Feature Article

Lessons Learned: The outtakes

Another thing I’ve learned while poring over 2,800 responses to the 2008 version of our annual Lessons Learned survey the past several months is that many of you have a sense of bemusement about packaging.
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Package Case Study

Energy drinks hit high gear in shrink-sleeved multipacks

A drink for female off-roading enthusiasts is ‘pretty in pink,’ and in silver, and in black.
Package Case Study

Woven-mesh film bags are purr-fect for pet food

Innovative converting process results in a woven-mesh film bag that is durable, attractive, and economical for pet-food producer American Nutrition.

Impact of aging consumers on packaging

While the aging U.S. consumer base is making its presence felt in virtually every product category, the impact is especially strong in packaging, which of course serves as the first point of contact between the product and the consumer.
Machine Case Study

Del Monte pounces on Meow Mix pouch line

Robotic case-loading system at Del Monte Pet Foods propels pouch production into an automated tiger.
Materials Product Brief

Crown Food Packaging: Easy-open ends

Crown Food Packaging North America is working with major food marketing companies to introduce Easylift™ easy-open ends to North American consumers.
Feature Article

CPA member cast their nets to catch new ideas at annual meeting

There’s an ocean of opportunity in the contract packaging industry.
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Speaking out on soaring raw material prices to consumer trends driving package design

Flexible packaging manufacturer ISO Poly president Dale Brockman speaks out on industry issues. A candid interview with Packaging World.

Custom-designed conveyor ambidexterity

Toll Packaging Group, Gibson City, IL, is a contract packer that provides services for manufacturers of a variety of food products for both humans and pets.
Machine Product Brief

Morrison Container Handling Solutions: Custom-designed conveyor ambidexterity

Diligence pays off for a shaped petfood container that was challenging to shrink label.


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