Laying down the (packaging) law

The FDA looks to increase its global presence in an effort to safeguard food and beverages to better protect consumers. Packaging plays a role.
44 Best Package Designs
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2008 packaged goods trends--top 10 countdown...

#10—Probiotics are everywhere.
Package Case Study

Canadian packer debuts new PP jar system

PP jar used for Del Monte brand fruit has foil membrane seal and pull-ring for convenience.
Machine Case Study

'Add-ons' inject luster into Rochester's packaging 'gem'

As consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies become leaner, they’re making the value of each expense earn its place on the balance sheet.
Materials Product Brief

Solvent-free lidding films

Environmentally friendly, FDA-compliant, heat-sealable, solvent-free LumiLid® lidding films from Toray Plastics are made with a proprietary extrusion coating technology that does not require the use of odorous and potentially harmful organic solvents.
White Paper |

When the oil runs out: Take a second look at biodegradable cellulose packaging films

Must-read white paper for all users of petroleum-based plastic packaging weighs impact of staying the course vs. using newer technologies for biodegradable films. Compares/contrasts the newest crop of bio films from different suppliers.
Materials Product Brief

Renewable produce packaging

Three new produce packaging designs available from Earthcycle Packaging all use palm fiber, a renewable resource that composts in fewer than 90 days.

2007 Pack Expo selects winner

Fold-over blister for Shure Music Phone Adapter from Shure Inc. received the highest number of votes in the 2007 Pack Expo Selects competition sponsored by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute.
Feature Article

Cooking up a recipe for innovation? Serve it up in manageable steps

Start by defining innovation within your company culture. Then organize it, approach it strategically, and source it properly. If you fail, resolve to try again.
Machine Case Study

Berry packer revamps bagging and casing lines

Renovation of blueberry packaging operations includes installation of vf/f/s machine for retail bags, bag-in-box equipment for bulk packs, plus several new auxiliary systems.


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