Alert: Packaging World now enhanced for the iPad and iPhone. Watch a quick video preview



Recycled paperboard packages awarded

The 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance announced that the Paperboard Packaging Council has awarded 13 consumer goods packages that use 100% recycled paperboard in PPC’s 60th Annual National Paperboard Packaging Competition (see
42 Best Package Designs
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!

Packaging technology on display, Part Two

Once again the DuPont Awards competition attracted the best and the brightest where advancements in plastic packaging technology are concerned.
Machine Product Brief

Tisma, an SWF Company: High-speed filling of lined cartons

Tisma offers high-speed packaging for lined cartons including a variety of systems capable of filling and heat sealing lined cartons at speeds to 400 cartons/min.
Materials Product Brief

Ropak Packaging: Reusable containers

Ropak (Fullerton, CA) releases its EZ Stor® family of reusable containers in a ¾-gal size. Ideal for consumer products such as candy, snacks, pet treats, and detergents, small-size container has a patented, attached hinged cover that can be flipped open.
Package Case Study

NACD's Best of Show winner clears clogs

While the late Bernard Seid spent much of his professional life in Cleveland, the award bearing his name is taking up more than temporary residence in the Cincinnati area.

What packagers think about the environment

Respondents to a recent survey on were asked to describe the current attitude at their company with regard to packaging and the environment.
Machine Product Brief

O-I: Protected pump sprayer

The protected internal piston of the O-I Easy Pump Sprayer from Owens-Illinois (Toledo, OH) is 1.491” tall and is ergonomically superior to other designs, company says.
Feature Article

High-speed poucher consolidates control

One control integrates logic, motion, operator interface, even temperature control, for a high-speed pouching machine.
Machine Product Brief

Multivac Inc: Horizontal tf/f/s

Multivac (Kansas City, MO) offers R550-Soluform, a new horizontal tf/f/s system configured specifically for water-soluble packaging such as laundry detergents, concentrated cleaning products, fertilizers, pesticides, and medical/pharmaceutical applications.
The monobloc filler (left) permits 15-min washouts that are crucial for fast changeover of the nine detergent formulations run.
Machine Case Study

Mass flow = efficiency squared

Unilever cleans up on faster changeovers and washout for monobloc mass-flow fillers on tool-less changeover lines. Network yields big savings.


Subscribe to Laundry


Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.