T hanks to the low cost of disseminating product information via the Web, it's now easier than ever to obtain information on packaging equipment from smaller suppliers that cater more toward users of low-cost, entry-level or "hands-on" packaging equipment.
By combining the Food & Dairy Expo with the Intl. Meat, Poultry and Seafood Expo, the second Worldwide Food Expo promises the year's largest display of packaging equipment and supplies exclusively for food processors.
Workforce development was the prime goal behind the Education Summit held in June and sponsored by the Education & Training Foundation of the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (Arlington, VA).
Helsinki dairy Valio substitutes a plastic barrier coating for aluminum foil in its paperboard cartons for drinking water. The change meets environmental objectives while providing the necessary barrier performance.