Eric Greenberg
Column/Opinion
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SmartLabels™ link technologies, and controversies

When explaining the importance of food labels, I am in the habit of telling clients that the food label is “the crossroads of America,” meaning that it is a reflection of whatever happens to be on the mind of the American consumer.
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UPS: Supply Chain Success
Feature Article
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Survey reveals importance of distribution and logistics partnerships

UPS Pain in the (Supply) Chain’s 2015 survey results show progress in product security and adapting to regulatory changes.
Since the 14-head combination scale was installed, Branston’s crispy slices can now be packed at a rate of 77 PET rays/min.
Machine Case Study
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Product giveaway reduced from 6% to 0.4%

By going from a manual to an automated method of putting crispy potato slices into trays, this leading UK potato processor has greatly reduced the amount of product given away.
Column/Opinion
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Home-delivered meals

The latest trend in home-delivered meals is to have pre-portioned uncooked gourmet foods delivered along with an established recipe so that consumers cook the food themselves.
Mats Olsson, package design instructor, Sweden’s Broby Grafiska—College of Cross Media
Column/Opinion
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The teaching of package design in Sweden

Mats Olsson, package design instructor at Sweden’s Broby Grafiska—College of Cross Media, talks about how students move through this innovative package design program.
News
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As OSHA fines increase, twenty-five years worth of inflation are added in one fell swoop

The fine for running afoul of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) just got higher for the first time in a quarter of a century.
One-hundred percent of liquid packaging board carries some form of barrier coating.
News
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Report: Coatings for paper and board packaging on the rise

Growth attributed to a sustained demand for paper-based packaging materials prompted by urbanization, population growth, and the expansion of emerging economies.
Feature Article
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Pressure-sensitive labels

Pressure-sensitive is the dominant label technology for consumer packaged goods, but adopting or remaining with it should be an informed decision.
News
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Industry Watch—January 2016

A quick look on the latest supplier news, mergers, expansions, and people as listed in the January 2016 issue of Packaging World.
Phillipsburg logo
Package Case Study
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Aluminum bottle can for beer suits Montanans’ outdoor lifestyles

Craft brewery in Montana launches a reclosable bottle can for its most popular beer, offering active Montana consumers a portable, premium drinking experience.
Case coding playbook article
Feature Article
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Eight ways to improve your coding & marking operations

Follow these actionable tactics to keep your machines up and running. While regular maintenance is important, these eight tips will help ensure you have an efficient line.
New range of ASDA shampoos come in a contoured PET bottle.
Package Case Study
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Contour PET bottles for shampoo range

In the UK market, ASDA's new range of own brand shampoos now come in a stylish PET contour bottle with an oval flip-top PP cap.
Aviator label
Package Case Study
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Graphics make the difference

Aviator Brewing Co. of Fuquay-Varina, NC, is one of those craft brewers whose owners understand how big a difference high-impact graphics on a full-body shrink sleeve label can make.
Special Packs webinar is January 14, 2016.
News
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Webinar covers Special Pack innovation

Provided by the Contract Packaging Association and the Institute of Packaging Professionals with support from Contract Packaging Magazine, a PMMI Media Group publication, an upcoming webinar will look at opportunities in Special Pack development.
Sleek aluminum bottle celebrates Lufthansa's 60th anniversary.
Package Case Study
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Lufthansa bottle takes off in style

Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline, and Warsteiner, one of Germany's largest and privately owned breweries, marked Lufthansa's 60th anniversary with a limited-edition beer bottle.

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