Packaging converters in the U.S. and beyond have recently added new capabilities that will broaden the services they offer. In most cases, flexible packaging converters have been adding new printing presses.
At Miller Brewing Company's Trenton, OH, plant, a switch from stretch wrap to a cohesive palletizing system has resulted in considerable reductions in material and labor costs while cutting waste as well.
Stand-up pouches have become a staple at Thomas J. Lipton, Englewood, NJ, with different brands of main course accompaniments being offered. Recently, the company introduced a new line: Kettle Creations soup mix in a stand-up pouch.