIG Offers the Beverage Caron Industry a Paper Straw Solution

March 11, 2019

SIG is reportedly the first in the industry to offer a market-ready alternative to plastic straws.


Duopack Flexible Packaging

February 6, 2019

Duopack is an innovative double flexible packaging, developed by a team of specialists from Ukraine and patented in many countries around the world. This package is based on widely distributed flexible stand-up pouch with distinctive feature – in the middle there is a partition that divides the inside products into two isolated parts. The essence…


WWP Rebrands to Reflect New Service Offerings and Expanded Product Portfolio

February 1, 2019

WWP is reportedly rebranding to reflect a more comprehensive set of product and service offerings that extend well beyond the company’s traditional packaging roots.


Featured Packaging and Paper Solutions from Mondi

October 10, 2018

Mondi introduces award-winning HYBRIDPRO water-repellent paper bags and FlexziBox® Ultra HD Printing to the US at Pack Expo New custom packaging capabilities that help food and pet food manufacturers to differentiate their products on retail shelves and a water-repellent paper bag that meets outdoor industrial packaging requirements will highlight Mondi’s exhibit at Pack Expo, October…


Brands Respond to Consumer Preferences as Overall Satisfaction with Packaging Increases by Nearly 50 Percent in Six Years

October 5, 2018

According to the 2018 Packaging Matters study from WestRock, consumers are increasingly satisfied with their overall experience with packaging, which has increased by 46 percent over six years. Findings from the study indicate brands are keeping up with – and responding to – consumer preferences. WestRock’s Packaging Matters study reveals 84 percent of consumers indicate…


Be Green Packaging Offers Green Alternative to Plastic Packaging

August 10, 2018

Be Green Packaging uses a proprietary blend of renewable, natural fibers to produce color-rich, custom packaging solutions such as trays and inserts.


Pol-Mak S.A. Updates “Funny Letters” Packaging

August 8, 2018

Missing was a re-sealable closure. The pillow bag pouch solution has now been supplemented with the EL- ZIP Press to Close Zipper.


Flo Presents Gea, a New Generation of Coffee Capsules Developed with NatureWorks

June 21, 2018

Flo, a major European food packaging producer, is proud to introduce Gea, an industrially compostable coffee capsule created in partnership with NatureWorks, a leading company in the production of functional biopolymers. Flo’s Gea capsule is the result of a two-year joint development process that created a compostable capsule aimed to deliver on the high-performance requirements…


Automation as An Intelligent Pioneer for Growth

June 15, 2018

BY: Fabian Manger, Product Manager, Bosch Packaging Technology Bosch Fabian Globalization and increasing competition often make a market entry more difficult for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). If a product has been developed that has the potential to generate large profits, it must be brought onto the market as quickly as possible. Profitable production is…


TricorBraun Wins Best of Show, Record Number of NACD Packaging Awards

May 23, 2018

Global packaging leader TricorBraun (tricorbraun.com) has been awarded the National Association of Container Distributors (NACD) Best of Show in the 2018 NACD Packaging Awards, marking the 11th time the company has been recognized with the prestigious honor. TricorBraun received a company record of 12 NACD awards, including Best of Show, Best Use of Stock Packaging…


Sutherland Packaging Enjoys 30% Growth in 2017

May 14, 2018

Sutherland Packaging (sutherlandpackaging.com), a leader in corrugated point-of-purchase (POP) displays and packaging for retail locations and club stores, saw a 30% year-over-year jump in business from 2016 to 2017, with the upward trend expected to continue well into 2018. Driven by a spike in demand, the growth directly led to some three dozen new employees,…


Gluten-Free Crackers Launch in Versatile Packaging

May 4, 2018

La Panzanella® Artisanal Foods Co., maker of the top-selling Croccantini® gourmet cracker, introduces its line of Gluten-Free Oat Thins cracker. The new Oat Thins cater to the growing population that seeks snack options that are healthy and flavorful yet conform to a gluten-restricted diet. Launching this summer, Oat Thins will come in three great-tasting flavors with…


World Wide Packaging to Introduce Chic New Solutions

May 3, 2018

World Wide Packaging LLC. (WWP; wwpinc.com), a leading provider of cosmetic packaging components, plastic tubes, and full service turnkey solutions will feature several new products at Luxe Pack New York, May 16-17, the premier trade show dedicated to creative and luxury packaging. At the show, WWP will premiere a set of solutions for lipsticks, lip…


New Research Sheds Light on Functional Packaging

April 30, 2018

Labeling innovator Avery Dennison releases a white paper highlighting new consumer insights from the rapidly growing functional packaging market. Titled “Consumer Perceptions of Functional Packaging,” the paper reveals which features and benefits consumers seek when considering functional packaging. The paper is based on research the company conducted earlier this year and can be downloaded at…


Active & Intelligent Packaging: Five Innovative Developments

April 18, 2018

According to new Smithers Pira (smiterspira.com) research, the combined active and intelligent packaging market value will reach $5.68 billion in 2018, with the active packaging market valued at $4.62 billion and the intelligent packaging market valued at $1.06 billion. The combined market is forecast to grow at an annual average rate of 5.9%, hitting $7.56…


World Wide Packaging Hires Gary Myer as AVP Global Packaging Engineer

March 29, 2018

World Wide Packaging LLC. (WWP; wwpinc.com), a leading provider of cosmetic packaging components and plastic tubes, has hired Gary Myer as AVP Global Packaging Engineer. In this capacity, Myer will provide technical support and guidance regarding all package and quality related activities, manage engineering and quality staff members, interact with customers and factories, and assist…